The Senate approved bill S1565/A2578, which authorizes Internet wagering at Atlantic City casinos to enable New Jersey residents to place wagers on casino games.
The vote was 33-3.
Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-20) of Elizabeth, the bill’s prime sponsor, said the bill will help replenish casino revenue funds to fund valuable education and disabilities programs, as well as help save jobs.
Sen. Mike Doherty said he hoped racetracks would also be included, like other states have done. He described the situation as “frustrating.”
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"I think it's going to be fine. I don't take this personally. Some people in my party agree with me, some don't. Senator Cardinale is very gracious by supporting me tonight, and [Bergen County GOP Chairman] Bob [Yudin], of course, is celebrating Hannukah, so I don't expect him to be here tonight." - Bergen County Executive Kathe Donovan, at her campaign launch last night.- PolitickerNJ.com
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