Tag Archives: Chris Christie

States told they need realistic projections for igaming

Data analyst Eilers Research has warned US states planning to legalise igaming to keep their financial projections realistic. In its latest report called ‘US iGaming Outlook for 2015 and Beyond’, Eliers pointed out that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s team had estimated around $180m in tax for the first year of operation, when in reality the tax revenues from opening …

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New Jersey officials dismiss US Pro leagues challenge

Governor Chris Christie and New Jersey State pro sports betting officials have dismissed the legal challenge set by the four US professional (MLB, NHL,NFL, NBA) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on grounds that their challenge cannot be credited. This weekend New Jersey State will see Monmouth Park thoroughbred racetrack become the first licensed gambling venue to allow sports …

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New Jersey Senate acts to allow sports betting

The New Jersey Senate has approved the bill that will allow Governor Chris Christie administration to allow sports betting in the state of New Jersey. New Jersey senate officials confirmed that sports betting would not be prosecuted, as long as they followed the principals set out by Governor Chris Christie bill whereby sports betting would be allowed in state licenced …

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Governor Christie calls for Atlantic City commercial meeting

Having vetoed the passing of the New Jersey Sports betting bill last week, Governor Chris Christie has asked for a special meeting of New Jersey legislative leaders to address concerns regarding Atlantic City. The meeting scheduled for September 8, will look to study the causes for Atlantic Citys declining commercial performance, which has affected state funding. Christie’s office  further highlighted …

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Lesniak critical of Chris Christies New Jersey sports betting veto

Pro sports betting senator Raymond ‘Ray’ Lesniak criticised New Jersey Governor Chris Christies actions regarding the veto of the potential sports betting bill for the state of New Jersey. Lesniak who had put forward the bill as an alternative way for allowing sports betting wagering in New Jersey licenced casinos and racetracks, thus bypassing federal laws implemented by the Professional …

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Christie vetoes New Jersey sports betting bill

With the deadline looming for the submission of a supportive New Jersey sports betting bill set for Monday 11 August. Representative of New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie has rejected commissioning the bill that would allow New Jersey to bypass the federal law of Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), and allow sports betting in casinos and race tracks. This …

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Chris Christie faces Monday sports betting deadline

Next Monday will be the deadline for Governor Chris Christie to submit new bills aiming to legalise/allow sports betting in New Jersey casinos and racetracks. Chris Christie a firm supporter of gambling in the state of New Jersey, has not yet stated his intentions with regards to the passing of new bills permitting sports betting . The States previous attempts …

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