N.J. Casinos and Racetracks Wait in Anticipation for Murphy to Legalize Sports Betting

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Governor Phil Murphy has given himself no timetable to sign a bill that legalizes sports betting in New Jersey.

The bill was passed by the state Legislature on Thursday, June 7th, and was sent to Murphy.

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At an appearance on Friday, June 8th, Murphy said, "We're not sitting on it," but declined to say when he might act.

The state's casinos and racetracks have been waiting to start taking bets on sports betting since the United States Supreme Court ruled to allow it in all other states.

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