Bettors come in droves for annual Meadowlands Pace race

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Crowds filled the Meadowlands parking lot Saturday for the annual Meadowlands Pace race.

It was also the one year anniversary of the Fanduel Sportsbook in East Rutherford.

Since sports betting became legal in New Jersey, people told News 12 they are happy with the results for the state.

"This has been great…for the state of New Jersey because we're able to put people back to work," said Jason Settlemoir, general manager of Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment.

FanDuel says it has a hit $1 billion in payouts since opening.

 

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