NJBIZ - Sports and Entertainment http://www.njbiz.com/section/sports Sports and Entertainment Sports and Entertainment en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:52:30 EST Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:52:30 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180712/NJBIZ01/180719931&source=RSS 16M bet in first 2 weeks of NJ sports wagering In just 17 days, sports betting generated over 16 million in wagers, 3. 5 million in revenue and 294,000 in taxes for New Jersey, according to newly published data. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180712/NJBIZ01/180719931&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180705/NJBIZ01/180709919&source=RSS NJ film business 'going to explode,' insiders predict The newly signed Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act enacted means dozens of film and digital media companies can take advantage of new tax credits to set up shop in the state. Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180705/NJBIZ01/180709919&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180703/NJBIZ01/180709938&source=RSS New Jersey to offer millions in tax credits to draw in TV, film producers Gov. Phil Murphy signed a much-anticipated bill that would provide upward of 85 million in film tax credits a year, in an effort to bolster the state's film industry. Tue, 03 Jul 2018 14:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180703/NJBIZ01/180709938&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180629/NJBIZ01/180629770&source=RSS AG tells tracks they must close if government shuts down updated The state's racetracks and sports wagering sites have been told that they'll have to cease operations at midnight on June 30 if lawmakers and Gov. Phil Murphy can't agree on a budget, while the state's casinos have been told they can stay open for the first seven days of a shutdown. Fri, 29 Jun 2018 14:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180629/NJBIZ01/180629770&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180628/NJBIZ01/180629801&source=RSS Ocean Resort Casino opening brings new hope for AC Everyone is betting on Ocean Resort Casino as it kicked off its official opening on the Atlantic City boardwalk Thursday, with hotel executives expressing high hopes for the property&#8217s future. Thu, 28 Jun 2018 17:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180628/NJBIZ01/180629801&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180628/NJBIZ01/180629810&source=RSS Smashing debut for Atlantic City Hard Rock Hard Rock Hotel Casino Atlantic City opened its doors Thursday with a guitar smash that would have made Pete Townshend proud. Thu, 28 Jun 2018 12:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180628/NJBIZ01/180629810&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180628/NJBIZ01/180629824&source=RSS 'American Pickers' to pick through NJ in August Antique collectors, rejoice History Channel&#8217s &#8220American Pickers&#8221 is coming to pick through your garages and sheds. Thu, 28 Jun 2018 07:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180628/NJBIZ01/180629824&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180627/NJBIZ01/180629841&source=RSS AC resort casinos slated for Thursday openings Hotel owners are taking another gamble on Atlantic City with the imminent opening of two high-profile resort casinos on the city's iconic boardwalk. Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180627/NJBIZ01/180629841&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180618/NJBIZ01/180619821&source=RSS 'It's a beautiful day' for a wager Betting bonanza for NJ sports fans Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180618/NJBIZ01/180619821&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180614/NJBIZ01/180619893&source=RSS Day 1 bonanza for NJ sports bettors As Day One unfolded, hundreds of patrons, sports bettors and curious onlookers packed into Monmouth Park Racetrack to place their bets a sizable chunk inside the sports bar and many more in the adjacent grandstand. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180614/NJBIZ01/180619893&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180613/NJBIZ01/180619912&source=RSS Monmouth Park sports bet set for Thursday All systems are a &#8220go&#8221 for sports betting to kick off Thursday at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180613/NJBIZ01/180619912&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180613/NJBIZ01/180619914&source=RSS World Cup at Meadowlands bodes major boon for the area With the news that MetLife Stadium has been proposed as the venue for final match of the 2026 FIFA World Cup, the economic impact of hosting the game is expected to be significant. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180613/NJBIZ01/180619914&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180613/NJBIZ01/180619930&source=RSS NJ's MetLife Stadium considered for 2026 World Cup final updated The day before the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Moscow comes news that MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford is the proposed site for the final match of the 2026 soccer extravaganza. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180613/NJBIZ01/180619930&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180612/NJBIZ01/180619962&source=RSS Baseball agency with Yankee pedigree inks deal with IPZ A full-service professional baseball agency created by offspring of local legends with deep connections to the New York Yankees has formed a strategic link with Warren-based strategic agency IPZ, the companies announced Tuesday. Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180612/NJBIZ01/180619962&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180611/NJBIZ01/180619966&source=RSS Place your bet Thursday Sports wagering now legal in NJ Come Thursday, New Jerseyans can start making legal bets on sporting events, and Gov. Phil Murphy will be leading the charge. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180611/NJBIZ01/180619966&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180611/NJBIZ01/180619973&source=RSS Murphy signs sports betting bill Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill to legalize, regulate and tax sports wagering at New Jersey casinos and racetracks for certain professional and collegiate sports and athletic events. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180611/NJBIZ01/180619973&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180611/NJBIZ01/180619979&source=RSS For touring musicians, creature comforts at bargain price of a few Instagram posts When Jessica Resler and Ruthie Schulder were looking to open Basecamp, their haven for touring musicians, Jersey City just made sense. It was close enough to New York for quick access to major music venues but far enough to offer breathing room and a stake in the renaissance of Jersey&#8217s second-biggest city. Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180611/NJBIZ01/180619979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180608/NJBIZ01/180609832&source=RSS Meadowlands, Betfair US enter sports betting pact Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford has reached a long-term agreement with Betfair US for retail and onlinemobile sports betting. Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180608/NJBIZ01/180609832&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180608/NJBIZ01/180609839&source=RSS Report Sports betting may be delayed pending Murphy approval The New Jersey Racing Commission reportedly issued a memo late Thursday that racetracks still have to hold off on accepting sports wagers until Gov. Phil Murphy signs newly passed legislation legalizing sports betting, NJ Advance Media reported. Fri, 08 Jun 2018 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180608/NJBIZ01/180609839&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180606/NJBIZ01/180609891&source=RSS Goya becomes NJPAC sponsor Goya Foods is now the official sponsor of Latin Programming and Education at Newark&#8217s New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180606/NJBIZ01/180609891&source=RSS