Sports gambling is now legal in New Jersey, and even if the official legislature hasn't passed through the state, Monmouth Park has targeted Memorial Day, May 28th, as the first day of sports betting.

Shawn Michaels
Shawn Michaels

The William Hill Sports Bar at the racetrack will be converted into the sports book. Fans will be able to bet on any sporting event, just in time for the NBA Finals, starting on May 31st.

Even though yesterday I said this wasn't really appealing to me...somehow my mind changed in a day. I might not spend Memorial Day there, but it could be fun to head up to Monmouth Park at some point this summer and drop some dough on some games.

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