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It does is looking to legalize online gambling the State's governor Chris Christie vetoed an online gambling bill last week bought.
He said he won't be willing to sign a bill -- online gambling.
If it helped -- up the risks of addiction and corruption.
Maybe he's looking -- getting some more tax money -- Joining us now is New Jersey senator states -- Raymond doesn't feel welcome the program nice to -- -- and I'm glad the governor finally came around that can help our ailing Atlantic City casinos so you think it will go through you will get legalized online gambling in new just absolutely.
-- -- was that's important not just a new job as.
-- because it may set the -- and elsewhere ice and and it should you can't stop people from playing on the Internet and using the Internet they're doing it now money's going offshore it means couple hundred millions of dollars so we added revenue just -- -- -- through -- how long and -- and one of them in one -- -- 300 million dollars of revenue and and casinos will close with about it that's how bad the attacks how many -- play -- on line how do you tax money my best mystery.
It will go ahead -- -- now I mean the casinos collect impacted if it's actually -- -- card.
He that they make and on the revenues that they -- we we give our cut so that it can be established bricks and mortar casinos of Atlantic City that running this -- are fluid we wanna help Atlantic City a couple of them will close without these additional revenues will lose couple thousand jobs -- That you think is gonna spread of those two other states is AG bringing back on the -- -- other people's going to be interest what we want overstates true prior to us for us to be the hub and then we'll share revenues.
That's the way we wanna do we wanna be a silicon valley of -- came.
What about those international.
Online companies and I think some on the based in the Virgin Islands is that is that they UK is that what you -- -- those risks that.
But that we -- shut them out.
-- fortunate -- that's up from federal government -- like them to remove the bad you can't.
Stop people from using the Internet if you guys that do that very good work from what you're establishing a monopoly.
You'll say in my state New -- only these casino companies that operate online gambling.
It's a monopoly and you all granting a monopoly on we -- -- help -- casinos there knowing it's a big industry thousands of people are employed.
Its monopoly that's we'll reserve I I hate to say this but doesn't have -- -- I'm gonna say it.
It doesn't know with a -- to just attack ads -- the corruption.
-- in the monopoly and who's not and you're the politician decides your in your account advocates you know have to go through the same licensing process and -- with their vendors as well we we have very long history.
Of of credible gambling activities and we're gonna keep about and you -- gonna happen.
You know without it you've got it.
By the fall will be -- often running for sure but let's -- that's very interesting and we appreciate you being with -- I think so if you do it in New -- it will probably spread elsewhere and we wanna be the hub for everyone -- that.
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