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NJ casinos could shutter if budget resolution not found

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 legislature and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, according to a report by the Press of Atlantic City.

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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...

5/25/2017

article Casinos in North Jersey Still a Possibility
(New Jersey) -- It's been six months since voters shot down the referendum to build casinos in North Jersey, but the possibility of a casino expansion still lingers...
article Meadowlands Racetrack owner says he can wait six years for a North Jersey casino
(New Jersey) -- Jeff Gural, the Meadowlands Racetrack owner who wants a North Jersey casino, said Thursday that the state should wait until casinos open in southern New...
article Monmouth Park set to use sports betting `Nuclear Option'
(New Jersey) -- Now what? When acting U.S. Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall did not recommend that the U.S. Supreme Court hear New Jersey’s case to allow sports...

5/22/2017

article New Jersey Sees Online Poker Numbers Drop in April
(New Jersey) -- The month of April wasn’t a very good one for online poker operators in New Jersey. The Garden State reported that revenue from online poker dropped 24%...

5/16/2017

article New Jersey posts online gaming revenue increase in April
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey reported online gaming revenues for the month of April increased by 22% to $20.8m (€18.8m/£16.1m) from $16.9m in April 2016. April...
article Will MGM Move The Needle With Its New NJ Online Gambling Platform?
(New Jersey) -- MGM Resorts International is already in the New Jersey online gambling market via its ownership of Borgata. That gives the casino giant oversight of its...

5/15/2017

article NJ Online Gambling Revenue Cracks $20 Million For Second Straight Month, Little Thanks To Poker
(New Jersey) -- April was another high flying month for the NJ online gambling industry. According to figures released Friday by the NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement,...
article NJ online gambling revenue reaches USD 20.8M in April
(New Jersey) -- According to figures released Friday by the NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement, April was another good month for the industry after setting a USD 21.75M...

5/14/2017

article Game Wars: Golden Nugget First NJ Online Casino To 400 Games, Others Quickly Follow Suit
(New Jersey) -- On Thursday, Golden Nugget Casino cleared a major milestone, becoming the first New Jersey online casino to support 400 games in its library. At last...

5/13/2017

article NJ Online Gaming Revenue Tops $20 Million For Second Consecutive Month
(New Jersey) -- For the second consecutive month, New Jersey’s online casino and poker operators eclipsed the $20 million mark in total online gaming revenue. The...

5/11/2017

article Monmouth takes action to stem declining business
(New Jersey) -- The mantra at Monmouth Park as it begins its 72nd season Saturday is "down but not out." Monmouth is the only track in the Mid-Atlantic region...

5/9/2017

article BLOG: Fizzle Or Sizzle? The Impact Of MGM On The New Jersey Online Gaming Market
(New Jersey) -- MGM has officially announced its partnership with GVC to power its playMGM online poker and casino sites. Now online gamblers in New Jersey won’t...
article Codey to Monmouth Park: NJ racing's not dead yet
(New Jersey) -- Everyone gathered in the Monmouth Park clubhouse, as they have for some time in the days before the meet opens each spring, looking for words of hope...

5/8/2017

article Five Out Of Five New Jersey Casino Operators Agree: Regulated Online Gambling Is Good For Business
(New Jersey) -- Five Atlantic City casinos are involved in online gambling. And all five find online gambling to be extremely beneficial to their land-based businesses.
article WEEKLY FEATURE: MGM Goes Online in Jersey
(New Jersey) -- MGM resorts announced plans to launch a playMGM online casino brand in New Jersey through its Borgata casino in Atlantic City.

5/7/2017

article New Jersey to Get another Licensed Online Casino
(New Jersey) -- Whilst the bricks and mortar casino environment in New Jersey has suffered over the years, with a decline in the number of casinos operating in places...
article New Jersey's casino tax rate lower than surrounding states
(Atlantic City) -- The city’s casino industry paid $237 million in taxes last year, a fraction of what the industry pays in other states. Casinos in the city pay...

5/5/2017

article Inside Gaming: MGM Resorts, GVC Holdings Partner for New NJ Online Brand
(New Jersey) -- In this week's installment of Inside Gaming, a new partnership is announced that will result in MGM lending its name to a new online casino brand in...
article MGM to add to NJ's thriving internet gambling market
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey's thriving internet gambling market is getting another competitor. MGM Resorts International will have New Jersey's 21st licensed...
article MGM to launch online casino gambling in N.J. later this year
(New Jersey) -- MGM Resorts International, owner of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, plans to launch an online casino and poker platform in New Jersey...

5/4/2017

article MGM Resorts Ready to Get in On New Jersey’s Online Gambling Game
(New Jersey) -- MGM Resorts International is ready to wade into online gambling waters in New Jersey. No launch date has been set, but the Las Vegas-based casino giant...
article MGM to launch internet gaming in New Jersey
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International, owners of the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, is teaming up with GVC Holdings PLC to launch online casino and poker games in...
article MGM to Launch Real-Money Online Casino and Poker Platform in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- MGM Resorts International announced Wednesday it will launch an online casino and poker site in the New Jersey market under the playMGM brand.

