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It’s Been A Bumpy First Year, But Ultimately The Entry Of PokerStars Is A Net Positive For NJ Online Poker

It’s now been one year since PokerStars dealt its first hand of online poker on US soil after going dark following the events of Black Friday. The operator’s highly anticipated return was met with much fanfare. And initially, it looked as though Stars would breathe a strong second wind into the struggling NJ online poker industry.

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3/27/2017

article Former Revel launches non-gambling online slot games
(Atlantic City) -- You can finally play slots at the former Revel casino. Sort of. The still-closed casino, now known as TEN, has launched non-gambling online games on...

3/21/2017

article Backers cheer on EHT restaurant's run into racing game
(New Jersey) -- Chickie’s & Pete’s appears to be a local favorite for its plan to bring horse racing back to the Black Horse Pike. The restaurant and bar...

3/20/2017

article It’s Been A Bumpy First Year, But Ultimately The Entry Of PokerStars Is A Net Positive For NJ Online Poker
(New Jersey) -- It’s now been one year since PokerStars dealt its first hand of online poker on US soil after going dark following the events of Black Friday. The...
article TEN AC Launches Social Casino; Is A Real Money NJ Gambling Site Far Behind?
(New Jersey) -- TEN Casino, the former Revel, has been closed since September 2014, but property owner Glenn Straub has managed to keep it in the headlines. Straub is...

3/18/2017

article Donated history is a good sign for Cape May County museum
(New Jersey) -- When a generous donor first offered a sign of historical significance in Cape May County to the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, also in Cape...

3/14/2017

article New Jersey iGaming Revenues Soar 27% in February
(New Jersey) -- In February, New Jersey’s casino market generated revenues of $205.3 million, representing a slight 0.3% increase compared to the $204.7 million...
article NJ Gambling Operators Reach $500 Million Milestone
(New Jersey) -- It’s hard to believe that the online gambling industry in New Jersey launched 39 months ago! Launching in November 2013, it wasn’t expected...

3/13/2017

article Despite Complexities, New Jersey DGE Still Exploring Interstate And International Online Poker Agreements
(New Jersey) -- Ask online poker players and they’ll likely attest that the small size of the regulated online gambling markets in the US has been holding online...
article Golden Nugget sets New Jersey online gambling revenue record
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market took a slight dip in February but the Golden Nugget smashed the previous record for a single...

3/7/2017

article NJ Senator introduces resolution to protect iGaming
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey State Senator Jim Whelan introduced a resolution that seeks the protection of online gaming in the state by urging the US Congress to be...

3/6/2017

article NYX launches content in US with SugarHouse Casino
(New Jersey) -- NYX Gaming Group has extended its reach into the US market by launching its digital content with SugarHouse Casino, the online casino brand of Rush...

3/3/2017

article Pennacchio Seeks To Expand Racetrack Gambling To Fund Pensions
(New Jersey) -- Sen. Joe Pennacchio (R-26th), who represents Verona in the New Jersey state Senate, is seeking to expand gambling at horse racetracks to fund the state...

3/2/2017

article Online Poker Revenue Has a Good January in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- A breakdown of New Jersey’s $18.8 million in online revenue for January shows that online poker saw an uptick for the month. While the state’...

3/1/2017

article Make NJ racetracks into racinos, lawmaker says
(New Jersey) -- First it was Governor Christie on Tuesday proposing that state lottery revenues be used to help fund the state's underfunded pension system. A day...
article Affiliates With Benefits
(New Jersey) -- When it comes to customer acquisition, affiliates are an extremely important cog in the online gaming machine. In smaller, ring-fenced markets like New...

2/27/2017

article MGM Sniffing Out Online Gambling Opportunities In New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey online casino market is about to get a bit more crowded. First reported by EGR, MGM Resorts plans to launch an online casino and poker...
article New Jersey lottery law raises questions over online sales
(New Jersey) -- A lottery bill that passed inconspicuously in New Jersey several months ago is suddenly raising eyebrows, after it turns out that the Garden State may...

2/25/2017

article N.J. legalization of online lottery sales worrisome
(Atlantic City) -- A bill legalizing online sales of New Jersey Lottery tickets — co-sponsored by Sen. Jim Whelan, Atlantic, and Assemblyman John Burzichelli, of...

2/22/2017

article Our view: Gural down on his luck, but can’t rule out his hoped-for payoff
(New Jersey) -- If Meadowlands Racetrack owner Jeffrey Gural were any more of a risk taker, he’d be a gambler, so there’s a bit of irony that his wager on...

2/21/2017

article Over $75 Million In Taxes Paid By Regulated NJ Online Casinos After Record-Setting January
(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...

2/20/2017

article Video of Dumont man’s $100,000 poker win was taken as it happened
(New Jersey) -- Reporting often used to be finding out things that occurred, then interviewing those involved. It still is, but now it’s always worth asking if...

2/18/2017

article Legal Online Casino Sites In New Jersey vs. Illegal Casino Sites
(New Jersey) -- The gambling industry, including online casino sites, in New Jersey, has been known for its fickleness since its first appearance up to recent times. As...

2/17/2017

article New Jersey iGaming Expected to see 17% increase in Revenues this Year
(New Jersey) -- Gaming industry analysts issued a report a few weeks ago that showed the state of New Jersey should see an increase in online gaming revenues for 2017 by...
article Bill to Allow iGaming at Racetracks Introduced in New Jersey Senate
(New Jersey) -- A companion bill to a proposal in the New Jersey State Assembly to allow internet online gambling cafes at racetracks has been introduced in the State...

