Keynote: How New Jersey Fought the Feds and Won

Keynote: How New Jersey Fought the Feds and Won

October 15, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Special Events Stage
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a vocal advocate for legal sports betting who led the charge to overturn the federal ban, will address the global gaming industry at G2E. Christie will now share New Jersey's challenge to the constitutionality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) prompted the Supreme Court's review and ultimate overturn of the federal ban, paving the way for states and sovereign tribal nations to establish legal, regulated sports betting markets. He too will punctuate the importance of regulatory oversight in the jurisdictions where sports betting is coming online to remain where gaming has historically and continues to be most effectively regulated with the state and tribal gaming regulators.


  • Chris Christie



    Chris Christie was inaugurated as the 55th Governor of the State of New Jersey on January 19, 2010. He was re-elected with 60% of the vote in...

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