Filling a lawsuit is always a gamble since the odds are never certain, but for these litigants what’s at stake is gambling.
John Brennan | The Record
Governor Christie and the state Attorney General’s office, as promised, have taken the case for sports betting in New Jersey to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The appeal, filed with the high court last week and made public Tuesday, is the state’s final bid to overturn a 22-year-old federal law that has blocked its plan to allow horse racing tracks and Atlantic City casinos to take bets on professional and college sports.
Marcia Coyle | National Law Journal
The late Chief Justice William Rehnquist ran a monthly poker game. Chief Justice and President William Howard Taft was an avid poker player, as were justices Robert Jackson and William Douglas. And Justice Antonin Scalia in a recent New York Magazine interview said, “I’m a damn good poker player.” Poker is back in the U.S. Supreme Court, but not in the way those famous aficionados knew it.
New Jersey Law Journal
An Atlantic City casino that called off a high-stakes poker tournament last month because a player introduced fraudulent chips is facing a class-action suit from other participants, who claim their steep entry fees and expenses weren’t reimbursed.
Chris Otts | WDRB
Churchill Downs Inc. claims it was defrauded by an Atlantic City casino executive in a deal that would have allowed the Louisville company to launch an online gambling operation in New Jersey.
Sam Wood | PHILLY.COM
The casino rewards program John Binns registered for came with the promise of “unique and memorable” experiences.
But the South Florida resident wasn’t counting on those experiences to include being roughed-up at the hands of casino security guards while on vacation in Atlantic City. Nor did he anticipate having his wife and daughter wrestled to the ground so forcefully that the daughter suffered a broken nose – all in front of a crowd of casino patrons.