2/15/2017

article New Jersey Online Gaming Industry Begins 2017 With A New Revenue Record
(Atlantic City) -- The New Jersey online gambling industry kicked off 2017 the way it ended 2016, setting a new revenue record and looking for all intents and purposes...

2/14/2017

article Can An MGM Online Casino Turn The Tide For Borgata’s Online Gambling Arm?
(Atlantic City) -- Now that MGM Resorts International has taken full control over the Borgata in Atlantic City, it’s plausible that the operator will soon become a...
article New Jersey's trying to tame its billionaires. Here's how it's working out
(Atlantic City) -- It must be tempting for politicians and government appointees who sit on regulatory boards to try to wrestle with billionaires, because in New Jersey...

2/13/2017

article New Bill From Senator Lesniak Could Help Ease TEN’s Casino Licensing Woes
(New Jersey) -- Straub’s issue with the committee’s ruling he needed a casino license was that he had no intention to actually be the operator of the casino...
article Monmouth Park poised to cut racing days
(New Jersey) -- Monmouth Park began accepting stall applications for the 2017 meet last week. The question now is how many horses will trainers send to the Oceanport...

2/7/2017

article Lack of new online poker players may slash NJ online gambling growth in half: analyst
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey online casino operators may have had a great 2016 thanks to brisk revenue growth but 2017 will be a different story.

2/6/2017

article New Jersey Online Casino Growth Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey online gambling industry stumbled a bit coming out of the blocks. But it has since been on an upward trajectory ever since.
article Lucky delivery: Law allows for lottery tickets by courier
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey residents will soon be able to play the lottery without leaving their house. Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Monday to allow...

2/5/2017

article New Jersey Online Gaming Study Predicts Huge Growth Trend Will Continue in 2017
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey online gaming had its best year to date in 2016, and the future, at least according to one new study, is going to be even brighter. Internet...
article Brisk NJ online gambling growth predicted to slow in 2017
(New Jersey) -- After winnings rose a brisk 32 percent for New Jersey online casino operators in 2016, that growth could be halved in 2017 thanks to a leveling off of...

2/3/2017

article NJ Online Casinos To Players: New Games Galore In 2017
(New Jersey) -- The NJ online casino industry hardly took a moment to bask in the glory of a record setting 2016 — one in which it generated $170.2 million in...
article Bill Allowing “Online” Slot Machines At New Jersey Racetracks Surfaces In Senate
(New Jersey) -- A bill that would pave the way for New Jersey racetracks to offer slot-style gaming has been introduced in the New Jersey State Senate.

1/30/2017

article Historic Racing Bill sent to Senate
(New Jersey) -- This past November, New Jersey’s racing industry suffered a major setback, as the Casino Expansion Referendum was defeated by the voters. It was...

1/28/2017

article New Jersey Online Casinos Could Be In Jeopardy, Says BestUSCasinos.org
(Pennsylvania) -- If you have any familiarity with the online casino industry in the US, you know full well that nothing is ever as it seems. While just a year ago it...

1/27/2017

article Casinos and Online Gambling Join in the Garden State
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has been known to be the most historically permissive State when it comes to gambling in comparison to other states in the US. Since 2013, New...

1/25/2017

article Is The New Jersey Online Poker Industry More Fragmented Now Than Ever Before?
(New Jersey) -- When PokerStars received a license to conduct real-money online poker in the state of New Jersey, there were rumblings that the operator would revitalize...

1/20/2017

article SugarHouse Online Casino teams up with Konami
(Atlantic City) -- The company that operates under Golden Nugget Atlantic City’s internet gaming permit has teamed up with a Las Vegas-based gaming developer....

1/17/2017

article Supreme Court delays decision on N.J.'s sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- Those hoping for legalized sports betting in New Jersey will have to wait a little longer. Today the US Supreme Court announced a delay in its decision...
article Supreme Court delays NJ sports betting decision
(New Jersey) -- Supporters of legalized sports gambling in New Jersey and several other states were dealt a no-decision of sorts Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court...

1/14/2017

article New Jersey casinos win $2.6B from gamblers in 2016
(New Jersey) -- In New Jersey, figures released Thursday by New Jersey gambling regulators show the casinos won $2.6 billion from gamblers in 2016, an increase of 1.5...

1/13/2017

article Will Trump shut down online gambling in N.J.?
(Washington D.C.) -- President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general says he will revisit a U.S. Justice Department ruling that paved the way for New...
article New Jersey sets online gambling revenue record in December
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market closed out 2016 in style, thanks in part to the Golden Nugget’s record-setting performance in...

1/12/2017

article N.J. may soon learn its sports betting fate in court
(New Jersey) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has listed the New Jersey sports-betting case among its cases that could be addressed in the court's private conference in...
article New Jersey sets online gambling revenue record in December
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market closed out 2016 in style, thanks in part to the Golden Nugget’s record-setting performance in...
article New Jersey Online Casino Players Vie For $1 Million Top Prize In Live Slot Tournament
(New Jersey) -- If you’re an online casino player in New Jersey, you now have a chance to win your way into a slot tournament with a seven-figure payout.

