Will that information be available before the Nov. 8 election.Sports Betting on New Jersey Election Ballot. If this referendum is. Since Atlantic City is already very well equipped for those with the gambling.. significantly expanding gambling activity. May Aid New Jersey. against the state of New Jersey for signing into law a referendum.A History of Legalized Gambling in New Jersey. first opened its doors to usher in the casino era in Atlantic City. Being from New Jersey,. referendum, a mistake.The gamblers who are driving to the Sands Casino in Pennsylvania and to Yonkers Racetrack today will be placing their bets in North Jersey casinos.
The constitutional amendment includes funding to help the horse racing industry by increasing purse money, which would benefit tracks like Monmouth Park, Freehold Raceway and the Meadowlands.CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Read or Share this story.
If not, how can revenue from two new casinos be diverted back to Atlantic City casinos and racetracks and other potential beneficiaries cited by proponents.When proposed tax rates did surface from analysts, Caputo immediately started negotiating the numbers down — literally negotiating in the wrong direction.New Jersey has been fighting to get Vegas-style sports gambling at. a bill to put a sports betting referendum on the ballot. "New Jersey could.
Other studies have suggested casinos in North Jersey would have a nominal impact on Atlantic City.In a 2011 referendum, New Jersey voters authorized their legislature to do what it did. saying that by “authorizing” such gambling New Jersey was violating.
Sports Gambling Remains Illegal in NJ. Following that referendum, New Jersey lawmakers passed a law which allowed sports betting at horse race tracks and casinos.The new constitutional amendment continues to provide that all money generated at Atlantic City casinos will continue to go to programs for senior citizens and the disabled, as provided under the 1979 referendum.Jeff Gural, operator of the Meadowlands Racetrack in northern New Jersey, tells a gambling conference in Atlantic City N.J. on Thursday that a proposal to build a.
March 15, 2016 Tom LaMarra, Blood-Horse. Revenue for horse racing is included in a casino-expansion referendum that will be put before New Jersey voters in November.
MORE: June 2016 poll shows voters split on casinos in North Jersey If two new casinos can generate a net increase in jobs and tax revenue for New Jersey that could be used to benefit senior citizens, the disabled and other citizens, why should voters reject the referendum even if it did have a negative impact on Atlantic City.I have no doubt that we will have a number of casino bids that enjoy host county and municipal support to choose among in selecting the two winning bidders.For those looking for a good bet on election night results, the smart money in New Jersey says a referendum on whether to expand casino gambling in the.Who will ultimately determine where the casinos are located, and what criteria will be used to make that decision.Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee Chair Ralph Caputo (D-Nutley) today urged New Jersey voters to support the North Jersey casino referendum that will be.EDITORIAL: Vote yes to North Jersey casinos. In the case of the North Jersey casino gaming referendum,. North Jersey casinos are a good deal for New Jersey.On Monday, June 1 in New Jersey, legislation was introduced which calls for voters to decide, via ballot question, whether casino expansion should be.New Jersey voters reject casinos outside Atlantic City, but OK gas-tax referendum.
STOP North Jersey Casinos. 754 likes. Assemblyman Chris Brown needs our help to stop a referendum on North Jersey. STOP North Jersey Casinos added a new.If there is any doubt of their relationship with Trenton, they have both donated millions to proponents of the referendum starting with Assemblyman Ralph Caputo, Speaker Vincent Prieto and Gov.ut New Jersey voters will soon be presented with another gambling-related referendum, this time to amend their state constitution to permit casino expansion outside.There is strong consensus for this proposal and it makes a lot of sense.MORE: Legislature reaches deal on North Jersey casino referendum vote.Parameters for deciding where casinos are to be located and the tax rates to be levied will be made in enabling legislation to be developed after passage of the constitutional amendment, which was the process for Atlantic City followed by Gov.Here, Sugar House patrons explain why they no longer drive to A.C.
After record ad spending, New Jersey voters reject. to allow downstate casinos immediately if the New Jersey referendum. get a casino in the.But the mayor of Jersey City has voiced his opposition, so there is less certainty for this idea.
Chris Christie and produced at twice the bid minimum by one of his donors.“We are united only in our belief that a referendum on gambling is the most. held a referendum on gaming, Bahamas, Toronto, New. in New Jersey,.Just 35 percent of residents are in favor of an upcoming voter referendum to expand casino gaming in New Jersey beyond Atlantic City and into two counties in the.