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Four Stories To Watch In New Jersey Gambling In The New Year

It was an interesting year for the gaming industry in New Jersey. But there could be even more in store for 2018. Here’s a look at the big stories to watch in the new year.

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4/18/2018

article NJ Online Gambling Sites Score Big In March With Record $25 Million In Revenue
(New Jersey) -- The records keep coming for New Jersey online casinos. This latest mark, however, is Goliath. According to online gambling revenue figures released by...

4/16/2018

article New Jersey Online Casinos Set New Record With $25 Million March
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s online gambling industry closed March with record gross revenue of $25.6 million, its most successful month ever. The prior monthly...
article NJ Online Casinos Soar To New Heights, Generate $25 Million In March
(New Jersey) -- The March numbers were revealed in the latest New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement monthly casino revenue report, and suffice it to say, it was the...

4/14/2018

article He says he bought two Mega Millions tickets in his life. The second won him $533 million.
(New Jersey) -- Richard Wahl bought only two Mega Millions lottery tickets in his 47 years, and one was a dud. The other, purchased as an afterthought along with a Diet...

4/13/2018

article Inside Gaming: NJ Revenue Down in March, Online Growth Continues
(New Jersey) -- Yesterday the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released its monthly revenue report, showing an overall revenue decrease of 1.5 percent for the...
article New Jersey Casino Control Commission grants license application to Anthony Patrone
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Casino Control Commission has reportedly granted a key employee license to the former manager of a southern Louisiana casino in spite of...

4/12/2018

article New Jersey, Golden Nugget smash online revenue records
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market utterly demolished its previous revenue record in the month of March, as did its leading online...
article Online gaming up, industry continues 2018 down streak in March
(Atlantic City) -- Four nor’easters in March likely had an impact on the resort’s gaming figures as the industry experienced another down month to start 2018.
article Three Months, Three Records: NJ Online Gambling Industry Ends First Quarter With A Bang
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey online gambling sites enjoyed another record-shattering revenue month in March, with all but one of the state’s five licensees beating...

4/7/2018

article Retired NFL Rusher Clinton Portis Agrees to Pay Back Borgata $190K Gambling Debt
(Atlantic City) -- A former all-pro running back can’t run from a gambling debt. After more than seven years of legal wrangling, NFL star Clinton Portis has agreed...

4/2/2018

article Like Atlantic City, Monmouth Park Is Eagerly Awaiting Fate Of NJ Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- The future of legalized sports betting in New Jersey lies in the hands of nine US Supreme Court justices. Within the next few weeks, a ruling in Murphy...
article New Jersey man wins online casino record jackpot on first play
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey man said a round of post-work boredom led him to sign up for an online gambling app -- and he won a record-setting jackpot on his first play.

3/31/2018

article Man Signs Up for Internet Gambling and Wins $194,000 on First Spin
(Atlantic City) -- A New Jersey man who signed up for internet gambling has won nearly $194,000 on his very first spin of an online slots game. Anibal Lopes, of...

3/28/2018

article New Jersey’s New Governor Phil Murphy Wants North Jersey Casino
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has a new Democratic governor, Phil Murphy, and that means a casino in north Jersey is back on the agenda.

3/27/2018

article Prieto wants new casino, master plan for Meadowlands
(New Jersey) -- A new casino and Meadowlands regional master plan are at the top of the wish list for Vincent Prieto, the new president of the New Jersey Sports &...

3/26/2018

article Casino Reinvestment Head Steps Aside, Gov. Murphy Appointment Is In
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is getting a new head of its Casino Reinvestment Development Authority. Christopher Howard, executive director of the CRDA, has announced that...

3/23/2018

article At Golden Nugget Casino NJ The “Live” In Live Dealer Takes On A New Meaning
(Atlantic City) -- Live Dealer games have been nothing short of a boon for Golden Nugget Casino. Since launching in August 2016, the format — exclusive in New...

3/22/2018

article CCGNJ Aims at Raising Awareness of Problem Gambling Effects
(New Jersey) -- The Council of Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) has demonstrated its willingness to spread awareness of problem gambling, and more specifically...

3/21/2018

article Why Has New Jersey Refrained From Launching An Online Lottery?
(New Jersey) -- The state of New Jersey offers just about every possible option for iGaming. It was one of the first states to boast online casinos and poker rooms, is a...

3/19/2018

article NJ Online Gambling Sites Buoy A Slow February At Atlantic City Casinos
(New Jersey) -- Normally, when it rains, it pours. That wasn’t the case this past month when a spike in online gambling helped temper losses that Atlantic City...

3/16/2018

article New Jersey Online Casinos Put Up A Monster Revenue Number In February
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released its monthly casino revenue report on Wednesday. Total casino revenue took a significant hit thanks...

3/15/2018

article $21.99 Million - New Jersey's Online Gaming Market has Back-to-Back Record Months
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Online Casinos are on a roll! And the games are hot. For the second consecutive month the NJ regulated online gambling market has set a new...
article New Jersey Internet Casino Win Grows 17 Percent
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey-controlled online casinos have started out this year with a bang. According to figures from state regulators, the internet betting...
press release New PartyCasino Joins NJ Online Gambling Industry Under Borgata License
(New Jersey) -- The list of New Jersey online casinos has grown by one this week. Without much fanfare, GVC rolled out a PartyCasino product to operate alongside...

