Should it be legal to bet on sports in New Jersey?

The only public question on the ballot asks whether voters in New Jersey want to legalize sports betting once a federal ban is lifted.Bets would

EDISON - The only public question on the ballot asks whether voters in New Jersey want to legalize sports betting once a federal ban is lifted.

Bets would be taken at state casinos and tracks. Several polls have shown that many people in New Jersey are in favor of the idea.

Gov. Chris Christie endorsed the idea saying it's time to get sports betting out from the shadows and make it legal.

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