1/10/2017

article Trump’s Attorney General Pick Could Be Bad News For New Jersey Online Gambling
(New Jersey) -- Some had hoped that President-elect Donald Trump, who was once involved in the casino industry, would be a positive development for gambling in the US...
article The New Jersey Online Gambling Industry May Just See One Of Its Biggest Proponents Become Governor
(New Jersey) -- There’s a new entrant in the New Jersey gubernatorial race: NJ State Senator, and friend of gambling, Sen. Raymond Lesniak. Lesniak has been on the...

1/9/2017

article Trenton's Bad Bet urges vigilance in fight over gaming expansion
(New Jersey) -- Trenton’s Bad Bet, a Newark-based group opposed to expanding casino gaming, has urged supporters to remain vigilant against attempts to expand...

1/5/2017

article Pro-Gambling Lawmaker Lesniak To Run For NJ Governor
(New Jersey) -- State Sen. Ray Lesniak — a proponent of recent and proposed gambling expansions in the state — says he will run for governor of New Jersey....

1/4/2017

article Sources: Borgata To Stay The Course With GVC For Online Gambling In New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- Borgata and GVC will remain New Jersey online gambling partners for the foreseeable future, sources close to the situation told Online Poker Report.

12/30/2016

article Questions Loom For New Jersey Casinos And Gambling In 2017
(New Jersey) -- The past year certainly wasn’t the best for the gambling industry in New Jersey. Atlantic City underwent a state takeover. Another casino closed....

12/27/2016

article Here Are The Three Biggest Surprises In The History Of New Jersey Online Gambling…So Far
(New Jersey) -- The third full year of New Jersey online gambling is coming to a close, and like the previous two years, there’s been no shortage of noteworthy...

12/24/2016

article LETTER: More gambling is not what New Jersey needs
(New Jersey) -- Editor: In what is no longer a surprising and wide-open display of his contempt and shameful disrespect for the hard working people who elected him, Gov...

12/22/2016

article North Jersey casino foes say fight is not over
(New Jersey) -- Trenton's Bad Bet, a group funded mainly by New York casino interests, is back this week vowing to fight efforts to bring more gambling around the...

12/21/2016

article Genting funded campaign promises to continue its efforts to stop expanded gaming in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey legislators wanted to pass a referendum in November that would break Atlantic City’s monopoly on the gambling industry and allow two new...

12/20/2016

article The Live Dealer Format Is Quietly Becoming A Growth Driver For Golden Nugget Casino In New Jersey
(Atlantic City) -- When patrons enter Golden Nugget Casino through the self-park garage, one of the first rooms they pass by on the way to casino floor is a bit of a...
article Trenton's Bad Bet vows to continue fight against expanded gaming
(New Jersey) -- The referendum to bring casinos to North Jersey failed last month. But the fight over where a person can gamble in New Jersey continues. Trenton’s...

12/18/2016

article TDN Q & A: Dennis Drazin
(New Jersey) -- Thoroughbred racing in New Jersey is at a competitive crossroads as 2017 approaches. The New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NJTHA),...

12/16/2016

article New Jersey online market expands despite land-based losses
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey recorded further online gambling revenue growth during November, despite greater losses in its land-based casino market. Revenue from online...
article The NJ Online Poker Industry Slips On The Ice, But Doesn’t Break Its Neck, In November
(New Jersey) -- Following a banner month in October, the NJ online poker industry fell swiftly back to earth. The market’s three operators generated just $2,083,...
article End push to expand N.J. gambling, prop up horse betting
(New Jersey) -- How long does it take some politicians to repudiate the overwhelmingly expressed will of the people? In the case of Assemblyman Ralph Caputo, D-Essex,...
article NJ Study Reveals Gambling Addiction As Tough To Break As Substance Addiction
(New Jersey) -- The cycle of gambling addiction can seem impossible to break, and there’s new evidence illustrating its severity. The Council on Compulsive...

12/14/2016

article Report: Christie, Bayonne corp. counsel trade shots over casino gambling
(New Jersey) -- Gov. Chris Christie (R) and Bayonne Corporation Counsel John “Jay” Coffey traded shots over expanding casino gambling in New Jersey on a...
article Casino should support online gaming expansion, says horse racing advocate
(New Jersey) -- An adviser to the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association really wants online gaming at horse-racing tracks. And he says the Casino...
article Contrary To The Narrative, Tax Revenue From Online Gambling Has Been Huge For New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- A lot has been made of the “disappointing” revenue the New Jersey online gambling industry has generated for the state. This descriptor has...
article Borgata regains New Jersey online gambling throne
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market fell just shy of tying its all-time high revenue in the month of November. Figures released Wednesday...

12/13/2016

article Christie: Voters rejecting North Jersey casinos a 'dumb move'
(New Jersey) -- Gov. Chris Christie says it was a "dumb move" when New Jersey voters rejected a referendum to expand casino gambling to northern New Jersey....
article State Casino Association opposes expansion of gaming
(New Jersey) -- The Casino Association of New Jersey has come out against a plan to allow online gaming at racetracks around the state, saying it goes against the will...

12/12/2016

article New legislation may bring online gaming to New Jersey’s racetracks
(New Jersey) -- Lawmakers in New Jersey have proposed a new bill which would enable racetracks to break into the online gambling industry, allowing them to offer on-site...

