N.J. makes another pitch to get Supreme Court to allow sports betting

New Jersey’s chances of getting the U.S. Supreme Court to consider its effort to legalize sports gambling hinge on how a bedrock constitutional principle is applied. The state argued in briefs this week that the federal government is barred from forcing states to repeal or reinstate their own laws. It’s an issue at the heart of…

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Posted: December 29th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, Sport Betting | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “N.J. makes another pitch to get Supreme Court to allow sports betting”

  1. Good luck, said at 7:59 pm on December 30th, 2016:

    but why would they bother getting revenue from folks who want to voluntarily spend their money betting?? They can just keep dreaming up more”reasons” to tax us hard- working, dumb citizens!

  2. Bob English said at 7:05 am on December 31st, 2016:

    Hopefully the State of NJ can prevail on this. No reason for at least one other state (NV) to heavily profit from sports betting done by NJ residents. It would actually lead to less reliance on growing other streams of revenue from NJ taxpayers.