for New Jersey, especially Meadowlands Racetrack which is a short drive over the Hudson River from New York City. Meadowlands is expected to start taking bets in mid-July. The sportsbook will be run by giant Paddy Power Betfair.
"New York did me such a favor by not passing sports betting," Gural said. "That leaves me the entirety of New York City, Long Island, Westchester County. There are 15 million people that live within 20 miles of the Meadowlands. They gave me a tremendous gift."