12/11/2016

article Could internet gambling cafes come to N.J. racetracks?
(New Jersey) -- Supporters are pitching it as the latest idea to help two of New Jersey's struggling industries: horse-racing and casino gambling.But opponents are...
article State lawmakers look to expand internet gaming
(New Jersey) -- Already facing competition from the ever-expanding out-of-state gaming market, including the recently opened MGM National Harbor in Maryland, the city...

12/9/2016

article Poll: Most New Jersey Residents Think Gambling Has Been Bad For State, AC
(New Jersey) -- A new poll from Quinnipiac University shows that New Jersey voters don’t think casino gaming has been a positive for either the state or Atlantic...
article Three Years In, New Jersey Online Gambling a Win
(New Jersey) -- Though far below inflated predictions for revenue when first introduced, New Jersey’s online gambling sites have been a steady source of revenue as...

12/7/2016

article Poll: Most New Jersey residents say gambling bad for state, oppose casino expansion
(New Jersey) -- A majority of New Jersey voters have an unfavorable view of gambling and would resist the building of additional casinos, according to a recent poll....
article Bill Authorizing “Online Gambling” at New Jersey Racetracks Clears First Hurdle, But Difficulties Lie Ahead
(New Jersey) -- A bill that would allow two racetracks, Monmouth Park and Meadowlands, to offer online gambling in New Jersey cleared its first hurdle on Monday, passing...

12/5/2016

article Bill blocking 'warehousing' of casino licenses advances in Assembly
(New Jersey) -- A bill that would disqualify a casino license applicant for five years if that person “substantially” closes a casino in New Jersey was...

12/1/2016

article Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino Celebrating Roll-Out Of Online Gambling Site
(New Jersey) -- SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia will be hosting a launch party for PlaySugarHouse.com, an online gambling site for New Jersey residents and visitors....

11/30/2016

article Three Years In The Making: A Retrospective Look At New Jersey’s Legal Online Gambling Market
(New Jersey) -- The third anniversary of legal online gambling in New Jersey has come and gone. To say the landscape has changed dramatically since 13 online gambling...

11/28/2016

article New Jersey to consider video lottery terminal expansion
(New Jersey) -- As a way of increasing revenues in order to help the struggling local horseracing industry, lawmakers in New Jersey are reportedly developing a plan that...

11/27/2016

article Horsemen look forward after defeat of casino referendum
(New Jersey) -- Despite the overwhelming defeat of a referendum that would have allowed casinos outside of Atlantic City, New Jersey's horsemen are not giving up.

11/26/2016

article Regulated Online Gambling Continues for Third Year in NJ
(New Jersey) -- It’s been three years already for regulated online gambling and poker in the garden state. Three years to date and the market is still going strong...

11/22/2016

article As New Jersey Online Gambling Turns Three Years Old, Who’s Winning?
(New Jersey) -- Three years ago, regulated online poker and gambling went live in New Jersey. Who is winning in the iGaming industry three years later? When you step...

11/21/2016

article As New Jersey Online Gambling Turns Three Years Old, Who’s Winning?
(New Jersey) -- Three years ago, regulated online poker and gambling went live in New Jersey. Who is winning in the iGaming industry three years later? When you step...

11/19/2016

article Opinion: A casino in North Jersey would be a revenue winner
(New Jersey) -- Editor: I don't comprehend why the casino was voted down. There was a plan to put a casino in the Meadowlands or Jersey City.

11/17/2016

article New Jersey posts online gambling growth, Delaware struggles
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey experienced further online gaming growth in October, with revenue up 29.6% year-on-year to $16.7 million (€15.6 million).

11/15/2016

article New Jersey Online Gambling Sites Win $16.7 Million In October
(Atlantic City) -- Online casinos in the state of New Jersey won $16.7 million from players in October, according to figures released Tuesday by Garden State gaming...
article Golden Nugget tightens grip on New Jersey online revenue crown
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City’s Golden Nugget casino has retained its position atop the New Jersey online gambling revenue chart for a second month.

11/14/2016

article Voters Resoundingly Reject North Jersey Casino Expansion
(New Jersey) -- The presidential election results may have been a shock to the system for half the country, but the results of a consequential ballot referendum in New...

11/10/2016

article Atlantic City Maintains Monopoly, New Jersey To Control City’s Finances
(Atlantic City) -- On Election Day, New Jersey voters vigorously defeated a state constitutional referendum ballot question that sought to allow two resort-style casinos...
article Atlantic City Retains Its Crucial Casino Monopoly
(New Jersey) -- On Election Day, decades after the first casino opened in Atlantic City, New Jersey voters were tasked with deciding if casinos could be built close to...
article New Jersey may revisit expanded casino ballot referendum
(New Jersey) -- After being defeated in a state-wide ballot on Tuesday, proponents of a New Jersey measure that would have expanded casino gambling outside of Atlantic...
article New Jersey Voters Say No to Casino Expansion
(New Jersey) -- Residents of New Jersey voted overwhelmingly against a ballot measure Tuesday that would allow for the construction of two casinos outside of Atlantic...
article Single North Jersey casino pitch could win over voters, supporters say
(New Jersey) -- The overwhelming margin of defeat of the North Jersey casinos ballot question on Tuesday typically would mean the end of future efforts to try again in...

