NJ Sports Betting Bill Approved by Senate Committee

9th February 2010 8:47 am GMT

The U.S state of New Jersey has taken another step closer to legalising in-person and remote sports betting following a 4-0 vote Monday in favour of the proposal by the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

Introduced in January by Senators Raymond Lesniak and Jeff Van Drew, State Concurrent Resolution 49 seeks to authorise sports betting at Atlantic City casinos on “professional, college, or amateur sport or athletic events, [...]