3rd Circ. Leaves Off-Track Betting Incentives In NJ's Hands

Law360 (February 2, 2018, 10:40 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit has shot down a constitutional challenge from two New Jersey horse racing operators objecting to “forfeiture amendments” that put a deadline and other pressures on operators that had been granted incentives to open off-track betting facilities, finding it was within the state's discretion to nudge them to get off the ground more quickly.

A three-judge panel on Thursday also rejected arguments by Freehold Raceway and ACRA Turf Club LLC that the OTB-incentive pilot program was illegal in that it only benefited operators of the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Acra Turf Club, et al v. Francesco Zanzuccki

Case Number



Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3950 Constitutionality of State Statutes

Date Filed

November 23, 2015

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