11/9/2016

article After ballot defeat, North Jersey casino supporters could try again in 2 years
(New Jersey) -- On Election Day, New Jersey voters overwhelmingly turned thumbs down on a state Constitutional amendment question that would have allowed casino gaming...
article Dodging the Bullet
(New Jersey) -- It’s not time to celebrate now that the ballot initiative to expand gaming to North Jersey and the Meadowlands has been defeated. South Jersey...
article Monmouth Park reassesses after casino bill defeated
(New Jersey) -- Given the recent polling numbers, it was no surprise that the referendum to expand gaming outside Atlantic City by building two casinos in North Jersey...
article New Jersey says 'No' to North Jersey casinos
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey voters have rejected an attempt to allow casinos at two locations in northern New Jersey. The defeat means casino gambling will remain legal...
article Voters overwhelmingly reject North Jersey casinos
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City will maintain its state monopoly on casino gaming after voters Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a plan to allow two casinos in North Jersey...

11/8/2016

article Casino referendum is crushed by Hudson County voters
(New Jersey) -- The allure of of having a casino in your backyard was not enough to sway Hudson County voters. Like the rest of the state, they overwhelming rejected the...
article N.J. voters reject North Jersey casinos
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey voters have overwhelmingly rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have expanded casino gambling beyond Atlantic City and...
article New Jersey voters overwhelmingly reject casino referendum
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey voters overwhelmingly rejected Tuesday a ballot question for additional casino gambling. On the ballot, the yes-or-no question read: "Do...
article Voters voice their opinions on the casino referendum
(New Jersey) -- As heated as the presidential election is, there are also other measures on New Jersey ballots that would a major impact on Jersey City residents.
article Voters voice their opinions on the casino referendum
(New Jersey) -- Voters in Hudson County echoed the concerns of residents around the state as a referendum to permit casino gambling in North Jersey was overwhelmingly...
article What will happen to New Jersey's push to expand casino gaming?
(New Jersey) -- Red Sky Cafe owner Greta Schwartz voted against North Jersey casinos. "As a local business owner, I see what's happening here with the economy...

11/7/2016

article A gambling addict's view on NJ's casino vote
(New Jersey) -- Gambling hooked Sam quick. He started in college, placing bets on sports. Then it escalated to online casino games. Atlantic City was too far away for...
article Polls show New Jersey residents don’t support casino expansion bill
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey residents do not seem to be in favor of expanding casinos in New Jersey, according to polls. The measure would allow two new casinos to be...
article Monmouth Park Urges 'Yes' Vote On Casino Expansion, Oceanport Council Remains Opposed
(New Jersey) -- Officials at Monmouth Park are now asking New Jersey voters to cast a "yes" vote on Question 1 tomorrow as representatives of the Oceanport...
article New Jersey horsemen reverse position on casino ballot measure
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s horsemen have reached an agreement that would guarantee that the state’s Thoroughbred and Standardbred industries receive tens...
article NJ's horse racing industries reveal major deal ahead of North Jersey casino vote
(New Jersey) -- The leaders of the state’s thoroughbred and standardbred horse racing industries announced an agreement on Monday — on the eve of today...

11/6/2016

article A look at New Jersey's casino expansion ballot question
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey voters will decide Tuesday whether to allow casinos outside Atlantic City for the first time in the state's 38-year history of legalized...
article Five questions before voters head to the polls Tuesday
(New Jersey) -- Missing emails. Salacious locker room talk. WikiLeaks hacking.And those are just a few of the wild developments from the presidential race. A long and...
article North Jersey casino referendum fight unlike any other N.J. has seen
(New Jersey) -- When New Jersey voters decide Tuesday whether to expand casino gambling to the northern part of the state, they'll be taking part in a referendum...
article Text of New Jersey casino expansion ballot question
(New Jersey) -- Text of the casino expansion ballot question being put before voters in New Jersey: PUBLIC QUESTION NO. 1: CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT CASINO...

11/4/2016

article Could North Jersey casinos save the Meadowlands?
(New Jersey) -- One look at Atlantic City’s current state is all you need to know why you shouldn’t vote to expand casino gaming, said Gary Carropina.
article LETTER: Casino referendum would help Monmouth Park
(New Jersey) -- I read with dismay Oceanport Borough Council President Joseph Irace’s continued attacks on the North Jersey gaming referendum, which have now gone...
article Poll: NJ Casino expansion question likely to lose – badly
(New Jersey) -- A new poll backs up what has appeared evident for some time now about next week’s ballot question whether to allow casinos in northern New Jersey:...

11/3/2016

article Amendment to Allow Casinos Outside Atlantic City Odds-On to Lose
(Atlantic City) -- When they go to the polls next week, New Jersey residents will decide whether casino gambling should be expanded beyond a beleaguered Atlantic City....
article ELEC: Spending on North Jersey Casino Ballot Question Blows Away Transportation
(New Jersey) -- Independent groups have spent a combined $27 million on state and local ballots next week with the vast bulk of it going to pro and con cases for North...

11/2/2016

article Bayonne’s Bad Bet? High school, other city landmarks, used in anti-casino ads
(New Jersey) -- Bayonne landmarks, including certain areas of their high school, appeared in three separate TV commercials paid for Trenton’s Bad Bet, a group that...
article Referendum to Expand Casino Gambling in North Jersey Seems Hopeless
(New Jersey) -- The referendum to expand casino gambling in North Jersey is speculated to have a landslide defeat. Last year, New Jersey leaders in both houses of...

