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NJ Sports Betting Bill Now Law After High Court Victory

By Bill Wichert · June 11, 2018, 8:40 PM EDT

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed legislation to permit sports betting at casinos and racetracks, putting the finishing touch on a yearslong legal battle that led last month to a U.S. Supreme Court decision authorizing such gambling in the Garden State.

Four days after the New Jersey Legislature unanimously approved the measure, Murphy signed the bill — A-4111 — into law, giving his blessing to legislation that sports leagues have criticized for not providing them with a fee and related tools to protect the...

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