Millions of New Jerseyans will watch Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, but some won't be enjoying the action. They'll be biting their nails over bets they placed on the game.
Do you want to bet on the Super Bowl - or any pro or college sports event - for more than office pool money? Two shore Congressional representatives think you do, and they've reintroduced their measures to legalize it.
The NCAA men's college basketball championship tournament tips off in earnest today so let the betting begin. Billions of dollars will be wagered before a champ is crowned, but New Jersey won't see any financial benefits, since sports betting is still illegal in the Garden State as a court…
As the major sports leagues and New Jersey spar in front of a federal appeals judge over the legality of sports betting in the state, two shore congressmen are pushing for similar legislation meant to get sports betting legalized in New Jersey on a federal level.
Following a federal court judge's decision last week blocking New Jersey's plan to allow Atlantic City casinos and state horse-tracks to offer sports betting, state officials are moving forward with an appeal.