11/1/2016

article Third Time’s The Charm? New Jersey Introduces Bill That Would Legalize Sports Betting Everywhere In State
(New Jersey) -- The so-called “nuclear option” for New Jersey sports betting — a full repeal of the state’s prohibition on sports wagering law...
article Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind Casino Expansion Poll
(New Jersey) -- A recent poll was conducted in the garden state concerning casino expansion in the state and the results are overwhelming with 70% of voters opposing the...

10/30/2016

article Editorial: In support of casino gaming, dedicated funding
(Atlantic City) -- As business owners head to the voting booth next week, it's worth keeping in mind that there's more to decide on than just who will occupy the...

10/28/2016

article Campaign to Bring Casino Gambling to North Jersey Appears Doomed
(New Jersey) -- For those looking for a good bet on election night results, the smart money in New Jersey says a referendum on whether to expand casino gambling in the...
article Newark clergy members say they oppose expanding gambling to northern New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- Some members of Newark’s clergy say they are against a plan to expand gambling to northern New Jersey and do not want a casino to be built in...

10/27/2016

article Failure on New Jersey casino expansion could be boon for Atlantic City
(New Jersey) -- Casino expansion throughout the Northeast has been blamed for much of Atlantic City's struggles, and New Jersey's first attempt to cash in on...
article Our view: Foes should aim for crushing, lasting casino expansion defeat
(Atlantic City) -- The Nov. 8 referendum on putting two casinos somewhere in North Jersey looks likely to be defeated. Now the many opponents of gaming expansion have an...

10/26/2016

article Gaming Executive: Referendum ‘No’ Vote May 'Destroy Atlantic City'
(New Jersey) -- The primary proponent behind a move to bring casino gambling to North Jersey believes the state will lose a golden opportunity to aid the economy and the...
article No North Jersey Casino rally to be held at Boardwalk Hall Thursday
(Atlantic City) -- The No North Jersey Casinos Coalition rally scheduled for Thursday at Kennedy Plaza has been move inside Boardwalk Hall because of weather concerns....

10/25/2016

article 70 percent oppose North Jersey casinos proposal
(New Jersey) -- Opposition to a proposal to allow two casinos to be built in North Jersey has reached 70 percent while only 24 percent support it, according to the...
article New Jersey Casino Expansion Strongly Opposed by Likely Voters
(New Jersey) -- Betting on the New Jersey casino expansion referendum passing is about as good of a wager as putting your chips on the tie bet in baccarat.
article ‘Don’t trust Trenton’ is ballot question rhetoric of choice
(New Jersey) -- Don’t trust Trenton. That’s the message behind a new ad campaign that asks voters to approve a constitutional amendment mandating that every...

10/24/2016

article Asbury Park Press comes out against expansion of casino gambling
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s Asbury Park Press has come out against the expansion of casino gambling in the state. Last week’s editorial says that although...
article Here's where N.J. voters stand on expanding casino gambling
(New Jersey) -- Seven in 10 New Jersey voters oppose a constitutional amendment that would bring casino gambling to the northern part of the state, according to a poll...
article Poll: 70 percent of NJ voters oppose casino expansion; 46 percent support gas tax dedication
(New Jersey) -- Most New Jersey voters aren't ready to place bets on a constitutional amendment to permit two casinos in North Jersey, but nearly half are in favor...
article Poll: N.J. voters largely reject North Jersey casino expansion
(New Jersey) -- A majority of New Jersey registered voters, some 70 percent, oppose the upcoming ballot referendum plan to expand casino gaming in the state to northern...

10/21/2016

article Real estate firm proposes Newark casino if expansion OK'd
(New Jersey) -- Add Newark to the list of potential sites for a casino if New Jerseyans approve a referendum next month. Voters will decide whether to authorize two new...

10/20/2016

article New Jersey Horsemen Say No Northern Casinos, No Racing
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey horsemen have suggested in recent weeks that the casino referendum facing voters next month is crucial to their survival, but now one leader...

10/19/2016

article Pros and cons of North Jersey casino referendum
(New Jersey) -- Election Day voters will have the choice of doubling down or folding on gambling in the Garden State, as they decide whether to allow two new casinos to...
article Spending on casino ballot-question campaign smashes NJ record
(New Jersey) -- With weeks still to go until Election Day, spending for and against a proposal to allow two casinos in North Jersey has already obliterated spending...
article Assemblyman Has Plan For Monmouth Park If Casino Referendum Fails
(New Jersey) -- The referendum that will decide whether or not casinos will be allowed outside of Atlantic City will be decided in just under three weeks.

10/18/2016

article New Jersey Lawmaker Sees VLTs As Possible Solution In Expanded Gambling Debate
(New Jersey) -- Facing the strong possibility that voters in New Jersey will reject a proposal for expanding casinos into the northern part of the state, Assemblyman...

10/17/2016

article New Jersey online gaming revenue up again in September
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's online gaming market achieved further growth in September, with the US state generating $16.2 million (€14.7 million) in revenue....
article Battle for casinos in North Jersey shatters spending record
(New Jersey) -- It's still three weeks until New Jersey voters decide whether to expand casino gambling outside of Atlantic City and into the northern part of the...
article Lawmaker eyes way around casino expansion loss
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey lawmaker who expects voters to reject a plan to expand casinos to the northern part of the state near New York City is eyeing other ways to...
article Perskie to speak at North Jersey Casino forum
(New Jersey) -- Steven P. Perskie, author of the Casino Control Act that brought casino gambling to Atlantic City and former chairman of the Casino Control Commission,...

