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NJ Senator Responds to Jeff Sessions’ Potential Threat to Online Gaming

Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions reinterpreting the DOJ memorandum may now a bigger threat than Congress in regards to a federal online gaming ban.

Inside Gaming: Will There Be Sports Betting in New Jersey This Weekend?

This week's Inside Gaming looks at the possibility of New Jersey offering sports betting as early as this Sunday, among other industry news.

Inside Gaming: New Jersey Passes Sports Betting Bill, Gov. Christie to Decide

Among several stories out of New Jersey, legislators have passed a new sports betting bill that only awaits Gov. Chris Christie's signature to become law.

Atlantic City Woes Continue: Revel Set to Close, Christie Vetoes Sports Betting & More

Atlantic City continues to suffer as Revel set to close, Donald Trump sues two properties baring his name, & Gov. Christie vetoes sports betting.

Lesniak Announces New iGaming Bill to Authorize International Companies in New Jersey

Senator Ray Lesniak announces new Internet gaming bill to authorize international companies to set up shop in New Jersey.

New Jersey Sen. Lesniak Fights Back Against Adelson's Anti-Web Gambling Campaign

New Jersey Sen. Ray Lesniak is fighting back against Sheldon Adelson's efforts to ban online gambling in the U.S.

New Jersey's iGaming Launch Date Confirmed; Lesniak Expects Internet Gaming Dynasty

With New Jersey's iGaming launch date set for Nov. 26, Senator Ray Lesniak is predicting big things early on.

Report: PokerStars' Deal to Purchase Atlantic City Casino Expires

According to the Wall Street Journal, PokerStars' agreement to purchase the Atlantic Club Casino in New Jersey has expired.

Lesniak: PokerStars License in Hands of New Jersey Gaming Officials, Not Legislature

State Sen. Raymond Lesniak discusses his thoughts on PokerStars' application for an online gaming license in New Jersey.

New Jersey Becomes Third U.S. State to Legalize Online Poker

New Jersey became the third U.S. state to legalize online poker after Gov. Chris Christie signed the bill into law on Feb. 26, 2013.

Poker Players Alliance Pessimistic About New Jersey Internet Gambling Bill

After meeting with representative to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the Poker Players Alliance is worried that Christie will veto the Internet gambling bill.

State Sen. Lesniak Says PokerStars-Atlantic Club Deal Is Good for New Jersey

New Jersey State Sen. Raymond Lesniak doesn't think that Rational Group, the parent company of PokerStars, should have any trouble gaining the state's approval for its purchase the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel.

The Weekly Turbo: Harry Reid's Online Poker Efforts Expire, Maria Ho's New Job, & More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including the expiration of Harry Reid's online poker bill during the lame-duck session, Maria Ho's new job as a television commentator, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Online Poker in California and New Jersey, Randy Lew's Bucket List

Lawmakers in California and New Jersey are hoping to making progress with online poker bills, and Randy Lew released a new video blog.

Report: PokerStars Interested in Purchasing Atlantic City Casino to Reenter U.S.

According to the Wall Street Journal, PokerStars is interested in purchasing a casino in Atlantic City with intentions of re-entering the U.S. online poker market.

New Jersey Looking To Pass Bill Before Year End

New Jersey looking to pass bill before year end, and Matthew Kredell spoke with NJ state senator Raymond Lesniak about internet gambling legislation moving in the state again.

Lesniak Says New Jersey Internet Gambling Bill Not Likely to be Voted on Until Fall

New Jersey State Sen. Raymond Lesniak gives his thoughts on the future of the Internet gambling bill.

Lesniak Concerned NJ Gov. Christie is Wavering Support for Internet Gambling Legislation

New Jersey Sen. Raymond Lesniak discusses Gov. Chris Christie's wavering support on Internet gambling legislation.

Black Friday Chronicles: Looking Back One Year Later

PokerNews looks back at April 15, 2011, and the ramifications the events have had on the poker industry.

Lesniak Expects New Jersey's Internet Poker Bill to Reach Finish Line

Will New Jersey have Internet poker by the fall? Senator Lesniak believes so.