(TRENTON) – Assembly Democrats Vince Mazzeo and John Armato (D-Atlantic) released the following statements Monday regarding the U.S. Supreme Court ruling favoring the legalization of sports gaming in New Jersey:
“The favorable Supreme Court ruling on sports gaming will significantly boost the economy of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, and New Jersey as a whole,” said Armato.
“It will create jobs, encourage tourism, and increase participation at our casinos and sports venues. With today’s ruling, New Jersey’s economy has taken great strides in the right direction.”
“The legalization of sports gaming opens a window of ample opportunities for our State,” said Mazzeo.
“It also creates a safe and legal relationship between fans and professional sports organizations. Bringing structure and oversight to sports betting will help to create an enjoyable activity for our citizens and, at the same time, increase our economic climate greatly.”