WAGNER: ‘BRING SPORTS BETTING TO NEW JERSEY’

Assemblywoman Connie Wagner (D-Bergen) had the following published in The Record of Bergen County :

“As a member of the Legislative Gaming Summit, it is troubling for me that legislators representing Bergen County would abstain or flat out vote against an amendment to the New Jersey Constitution that would allow for sports betting to take place at New Jersey racetracks and Atlantic City casinos. Placing bets on sporting events currently goes on in New Jersey despite its illegality and the possibility to be put in harm’s way. We have the chance to make sport betting safe for bettors while putting in regulations to make sure the integrity of the sports industry isn’t compromised…”