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Online Casino Revenue Takes A Deep Breath, Balloons To Almost $40 Million In March

Could it be a three-peat? You bet. For the first time in New Jersey online gambling history, revenue surpassed $30 million for three-straight months.

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5/24/2020

article EDITORIAL: Proposed NJ help for its closed casinos needed, appropriately modest
(New Jersey) -- When the coronavirus pandemic and statewide shutdowns quickly put many American companies in great distress, the U.S. government and Federal Reserve...

5/23/2020

article Bridgeton man wins $1 million on Golden Nugget online slot game
(New Jersey) -- A Bridgeton man won $1 million on a single spin while playing a video slot game on Golden Nugget Online Casino. The man, identified as Scotty W., won the...

5/21/2020

article AGS announces partnership with Kindred Group to provide igaming in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- AGS today announced a new partnership with the Kindred Group to provide its online games for the Kindred Group’s Unibet brand in New Jersey.

5/20/2020

article Casino Slip-and-Fall Suit Filed Amid Bankruptcy Gets Another Play
(New Jersey) -- A personal injury case by a New Jersey couple against Harrah’s Atlantic City casino and its parent company, Caesars Entertainment Inc., can proceed...

5/14/2020

article With No Brick-And-Mortar Alternatives In New Jersey, Online Gambling Continues To Thrive
(New Jersey) -- With physical casinos in New Jersey still closed to prevent the coronavirus spread, online gambling is essentially the only source of revenue left for...
article Why N.J. is a better bet than Las Vegas for sports gamblers
(New Jersey) -- Thursday marks the two-year anniversary of the Supreme Court throwing out the federal ban on sports betting. “The legalization of sports gambling...

5/5/2020

article Casino relief bills introduced, but local lawmakers split on approach
(New Jersey) -- Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and John Armato, D-Atlantic, have major concerns about casino relief legislation introduced Monday by leading Democrats, saying...

5/3/2020

article Food lines a mile long in America’s second-wealthiest state
(New Jersey) -- Jean Wickham’s two sons are in college. Her husband has worked at the same New Jersey casino for 36 years. She recently felt secure enough to trade...

5/1/2020

article N.J. losing billions in epic tax revenue shortfall. These stunning examples show how bad it is.
(New Jersey) -- By all accounts, state tax collections are in for a beating. Gov. Phil Murphy has described them as “falling off the cliff." Budget experts...

4/29/2020

article No plans to add Jersey Shore reps to commission on restarting economy
(Atlantic City) -- Gov. Phil Murphy has no plan to add casino or South Jersey shore representatives to his economic reopening commission but may create a second advisory...

4/28/2020

article PointsBet Touts NJ Sports Betting Handle Share Growth In Quarterly Report
(New Jersey) -- Australian-listed sportsbook operator PointsBet turned out positive results for its fiscal third quarter despite a coronavirus-shortened sports schedule...

4/27/2020

article SCHUETZ: Sports Wagering: A Vector of Death in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- There’s nothing like a great headline attaching everybody’s new favorite thing, sports betting, with a vector of death. This is right out of...
article South Jersey Faces Possible 28% Economic Contraction Due to Virus
(New Jersey) -- South Jersey’s economy appears particularly vulnerable to be dragged down by the coronavirus pandemic due to its reliance on hospitality businesses...

4/17/2020

article NJ unemployment up but rate slows; Atlantic County still hit hard
(New Jersey) -- Another 141,420 New Jerseyans applied for unemployment in the week ending April 11, and Atlantic County continued to get hit harder on a per-capita basis...

4/16/2020

article N.J.’s sportsbooks fall short in March while online casinos flourish
(New Jersey) -- the state’s residents forced indoors, New Jersey’s sportsbooks have taken a major hit, but online casinos and poker are flourishing. "...
article With Live Card Rooms Shut Down, New Jersey Online Poker Revenue Doubles In March
(New Jersey) -- Brick-and-mortar casinos may have been forced to close, but online gambling in New Jersey has never been hotter. NJ online gambling sites won a combined...

4/9/2020

article Sports betting and human rights violations a bad parlay, even during a pandemic | Opinion
(New Jersey) -- Like so many industries during the COVID-19 pandemic, sports betting has been decimated, with brick-and-mortar sports books shuttered and little to wager...

4/5/2020

article NJ is losing $540M a month in revenue from closed casinos: industry bigs
(New Jersey) -- The coronavirus could break the house for Atlantic City’s casinos, industry experts and officials say. The gambling mecca on the Jersey Shore is...

4/2/2020

article NJ Gaming News: AC Casinos Lay Off Employees, Cyberattack Affects NJ
(Atlantic City) -- Welcome to 2020, where it seems the weeks are measured in years. It has been another busy week in the New Jersey gaming world that included layoffs,...

4/1/2020

article Online bets help to ease revenue loss from New Jersey's casino shutdown
(New Jersey) -- The casinos in Atlantic City may be shut down for the time being thanks to the coronavirus pandemic gripping the country, but New Jersey is still finding...
article Pandemic isolation, shift to online gambling set up 'perfect storm,' experts say
(New Jersey) -- With brick-and-mortar casinos across the United States shut down to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, public health advocates are concerned that a...

3/23/2020

article Two month N.J. casino shutdown could lead to a $1.1 billion loss in economic activity
(New Jersey) -- A two-month shutdown of the state's casino industry will lead to $1.1 billion in lost economic activity, according to a report from the American...

