Inside the sports betting bill negotiations

Exclusive: Sneak Peek Inside Monmouth Park’s Sports Betting Operation

OCEANPORT, N.J. NewYork – The New Jersey Senate is set to vote Thursday to legalize sports betting. Monmouth Park has been preparing for this moment for years and says it could start taking bets this week. 2’s Meg Baker took an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the operation. It was training day Wednesday as new employees …


New Jersey legislature passes sports-betting law. Could betting start Friday?

TRENTON — The Legislature on Thursday approved sports betting at casinos and racetracks, a landmark moment for a state that fought for six years to legalize sports gambling. Sports books could open within days if operators take advantage of a last-minute addition to the legislation that allows them to start taking bets before the governor …


Sports betting passes New Jersey legislature, moves to governor

By Hilary Russ Reuters – New Jersey’s legislature unanimously passed a bill on Thursday to regulate and tax sports betting at casinos and racetracks, which would make it one of the first states to legalize the activity following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month. The legislation now goes to Governor Phil Murphy, who would …


No sports betting in N.J. until governor says so, Murphy administration declares

Sports betting might actually begin Friday in N.J.

UPDATE: Lawmakers have passed the sports betting bill You might be able to place a legal sports bet in New Jersey as soon as Friday thanks to another twist in a years-long saga, NJ Advance Media has learned. State lawmakers are planning to strip away a provision that has prevented the state’s casinos and racetracks from accepting wagers …


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Sports Betting Bill Gains Senate Approval

Legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senator Jeff Van Drew and Senator Vin Gopal that would authorize and regulate sports gaming in New Jersey gained the approval of the Senate today. The bill, S-2602A-4111, would put in place the regulatory framework to allow casinos and racetracks to take bets on professional sports competitions and …


Betting on Crisis, Hedge Funds Short Italian Bonds

From 2010 to 2012, a parade of investors, deeply skeptical about the eurozone’s ability to hold together, wagered that the bonds of debt-plagued countries like Greece, Ireland, Italy and Spain would keep falling. It became a self-fulfilling prophecy as pension funds, mutual funds and banks sold these suddenly risky securities. The Continentwide fire sale was …


N.J. lawmakers OK sports betting. But will Phil Murphy allow it to begin Friday?

UPDATE: Murphy administration say no sports betting until law is signed New Jersey lawmakers on Thursday passed historic legislation that puts the state one step away from finally authorizing legal sports betting — though it’s still unclear when you’d actually be able to begin placing bets. Both houses of the state Legislature overwhelmingly approved the …