New Jersey lottery tickets could soon be available online, because of a bill passed in December that appears to have legalized online lottery sales appropriate under our very noses.
New Jersey Assemblyman John Burzichelli has made no mention publicly of an online lottery, yet his bill seems to have legalized one.
AB 3094, which was finalized into law fourteen days ago, flew completely under every person’s radar because, mainly because it had been presented as a bill fundamentally to allow Garden State residents to have couriers that are private ticket to their door.
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 tickets to those that are housebound or have difficulty visiting a shop.
Burzichelli has noted that many other services, such as meals, water and clothing, are already brought to ‘make peoples’ life easier,’ why not tickets that are lottery?
‘This bill is directed at saving players’ time and broadening a person base that provides revenue for services that benefit all New Jersey residents,’ he stated in a statement 13, on the day of its enactment february.
What the Bill Says
Burzechelli has made no mention at all of legalizing online lotteries, but that is what their bill really does, although it’s not yet clear whether state authorities intend to s (mer…)