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OCEANPORT, N.J. | Easier gambling has sports worried about fighting the fix

OCEANPORT, N.J. — It’s early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the 30-second shot clock, falls behind 10-6. Scattered around the bleachers, several fans staring at their smartphones celebrate silently: they have bet on Team B to be the first to reach 10 points and even … Continue reading OCEANPORT, N.J. | Easier gambling has sports worried about fighting the fix

OCEANPORT, N.J. | Business up at New Jersey track, casino with sports bets

OCEANPORT, N.J. — Arthur Rosen puzzled over the photocopied sheet of paper listing all sorts of exotic bets on baseball games, including one in which the number of runs scored and hits made in Tuesday night’s New York Yankees-Seattle Mariners game had to exceed 29. “I lived in Vegas 20 years and I never heard … Continue reading OCEANPORT, N.J. | Business up at New Jersey track, casino with sports bets

OCEANPORT, N.J | New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s governor kicked off a new era of gambling Thursday in the state that led the charge for the entire nation to bet on sports legally. Gov. Phil Murphy placed $20 bets on Germany to win the World Cup soccer tournament, and the New Jersey Devils to win hockey’s Stanley … Continue reading OCEANPORT, N.J | New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets

OCEANPORT, N.J | The Latest: Murphy places state’s first legal sports bets

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the start of legal sports betting in New Jersey (all times local): 10:45 a.m. New Jersey has launched sports betting. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy kicked off a new era of gambling in the state, making the first official bets on Thursday morning at Monmouth Park, a racetrack near … Continue reading OCEANPORT, N.J | The Latest: Murphy places state’s first legal sports bets