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New Jersey Sports Betting Challenged by DoJ and NCAA



Sports leagues are trying to stop Governor Chris Christie’s attempt that is latest to permit New Jersey activities gambling.

The latest New Jersey sports betting plan is facing a fresh hurdle, as professional sports leagues and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) have filed a court challenge to their state’s latest effort allowing casinos and racetracks to offer appropriate bets on sporting events.

According to lawyers for the four sports that are major as well as the NCAA, nj-new jersey’s move is a ‘blatant violation’ of an earlier court order that blocked the state from regulating sports betting.

Republican Governor Chris Christie attempted to bypass that ruling by issuing a directive that would allow gambling interests within the state to take sports bets without having New Jersey manage the practice. That was based on some feedback during the federal battle that is legal New Jersey’s make an effort to regulate sports gambling, which suggested that the state could probably get around the pro and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) simply by not criminalizing the activity without actively going for a turn in overseeing it.

Leagues Blast New Jersey Plan

But lawyers for the leagues said that this was a absurd solution to interpret the rulings, and that the activity should be stopped before it begins.

‘Defendants’ latest arguments are nothing more than an attempt that is blatant circumvent thi Continue reading