3/18/2020

article Shut-Out By Virus, Gamblers Turning To Online Betting
(New Jersey) -- Some gamblers who suddenly can't go to a casino to play slot machines, cards or roulette are migrating to internet casinos as the coronavirus shuts down...

3/16/2020

article New Jersey imposes curfew; shuts down casinos, bars and more
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is planning to order the closure of all non-essential businesses — including casinos, movie theaters, gyms and taverns — as part...

3/6/2020

article Reintroduced bills to expand NJ casinos north ready in case Atlantic City market sinks
(New Jersey) -- In mid-January, some New Jersey state lawmakers reintroduced bills from the 2016 effort to authorize casinos in the northern part of the state. The...
article NJ Fines Online Gambling Company After Two Self-Excluded Players Lost Combined $29,000
(New Jersey) -- Last month, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement disciplined a company involved with online gambling after some self-excluded players were...

3/5/2020

article Gambling industry urges sports bettors to wager responsibly
(Atlantic City) -- The gambling industry is launching a campaign to urge sports bettors to wager responsibly, including setting and sticking to a budget, and learning...

3/4/2020

article Trounced at polls, north Jersey casino bills still lurking
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey voters seemingly drove a stake through the heart of proposals to expand casino gambling beyond Atlantic City to the suburbs near New York City...

3/2/2020

article If you’re treating the Lottery as an investment, there’s a problem
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Lottery and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey are trying to raise awareness about problem gambling with "Awareness +...

2/25/2020

article New Jersey Has No Powers to Reject Casino-Backed Referendum
(New Jersey) -- The state of New Jersey would not have the powers to ignore Atlantic City voters should they approve a casino-backed initiative to radically remodel city...

2/21/2020

article How Much Sports Betting Tax Revenue NJ Collects From NY, Quantified
(New Jersey) -- New Yorkers account for a remarkable 40% of the retail betting handle at the FanDuel Sportsbook at the Meadowlands Racetrack, according to a research...

2/20/2020

article OP/ED: Go slow on NJ esports betting, which raises some unique issues
(New Jersey) -- In-person and online sports betting has been a boon for New Jersey and its gaming businesses, with $4.6 billion wagered last year. No surprise, then,...

2/18/2020

article A proposed off-track betting facility has moved closer to the starting gate with approval from the township's planning board.
(New Jersey) -- A proposed off-track betting facility has moved closer to the starting gate with approval from the township's planning board. But don't saddle the...

2/14/2020

article New Jersey sees huge growth in sports betting
(New Jersey) -- Since the floodgates opened in May 2018 for legalized sports betting, the floodgates really haven’t opened. Based on the experiences of the state...

1/22/2020

article New Jersey Bill Would Help Online Gamblers Retrieve Abandoned Account Funds
(New Jersey) -- A piece of legislation on the table in New Jersey would establish more consumer protection with regards to online casino accounts that remain inactive...

1/15/2020

article Is New Jersey's Fast-Growing Online Gambling Revenue Sustainable?
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey online betting and gaming market posted another huge month in December, with combined revenue of $79 million. Total revenue for calendar...

1/14/2020

article NJ sports betting: $4.5 billion wagered in 2019, closing in on Nevada for No. 1
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey sports betting industry continues to grow at a dizzying pace, according to numbers released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming...

1/10/2020

article Second chances: Bill would give former addicts chance to move up in casino industry
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would give those who've struggled with drug addiction a chance to move up in the casino industry if...

1/9/2020

article New Jersey requests sports betting industry for information to enhance workforce skills
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey wants to gauge just how it can begin training its workforce to staff relevant jobs. On Tuesday, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority...

1/6/2020

article New Jersey’s Train Stations Become Gambling Hubs for New Yorkers
(New Jersey) -- Julio Carrasco, general manager of a sports bar near the train station in Hoboken, New Jersey, has welcomed a new sort of clientele in the past few...

12/30/2019

article BLOG: New Jersey Sportsbooks Already Taking Super Bowl LIV Reservations
(New Jersey) -- Have you started making your Super Bowl LIV plans yet? OK, it may be a tad early. We don’t even know which two teams will be playing in the big...

12/26/2019

article BLOG: Momentum Drives AC Casinos, The Eagles
(New Jersey) -- Momentum seems to be the word of the week when looking at New Jersey gambling news. Case in point: Ocean Casino Resort is riding momentum from its sixth...
article New Jersey Sports-Betting Frenzy Boosts Online Casinos
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s burgeoning market for online sports wagering has introduced gamblers to another growing betting scene: virtual casino games like...

12/23/2019

article YEAR IN REVIEW: N.J. is challenging Las Vegas for sports betting supremacy
(New Jersey) -- It only makes sense that New Jersey — who spearheaded the effort to overturn a federal sports betting ban outside of Nevada and paved the way for...
article YEAR IN REVIEW: Online gaming continues to grow
(New Jersey) -- The massive growth of online casino gaming is a bit of a blessing and a curse for Atlantic City casino operators. The $433.3 million in revenue it has...
article YEAR IN REVIEW: The ebb and flow of Ocean Casino Resort
(Atlantic City) -- The year started off with uncertainty for the mega-resort, as an ownership change in January was needed because of a lackluster seven-month stretch...
article YEAR IN REVIEW: What's going on with the three former casinos on the Boardwalk?
(Atlantic City) -- The individual fates of the former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, the former Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino and Showboat Hotel Atlantic City were all...

12/18/2019

article New Jersey casino authority agrees to 3-year concert deal
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s Casino Reinvestment Development Authority and Live Nation Entertainment have agreed on an $1.8 million deal that would bring beach...

