VOTERS STRONGLY SUPPORT SPORTS BETTING

Posted at 12:01 am October 19, 2011, in Atlantic City, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

If the election were today, an amendment to the New Jersey Constitution allowing gambling on sporting events in Atlantic City casinos and at race tracks throughout the state would easily win approval, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Betting on sports events, which will be on the November 8 general election ballot, is supported by 58 percent of likely voters, while only 31 percent oppose. Among Republicans support is even higher, at 64 percent, while 58 percent of Democrats and 54 percent of independents also favor the measure.

 

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