3/8/2018

article NJ iPoker Growth Set To Outpace Online Casinos in 2018
(New Jersey) -- In 2017, New Jersey’s online gambling revenues spiked by an impressive 25% to $245.6 million versus the previous year, while this year the market...

3/2/2018

article New Jersey Online Casinos Still Have Plenty Of Room To Grow In 2018 And Beyond
(New Jersey) -- The narrative for New Jersey online casinos has done a 180. Online gambling got off to a slow start in New Jersey. Instead of the promised panacea, the...

2/28/2018

press release New Analyst White Paper: New Jersey Online Gambling 2017 Recap and 2018 Outlook
(New Jersey) -- Analysts from DGS Media, which tracks New Jersey's legal online gambling and casino industry on its website, NJOnlineGambling.com, have released a...

2/22/2018

article Exploring New Jersey’s emerging online casino gaming scene
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s Atlantic City is in the midst of a facelift. The town, famed for its iconic boardwalk and glitzy casino scene, is in the first stages...

2/21/2018

article New Jersey Online Poker Still Flailing in Isolation While Online Casino Revenues Reach a New High
(New Jersey) -- Online poker operators in New Jersey collectively suffered their worst January on record in terms of revenue since the market launched more than five...
article Philly developer Blatstein takes step toward N.J. casino license two years after buying Showboat
(Atlantic City) -- Showboat Atlantic City hotel owner Bart Blatstein has asked New Jersey regulators to declare him eligible to operate a casino in the state, a possible...

2/17/2018

article The Positive Effect of Online Gambling in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- It is a very good time to talk about the effect of online gambling in New Jersey due to the anniversary coming up. This month is the five-year...

2/16/2018

article Online boosts struggling New Jersey market in January
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey reported a 16.7% year-on-year increase in online gaming win in the month of January, despite revenue from its land-based market dropping 12.6%.

2/15/2018

article Golden Nugget sets online gambling revenue record in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market set a new revenue record in January, while the Golden Nugget smashed its own individual operator...

2/13/2018

article Battle for North Jersey Gambling Expansion Continues
(New Jersey) -- The ongoing battle over the expansion of gambling services in New Jersey continues as lawmakers consider whether adding more brick & mortar casinos...
article New Jersey Lawmakers Fear Keno Will Hurt Atlantic City Casinos
(New Jersey) -- Amid fears the game could negatively impact Atlantic City casinos, New Jersey lawmakers have introduced legislation that would reduce the frequency of...

2/12/2018

article Keno-style lottery game overhaul keeps NJ lawmaker worried
(New Jersey) -- A new keno-style lottery game in New Jersey has been causing Democratic Rep. Ralph Caputo sleepless nights. Keno-style lottery game overhaul keeps NJ...
article New Jersey Voters Favor Atlantic City Retaining Casino Monopoly, New Poll Finds
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey voters do not want to end Atlantic City’s monopoly on casinos and allow gambling resorts to come to northern parts of the state. That...
article Report: Online gambling in NJ generates $245.6 mil in ‘17
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s online gambling industry generated $245.6 million in revenue in 2017, up 24.9 percent from the previous year’s $196.7 million,...

2/11/2018

article New Jersey Lottery Game Hurts Atlantic City Casinos, State Lawmakers Contend
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Lottery game Quick Draw poses a serious threat to Atlantic City casinos, so says two state lawmakers arguing this week before the Assembly...

2/10/2018

article N.J. lawmakers want to crack down on those Quick Draw games you may be playing in bars
(New Jersey) -- A pair of New Jersey lawmakers want to dramatically scale back a keno-style monitor game popular at bars and restaurants they warn will cut into Atlantic...

2/9/2018

article Voters still overwhelmingly disapprove of North Jersey casinos, new poll finds
(New Jersey) -- Nearly a year and a half after many state lawmakers and lobbyists tried to expand gambling outside of Atlantic City, the idea of building casinos in...

2/8/2018

article New Jersey considers overhauling keno-style lottery game
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers on Thursday considered overhauling a new keno-style lottery game that the bill's sponsor worries will draw business away from...

2/7/2018

article Fighting For A Slice Of The Proverbial Pie: Can Atlantic City Sustain Nine Casinos?
(Atlantic City) -- Excitement is building in Atlantic City over the forthcoming opening of Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino. However, the city is facing...
article The CCGNJ Helps Disordered Gamblers Recover in the New Year
(New Jersey) -- In the early months of 2018, many people are still working towards self-improvement goals, including recovery. The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New...

1/27/2018

article New Jersey’s gambling problem is bad, likely to get worse
(New Jersey) -- State and federal officials waited too long to aggressively combat opioid addiction. That made the crisis more destructive and required the harder work...

1/25/2018

article New Jersey Online Gambling Field Reaches 5-Year Stellar Gambling Revenue Growth
(New Jersey) -- The state of New Jersey is worldwide-known for its status of a gambling hub and a location which is constantly on the lookout for new offerings and...

1/18/2018

article New Jersey online gambling set to grow in 2018
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's legal online gambling industry will follow up a remarkable 2017 with more growth in 2018, albeit at more modest pace than in years...

1/16/2018

article Christie vetoes bill that would have created growth zone around the Atlantic City airport
(Atlantic City) -- In a bitter defeat of efforts to create an aviation industry in Atlantic County, Gov. Chris Christie pocket-vetoed a bill designating an economic...

