Come Sunday, Will Sports Betting Be Allowed In New Jersey?
The NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NCAA are all trying to put a stop to New Jersey's law allowing gambling on individual sports games.By Matt Moreno | October 21, 2014
Atlantic City is usually New Jersey's most recognizable gambling spot. But right now, Oceanport, New Jersey is getting all the attention.
Friday, New Jersey governor Chris Christie signed a bill allowing legal sports betting in the area at a new horse track, Monmouth Park.
The track says it will begin taking bets this Sunday — giving enough time for people to place bets on individual NFL games for the following week. But now the NFL, along with the MLB, NBA, NHL and NCAA, are trying to stop that.