12/15/2019

article Betting on sports fuels N.J. gambling
(New Jersey) -- The introduction of sports betting in New Jersey last year has lit a fire under the state's gambling businesses. Sports betting, which was introduced...

12/12/2019

article New Jersey Seen As Gold Standard For iGaming, Per Report
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has been the U.S. leader in its offering of legal, regulated online gambling — from poker and casino games in 2013 to sports betting in...
article New Jersey sports wagers hit record with nearly $563M in bets in November
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey's fast-growing sports betting market continued to set monthly records in November as more than a half-billion dollars' worth of...
article Time to allow drug court grads to advance in casino industry careers
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s drug court program is one of its most powerful tools for rehabilitating people convicted of low-level, nonviolent drug crimes.
press release New Jersey Sportsbooks Rake in $562 Million in Bets As Online Casinos Flourish at 6, According to PlayNJ.com
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's online and retail sportsbooks collected a staggering $562 million in bets in November, and the industry has now taken in more than $5...

12/8/2019

article Gaming regulators hit internet companies with $150K in fines in November
(New Jersey) -- State gaming regulators doled out more than $150,000 in fines to multiple gaming companies last month for infractions ranging from offering unapproved...

12/5/2019

article DGE Issues $150,000 In Fines To Several NJ Online Gambling Companies
(New Jersey) -- The Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) issued documentation outlining infractions that sent several New Jersey online gambling operators to the...
article New Jersey Online Gaming Operators Fined $153K for Regulatory Failures
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) issued $153,500 in civil penalties for various regulatory infractions on behalf of the licensed...

12/4/2019

article New Jersey doles out $150k in online gambling, betting fines
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s online gambling and sports betting operators just got taken to the state’s regulatory woodshed for a variety of shortcomings. As...

12/2/2019

article NJ Sports Betting Boss Has A Message For Media About Using Offshore Odds
(New Jersey) -- David Rebuck, the director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and thus perhaps the nation’s most prominent regulator, has a bone to...

11/28/2019

article New Jersey Gaming Regulator Advises Media to Avoid Advertising Unlicensed Sports Betting Websites
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s chief gaming regulator is advising all news and media outlets covering sports betting to avoid referencing or accepting advertising...

11/27/2019

article Mazzeo, Armato bill allowing drug court grads to work in casinos clears Assembly
(New Jersey) -- People convicted of low-level drug offenses who successfully complete the state's Recovery Court program are one step closer to being able to hold...

11/25/2019

article Six Lessons From Six Successful Years Of Online Gambling In New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- Just over six years ago, New Jersey made history. Last Thursday, Nov. 21, marked the sixth anniversary of the synchronized launch of legal online...

11/21/2019

article Here’s What Makes 6 Years Of NJ Online Gambling Something Worth Celebrating
(New Jersey) -- The night of Nov. 21, 2013, is one of that Yaniv Sherman will never forget. The head of group commercial development at 888 Holdings was in Tel Aviv,...

11/18/2019

article New Jersey Online Revenue Eyes $500m in 2019
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is reaching new heights in terms of revenue generation. October set the tone for new precedence for the licensed betting and gambling...
article New Jersey Operators Post Record-Breaking Figures for October
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey sports betting operators have made a new record. The operators have posted huge revenue and wagering in the month of October and it is four-...
article New Jersey Drug Offenders Who Get Sober Could Work in Casinos
(New Jersey) -- Under Assembly Bill No. 5817, New Jersey’s Casino Control Commission would be able to grant a casino key employee license and the state Division of...

11/17/2019

article Another record month for NJ sports betting: $487M in bets
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s sports betting industry set another monthly record in October for the amount bet as gamblers plunked down close to a half-billion...
article OP/ED: A cap on N.J. casino licenses? Maybe, but it must be flexible
(New Jersey) -- “With Six You Get Eggroll,” was a squeaky clean 1968 “blended family” movie featuring Doris Day and Brian Keith. They marry and...

11/16/2019

article Golden Nugget’s igaming entity surpasses land-based counterpart
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has continued the precedent of making history month after month, as the state’s sportsbooks saw another significant jump and an igaming...

11/12/2019

article 3 Unexpected Lessons Learned From 6 Years Of Online Poker In New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey online poker industry turns 6 years old later this month. It is no secret online poker has struggled to find any momentum, and continues...

11/4/2019

article New Jersey passed Nevada in sports betting last month — should Las Vegas be worried?
(New Jersey) -- Since the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) last May, it’s now up to individual states to decide...

10/29/2019

article Texas mattress mogul bets $5M in N.J. to cover World Series promotion
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey sports books are on the hook for millions if the Houston Astros win the World Series, and a sizeable portion of that is thanks to a Texas...

10/25/2019

article NJ Racing Industry Could See Rules Changes After Dozens Of Horse Deaths In US
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Racing Commission and the State of New Jersey announced a series of rule change proposals on horse racing this week. The official...
article OP/ED: Monmouth Park's Bet Against Sports Leagues Pays Dividends
(New Jersey) -- “Temporary restraining orders are not always a sure bet.” So said Judge Marjorie Rendell, to several sports leagues, on Sept. 24, 2019, in holding that...

10/24/2019

article The Sports Betting Capital of New York Is…Eastern New Jersey. Meet the Fanatics Who Make the Journey Each Weekend.
(New Jersey) -- A train pulls into Hoboken Terminal. Commuters swarm the dim, dusty platform, then disperse, gone as fast as they came. The train disappears, too, back...

