Nj-new Jersey Governor Chris Christie has granted a directive sports that are allowing to go ahead in the Garden State. (Image: Lucas Jackson, Reuters)
New Jersey sports gambling is probably not this type of pipe dream all things considered. As the state has lost in federal court over its plan to modify and license recreations betting at casinos and racetracks throughout the nj-new jersey, some officials point to a glimmer of hope in the rulings: the very fact that they found that there surely is absolutely nothing in New Jersey legislation itself that would stop those venues from providing bets on the own.
On Monday, that’s what Governor Chris Christie used to issue a directive permitting racetracks and casinos to start offering sports betting without anxiety about civil or liability that is criminal. Governor Christie cited the previous court rulings to state that such actions were not prohibited under nj-new Jersey law, and that federal law only forbids the state from regulating the activity.
Christie Changes Tune on Federal Ruling
‘Based on the arguments of the sports leagues and also the United States Department of Justice, the 3rd Circuit has already ruled that nj can perform activities wagering as described in today’s statewide directive,’ stated a statement from the Governor’s office. ‘The movement simply would clarify and formalize that authority and give guidance that is clear casinos and racetracks wa