1/15/2018

article New Jersey Online Casino Revenue Showing Decline For First Time In Months
(New Jersey) -- Online gambling in the garden seen the first drop in revenues for the first time in months. The New Jersey Division for Gaming Enforcement released the...
article New Jersey online gaming win up 24.9% in 2017
(New Jersey) -- Online gaming win New Jersey totalled $245.6m (€201.2m) in 2017, an increase of 24.9% on the previous year and a record for the US state. This...
article NJ Online Gambling Made Almost $250 Million In 2017
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement revealed the final online gaming revenue numbers for 2017 on Friday, and December didn’t disappoint....

1/12/2018

article 2017 Is A Banner Year For NJ Online Casinos, Even If The Days Of Explosive Growth Are Over
(New Jersey) -- NJ online gambling sites banked a total of $20,757,645 in December, $1,937,061 at the poker tables and $18,820,584 in casino games, according to data...
article NJ Online Gambling Industry Nearly Hits A Quarter Of A Billion Dollars In Revenue For 2017
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey releases the gross revenue numbers for its regulated online poker sites and NJ’s online casinos each month, generally about two weeks...

1/6/2018

article Former Gov. Byrne's legacy in South Jersey includes gaming, Pinelands
(New Jersey) -- Former Gov. Brendan Byrne never lived in South Jersey, but he felt proudest of his legacy protecting the Pinelands here. He also felt some of his deepest...

1/5/2018

article Golden Nugget launches Texas Hold'em-style online poker game
(Atlantic City) -- Golden Nugget Atlantic City has gone live with America’s first online live-dealer hold’em table from $1 antes. “Being the first to...

1/4/2018

article Brendan Byrne, former N.J. governor and elder statesman, dies at age 93
(New Jersey) -- Former Gov. Brendan T. Byrne, who left an enduring legacy on New Jersey that ranged from a bruising struggle to enact the state's first income tax and...
article Brendan Byrne Dead at 93
(New Jersey) -- Brendan Byrne, a two-term New Jersey governor, as well as county prosecutor and judge, has died at age 93. While he’s often remembered for...
article Brendan T. Byrne: A Life You’d Buy If You Could
(New Jersey) -- Brendan T. Byrne, the 47th governor of New Jersey, died Thursday at 93. Byrne was a towering figure in New Jersey politics: The last two-term Democratic...
article Former Gov. Brendan T. Byrne dead at 93
(New Jersey) -- Former Gov. Brendan T. Byrne, who presided over the legalization of casino gambling and the construction of the Meadowlands Sports Complex and whose...
article Former New Jersey governor Brendan Byrne dies at 93
(New Jersey) -- Brendan Byrne, the former New Jersey governor who brought casino gambling to the state, died Thursday. He was 93. A World War II veteran, Byrne served as...

1/3/2018

article Miss America $4 Million Casino Tax Funding Subsidy Threatened, New Jersey Lawmakers Want to Nix Deal After Just One Year
(Atlantic City) -- The Miss America Organization (MAO) negotiated a sweetheart of a deal with New Jersey’s Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) in 2017...

1/2/2018

article Four Stories To Watch In New Jersey Gambling In The New Year
(New Jersey) -- It was an interesting year for the gaming industry in New Jersey. But there could be even more in store for 2018. Here’s a look at the big stories...

12/27/2017

article New Chairman for New Jersey Casino Control Commission Appointed
(Atlantic City) -- The New Jersey Casino Control Commission officially has a new face as the head of the agency. On Tuesday, December 26th, James Plousis was sworn in as...

12/26/2017

article Assembly defies voters in approving casino gaming at racetracks
(New Jersey) -- Just over a year ago, New Jersey voters stated emphatically they didn’t want casino gambling in North Jersey. They voted 4 to 1 against a ballot...

12/24/2017

article BLOG: New Jersey’s Online Gaming Revenue For November 2017 Mixed
(New Jersey) -- In November and for the ninth straight month, New Jersey online gaming operators brought in over $20 million in casino revenue for the month. According...

12/22/2017

article On The Last Days Of Christmas, NJ Online Casinos Gave To Me…Money
(New Jersey) -- Twas the weekend before Christmas, a time that is usually devoted to last-minute gift shopping and holiday parties where people where ugly sweaters. But...
press release New Jersey's Legal Online Casinos Surpass $700 Million
(New Jersey) -- Okay, so it didn't happen in the first year as many expected but it did happen... New Jersey's legal online casinos surpassed $700 million in...

12/21/2017

article All bets off for North Jersey casinos?
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's Senate president said he doesn't see the state asking voters again whether to authorize a casino near New York City “anytime...

12/20/2017

article There’s Still No Timeline For Online Poker Player Pooling Involving New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- The legalization of online gambling in Pennsylvania was the biggest iGaming story of 2017, but it wasn’t the year’s only major development....
article Some Key Lawmakers Ready To Put The North Jersey Casino Issue To Bed
(New Jersey) -- The referendum to build casinos in northern New Jersey won’t be reappearing on the ballot any time soon. In an interview with The Associated Press...

12/19/2017

article Casino in North Jersey? Don't bet on it, top lawmaker says
(New Jersey) -- Don't count on seeing a casino opening in North Jersey any time soon, if ever, according to the state's most powerful lawmaker. State Senate...
article North Jersey Casino Question Won’t Go Before Voters in 2018, Per State Senate President Stephen Sweeney
(New Jersey) -- The North Jersey casino referendum that voters easily rejected during the 2016 election will not be back on the ballot next fall, or perhaps ever,...
article New Jersey Senate President Pours Cold Water On Possible Casino Expansion In State
(New Jersey) -- It does not appear that the issue of expanding casino gambling outside Atlantic City will be coming before New Jersey legislators, at least in the short...