10/4/2019

article Fox Bet Adds Online Casino Games To NJ Sports Betting App
(New Jersey) -- Fox Bet customers in New Jersey received a push notification at 6 p.m. Friday promoting a new product addition. It’s not another sports betting toy,...

9/29/2019

article Offshore Sports Betting Giants BetOnline and Bookmaker Suddenly Quit New Jersey Market
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has one of the largest legal gambling markets in the United States. People in the Garden State can gamble and place sports bets on-site or...

9/18/2019

article N.J. law allows Golden Nugget casino to take NBA game bets
(Atlantic City) -- The governor has signed a bill allowing Atlantic City’s Golden Nugget casino to accept bets on most National Basketball Association games.

9/17/2019

article New Jersey casinos woo bettors with new sportsbooks
(Atlantic City) -- Fans returning to Atlantic City last weekend for the start of the National Football League’s 100th season were greeted with new, multimillion-...

9/16/2019

article New Jersey online casinos’ August revenue a scorcher
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s online gambling market continues to gobble monthly revenue records like salted peanuts, thanks to the seemingly unstoppable online...
press release Unibet and New Jersey Devels strike partnership
(New Jersey) -- Unibet, a new sports betting platform - that just went live in New Jersey - and one of the largest online gambling brands in the world, today announced...

9/14/2019

article DraftKings Casino Brings Innovation To New Jersey Online Gambling Industry
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings might be known to its customers and the general public as a sports brand, but it’s put a lot of work into its casino product this year....
article NJ casino revenue grows 13 percent in first year of online sports betting
(New Jersey) -- Patrons wagered over $293 million in New Jersey’s sportsbooks in August, helping mark a 13 percent increase in casino profits compared to August...

9/13/2019

article New Jersey casinos woo bettors with new sportsbooks
(Atlantic City) -- Fans returning to Atlantic City last weekend for the start of the National Football League’s 100th season were greeted with new, multimillion-...
article NJ to allow Fertitta's casino to accept NBA bets
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey's governor has signed a bill allowing Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino to accept bets on most National Basketball Association...

9/12/2019

article August Another Record-Setter For New Jersey Online Gambling Industry
(New Jersey) -- Even if we ignore the increasing contribution from sports betting, the remarkable growth spurt for New Jersey online gambling continued in earnest in...

9/11/2019

article Town rejects more helicopter flights to sports betting site
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey shore town has rejected a proposal to allow more helicopter flights to access a racetrack that also has a sports betting operation. The...
article Edison Partners makes $15M investment into wagering marketing firm (updated)
(New Jersey) -- Princeton-based venture fund Edison Partners is making a $15.5 million investment into digital marketing company Gambling.com Group Plc, a company which...

9/6/2019

article Ruling deals blow to developer’s bid to open betting parlor
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey developer has lost a round in its court battle to build a sports betting parlor on the site of a former racetrack. A federal judge said in...

9/3/2019

article With NFL starting this week, N.J. could become ‘sports betting capital of U.S.’
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is the odds-on favorite to replace Nevada as the leading sports betting state in America. According to the New York Post, the neighboring...

9/2/2019

article New Jersey poised to overtake Vegas as sports betting capital of US
(New Jersey) -- Watch out, Vegas: Here comes New Jersey. It’s been little more than a year since the Garden State legalized sports betting, but the home of The...
article Report: 80 Pct. Of NJ Gamblers Place Wagers Online
(New Jersey) -- Mobile sports betting is quickly growing to a point where New Jersey is close to topping Las Vegas as the country’s biggest market, The Wall Street...

8/28/2019

article Alleged Underground New Jersey Casino Network Busted, Authorities Say Defendants At Large
(New Jersey) -- Alleged illegal New Jersey casino clubs have been operating in downtown Newark and across the state. That’s according to the Essex County...

8/27/2019

article Authorities charge 47, shut down ‘drugs on wheels’ operation that also ran a mini casino
(New Jersey) -- What began as complaints about a lack of parking in the Ironbound section of Newark eventually led police to discover a $1.1 million drug ring that was...

8/20/2019

article Man charged in brother's beating death in AC casino extradited back to NJ
(New Jersey) -- A man from Philadelphia charged with murder in the beating death of his younger brother in an Atlantic City casino hotel room has been extradited back to...

8/14/2019

article New Jersey Sports Betting Revenue Report Shows 2019 Uptick
(New Jersey) -- Not even the dog days of summer can slow down the sports betting revenue train in New Jersey. According to New Jersey’s Division of Gaming...
article New Jersey, Golden Nugget crush online gambling records
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market set a new revenue record in July, while the Golden Nugget beat its own record for the all-time best...
article Record-Setting July Yields $39.3 Million In Revenue For New Jersey Online Casinos
(New Jersey) -- The lucky streak for online gambling operators in New Jersey is unrelenting. Legal NJ online casinos combined to earn $39.3 million in July revenue, a...
article Sportsbooks In New Jersey Flirt With Nevada’s All-Time Record In July
(New Jersey) -- July is what many consider the slowest month on the sports betting calendar. Wagering opportunities were limited to Major League Baseball, The Open, and...

8/9/2019

article Our view: NJ’s leading work on problem gambling is never finished
(New Jersey) -- Given that Cape May County is a short drive from neighboring Atlantic City casinos, the start there last month of funded treatment for gambling addiction...

8/5/2019

article Legal battle continues over potential sports betting site
(New Jersey) -- A judge is being asked to stop a developer from opening a sports book at a former southern New Jersey racetrack. Greenwood Racing is a successor to a...

