Tag Archives: Raymond Lesniak

Class of 2020 join Sports Betting Hall of Fame in virtual ceremony

Sports Betting Hall of Fame 2020

The five industry pioneers in the Sports Betting Hall of Fame Class of 2020 were inducted in a special virtual ceremony during SBC Digital Summit North America. The Sports Betting Hall of Fame recognises the legends who have made an outstanding lasting contribution to the betting industry over their careers.  The Class of 2020 are: Victor Salerno, President, USBookmaking & …

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Join the PASPA Repeal 2nd anniversary online networking event

PASPA Repeal Networking Event

Join SBC on Thursday 14 May for PASPA Repeal, a digital networking event marking the second anniversary of the monumental US Supreme Court ruling. The organiser of the SBC Digital Summit North America and Betting on Sports America has arranged the special virtual session to provide a forum for industry stakeholders to assess the impact of the decision to strike …

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#bosamerica book signing for former New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak


Former New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak will be speaking at next week’s Betting on Sports America (23-25 April) and holding a book signing session at the event. As an American Democratic Party politician who served in the New Jersey State Senate from 1983 to 2018, Lesniak helped drive the legal challenge to the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act …

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Unrivalled lineup of betting expertise at Betting on Sports America


A fast start to the first morning of Betting on Sports America (23-25 April) will see New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy make a keynote address to the industry, before former US sports stars Ryan Howard and Brian Westbrook explain the increased crossover between sports, sports betting and venture capital. These two sessions were just a small part of the full …

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Senator Lesniak to update iGaming North America Conference on US sports betting progress

New Jersey Senator Raymond Lesniak has been at the helm of efforts to legalize sports betting in the Garden State for years. He will be presenting the “Progress Report – The Legalization of Sports Betting” at the iGaming North America Conference on the 16th April at 3pm. Senator Raymond Lesniak will update attendees on where the effort stands, prospects for success and …

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Politics holding up PokerStars in New Jersey

SBC News Politics holding up PokerStars in New Jersey

PokerStars’ attempts to get licensed in New Jersey have seemingly come a cropper because of the political ambitions of Governor Chris Christie and the might of anti-online gambling campaigner Sheldon Adelson. Christie has designs on the Republican nomination for the White House and the general consensus is that major donor and Las Vegas Sands owner Adelson will have a huge …

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Chris Christie signs New Jersey sports betting bill

SBC News Chris Christie signs New Jersey sports betting bill

New Jersey State G New Jersey State Governor Chris Christie has officially signed the bill to repeal the Professional & Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) laws within New Jersey. Chris Christie signing of the New Jersey Sports Betting Bill will allow for licensed gambling premises such as racetracks and casinos to allow sports betting wagering. Last week the State Assembly …

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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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