Christie Conditionally Backs New Jersey Internet Gambling

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Thursday gave his conditional support to Internet gambling, laying the ground for the state to become one of the first in the country to allow online wagering.

Sending back a bill that would legalize Internet gambling, Mr. Christie told the state assembly that after weighing benefits of job creation and economic development against risks of addiction, corruption and improper influence, he would back a slightly revised version of the measure.

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