10/16/2016

article Perskie to speak at North Jersey Casino forum
(New Jersey) -- Steven P. Perskie, author of the Casino Control Act that brought casino gambling to Atlantic City and former chairman of the Casino Control Commission,...

10/15/2016

article New Jersey Casino Industry Wins $226 Million In September
(New Jersey) -- Garden State gaming regulators said Thursday that New Jersey casino win for the month of September was $210.4 million, compared to $218.1 million in...
article OP/ED: Adding North Jersey casinos to saturated market makes no public policy sense
(Atlantic City) -- Not only will New Jersey voters be selecting the next president and several local representatives on Nov. 8, but they will also be asked to decide on...

10/14/2016

article Golden Nugget is New Jersey's top online gambling earner in September
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market enjoyed a healthy year-on-year bump in September and crowned a new revenue king.
article New Jersey iGaming Revenues Up 35% in September
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s online gambling market has been enjoying a golden 2016 so far, and has consistently been posting double-digit year-on-year gains each...
article Casino Expansion Backers Prep for Worst, Try to Limit Damage
(New Jersey) -- Backers of a proposal to add two new casinos to northern New Jersey, near New York City, concede that voters will likely reject it next month, and now...
article Still no details of NJ casino expansion plans before vote
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey voters are still in the dark about plans to build two new casinos in the northern part of the state, even after lawmakers tried Thursday to...
article COMMENTARY: Gambling expansion is a sham
(New Jersey) -- Not only will New Jersey voters be selecting the next president and several local representatives on Nov. 8, but they will also be asked to decide on...

10/13/2016

article Campaign spending for and against North Jersey Casino referendum creates new record in the state
(New Jersey) -- The Associated Press recently stated that it had records in its possession which showed that the combined spending by those for and against the November...
article North Jersey Casinos Funding Plan Passes Committee
(New Jersey) -- An Assembly panel on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Ralph Caputo and Sheila Oliver that explicitly details how state...

10/12/2016

article Assembly to consider resolution on North Jersey casino expansion
(New Jersey) -- The campaign to approve expanding casino gambling in New Jersey is down but not out. As voter support fades for a state constitutional amendment to allow...
article Equine Industry Promotes ‘Yes’ Vote in Order to Restore Subsidies
(New Jersey) -- It’s as beautiful a day as you can get in New Jersey. At Jan Laszlo’s Hunters Run Farms in Neptune these babies are getting some late morning...
article New Jersey horse farms pushing for North Jersey gambling expansion
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey voters will decide on Election Day whether or not to bring a casino to North Jersey. A Stockton University poll released this month shows a...
article Spending on casino expansion question breaks record
(New Jersey) -- Groups supporting and opposing casino expansion to northern New Jersey have spent a record sum of nearly $20 million to persuade voters ahead of the...

10/11/2016

article State ballot measure would expand casino gambling
(New Jersey) -- Voters on Tuesday, Nov. 8 will be asked whether casino gambling should be expanded to two still-to-be-determined counties in northern New Jersey. The...

10/10/2016

article Casino question fight not over yet; horsemen strategize to get it passed
(New Jersey) -- With a month to go before voters statewide decide whether to allow casino gambling in North Jersey, supporters face a landscape of unfavorable poll...
article North Jersey casino backers to take questions at Bayonne forum
(New Jersey) -- One of two businessmen leading a group that is fighting to bring casinos to North Jersey is slated to discuss the issue at an open forum in Bayonne on...

10/9/2016

article Editorial: It's time for Trenton to play 'Let's Make a Deal'
(New Jersey) -- The business community got some good news at the very end of September, with the announcement that Trenton passed a much-overdue measure to get the...

10/8/2016

article Harrison: New Jersey’s curious casino proposal
(New Jersey) -- Do you approve amending the Constitution to permit casino gambling in two additional counties in this state? Currently casino gambling is allowed only in...
article Major backer of North Jersey casino gambling to host forum in Bayonne
(New Jersey) -- One of two businessmen leading a group that is fighting to bring casinos to North Jersey is slated to discuss the issue at an open forum in Bayonne on...

10/7/2016

article Our view: Casino expansion unlikely now and in the future, removing uncertainty
(New Jersey) -- The campaign to expand casino gambling to North Jersey seems to have collapsed. Opponents of ending Atlantic City’s casino monopoly in New Jersey...

10/4/2016

article OP/ED: North Jersey casino referendum is pivotal to N.J. economic recovery
(New Jersey) -- The casino gaming referendum facing New Jersey Voters in November is probably of greater importance to the economic success of New Jersey in the future...

10/3/2016

article Anti-north Jersey casino group backing new ad blitz
(New Jersey) -- An interest group opposing a ballot measure asking voters to expand casino gaming to north Jersey isn't taking any chances. Trenton's Bad Bet,...
article Poll: North Jersey casino plan losing 68 to 27 percent
(Atlantic City) -- Opponents of a plan to build two new casinos in northern New Jersey are continuing their campaign against it, even as polling shows the measure is...
article Poll: Support lagging for north Jersey casino ballot measure
(New Jersey) -- The campaign against the measure to build two new casinos in northern New Jersey is rolling out four new media ads, even as new polling shows the ballot...

10/2/2016

article Essex Freeholders Support Casinos In North Jersey, Ballot Set For November Election
(New Jersey) -- As support for a ballot question to allow casino gambling in two counties other than Atlantic County reportedly wanes, the Essex County Board of Chosen...

