New Jersey Governor to Veto Online Gambling Bill
New Jersey governor Chris Christie is expected to cause a potential problem for the proposed legalisation of online gambling in the state. Sources have said that Christie is being pushed from both sides and as of yet hasn’t stated on which he may fall. The indecision has thrown the possibility of the bill passing into some disarray, indeed, if Christie takes the negative side then the bill will be declared virtually dead.
Caesars Entertainment is said to be the main opposition to the bill and have been extremely active in their attempts to lobby against it. The reason for their concerns is said to be that the passing of a state legislation would interfere with any future Federal legislation. This argument seems to be yet another speed bump in the road to legalising online gambling in America, but with no clear direction from either side it still seems unclear whether or not state or Federal laws will be passed in the near future.