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Judge: N.J. can’t partially lift sports-betting ban

TENTON, N.J. — A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost its struggling horse racing and casino industries, a finding Gov. Chris Christie’s administration intends to appeal.

Judge expected to rule Friday on N.J. sports gambling

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey could drop its ban on betting on sports entirely, but it cannot legally set conditions as it ends the prohibition, a lawyer for the NCAA and four major sports leagues told a federal judge Thursday.

Judge blocks start of sports betting in New Jersey

A federal judge has granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to at least temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.

New Jersey files defense of sports betting effort

TRENTON, N.J. — Claims that New Jersey’s plan to allow legal sports gambling violates federal law are meritless, the state wrote in a court filing in response to efforts by four major U.S. pro sports leagues and the NCAA to stop gambling from beginning this weekend.

Pro leagues, NCAA move to stop N.J. sports betting

NEWARK, N.J. — The four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers in court Monday to stop New Jersey’s plan to allow legal sports betting beginning this weekend, when gamblers could become the first in the nation outside Nevada to wager on single games.

Legal challenges threaten New Jersey’s plan for sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, and a racetrack said it will start taking bets next weekend. But legal challenges could stall the rollout.

New Jersey Senate approves sports-betting bill

TRENTON, N.J. — State lawmakers passed a measure that could clear the way for sports betting in New Jersey, aiming to boost the state’s ailing casino and racetrack industries.

NFL fantasy leagues, other products drive sports wagering

The popularity and accessibility of fantasy sports and the instant gratification delivered by new products like weekly National Football League fantasy leagues is propelling sports wagering to new heights, panelists addressing a session at the Global Gaming Expo said Wednesday.

NFL fantasy leagues, others products driving sports betting

The popularity and accessibility of fantasy sports and the instant gratification delivered by new products like weekly National Football League fantasy leagues is propelling sports wagering to new heights, panelists addressing a session at the Global Gaming Expo said Wednesday.

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