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New Jersey’s Online Gambling Planned to Start in Late November

Online gambling in New Jersey will soft-launch on Nov. 21 and then launch in earnest on Nov. 26, the Associated Press reports. The state’s Gaming Enforcement Division will use the soft launch to make sure the participating landed casinos’ Web partnerships work as expected, according to the report. Analysts expect the global real-money online gambling market to reach $40 billion in annual revenue by 2015.

Why Is Amazon Hiring for a Secret New Jersey Warehouse?

Speculation is that the AmazonFresh grocery delivery business will soon come to New York City.
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N.J. Gov. Christie Signs Online Gambling Bill

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday signed a bill making the state the first sizable one to allow online gambling in its borders.

Zynga Shares Soar 11 Percent as New Jersey Moves Closer to Online Gambling

That’s the biggest spike the stock has seen in ages.
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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.

Hurricane Sandy Proved How Hard It Is to Break the Internet

The crash of networks in New York proved how resilient the Internet is, and how smart the engineers who keep it running are.
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Despite Lawsuit and Numerous Glitches, New Jersey Voted, but It Wasn’t Pretty

Judged by the voters to have been a big mess, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he’s satisfied with how the state’s impromptu experiment e-voting went.
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New Jersey Gives Its E-Voters — and Voting Officials — More Time

Now e-voting won’t officially end in New Jersey until Friday. Can someone say polling place?
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Yep, There Have Been Problems With Email Voting in New Jersey

The day is still young. Expect a long night in America’s 11th most populous state.
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After Sandy, New Jersey Becomes an Unwilling Test Case for Internet Voting

Technical issues aside, voting is by and large conducted on the honor system. Who says it can’t work via email and fax?
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