12/18/2017

article Doubts cast on future of North Jersey casinos: Report
(New Jersey) -- Casinos in North Jersey may never see the light of day. New Jersey residents in 2018 and 2019 may not be asked whether or not a casino in the northern...
article No referendum on casino near NYC soon 'if ever'
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's Senate president said he doesn't see the state asking voters again whether to authorize a casino near New York City "anytime...

12/15/2017

article New Jersey Online Gambling Succeeds with Lifetime Revenue Mark
(New Jersey) -- Lifetime revenues for the online gambling market in New Jersey has surpassed the $700 million mark. The month of November’s growth revenues is what...

12/14/2017

article New Jersey Online Gambling up 24% to $18.8M in November
(New Jersey) -- In November, Atlantic City’s seven casinos generated $206.4 million in revenue, marking a 4.6% increase compared to the $197.2 million collected in the...

12/13/2017

article BLOG: NJ Gambling Sites Come Up Clutch With Another $20 Million Month; Could December Be A Record Breaker?
(New Jersey) -- NJ online casinos banked $20,610,216 in November, a 20% year-over-year gain, according to data released Wednesday by the Division of Gaming Enforcement (...
article New Jersey passes casino bill
(New Jersey) -- A state Senate committee from New Jersey approved a measure that would allow casinos in Atlantic City to remain open through a state government shutdown...

12/12/2017

article NJ Assembly Approves Bill to Allow Online Gambling at Racetracks
(New Jersey) -- Lawmakers in the New Jersey General Assembly have approved a bill that will allow horse racing tracks to offer on-site online gambling, also known as...

12/11/2017

article Plousis was appointed as the new CCC chairman
(New Jersey) -- James T. Plousis has been appointed as the new chairman of the Casino Control Commission for the next five years. New Jersey’s Senate approved the...

12/9/2017

article Could online gaming cafes be coming to New Jersey race tracks?
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s General Assembly has approved a bill that would authorize horse racing tracks to offer casino-like gaming on their grounds in the form...
article Plousis appointed head of Casino Control Commission
(New Jersey) -- James T. Plousis, the former Cape May County sheriff, will lead the Casino Control Commission for the next five years as Atlantic City’s gaming...

12/8/2017

article New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill to Allow Internet Gambling Cafés at Horse Tracks
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Assembly approved a measure Thursday that would permit horse racing tracks to operate internet gambling cafes. Assembly Bill 4255 was...
article New Jersey lawmakers want to resuscitate racing industry
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers want to give the state’s horse-racing tracks a piece of the action on Internet gambling. The state assembly was due to vote...

12/4/2017

article New Legislation Allows New Jersey To Enter Into International Online Gambling Agreements
(New Jersey) -- With SCOTUS listening to oral arguments for Christie vs. NCAA, a case that will likely determine the legality of sports betting in the US, the eyes of...

12/3/2017

article Online gaming revenues continue to grow
(Atlantic City) -- When Gov. Chris Christie signed internet gaming legislation into law in February 2013, it was touted as another option that would make the resort...

12/1/2017

article Wallach: NJ will have sports betting by 2018 NFL season
(New Jersey) -- The question isn’t whether or not the Supreme Court will rule in New Jersey’s favor on Monday; it’s how resounding the victory will be...

11/30/2017

article As New Jersey Waits Out SCOTUS PASPA Decision, State Gives Virtual Sports Green Light
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey will have to wait until next year for the Supreme Court’s ultimate decision when it comes to the state’s right to offer legalized...
article Governor Christie’s Feud Shakes Up New Jersey Regulatory Agency
(New Jersey) -- In his final days in office, Republican Governor Chris Christie has nominated a new chairman of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission (NJCCC) in...

11/29/2017

article BLOG: The Rebirth Is Here: New Jersey Gambling Industry Sees 21 Percent Growth
(New Jersey) -- At this time last year, Atlantic City casinos were reeling. The Trump Taj Mahal had just shut its doors after a months-long labor stoppage. Cantankerous...

11/20/2017

article Four years on, New Jersey’s online casino industry is showing a healthy return
(New Jersey) -- The legalization of online casino gaming in New Jersey has been a success, according to figures publicized by PlayNJ.com. Online casino gaming was...
article New Jersey reports revenue fall in October
(New Jersey) -- The Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) of New Jersey revealed that based upon filings, casino win from the industry, including the discontinued...
article New Jersey reveals online gaming success on anniversary
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey generated $682.6m (€581m) in online gaming revenue during the first four years of regulation in the US state. Official figures from the...
article NJ igaming celebrates four years of growth
(New Jersey) -- Four years on from the US state of New Jersey legalising and regulating real-money igaming, analysts are hailing the jurisdiction’s record “...
article BLOG: How Casinos Are Taking More Responsibility When It Comes To Problem Gaming
(New Jersey) -- On the surface, there seems to be an inherent dichotomy between gaming and responsible gaming. However, as the casino industry continues to evolve,...

11/18/2017

article New Jersey boosted by online gaming growth in October
(New Jersey) -- A solid month for the online segment has boosted Atlantic City’s casino revenues to $206m in October, with the year-to-date figure for online...

