Another State Just Made Sports Gambling Legal. 471 0 0 0 16 9. On Monday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a law making it legal to bet on sports in the state. New Jersey casinos and racetracks are expected to start accepting sports bets later this week, and the Monmouth Park track — roughly 90 minutes by car from New York City and Philadelphia — could open up legal sports betting as soon as 10:30 a. Legislators had passed a bill authorizing sports gambling in New Jersey last week, but it didn’t officially become a law until the governor signed it. Meanwhile, New Jersey missed being the first state outside of Nevada to offer legal sports betting. Delaware sports betting locations include casinos and racetracks like Dover Downs and Delaware Park. Here’s everything you need to know about legal sports betting in New Jersey and Delaware. Where is it legal to bet on sports? MMA, football, golf, hockey, and soccer. In New Jersey, legal sports betting will be allowed for most professional and collegiate sporting events.
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