Casinos

Support for North Jersey casinos on the rise, poll shows
A new poll released Wednesday by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind asked Garden State residents how they felt about placing a question on the ballot asking voters if the state constitution should be amended to allow casinos to operate in North Jersey. The results were somewhat favor…
NJ casino expansion on hold until 2016?
Supporters of a ballot question asking New Jersey voters to amend the constitution to allow casinos outside of Atlantic City are not conceding that it won't happen this year, but they are losing confidence. In order for voters to get the chance in November, a resolution must receive final legis…
Clock is ticking on NJ’s casino expansion
The deadline is in early August for the New Jersey legislature to approve a resolution asking voters, this November, if they want to amend the constitution to allow casinos outside of Atlantic City. If that doesn't happen, the question could not go on the ballot until 2016.
Casino conversations continue throughout New Jersey
Earlier this month a proposal to build a big, new casino in the Meadowlands was unveiled.  Over the last few days, lawmakers in Essex, Hudson, Ocean, Monmouth Mercer, Middlesex and Somerset Counties have indicated they should also be added to the casino conversation.
Christie supports expanding gambling in North Jersey
As gambling has continued to expand across the region, it's no secret that, for years, New Jersey casinos have been struggling. Tonight on Townsquare Media's Ask the Governor program, Gov. Chris Christie said he'd support a move to put a question on the ballot that would ext…

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