NEW ORLEANS | Ex-New Jersey gov to states: Fight US control of sports bets
NEW ORLEANS—Jan 04, 2019— Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is telling states to oppose a bill that would give the federal government control over regulating sports betting.
The Republican said Friday at a conference of legislators that state have proven they can handle the job. Christie began a court battle against the major pro and college sports leagues that ended with the U.S. Supreme Court clearing the way for all 50 states to offer sports betting.