Nj lottery tickets could soon be available online, thanks to a bill passed in December that appears to have legalized online lottery sales appropriate under our extremely noses.
New Jersey Assemblyman John Burzichelli has made no mention publicly of an online lottery, yet his bill appears to have legalized one.
AB 3094, that was finalized into law a couple of weeks ago, flew totally under everybody’s radar because, mainly because it ended up being presented as a bill fundamentally to permit Garden State residents to have personal couriers deliver ticket for their home.
Sponsored by Senator Jim Whelan, (D-Atlantic) and Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-Gloucester), the bill has been promoted as exactly that; a form of ‘meals on wheels’ for lottery players, delivering seats to those that are housebound or have difficulty visiting a shop.
Burzichelli has noted that a number of other services, such as meals, water and clothes, are already delivered to ‘make peoples’ life easier,’ so just why perhaps not lottery tickets?
‘This bill is targeted at saving players’ time and broadening a person base that provides revenue for services that benefit all New Jersey residents,’ he said in a statement February 13, on the day of its enactment.
What the Bill Says
Burzechelli has made no mention at all of legalizing online lotteries, but this is just what his bill really does, even though it’s not yet clear whether stat Continua a leggere