11/17/2017

article New Jersey Internet Casinos Pass $200M In Online Gambling Revenue For Year
(New Jersey) -- This Aug. 2, 2017 photo shows a game of internet slots under way in Atlantic City, N.J. Figures released by New Jersey gambling regulators on November 15...

11/16/2017

article Online Gambling Fueling Atlantic City Rebound, Casinos Up Two Percent in October
(Atlantic City) -- Online gambling once again helped the seven remaining Atlantic City casinos post a positive monthly gain. The internet sites generated $20.6 million...

11/15/2017

article NJ Online Casinos Bank Over $20 Million For Eighth Consecutive Month
(New Jersey) -- Key insights: The industry grossed over $20 million for its eighth consecutive month. October online casino revenue was up .8% M/M and 30.5% Y/Y, mostly...
article NJ Online Gambling Sets New Record For Annual Revenue, With Two Months Left In 2017
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey releases the gross revenue numbers for its regulated online poker sites and NJ’s online casinos each month, generally about two weeks...
article Golden Nugget flirts with NJ online gambling revenue record
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market posted its eighth straight month of +$20m revenue despite online poker’s returns tumbling...

11/10/2017

article Plousis Replaces Levinson on Casino Control Commission
(New Jersey) -- Gov. Chris Christie appointed former Cape May County Sheriff James Plousis as chairman of the Casino Control Commission Nov. 9, The Press of Atlantic...

11/8/2017

article Divine Fortune Fast Becoming Most Frequently Hit Jackpot Slot In New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- While there are currently around 25 progressive slots offered at NJ online casinos, one title, Divine Fortune, has stood out from the pack, delivering...

10/31/2017

article How online gaming in Pennsylvania can help New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- Pennsylvania on Monday became the fourth state in the nation, and the first since New Jersey, to legalize online gambling. Once the Keystone State gets...

10/30/2017

article Which Online Poker and Casino Brands From NJ Will Be Available in Pennsylvania?
(New Jersey) -- The big news last week, and it was very big news, was that both chambers of the Pennsylvania State Legislature passed a bill that vastly expands gambling...

10/23/2017

article COLUMN: New revenue? New problems. Online gambling could be a 'gateway drug'
(New Jersey) -- Facing the weakest economic recovery in decades, states are rushing to tap what many lawmakers consider a reliable way to generate new revenue --...

10/20/2017

article New Jersey Governor candidates both favor expansion of casino gambling
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey appears likely to reconsider expansion of casino gambling to North Jersey, no matter whom voters elect as the next governor.
article North Jersey Casinos, Atlantic City Takeover Come Up In NJ Gubernatorial Debate
(New Jersey) -- The prospect of North Jersey casinos and the future of Atlantic City both came up in the governor’s race in New Jersey on Wednesday night.

10/18/2017

article NJ Casinos Post A September To Remember, With Online Gambling Lending A Helping Hand
(New Jersey) -- September 2017 turned out to be a pretty good month for New Jersey casinos, online and off. In fact, according to figures released by the New Jersey...

10/16/2017

article N.J. online gamblers: You can soon face off against players in 2 other states
(New Jersey) -- It's the latest move that could help jolt life into the Garden State's gaming industry: an agreement that will allow New Jersey gamblers to play...
article New Jersey signs interstate compact with Delaware, Nevada
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has entered into an interstate compact with Delaware and Nevada in a move that will allow the three US states to share online poker player...
article Daily Number: 7
(New Jersey) -- The state’s regulated online casinos combined to generate $20.4 million in September, according to the New Jersey Monthly Internet Gross Revenue...

10/15/2017

article New Jersey Signs Interstate Online Poker Agreement With Nevada And Delaware
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced on October 13 that the Garden State has entered into a multistate online poker agreement with Nevada and...

10/13/2017

article New Jersey Governor Candidates Face Off In Oct. 18 Debate
(Pennsylvania) -- Who should replace Gov. Chris Christie as New Jersey’s chief executive? CBS3, along with The Record and William Paterson University, will seek to help...

10/12/2017

press release New Jersey online casinos hit $20 million in monthly revenue for seventh consecutive month
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's online casinos once again displayed strength in September, surpassing $20 million in monthly revenue for the seventh consecutive month...
article New Jersey online gambling revenue tops $20m for 7th month
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market posted its seventh straight month of +$20m revenue in September, although the online poker...
article September casino gaming numbers to be released
(Atlantic City) -- The state Department of Gaming Enforcement will release casino revenue totals for the month of September this afternoon.

10/11/2017

article SMALL: Why regulation has helped not hindered affiliates in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- I’m involved with two websites that promote online gambling in New Jersey: PocketFives and NJ Online Gambling. While many affiliates have shied...

10/6/2017

article New Jersey warns online operators to leave Australia
(New Jersey) -- David Rebuck, director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has sent a letter to the online gambling operators that hold licenses in...

9/29/2017

article What Scientific Games’ Acquisition Of NYX Means For NJ Online Gambling
(New Jersey) -- Scientific Games has acquired NYX Gaming for the price of $631 million in a move that appears driven by its US market aspirations.

9/25/2017

article NJ sells bonds to cover casino tax appeals
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has sold more than US$68 million in bonds in order to fund tax-appeal settlements with seven former and current casinos in Atlantic City. The...

9/22/2017

article Another Month of New Jersey Online Gaming Growth
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey online gaming market continues to grow and collect more revenue with each passing month. New records are set regularly, and August 2017...

