New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has given a directive sports that are allowing to move forward within the Garden State. (Image: Lucas Jackson, Reuters)
New Jersey recreations betting might not be such a pipe dream in the end. While the state has lost in federal court over its plan to manage and license activities betting at casinos and racetracks throughout the New Jersey, some officials point up to a glimmer of hope in the rulings: the fact that they found that there surely is nothing in New Jersey legislation itself that would stop those venues from providing bets on their own.
On Monday, that’s just what Governor Chris Christie used to issue a directive enabling racetracks and casinos to start providing recreations betting without fear of 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 prohibits the state from regulating the task.
Christie Changes Tune on Federal Ruling
’Based on the arguments of the sports leagues as well as the United States Department of Justice, the 3rd Circuit has already ruled that nj-new jersey can execute 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 clear guidance to casinos and racetracks waiting to start