Sports Gambling in New Jersey: The Wild, Wild East? 

On March 17, 2016, in Sports Betting, Sports Law Journal, by Nina Friel

By Jordan Hollander, Esq.* March 17, 2016 A few weeks ago before a packed courtroom in Philadelphia, lawyers and others hoping to see an expansion of sports wagering outside of Nevada witnessed legal heavyweights deftly answer (or attempt to dodge) a barrage of questions from the full complement of judges for the Third Circuit Court of […]

Sports Betting in the Wild, Wild East: Setting the Line on New Jersey’s Final Challenge to PASPA

On February 20, 2016, in Sports Betting, Sports Law Journal, by Nina Friel

  Patrick Doughty and Joshua Calo, Contributors February 20, 2016 The legal battle over sports betting in New Jersey waged on last Wednesday before an en banc session of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.  The en banc hearing was granted last fall after the court ruled in favor of the professional sports […]

Third Circuit Strikes Down NJ Sports Wagering Again, Appeal Likely

On September 4, 2015, in MLB, NFL, NHL, PASPA, Sports Betting, Sports Law Journal, by Nina Friel

by Jordan Hollander, Esq.* September 4, 2015 As summer winds down, we are fast approaching one of America’s favorite seasons.  No, I am not referring to autumn.  Rather, football season is almost here and that means, along with cookouts and fantasy draft parties, that sports betting is about to ramp up as well.  While the exact […]

Update on New Jersey’s Efforts to Implement Sports Gambling

On June 21, 2015, in MLB, NFL, NHL, PASPA, Sports Betting, Sports Law Journal, by Nina Friel

By Jordan Hollander, Esq.* June 22, 2015 By: Jordan Hollander, Esq.* June 22, 2015 Baseball has long been considered America’s pastime. Betting on professional baseball, and on college and professional sports in general, seems to be a close second. It is estimated that 99 percent of sports betting in the United States is placed illegally, […]

High Rollers, Beware: Top Sports Leagues Attempt to Block Sports Betting in New Jersey

On November 11, 2014, in MLB, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL, SELS Blog, Sports Betting, by admin

By: Matt Weiss November 11, 2014 Sports betting is considered by many to be one of America’s greatest pastimes.  From fantasy sports leagues to March Madness bracket pools, betting on sports has long been a part of the sporting experience for many fans. However, this has not stopped the NFL, MLB, NBA, NCAA, and NHL […]

Double or Nothing: How New Jersey Can Beat the Spread in National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Christie

On August 7, 2013, in Sports Betting, Sports Law Journal, by admin

In continuing coverage over the fight to legalize sports gambling in the state of New Jersey, the Moorad Sports Law Journal Blog welcomes a special guest blog writer this week.  Joe Catuzzi has been serving as a summer intern at the U.S. Attorney General’s Office for the District of New Jersey and offers a unique first-hand […]

Setting the Stakes

On January 17, 2013, in MLB, NCAA, NFL, NHL, Sports Betting, Uncategorized, by admin

by Sara Hoffman January 17, 2013   In January 2012, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a state bill to legalize sports gambling at the state’s racetracks and Atlantic City casinos. According to recent press, licensing at these venues is expected to begin in January 2013. Under this law, single game wagering on college and […]

Despite NCAA Protests, New Jersey Likely to Succeed in Legalizing Sports Gambling

On October 6, 2012, in Sports Betting, Sports Law Journal, by carlson

By Francis Baker & Elisabeth Ulmer, October 6, 2012 New Jersey is endeavoring to become the fifth State to legalize sports gambling, and in the latest conflict between a State and the NCAA and other similar sports organizations, the State will likely prevail unless its opponents can offer evidence of why legalizing sports betting will specifically be […]

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