Senator Raymond Lesniak will next week re-introduce his online gaming bill which was vetoed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie earlier this year, in an effort to create much needed revenues and jobs to boost the state’s ailing casino and horse racing industries.

Following the demise of Perretti Farms earlier this week, New Jersey's largest standardbred horse farm, Lesniak said that the re-introduction of his bill would pump over $200m in profits into the casino industry, add tens of millions of dollars to the state treasury and provide a bridge to self sufficiency for three years through purse enhancements to keep the horse racing industry alive.

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