NJ Online Gambling Bills Clear Assembly Hurdle

Law360, New York (May 10, 2012, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A pair of online betting measures cleared a New Jersey Assembly committee Thursday, moving the state a step closer to allowing horse wagers to be placed from hand-held devices at state tracks and permitting casino game betting from personal computers across the state, around the country and abroad.

The Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee's release of the online casino betting legislation could allow the state to become a national hub for Internet gambling via computer servers in Atlantic City casinos.

The bill authorizes the state...
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