5/3/2017

article MGM All-In On Online Gambling: Will Launch New Jersey Online Casino, Poker This Year
(New Jersey) -- MGM Resorts International announced on Wednesday it was launching online casino and poker games in New Jersey under the playMGM brand. That comes from a...
article MGM to introduce iGaming platform in NJ this year
(New Jersey) -- MGM Resorts will make its first-ever splash into real money internet gaming this year when it becomes the newest entrant into New Jersey’s growing...
article NJ Online Gambling Has Been The Great Equalizer For Smaller Atlantic City Casinos
(New Jersey) -- One of the biggest surprises of the New Jersey online gambling industry has been the performance of Golden Nugget. Golden Nugget’s land-based...

5/1/2017

article Online tonic for NJ gaming
(New Jersey) -- The US state of New Jersey has seen a windfall of new tax income, the flagging fortunes of Atlantic City have been revived and the regulatory system for...
press release Report shows legal online gambling a win for New Jersey, flattening arguments of regulation critics
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has enjoyed a windfall of new tax revenue, Atlantic City has been revitalized, and the regulatory system has been proven a success since the...

4/26/2017

article GAN Receives New Jersey Online Gaming License
(New Jersey) -- B2B internet gaming software developer GAN – once known as GameAccount Network – announced last week that it has been granted an online...
article New Jersey DGE Approves GAN for iGaming License
(New Jersey) -- Formerly known as the GameAccountNetwork, online gaming software developer GAN has now been given the go ahead to provide online gaming in the state of...

4/25/2017

article Two Republican candidates for Governor back North Jersey casinos
(New Jersey) -- Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, R-Somerset, appeared at an “Eggs and Issues” forum on Tuesday that was run by the Meadowlands Regional Chamber...

4/21/2017

article Atlantic City Back? New Jersey Rising Thanks to iGaming
(Atlantic City) -- As iGaming 2017 takes shape, a US representative is looking better than ever. An all-time high in positive online gambling revenue for March has been...
article Caesars Casino Has Cooked Up A NJ Online Casino Promotion For Budgets Big And Small
(New Jersey) -- NJ online casino players come from many different walks of life. For some, a handful of low stakes spins every now and again is enough to satisfy their...

4/19/2017

article GAN lands New Jersey online gaming license, sets eye on Pennsylvania
(New Jersey) -- Online innovator and tech solutions provider, GAN has been granted privileged Casino Service Industry Enterprise license from the New Jersey Division of...

4/18/2017

article GAN receives online nod from New Jersey, £2m from CEO
(New Jersey) -- Online gaming technology provider GAN has officially been awarded its first US real-money online gambling license from New Jersey regulators.

4/17/2017

article Online gambling in New Jersey on the rise
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released the online gambling results from March, where it is revealed that online gaming operators earned...

4/15/2017

article New Jersey Online Casinos Saving Grace for Land-Based Resorts in Atlantic City
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey online casinos are no longer considered an afterthought or diminutive sector of the state’s gambling market, as internet gaming revenues...
article New Jersey Online Gambling Revenues Reach New High In March 2017
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is one of the three states in America to have legalized online gambling and gaming legislators are finally beginning to see the online...

4/13/2017

article Best month for New Jersey's internet gambling lifts casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Buoyed by record online gambling numbers, Atlantic City casino revenue had a banner month in March. Elsewhere, total casino win in March amounted to $...
article New Jersey Online Poker Market Contracts
(New Jersey) -- The winning streak is over. Online poker revenue in New Jersey was $2.25 million in March, down 8.5 percent compared to the $2.46 million raked a year...
article The Growth Of The NJ Online Gambling Industry Continues To Build: New Records Set In March
(New Jersey) -- Given the recent growth trajectory of the New Jersey online gambling industry, it really comes as little surprise that the market’s online casino...
article These 3 GiGse Sessions Will Appeal To Anyone Interested In The NJ Casino Market
(California) -- From April 26-28, the Global iGaming Summit & Expo, better known as GiGse, will take place in San Diego, California. There are more than 20 panels...

3/28/2017

article Former Revel, still closed in Atlantic City, launches faux online gambling website
(New Jersey) -- The saga of the former Revel casino continues with yet another bizarre twist. Rebranded as TEN in September, the 47-story beachside property has remained...
article Still not open, former Revel casino launches play-bets site
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City's former Revel casino remains shut, but it's gathering potential customers in case it ever does open. The casino, which owner Glenn...
article New Jersey online gambling geolocation tech improves
(New Jersey) -- Although players still have to be in New Jersey to play on that state’s online gambling sites, improved geolocation technology is cutting back on...
article Is NFL 'hypocrisy' in Las Vegas good for Monmouth Park?
(New Jersey) -- So the NFL is setting up shop in the nation's gambling Mecca, with the league's owners approving the Oakland Raiders move to Las Vegas on Monday...

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...

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