9/21/2017

article New Jersey’s Live Poker Market Took A Slight Downswing In August
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey poker scene experienced a bit of a downturn in the month of August. In fact, according to numbers released by the New Jersey Division of...

9/18/2017

article New Jersey Narrowly Misses Online Gambling Record
(New Jersey) -- Online gaming sites operating in the state of New Jersey won a combined $21.3 million from gamblers in August, according to figures released last week by...

9/14/2017

article New Jersey iGaming Revenue Hits $21.2M in August
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s online gambling market generated $21.2 million in August, up by a massive 32.4% compared to the same month last year, and marking six...

8/29/2017

article LEGAL BLOG: New Jersey Fantasy Sports Law Enacted
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey recently became the latest state to legalize fantasy sports when Governor Chris Christie formally signed newly-passed legislation into law....

8/27/2017

article Keno not altering N.J. lottery target
(New Jersey) -- Gov. Christie's administration has not required the private firm running part of New Jersey's lottery to generate more money for the state, even...

8/24/2017

article OP/ED: More needs to be done, especially by NJ, to reduce problem gambling
(New Jersey) -- People have enjoyed gambling for thousands of years, probably since they became people. Making bets is just the most direct example. Humans have made...

8/21/2017

article Breaking Down NJ Online Gambling Revenue By Brand Tells An Interesting Tale
(New Jersey) -- Every month, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement posts a breakdown of gaming revenue in the state. This information is divided in several ways...
article HENDERSON: Lesniak’s vision for an internet gambling mecca is puzzling
(Washington D.C.) -- Earlier this month, New Jersey Senator Ray Lesniak stated: "I've changed my mission from making New Jersey the Silicon Valley of Internet gaming to...

8/16/2017

article July pushes online casinos in New Jersey past the $600m mark since iGaming began
(New Jersey) -- July was a milestone month for the state of New Jersey when it comes to online gaming. Since legalizing and regulating online casino and poker gaming in...
article The Nugget Is Still Golden During Another $20 Million Online Casino Month
(New Jersey) -- July was a solid but unspectacular month for the New Jersey online gaming industry. New Jersey’s online gaming operators tallied over $20 million...

8/15/2017

article Bill To Legalize International Player Pools For NJ Online Poker Will Drop Next Week, State Senator Says
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey state Sen. Ray Lesniak intends to introduce legislation to allow people outside of the state to place bets at NJ online casinos and poker...
article It’s No Jackpot, But Online Gambling Tax Contributes Millions to NJ's Coffers
(New Jersey) -- Online gambling, which got off to an unimpressive start initially, has turned it around and now is emerging as a significant source of revenue for the...
article It’s No Jackpot, But Online Gambling Tax Contributes Millions to NJ's Coffers
(New Jersey) -- Although tax revenue from Internet gaming has not met some supporters’ projections, it’s becoming a reliable source of cash for the state...
article New Jersey online gaming revenue up again in July
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has revealed that revenue from regulated online gambling activities in the state increased 18.5% year-on-...
article New Jersey’s iGaming revenue continues to grow
(New Jersey) -- Revenue generated by New Jersey's online casinos rose to over $600m in total since their legalisation in November 2013. The month of July saw New...

8/14/2017

article Bill Proposed By Sen. Lesniak Aims To Open The Floodgates Of NJ Online Gambling Pool
(New Jersey) -- Online gambling in New Jersey is already booming, but a new proposal from state Sen. Ray Lesniak could make it even bigger. Lesniak recently announced...

8/11/2017

article Wealth of Slots Rule NJ’s iGaming Space
(New Jersey) -- When online gambling went live in New Jersey in November 2013, online poker players rejoiced. Here—along with Nevada and Delaware’s online...

8/6/2017

article Ray Lesniak to transform New Jersey into the mecca of internet gaming
(New Jersey) -- Democrat Senator, Ray Lesniak, vows to turn New Jersey into the mecca of Internet gaming, by amending state online gambling laws to open up the...

8/4/2017

article Betfair claims US-first with ‘Colossus Fracpot’ cash-out slot
(Las Vegas) -- Betfair has launched what it believes to be the first ‘cash-out’ slot game in the US in partnership with Colossus Bets and GAN. Colossus...
article Betfair NJ partners with GAN & Colossus Bets to introduce cash-out to US gaming audiences.
(London) -- Betfair announces the arrival of the Colossus Fracpot, the world’s first cash-out slot, to its New Jersey site. The US giant has partnered with leading...
article Lawmaker Looks to Fix New Jersey Liquidity Problem
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey legalized online poker and casino games were legalized in February 2013, and the first sites launched in November of that year. The industry...
article New Jersey settles long-running Atlantic City casino tax appeal cases
(Atlantic City) -- In New Jersey, a state-appointed mediator has reportedly resolved a series of long-running casino tax appeal cases after agreeing to settlement deals...

8/3/2017

article Lesniak Wants New Jersey to Open Its Online Gambling Doors to World
(New Jersey) -- State Sen. Ray Lesniak believes New Jersey is ready to take the next step in shaping the landscape of online gambling, saying earlier this week that he...
article New Jersey lawmaker eyes international reach for Internet betting
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey lawmaker wants to let other countries and states get in on his state's growing Internet gambling market. State Senator Raymond Lesniak...
article New Jersey senator wants New Jersey’s online casinos to be available to international players
(New Jersey) -- The US state of New Jersey has a thriving land-based and online casino industry, with the state legalizing the latter officially in late 2013. Now it...
article New Jersey settles Atlantic City casino taxes dispute
(Atlantic City) -- The long-running dispute over casino tax appeals involving a number of Atlantic City casinos has today been settled by a special state-appointed city...
article Op-Ed: Rodney Frelinghuysen Must Stand Strong on Online Gaming
(New Jersey) -- It is not often New Jersey leads the way for constitutional-interpreted policy, but thanks to a one-man campaign to overturn a half-dozen state laws, the...