10/1/2016

article LETTER: Don’t let casinos poison more communities
(New Jersey) -- I am writing to encourage a “no” vote on the New Jersey casino expansion ballot question. Atlantic City’s local economy has evolved...

9/30/2016

article New poll shows overwhelming opposition to North Jersey casinos
(New Jersey) -- The possibility of a casino at the Meadowlands Sports Complex seems like a long shot based on the results of a poll by Stockton University that were...
article Polls: New Jersey residents oppose casino expansion
(New Jersey) -- Voters are overwhelmingly opposed to North Jersey casinos, according to recent polling from Stockton University’s William J. Hughes Center for...
article Study finds few benefits for North Jersey casino expansion
(New Jersey) -- A new Rutgers study finds that if voters in November green-light the ballot question in favor of allowing North Jersey casinos, the state would realize...

9/29/2016

article Rutgers Study: If Voters Pass North Jersey Casino Expansion, State's Budget Deficit Could Be Reduced Slightly
(New Jersey) -- If a new casino is built in northern New Jersey, the state might receive enough revenue to reduce its budget deficit “slightly,” according to...
article O’port: Who’s crying over spilled milk on the casinos?
(New Jersey) -- Why did Mayor Jay Coffey bring bottles and bottles of milk to the Sept. 15 Borough Council meeting? To send a message to Sen. Jennifer Beck that it hasn...

9/28/2016

article Van Drew: N. Jersey Casino Backers End Campaign
(New Jersey) -- Sen. Jeff Van Drew (D-1st) issued the following statement Sept. 23 on reports that major backers of the North Jersey casino proposal have suspended their...

9/26/2016

article Could history repeat itself with North Jersey casino vote?
(New Jersey) -- If history is any indication, the defeat of a November ballot question on North Jersey casinos would not end the fight to expand gaming beyond Atlantic...
article Standardbred breeders and owners will continue to fight for casino gaming in North Jersey
(New Jersey) -- The Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey (SBOANJ) announced recently that its efforts to aid passage of the referendum to open...
article Voter Support For North Jersey Casinos Dwindling, Poll Results Show
(New Jersey) -- Voters are increasingly against bringing casinos to North Jersey, based on the latest results from a statewide poll show. Just 35 percent of respondents...

9/24/2016

article Backers of northern NJ casino referendum halt media campaign
(New Jersey) -- The high-stakes effort to bring casinos to northern New Jersey was on life support Friday after the major group campaigning for the statewide referendum...
article Fight to allow north Jersey casino gambling isn't over yet, developer says
(New Jersey) -- The businessmen leading a group trying to spur support for a November ballot referendum to bring casinos to northern New Jersey all but conceded defeat...
article N.J. Casino Measure’s Wealthy Backers Expect It to Lose
(New Jersey) -- The abrupt decision by two wealthy casino advocates to abandon a $35 million campaign backing a Nov. 8 referendum to extend gambling to northern New...

9/23/2016

article Casino question demise would be blow for Monmouth Park
(New Jersey) -- There had been little reason for Monmouth Park officials and New Jersey horsemen to rally around the November referendum calling for the construction of...
article Meadowlands track owner still hopes voters will approve North Jersey casino measure
(New Jersey) -- The operator of the Meadowlands Racetrack said Friday that he still hopes voters approve a measure on Nov. 8 to bring casino gambling to North Jersey...

9/22/2016

article Out-Of-State Casinos Establish Foothold In NJ Online Gambling Market, And More Could Be On The Way
(New Jersey) -- With the launch of SugarHouse Casino’s PlaySugarHouse.com online casino, there are now three out-of-state brands operating online gambling sites in...
article Backers of North Jersey casino expansion suspend ad campaign, citing polling data
(New Jersey) -- The recently-launched “OUR Turn NJ” campaign that was conceived to drum up support for a measure on the November ballot to allow casino...
article Casino backers walk away from table
(New Jersey) -- The leaders of a campaign that was launched just last month to drum up support for a measure to allow casino gambling in North Jersey suspended its...
article Latest poll pours cold water on coming New Jersey casino-expansion amendment
(New Jersey) -- A new poll has revealed that the chances of New Jersey voters approving an upcoming casino-expansion ballot referendum look slim with a full half of...
article North Jersey casino effort doomed? Group backing it suspends ad campaign
(New Jersey) -- The group lobbying voters to approve expanding casino gambling to north Jersey announced Thursday it has suddenly suspended its advertising campaign...
article North Jersey casino group suspends media campaign
(New Jersey) -- A nonprofit campaign favoring the expansion of casino gaming to North Jersey has thrown up the white flag. Our Turn NJ announced Thursday it was...
article Powerful Backers of Gambling in North Jersey Decide to Fold Their Hand
(New Jersey) -- The prospect of expanding gaming to New Jersey’s northern reaches took a huge hit yesterday, with one of the major supporters of this year’s...

9/21/2016

article Philly’s Sugar House New Jersey Online Casino
(New Jersey) -- SugarHouse casino in Philadelphia has quietly launched an online site in New Jersey. The site was launched in partnership with Golden Nugget casino in...
article Study Breaks Down New Jersey Online Gambling Data
(New Jersey) -- A report released by New Jersey gambling regulators and conducted by Rutgers University offered detailed statistics on the state’s online gambling...

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