Move Over, Nevada: New Jersey Is the Sports Betting Capital of the Country

June 29, 2019 New York Times

By Nick Corasaniti

When former Gov. Chris Christie took New Jersey’s effort to legalize sports betting to the Supreme Court, it was considered a long shot, like betting on the Mets to win the World Series. Though the state did not have a strong connection to sports betting, New Jersey quickly became a crusader for the industry.