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Gaming 'Terminals' Coming To NJ Tracks?

Published: January 19, 2010 11:34 am ET

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According to a report, a proposed bill sponsored by New Jersey state senator Raymond Lesniak would allow Atlantic City's casinos to offer internet wagering to New Jersey residents. The bill reportedly has some support, but those that do not want to see VLT or slots gaming at the state's racetracks are voicing their displeasurewith the idea.

An article by pressofatlanticcity.com states that Mark Juliano, chief executive officer of the three Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. casinos, has said that the legislation appears to allow the racetracks to get video lottery terminals.

The report states that the equipment used to run the internet gambling system would be located within the territorial limits of Atlantic County. Thus, the equipment could be housed within a casino or another secure location.

The bill reportedly states that the New Jersey Casino Control Commission could also allow the racetracks to have 'terminals' for internet gambling; and that terminals located at racetracks may be identical in appearance to slot machines located at casinos.

Click here to the read the pressofatlanticcity.com article in its entirety.

(With files from pressofatlanticcity.com)


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