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    New Jersey lawmakers are eyeing taking gambling beyond just slots and table games. According to, lawmakers want to add sports betting and Internet options to the state’s casinos and racetracks.

    A state Senate committee is urging a referendum to be held next November where voters would decide whether to allow gambling on professional sports games. Currently, only four states are authorized to allow sports betting: Delaware, Montana, Oregon and Nevada. A federal ban currently prevents other states from joining the fun. State lawmakers are suing the federal government to get the ban overturned.

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