New Jersey Senate bills crafted to protect at-risk casino gamblers

New Jersey Senate bills crafted to protect at-risk casino gamblers

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  • Mike Seely, USBets
May 23, 2024 8:27 PM

As Sam A. Antar and his attorney, Matthew Litt, prepare to file an explanation next month in their appeal of a New Jersey judge’s decision to dismiss the recovering gambling addict’s civil lawsuit against BetMGM and some of its associated properties, a Garden State legislator has filed a pair of bills designed to protect at-risk bettors at brick-and-mortar casinos.

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On April 8, Senator John McKeon, an Essex County Democrat, formally introduced S3062 and S3063. The former bill would make it illegal for casinos “to conduct a non-wagering casino game that provides a reward for immediate or continued participation or that serves to solicit future participation in wagering activities.”