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Unsurprisingly, Casino Lobby Joins New Jersey in Attempt to Sway Supreme Court in favor of Legalized Sports Betting

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the many attempts by New Jersey to legally allow sports betting in their state, despite federal law that makes it illegal. Every attempt made has resulted in the courts shutting down the illegal sports gambling. The case will finally be resolved one way or another later this year when the […]

Supreme Court Decides to Hear New Jersey Sports-Betting Case

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts of New Jersey to legalize sports betting. Each attempt has been opposed by the major sports leagues and the NCAA and each attempt has resulted in failure. Their latest attempt is attempt lead to another ruling against them in federal court, so they appealed to the Supreme […]

New Jersey’s Efforts to have the Supreme Court hear it’s Sports Betting Case have been seriously Undermined by Current Administration

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the many failed attempts by New Jersey to legalize sports betting in its state. There most recent legislative attempt was shut down by the court and they have appealed the case to the Supreme Court. Major opposition have been seen from the NCAA, NFL, NHL, MLB and the federal government. […]

New Jersey Petitions Supreme Court to Allow their Overturned Attempt at Legalizing Sports Betting in NJ

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts of New Jersey to legalize sports betting in their state. Its been long the case that sports betting has been limited to Las Vegas as they were grandfathered into legislation that prevented states from allowing sports betting. Time & time again New Jersey has attempted a new […]

New Jersey Begins a Third and Possibly Reckless Attempt at Legalized Sports Betting

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the many failed attempts by the New Jersey Legislature to legalize sports betting in their state. These attempts have been opposed by all the major sports leagues, including the NFL, NBA and MLB and have been stopped at various legal levels including the Supreme Court. After four years and so […]

New Jersey Loses Another Sports-Betting Legalization Attempt

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the on going attempts of the state of New Jersey to legalize sports betting. Las Vegas is the only place where sports betting is a legally allowed activity. Several times, and in various ways, New Jersey has attempted to pass legislation or has pushed forth enforcement regulations to allow sports […]

Sports Betting Once Again Pursued by New Jersey, This Time with Far Reaching Gambling Expansion Ramifications

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts to expand sports gambling in area’s outside of Las Vegas, with New Jersey being the state at the forefront. Over many years they have tried several approaches to pass legislation to allow sports betting, but beyond just the opposition from the major sports leagues like the […]

Update: New Sports Legislation passed by New Jersey Struck Down by Judge

Casino Watch Focus has reported on New Jersey’s ongoing efforts to expand gambling by legalizing sports betting at local gambling establishments. Throughout the years, such efforts have routinely failed including an effort to appeal the issue to the Supreme Court, an issue they declined to take up thus leaving past rulings against such gambling expansion illegal. […]

Pro Sports Leagues File Injunction to stop New Jersey Sports Gambling

Casino Watch Focus has reported that New Jersey has passed legislation attempting to work around Federal Law that prohibits sports gambling outside of a few jurisdictions. The US Dept. of Justice said very clearly they oppose this attempted work around and now the major sports leagues have echoed the Justice Departments sentiments and filed for an […]

New Jersey Legislature passes sports betting bill – Issue still opposed by State Department

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing saga of legalized professional sports betting in New Jersey. This battle has been fought over 4 years and presumably ended when the Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling making legislation passed by New Jersey to legalize sports betting void. Federal law clearly only allows sports betting in a […]

New Jersey to Legalize Sports Betting as Gov. Christie Changes Course

Casino Watch Focus has routinely reported on the almost 4 year old battle by New Jersey to legalize sports betting. After the Supreme Court rejected recent legislation by New Jersey, the legislature tried a new approach with its legislation that ultimately resulted in a veto by Gov. Christie. The issue seemed to be resolved, resulting in the […]

UPDATE: New Jersey Gov. Christie Vetoes Attempts to by Legislators to Ignore Supreme Court Decision on Sports Gambling

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing saga of the New Jersey legislature’s attempts to legalize sports betting despite clear federal law that prevents such gambling expansion. After the proposed the legislation, the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NCAA and the federal government sued to stop the legislation. The case was appealed all the way to […]

New Jersey Ignores Supreme Court’s Action Against State Sports Betting and Advances New Legislation

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts by New Jersey to legalize sports betting.   A lawsuit filed by the NCAA, NFL, MLB, NBA & NHL was upheld in the court and when the Supreme Court recently refused to take up the case, that early ruling was upheld, thereby making the federal ban on sports […]

UPDATE: New Jersey’s effort to legalize sports betting rejected by Supreme Court

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts of New Jersey to legalize sports betting in their state.  Legislation was passed which allowed betting on collegiate and pro sports, an activity very limited in jurisdiction, with Las Vegas being one of the few locations its allowed.  Major opposition has come from the NCAA, NFL, MLB, […]

New Jersey Sports Betting Lawsuit sees briefs filed to the Supreme Court on both sides; State’s rights issues draw in additional briefs

Casino Watch Focus has been reporting on the ongoing efforts of New Jersey to pass legislation that would allow legalized sports betting.  Major opposition has come from the NCAA, NFL. NHL, MLB and even the federal government.  Support has really just been from interested gambling parties in the New Jersey landscape.  The legislation was challenged […]