DOUBLE: CARIBENO and MISTER SNOWDON
The horsemen’s suit alleged the leagues acted in bad faith in seeking the order, because the leagues were opposing legalized sports betting at the same time they were promoting and endorsing businesses that made millions from fantasy sports games that rely on individual player performances.
The suit alleged the leagues owe Monmouth Park Racetrack a $3.4 million bond, plus interest, that the leagues put up in 2014 to secure losses that might be suffered during the month that a judge’s restraining order blocked the track from offering sports betting.
In a letter to a federal judge on Tuesday, Cherry Hill Towne Center Partners said it wants to voluntarily dismiss its lawsuit against GS Park Racing and affiliated companies, the successor to the company that ran Garden State Park in Cherry Hill, where horse racing was last held in 2001.
The Senate version allows for sports betting at casinos, racinos, mobile apps and online and does not specify where 6.25% in tax receipts would go. The last hearing for the Senate’s version was in November as the coronavirus pandemic has slowed legislative work.
He added: ‘In reality, there will be a trade off with speed and effectiveness – even if a high proportion of people ill with COVID-19 are tested, it won’t stop transmission if test results end up taking too long or infected contacts aren’t traced before they become infectious.’
With the casinos remaining shut since March 16, June’s winnings came online — nearly $85 million, up from $38 million a year earlier — and from extremely limited sports betting, including European soccer, Asian baseball and mixed martial arts matches — $12.6 million, up from $9.7 million a year ago. Even with the limited betting […]
In March, a lawyer for the General Assembly said there are arguments on both sides about legalizing sports betting, but said lawmakers would avoid a long legal struggle by putting the question to voters. That would require a two-thirds vote of both houses before voters got their say in a referendum.
Two casinos, Caesars and Resorts, reported no casino revenue, but conduct internet gambling operations through online affiliates. Resorts Digital won $21.4 million online, up 77% from a year earlier, and Caesars Interactive-NJ won $9.4 million, up nearly 110%.
“Polish fans are normally enthusiastic football supporters but, in general, have not adopted their local teams when moving to the UK. We were already planning a substantial discount for Bath’s student population so I proposed rolling in the outreach to the Polish community as well.