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New Jersey files defense of sports betting effort
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- 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.
Views on gambling turn sour in NJ
As gaming revenues have continued to drop over the past year, several Atlantic City casinos have closed their doors. In response, a number of ideas have been put forward to jumpstart AC, but a new survey shows many New Jerseyans aren't impressed with those plans.
Sports betting closer to a reality in NJ
Laws and rules prohibiting sports betting at New Jersey's casinos and racetracks would be partially repealed under a bill approved Oct. 14 by the state Senate. The full Assembly is scheduled to vote on it Thursday.
Sports betting: Why are NJ casinos and racetracks nervous?
On Monday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a directive telling Garden State casinos and racetracks that sports betting will no longer be considered illegal, and operations could be set up if desired. So far, however, only Monmouth Park has indicated it has any interest in the practice.

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