8/2/2017

article Lawmaker eyes international reach for internet betting
(Atlantic City) -- A state senator wants to let other countries and states get in on New Jersey's growing internet gambling market. Sen. Raymond Lesniak, D-Union,...
article Lesniak Bill Would Expand NJ Internet Gaming Market
(New Jersey) -- State Sen. Ray Lesniak announced Wednesday he will introduce a bill vastly expanding New Jersey’s Internet gambling market to allow bets placed in...

8/1/2017

article MGM Launches The First Online Casino Ever To Carry Its Name In New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- MGM Resorts International launched its New Jersey online casino on Tuesday, the first time the iconic gaming company has lent its name to an iGaming site.
article New Jersey Hopeful for Online Poker Liquidity-Sharing With Nevada and Pennsylvania but Not UK
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement said this week it had reopened talks with Nevada about online poker liquidity sharing and that it’s...

7/31/2017

article Top NJ Gaming Regulator Eyes Online Poker Compacts with Nevada, PA In Wide-Ranging Interview
(New Jersey) -- In an interview with Roger Gros, the publisher of Global Gaming Business, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Director David Rebuck discussed a...
article Bill aims to stop lottery keno game
(New Jersey) -- A new keno being offered by the New Jersey Lottery Commission essentially expands casino-style gaming outside the resort, according to legislation...

7/30/2017

article New Jersey online gaming revenue increases for June
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is one of only three states in the US that offers online gaming for residents as well as visitors within their borders to enjoy. For the month...

7/29/2017

article Online Poker Down, Gaming Up in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement releases monthly statistics for its online gambling industry. The regular insights give interested parties...

7/27/2017

article PODCAST: David Rebuck, Director, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement
(New Jersey) -- Dave Rebuck is now the longest-serving director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement in its 40-year history. But with a new governor being...

7/24/2017

article Christie Defends New Jersey’s Successful Regulated Online Gambling Industry
(New Jersey) -- Last week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a resolution urging the Trump administration and Congress “to oppose measures and actions to...

7/18/2017

article Lottery's keno-like Quick Draw now at 400 N.J. bars and restaurants
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Lottery officials went to one of the state's best-known bar towns to unveil its latest product, a keno-like game of chance available in...

7/17/2017

article PokerStars Hopes $300K Series Turns Up The Heat For NJ Online Poker
(New Jersey) -- At the end of July, PokerStars NJ will debut a new online tournament series, dubbed the Summer Series. The 12-event series will take place over eight...

7/14/2017

article New Jersey’s Online Poker Market Hits Rock Bottom
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s online casino operations continued to go from strength to strength in June, but online poker fell off a cliff. According to figures...

7/13/2017

article New Jersey's online gaming revenue up 23% in June
(Atlantic City) -- The state of New Jersey reported a 23% year-on-year increase in online gaming revenue during the month of June. Atlantic City’s seven casinos...

7/12/2017

article Atlantic City Casinos Post Revenue Gains, Thanks to Internet Gambling
(Atlantic City) -- Internet gambling has helped to give Atlantic City casinos a boost in revenue last month. In June, an increase of more than 23 percent in online...
article In NJ “Internet Gambling Is Difference Between A Good Month And A Bad One”
(New Jersey) -- With total revenue eclipsing $20 million, New Jersey’s June online gambling revenue numbers fall into the solid, if not spectacular category. June...
article Internet gambling boosts Atlantic City revenue in June
(Atlantic City) -- A nice boost from internet gambling helped push Atlantic City's casino revenue into the black in June. The city's seven brick-and-mortar...
article NJ Online Casinos Still Generate $20 Million In June, But Poker Has Worst Month Ever
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey releases the gross revenue numbers for its regulated online poker sites and NJ’s online casinos each month, generally about two weeks...

7/11/2017

article PokerStars event to make New Jersey debut in October
(Atlantic City) -- PokerStars’ popular live poker tournament series Megastack is coming to Resorts Casino Hotel in October after a successful debut in Europe. The...

7/10/2017

article New bill to keep New Jersey casinos open
(New Jersey) -- Senate President Steve Sweeney and Jim Whelan and Jeff Van Drew, senators, introduced a bill that wants to amend a law that authorises New Jersey casinos...

7/7/2017

article This would prevent Atlantic City casinos from closing in a state shutdown
(New Jersey) -- It was a threat that hung over the recent state government shutdown: that Atlantic City's casinos might be forced to close if the impasse lasted...

7/4/2017

article How New Jersey Governor Chris Christie saved Atlantic City’s casinos amid closed beach saga
(New Jersey) -- Three days into a government shutdown, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a $37.4 billion budget agreement that restored nonessential government...
article NJ crisis threatens casinos
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey failed to pass the budget last Saturday leading to a major shutdown throughout the state’s activities, which could also jeopardise...

