N.J. lawmakers respond to Super Bowl wagers by trying to legalize sports betting

WASHINGTON — In advance of Sunday’s Super Bowl, when an estimated $4.7 billion will be wagered, Reps. Frank LoBiondo and Frank Pallone Jr. introduced legislation Wednesday to let New Jersey offer legal sports betting. The lawmakers, as they did two years ago, offered different measures to achieve the goal that the state sought since its 2011… [Read more…]