NJ Bill Floated To Allow State Online Gambling Abroad

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 9:35 PM EST) -- A New Jersey lawmaker introduced legislation Thursday that would expand the reach of the state’s newly legalized Internet gambling industry by authorizing the state’s gaming regulator to issue licenses to companies that operate e-casinos for foreign gamblers.

New Jersey Sen. Raymond Lesniak, D-Union, introduced S-3084 before the state Senate’s Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee. Lesniak first announced the legislation at a press conference on Nov. 21, as Atlantic City casinos were soft-launching their Internet gambling sites.

The bill is designed to draw online gambling...
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