7/3/2017

article Atlantic City casinos could shut down Saturday if state fails to reopen
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City casinos could be forced to shut down this weekend if the state legislature and Gov. Chris Christie fail to pass a budget and reopen the...
article Casinos, racetracks could close by Saturday if government shutdown drags on
(New Jersey) -- As the state government shutdown enters its third day Monday, casinos and racetracks are keeping their doors open but it's not clear for how long.
article New wrinkle in N.J. state shutdown: Could casinos soon close?
(New Jersey) -- In 2008, Gov. Jon Corzine signed a law designed to prevent Atlantic City's casinos from closing if there were ever another state government shutdown...
article NJ casinos could shutter if budget resolution not found
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City’s casinos could be forced to shut down at the end of this week owing to the continuing budget disagreement between the state...
article PODCAST: New Report: Web Gambling Pays
(New Jersey) -- With New Jersey about to finally get its day in the U.S. Supreme Court over a federal ban on sports betting, a new report is out trumpeting the benefits...

7/1/2017

article Local beaches, fireworks, lottery & casinos: What’s still open during NJ shutdown
(New Jersey) -- You can still gamble and see fireworks in New Jersey during the state government shutdown. And while Island Beach State Park and state campsites are...

6/29/2017

article CCGNJ Executive Director Neva Pryor Quoted in the Press of Atlantic City
(New Jersey) -- Neva Pryor, Executive Director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, was quoted in reference to the rise of gambling in The Press of...

6/28/2017

article NJ Legislature Tells Trump To Leave Its Online Gambling Alone
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Legislature has spoken. It wants the federal government to keep its hands off online gambling. Both chambers of the New Jersey legislature...

6/27/2017

article How David Slew Goliath
(New Jersey) -- The evidence is now indisputable: Online gambling has buoyed the Atlantic City casino industry. The year 2016 saw casino revenue rise for the first time...

6/22/2017

article NextGen bring its slots to New Jersey with a little help from PokerStars
(New Jersey) -- NextGen slots can be played at online casinos the world over, but until recently one exception to that rule was New Jersey. Online casino opportunities...

6/20/2017

article Casinos, states winning big from online gambling
(New Jersey) -- For the past few years, New Jersey casinos have been losing money like most of their customers - consistently. But in the past six months, the popularity...
article VICTOR-STRATEGIES: What’s Bad About NJ Online Casinos? A Recent Report Suggests Nothing
(New Jersey) -- A new economic impact study of New Jersey online gambling concludes online gambling is extremely beneficial for the state. The study was commissioned by...
article If PA Expands Gambling, What Does It Mean For Atlantic City And NJ?
(New Jersey) -- Pennsylvania’s legislature is currently in the middle of authorizing what could be a massive expansion of gambling in the state. What, if any,...

6/19/2017

article Legal online gambling record month helps New Jersey eclipse $100 million in total tax revenue
(New Jersey) -- Data analyzed by PlayNJ.com analysts shows the certain impact of the regulated online gambling industry in New Jersey after generating $21.1 million in...
article Online gaming brings increased revenue, jobs to New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- A new report analysing the effects of igaming in New Jersey has found that the industry is generating tax revenue, adding jobs and inspiring...

6/14/2017

article Borgata new cellar-dweller on New Jersey online gambling chart
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market came just shy of setting a new all-time monthly revenue record in May despite poker’s...

6/1/2017

article Betting on races already run? Tracks eye new source of cash
(New Jersey) -- It sounds like the ultimate sure thing — or the ultimate sucker’s bet: Wagering money on horse races that have already happened.

5/31/2017

article Monmouth Park, other NJ racetracks eyed for historical racing machines
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers may be warming to the idea of aiding Monmouth Park and other racetracks by allowing installation of slot-like historical racing...
article Problem gambling not so uncommon in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- Living in a state with seven casinos and the ability to wager online may be convenient for those who get the gambling itch every once in a while. But the...

5/29/2017

article PODCAST: The fight over North Jersey casinos is set to continue
(Atlantic City) -- On this week's Atlantic City Story podcast, we focus on the casino industry after spending a couple of days at the 21st annual East Coast Gaming...

5/27/2017

article Interactive experiences a big part of New Jersey casinos’ futures
(New Jersey) -- Getting new customers involved in more interactive experiences is going to be a big part of the future for casinos in the United States and around the...
article New Jersey Economy Booming Thanks to Casino Tourism
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey may not be the first state that comes to mind when we talk about tourism destinations, but the state is clearly doing a great job in promoting...

5/26/2017

article Meadowlands Racetrack Owner Jeff Gural Patient Over North Jersey Casinos
(New Jersey) -- The Meadowlands Racetrack owner who campaigned to end Atlantic City’s monopoly on casinos in New Jersey last year says he’s now willing to...
article New Jersey casino expansion proponent advises patience
(New Jersey) -- In New Jersey, the man behind racetrack operator Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment has reportedly declared that the state should wait until casinos...
article Racetrack owner who wants casino says plan can wait 6 years
(Atlantic City) -- The owner of a New Jersey racetrack who wants to build a casino there says the proposal can wait for six years. Meadowlands operator Jeff Gural said...
press release Gambling Rampant in New Jersey, Rutgers Study Shows
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey continues to double-down on gambling — revenues are up, sports-betting is likely and nearly 70 percent of adults gambled last year.
article With gambling now everywhere, addiction rate triples, Rutgers finds
(New Jersey) -- The first large-scale survey since New Jersey legalized online gambling in 2013 shows the percentage of residents considered to have a "gambling...

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