Nj lottery seats could soon be available online, thanks to a bill passed in December that appears to have legalized lottery that is online right under our very noses.
New Jersey Assemblyman John Burzichelli has made no mention publicly of a lottery that is online yet his bill appears to have legalized one.
AB 3094, which was signed into law fourteen days ago, flew entirely under everybody's radar because, mainly because it ended up being presented as a bill ostensibly to permit Garden State residents to have personal couriers deliver ticket for their home.
Sponsored by Senator Jim Whelan, (D-Atlantic) and Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-Gloucester), the bill is promoted as exactly that; a kind of 'meals on wheels' for lottery players, delivering seats to those who are housebound or have difficulty visiting a store.
Burzichelli has noted that many other services, such as for example food, water and clothing, are already delivered to 'make peoples' lives easier,' why maybe not tickets that are lottery?
'This bill is aimed at saving players' time and broadening a customer 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 Claims
Burzechelli has made no mention at all of legalizing online lotteries, but this is what his bill essentially does, even though it's perhaps not yet clear whether state authoriti