8/3/2019

article DraftKings Sportsbook Plans To Expand Its Casino Games In A Big Way
(New Jersey) -- We all know that Atlantic City casinos never close. And as of now, neither does DraftKings Casino. The Boston-based company is the newest NJ online...

8/2/2019

article DraftKings Sportsbook Plans To Expand Its Casino Games In A Big Way
(New Jersey) -- We all know that Atlantic City casinos never close. And as of now, neither does DraftKings Casino. The Boston-based company is the newest NJ online...
article Google Ads Permission Boosting Legal New Jersey Sportsbooks
(New Jersey) -- Advertisements for companies offering legal online sports betting services in New Jersey began encrusting themselves in the searches of Google users in...

7/26/2019

article Work Begins on First New Jersey Standalone Sportsbook, Despite Legal Spat with Parx Owner Greenwood
(New Jersey) -- A developer determined to bring the first-ever New Jersey standalone retail sports betting outlet to the former Garden State Park Racetrack in Cherry...

7/25/2019

article Developer: Deal near on sportsbook partner at former track
(New Jersey) -- A developer is pushing ahead with a plan to offer sports betting at a defunct racetrack in southern New Jersey, even as the companies affiliated with the...

7/24/2019

article 888 Casino to Launch Faster ‘Orbit’ Platform In New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- An online gambling industry giant is only days away from launching a brand new platform for its New Jersey customers. 888 Casino has unveiled “...

7/22/2019

article Fewer games, fewer gamblers: N.J.’s online revenue down in June
(New Jersey) -- The summer typically produces a lull for New Jersey online casinos and sportsbooks, and the most recent financial numbers from June seemingly support the...

7/21/2019

article COLUMN: Horses and horse racing survive Monmouth Park decision to race
(New Jersey) -- On Saturday, across the eastern and most of the midwestern United States, you could not get a bet down on a live horse race from Laurel Park in suburban...
article Monmouth Park gets ‘creamed’ financially. What did heat cost the race track on Haskell Day?
(New Jersey) -- The excessive heat that caused a long delay in racing resulted in a big drop in attendance and a significant financial hit for Monmouth Park. After...
article Cape Assist Offers Counseling Services For Gambling Addiction
(New Jersey) -- Cape Assist partners with the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey to offer funded treatment to those suffering from gambling problems and their...

7/20/2019

article After Haskell Invitational delay, some fury, some resignation
(New Jersey) -- Dennis Drazin made like Nostradamus Wednesday afternoon when the chairman and CEO of Darby Development , LLC, the operators of Monmouth Park, predicted...

7/17/2019

article Odds Are You’ve Never Bet On Darts But You Can At New Jersey Sportsbooks
(New Jersey) -- There’s a whole lot more to New Jersey sports betting than just the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL. There are a variety of unique betting markets available...

7/15/2019

article Gaming revenue up 20 percent over last year, thanks to sports betting
(New Jersey) -- The sports betting industry was a $3.2 billion boom for Atlantic City in its first full year of legalized wagering with June casino revenue increasing...

7/13/2019

article Bettors come in droves for annual Meadowlands Pace race
(New Jersey) -- Crowds filled the Meadowlands parking lot Saturday for the annual Meadowlands Pace race. It was also the one year anniversary of the Fanduel Sportsbook...

7/10/2019

article New Jersey Sports Betting Shop is Strip Mall Owner’s Goal
(New Jersey) -- Just as William Hill closes a number of land-based sports betting shops, a number of American outlets are thinking about opening up some of their own.

7/4/2019

article Golden Nugget poised to make internet gaming history
(Atlantic City) -- Something never before seen in the United States gaming industry may happen out in the Marina District before year’s end. Golden Nugget Atlantic...

7/1/2019

article New Jersey tops Nevada in sports betting volume in May
(Atlantic City) -- Here’s all you need to know about how fast sports betting is growing in New Jersey: the East Coast state took in more sports bets last month...

6/29/2019

article Major League Eating Bites Back As N.J. Bans Betting On Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
(New Jersey) -- The annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating contest returns to the Coney Island on the Fourth of July, but despite being one of the biggest advocates for...

6/28/2019

article Did New Jersey sports betting really surpass Nevada’s handle in May?
(New Jersey) -- The Garden State’s sports betting industry turned a year old earlier this month, a milestone for the state that fought, and won, against the sports...
article New Jersey Swerves Government Shutdown that Could Have Closed Casinos, Online Gaming
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s Democratic governor Phil Murphy said he will not allow the wheels of state government to grind to a halt despite an ongoing budget...

6/19/2019

article New Jersey fines DraftKings for self-exclusion, ‘cooling off’ failures
(New Jersey) -- Daily fantasy sports cum sports betting / online casino operator DraftKings has been fined by New Jersey regulators for violating rules on protecting...

6/16/2019

article Monmouth Park Sports Book reopens for betting after it closed because of internet woes
(New Jersey) -- The Monmouth Park Sports Book by William Hill has reopened for sports betting after it was temporarily closed for betting for several hours because...

6/14/2019

article New Jersey Enjoys Unprecedented Success In Year One Of Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey might as well declare June 14 a state holiday. The anniversary of the launch of the unmitigated success that is NJ sports betting should be...
article New Jersey Enjoys Unprecedented Success In Year One Of Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey might as well declare June 14 a state holiday. The anniversary of the launch of the unmitigated success that is NJ sports betting should be...
article Online bets drive New Jersey's sports gambling tax revenue growth
(New Jersey) -- An immediate commitment to online betting helped New Jersey take the lead among states that have legalized sports betting. The financial bump it has...
article N.J. legalized sports betting a year ago to help save Atlantic City and horse-racing. Has it paid off?
(New Jersey) -- Exactly a year ago, Gov. Phil Murphy traveled to Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport and made history by placing the first legal sports bets in New...

