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The NJ Lottery is taking steps to prevent underage gambling in New Jersey. (Anne Kitzman, ThinkStock)
The NJ Lottery is taking steps to prevent underage gambling in New Jersey. (Anne Kitzman, ThinkStock)
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NJ Lottery renews effort to prevent underage gambling

It is not very often that parents encourage their children to buy lottery tickets, but officials with the New Jersey Lottery have joined the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey to kick off the annual "Not 18 Yet? No Bet" Awareness campaign.

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Gov. Chris Christie on the May edition of Ask The Governor. (Kira Buxton, NJ 101.5)
Gov. Chris Christie on the May edition of Ask The Governor. (Kira Buxton, NJ 101.5)
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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 extend gaming to the northern part of the state.

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Gambling Revenue: A Bad Bet for NJ?

New Jersey lawmakers often turn to gambling as a revenue stream to fund much needed state projects.  But in today's world of shuttered casinos and slouching profits, is that really our best bet?

 

Addiction counselor Arnie Wexler says no - and he

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Atlantic County GOP Goes to War against North Jersey Casino Push

While state legislative Democrats ramp up the chatter to turn northern Jersey into the state's next gambling mecca, Atlantic County Republicans launch a counter-offensive.

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New Jersey casinos (Williams Thomas Cain, Getty Images)
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Poll: New Jerseyans Prefer Atlantic City Casinos [AUDIO]

Casinos in Atlantic City have seen a big dent in their profits as casinos in neighboring states like New York continue to pop up, but a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll released Monday shows Garden State residents are loyal to Atlantic City.

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Cocaine, Gambling Uncovered in Asbury Park Apartment Building, Investigators Say

A two-pronged raid on an Asbury Park apartment building uncovers a gambling den, implicates the owner, and lands several other suspects in trouble on drug possession counts, say Monmouth County investigators.

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Help is Available for Compulsive Gamblers [AUDIO]

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month in New Jersey and state officials say that in order to treat the problem, the symptoms must be recognized.

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Online Gambling Sites (Bruno Vincent, Getty Images)
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NJ Internet Gambling Revenue Disappoints [AUDIO]

It turns out online gaming is not the royal flush the Christie administration hoped it was being dealt.

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NJ Appeals to US Supreme Court on Sports Betting

New Jersey is swinging for the fences in its last ditch effort to overturn a federal ban on sports betting in all but four states.

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NJ’s ‘Don’t Let Me Gamble’ Bill Advances

An Assembly panel has approved legislation to ease the concerns of gamblers, who want to be put on the self-excluded gaming activity list at all New Jersey casinos and racetracks, but not acknowledge being a problem gambler.

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