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Tuesday, December 12th 2017

6:19 AM

NJ Racetracks Might Get Online Casinos After All; Assembly Passes Internet Cafe Bill by Steve Ruddock

New Jersey's legislature is moving quickly to legalize internet cafes at the state's horse racing tracks that would allow for online gambling.

New Jersey voters resoundingly rejected a referendum that would have allowed casinos to be built outside of Atlantic City last November. The defeat sent supporters of expanded gambling, particularly at racetracks, back to the drawing board.

The result was a bill that would allow NJ racetracks to house internet cafes.

The measure passed a vote in the state Assembly on Thursday, 60-12.

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