6/13/2019

article Sports betting a 'surprising' success in NJ, but not a 'panacea' for casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Legalized sports betting in New Jersey will celebrate its one-year anniversary Friday and, by nearly any measure, has given a rebounding gaming...
article Eldorado Resorts Incorporated receives New Jersey approval
(New Jersey) -- American regional casino operator, Eldorado Resorts Incorporated, has now reportedly increased its portfolio to encompass properties in twelve states...

6/11/2019

article Heavy-hitters of casino industry headline Atlantic City gaming conference
(Atlantic City) -- The landscape of casino gaming is ever-changing and several titans of the industry will be in town next week to discuss all the hot-button issues...
article New Jersey Casino Control Commission approves Tropicana deal
(Atlantic City) -- Almost eight months after the sale of Tropicana Entertainment to Eldorado Resorts, state gaming regulators approved the deal. On Tuesday, the Casino...
article Bombarded by ads, can NJ’s compulsive gamblers stay clean?
(New Jersey) -- If you're an avid radio listener or TV viewer in New Jersey, you likely haven't gone a day recently without hearing or seeing an advertisement...

6/6/2019

article Murphy administration pushes for review of casino regulations during Senate hearing
(New Jersey) -- The governor's special counsel to Atlantic City testified Thursday in front of a state Senate committee to push for a re-examination of casino...

6/3/2019

article Bet responsibly? A struggle for some as sportsbook ads widen
(New Jersey) -- The tagline makes the solution sound so simple: "Gamble responsibly." It's anything but for those who struggle with compulsive gambling....

5/23/2019

article How FanDuel is Winning the NJ Sports Betting Market
(New Jersey) -- FanDuel started in the daily fantasy sports industry back in 2009. Fast forward ten years later and FanDuel is the top sports betting operator in New...
article OP/ED: On online gambling, follow New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- When I was the governor of New Jersey in the aftermath of the Great Recession, we had a depressed tourism market in our gaming hub — Atlantic City...
article Assembly passes hotel panic button bill
(New Jersey) -- Hotel workers in New Jersey are one step closer to having an additional measure of protection at work. The Assembly unanimously (76-0) passed a bill...

5/22/2019

article Sports Betting Driving Online Gaming in New Jersey Casinos
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey casinos can thank the legalization of sports wagering for the massive growth in online gaming that they are experiencing.

5/19/2019

article CRUDEL: Placing my bets on the New Jersey sports gambling craze
(New Jersey) -- Dear John: Legal betting isn’t so good for any serious gambler who mostly wins. I did approximately 1,500 college basketball bets this winter/...

5/16/2019

article New Jersey Saw $2.64 Billion in Sports Betting in 1st Year After Legalization
(New Jersey) -- Legalizing sports betting has been a massive revenue generator for the state of New Jersey. The Associated Press' Wayne Parry reported bettors placed...

5/11/2019

article FanDuel Group, Paddy Power Betfair Building Online Gambling Empire In New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) is riding a big winning streak in New Jersey. Revenue for Betfair Casino soared 83% year-over-year to $11.7 million, the parent...
article Keidel: New Jersey Has Thrived From Legalized Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- Our government was first designed to serve two basic functions: protect us from foreign powers and protect us from each other. Not from ourselves. Yet...

5/9/2019

article 3 Key Takeaways on Fox Sports Gambling App
(New York) -- Fox Sports announced on Wednesday that it is partnering with The Stars Group to launch Fox Bet, which will be a mobile gambling app that will function as a...
article BetStars To Rebrand As Fox Bet In NJ After Latest Sports Betting Deal
(New Jersey) -- Fox Sports and The Stars Group dropped a bombshell on the US sports betting market on Wednesday. The two groups are partnering to launch a new online...
article Betting predictions to be part of Fox Sports analysis
(New Jersey) -- Fox Sports viewers tuning in to some broadcasts this fall will not only see the game, but also will get betting predictions. The network announced a...
article Bye-Bye, BetStars: Fox Bet Is Coming To New Jersey Sports Betting Instead
(New Jersey) -- Fox Sports and The Stars Group dropped a bombshell on the US sports betting market on Wednesday. The two groups are partnering to launch a new online...
article Fox Sports Buys $236 Million Chunk of Stars Group, Will Be First US Broadcaster to Offer Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- Shares in Stars Group skyrocketed 11 percent Wednesday on the news that Fox Sports has pledged to invest $236 million for a 4.99 percent share of the the...
article Fox Sports Chief Eric Shanks Touts Fox Bet Gambling Initiative, Rights Portfolio “Second To None”
(New York) -- Fox Sports is entering the legalized sports betting arena “ambitiously, aggressively, but also responsibly,” the division’s chief, Eric...
article Fox Sports Invests In Gambling App With The Stars Group
(New York) -- Fox Sports is getting into the gambling game, and it sounds awesome. According to Sports Business Journal, Fox Sports paid $236 million for a 4.99% stake...
article New Jersey AG Sues U.S. Justice Department Over Betting Case
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Attorney General filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday for failing to cooperate in sharing information with the...

5/8/2019

article Horse racing industry getting a boost from state subsidies
(New Jersey) -- Many are confident that the state’s horse racing industry is on track for a major comeback after struggling to compete for years with out-of-state...

