The state is set to bid for a company to run sports betting at Twin River’s casinos if the Supreme Court lifts the federal ban.
The state Senate committee approved this week a bill that allows sports betting at gaming facilities.
A Connecticut committee is expected to vote on the approval and taxation of sports betting should PASPA gets revoked.
The state could be ready to offer sports betting at its five casinos within 90 days of a favorable ruling from the US Supreme Court.
The company is looking for a casino partner to develop sports betting in New Jersey if the US Supreme Court rules in favor of lifting the national ban.
The legislature’s upper chamber has rejected the measure that would allow operators to apply for online sports betting licences.
The National Assembly voted in favour of a bill that would allow operators to apply for online sports betting licences.
All major leagues in the US are getting ready for the SCOTUS ruling on PASPA, which would allow sports betting nationwide.