NJ gives Illegal Internet bet affiliates 150 days to stop

New Jersey gambling regulators say they won’t prosecute companies that help facilitate illegal Internet gambling if they knock it off within 150 days.

In a June 4 advisory bulletin, New Jersey Gaming Enforcement Director David Rebuck says his agency will not prosecute any firm that promoted, marketed or directed New Jersey customers to illegal Internet betting sites after legal Internet gambling began here in November 2013, provided they cease such activity in the next five months.

The same amnesty will apply to firms that helped facilitate Internet bets after passage of a 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling law.

Companies that continue to operate illegally risk prosecution, and will not be approved for legal Internet gambling in New Jersey should they apply in the future.

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