5/7/2019

article Paddy Power Betfair Report Shows How FanDuel Sportsbook Is Winning In NJ
(New Jersey) -- The strength of FanDuel Sportsbook in the NJ sports betting market is underscored in a Q1 trading update issued by parent company Paddy Power Betfair (...

5/1/2019

article Resorts ‘Not That Surprised’ To Be Near The Top In NJ Online Gambling
(New Jersey) -- Resorts is getting a lot of attention these days, and for a good reason. Its NJ sports betting apps and online casino partnerships are producing strong...

4/30/2019

article Casino gaming's economic impact in other states rivals N.J.
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey still ranks among national leaders in terms of casino gaming’s economic impact, but other states, including nearby competitors, are...

4/28/2019

article William Hill Storms New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- William Hill is a proven name in the sports betting world. It’s risen to become one of the biggest online sports betting businesses in the UK and...

4/25/2019

article OP/ED: If we could legally bet on the Oscars, Game of Thrones, N.J. could make a lot more money, consultant says
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey has been reaping financial benefits since becoming the third state in the U.S. to legalize sports betting on June 14, 2018. Since then,...

4/24/2019

article Dear Nevada, don’t bet on keeping your sports gambling crown much longer. Love, N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy.
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s quick growth in sports gambling means it could surpass Nevada next year as the top sports betting market in the United States, its...

4/17/2019

article Why Is FanDuel Pulling Away From DraftKings In The NJ Online Sportsbook War?
(New Jersey) -- A battle for supremacy between DraftKings and FanDuel is not exactly uncharted territory. They’ve waged war in the daily fantasy sports space ever...

4/16/2019

article New Jersey Breaks iGaming and Sports Betting Revenue Records in March 2019
(New Jersey) -- Sports betting and iGaming entertainment pushed New Jersey to record revenues for March. Total revenue from gambling in the state exceeded $294 million...

4/15/2019

article 2018 New Jersey casino performance numbers are a mixed bag
(Atlantic City) -- Profits were down in 2018 for casinos down the shore, according to the latest report from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. But one...
article New Jersey Posts Record High Results in NJ for March
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey scored big on the March Madness and its iGaming segment continued to grow in the meanwhile. Not quite the first state to introduce sports...
article NJ Blows Away Online Casino Record With Almost $40 Million In Revenue
(New Jersey) -- To say that theNew Jersey online casinomarket is doing well right now is a pretty big understatement. The state generated over $39 million in revenue in...
article Not Settling Yet: NJ Horsemen, Leagues Still $150 Million Apart In Sports Betting Legal Battle
(New Jersey) -- In the latest salvo in the nearly year-old $150 million lawsuit by New Jersey’s thoroughbred horsemen against five major pro sports organizations,...
article Play+ to explore the stories behind the gambling industry
(New Jersey) -- Play+ is conducting short, streamed interviews at next week’s Betting on Sports America to explore some of the stories behind the gambling industry.
article Rush Street Interactive Named Mobile Operator Of The Year In North America
(New Jersey) -- Rush Street Interactive (RSI) has been crowned ‘Mobile Operator of the Year’ at the EGR North America Awards 2019. The EGR Awards celebrate...

4/14/2019

article California Man Must Fork Over $90K In Gambling Proceeds
(New Jersey) -- A report issued by the Associated Press reveals that gambling regulators in New Jersey have ordered a man from California to pay more than $90,000. The...

4/13/2019

article March Madness leads to gladness for New Jersey sports books
(Atlantic City) -- A blizzard of bets from college basketball fans in March helped New Jersey to its second-highest monthly sports betting total, as March Madness...

4/12/2019

article March Madness Leads To Margin Madness At New Jersey Sportsbooks
(New Jersey) -- Despite tons of promotions aimed at trimming the house edge, it was a stellar March for the sportsbooks in New Jersey, who according to a recent press...
article New Jersey sets online gambling record with $39.1m in March
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market roared its way back into the record books in March, which was anything but the cruelest month as...
article NJ Online Casinos Obliterate All-Time Revenue Record, While Golden Nugget And Draftkings Surge
(New Jersey) -- NJ online casinos absolutely obliterated their all-time revenue record in March, taking in $37.2 million, around $5.5 million more than their previous...
article NJ Sports Betting Hits $372 Million In March With Record $31.7 Million In Revenue
(New Jersey) -- Now that the 2019 NCAA Tournament has come to a close, it’s time to look at the bigger NJ sports betting picture. New Jersey got its first taste of...
article Online Casino Revenue Takes A Deep Breath, Balloons To Almost $40 Million In March
(New Jersey) -- Could it be a three-peat? You bet. For the first time in New Jersey online gambling history, revenue surpassed $30 million for three-straight months.

4/11/2019

article Drazin: Founding Father of NJ Sports Betting Opines
(New Jersey) -- The names on the case wielded as a cudgel against the ban on legal sports betting in the United States was first “Christie” and subsequently...
article Casino Workers in New Jersey Want Action Taken Against Investors of New York
(New Jersey) -- Earlier their week, the labor union representing casino employees of Atlantic City urged gaming regulators of New Jersey online gambling sites to take...

4/3/2019

article Do 64% Of People Really Oppose Sports Betting Sites Handing Out Freebies?
(USA) -- Two mainstream sports media journalists with an interest in gambling turned a few heads recently by exploring the topic of the New Jersey mobile sports betting...

3/30/2019

article NJ seizes thousands in winnings from underage, prohibited gamblers
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey regulators have seized more than $107,000 won by underage or otherwise prohibited gamblers at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. As part of the...

3/27/2019

article Sports Leagues Again Protest NJ Horsemen’s $150M Lawsuit
(New Jersey) -- A May 2018 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court voided a 26-year-old federal law and opened the door for any state to offer Las Vegas-style sports betting.
article NJ seizes thousands in winnings from underage, prohibited gamblers
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey regulators have seized more than $107,000 won by underage or otherwise prohibited gamblers at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.
article Won But Lost, New Jersey Regulators Seize $107,000
(New Jersey) -- Imagine what it feels like winning at a premium venue and not being able to take the trophy home. That could happen if you don’t comply with the...

3/25/2019

article Casino expansion unlikely despite sports betting, internet gaming success
(Atlantic City) -- The success of sports betting and internet gambling has not yet revived the idea of expanding casino gaming outside of Atlantic City. But, neither...

3/24/2019

article Casino expansion unlikely despite sports betting, internet gaming success
(New Jersey) -- The success of sports betting and internet gambling has not yet revived the idea of expanding casino gaming outside of Atlantic City. But, neither...

3/21/2019

article Can Jersey online sports gambling surpass Nevada? March Madness may tell
(New Jersey) -- As New Jersey sportsbooks start their first March Madness, thousands of state-based bettors are expected to make deposits with a cashier at their casino...
article In the Meadowlands, a big sports venue meets the small screen
(New Jersey) -- The dirt track is empty and gray, like the sky. Rain blows in on the wind, stops, then starts again. The paddocks are empty, the horses gone. None of it...

3/17/2019

article With Sports Betting Finally Legal In New Jersey, Gamblers Figure To Wager A Lot Of Money On NCAA Tournament
(New Jersey) -- On Selection Sunday we find out which 68 college basketball teams will take part in the March Madness tournament. Some from our area made the cut, and...

3/16/2019

article Nearly $2 billion in New Jersey sport bets in 9 months
(New Jersey) -- Nearly $2 billion has been wagered on sporting events in New Jersey in the nine months since such betting became legal last year. New Jersey gamblers...

3/15/2019

article NJ online casinos down but not out after falling February revenue
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey online casino gaming revenue saw a decline of 5.5 per cent in February compared to the prior month, according to figures released this week by...

3/14/2019

article Even With A Short Month, New Jersey Online Casinos Still Surpass $30 Million
(New Jersey) -- On paper, February looks like a middling month for the New Jersey online gambling industry. Online casino and poker revenue fell from an all-time high of...

3/13/2019

article New Jersey Sports Betting Shows February Strength, According to PlayNJ.com Analysts
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's sportsbooks took in more than $320 million in February bets, generating strong monthly revenue despite a short month and a predictable...

3/11/2019

article NJ Might Increase Casino Fines For Allowing Betting On Off-Limits College Events
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s sports betting laws clearly ban wagering on college sporting events involving in-state universities, or on such events taking place in...

3/8/2019

article Monmouth ready for stronger season with higher purses
(New Jersey) -- The first condition book of the Monmouth Park meet has been released, and the Jersey Shore track seems poised for a much stronger season than a year ago.

3/7/2019

article 2014 Case Of Illegal Online Gambling Outside NJ Ends With $90K Forfeiture
(New Jersey) -- The largest reported forfeiture case in NJ online casino history is finally settled, five years later. Vinh Dao, a California man, agreed to forfeit more...
article New Jersey eyes stiffer penalties for prohibited sports bets
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers want to increase the penalties on casinos and sports books that take bets on prohibited events including games involving college...
article New Jersey Regulator Seizes $90,000 After Player Gambled Online from California
(New Jersey) -- Caesars Interactive and the Borgata, Atlantic City have been ordered to forfeit more than $90,000 sitting since 2014 in the online gambling accounts of a...

3/6/2019

article California man’s luck runs out as he must fork over $90K for gambling online using N.J. betting sites
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gambling regulators have ordered a California man to hand over more than $90,000 from online accounts he had funded and gambled with from...
article New Jersey Sports Betting Has Huge Impact On Total Legal US Handle
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Sports Betting Has Huge Impact On Total Legal US Handle By Bill GelmanMarch 6, 2019 January will go down in the US sports betting history...

3/3/2019

article NJ rolls out new problem gambling awareness effort
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey lottery and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey have collaborated on a new campaign to increase problem gambling awareness....
article Rutgers professor gives expert opinion on legalized gambling in NJ
(New Jersey) -- Legalized gambling could increase its prevalence amongst those who are underaged, said Lia Nower, director of the Center for Gambling Studies, co-...

3/2/2019

article New York gamblers are crossing to New Jersey to place bets
(New Jersey) -- Going mobile appears to be a sure bet for local wagering — and that includes New Yorkers looking for a little action. In January, mobile sports...

2/28/2019

article New Jersey Online Gamblers Detect Slot Flaw, Win Nearly $1M But Casinos Slow to Pay
(New Jersey) -- Online gamblers in New Jersey detected a flaw in the popular interactive slot game “Ocean Magic,” and used the defect to their advantage to...

2/27/2019

article DraftKings Rumored To Be Prepping A Standalone Online Casino App In NJ
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings is proving how much is possible in seven months. This week, U.K.-based eGaming Review (EGR) published a report that DraftKings will soon be...

2/25/2019

article Oscars Wagering Seen As Hit with New Jersey Bettors
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey sports bettors’ affinity for wagering on games apparently applies to awards shows, also. One day after the state’s sportsbook...

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