Starting today, New Jersey joins only two other states — Delaware and Nevada — in offering Internet gambling within its borders.
New Jersey gambling regulators gave six casinos the green light to offer Internet gambling statewide on Monday.
Would-be gamblers from at least 23 states tried to log onto casino gambling websites in the first night of New Jersey’s test of online betting.
North Jersey state senator Raymond Lesniak wants to allow international web gambling companies to be able to set up shop in the state, preferably in Atlantic City.
Mitchell Garber, CEO of Caesars Interactive Entertainment, was grilled on how he oversaw gambling for a firm based in Gibraltar that accepted online bets from Americans.
New Jersey, like many other states, allows people who feel they have a gambling problem to place their names on a list of those who are not allowed to enter any of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos.
State lottery director Vernon Kirk said Tuesday that officials will conduct a “soft launch” of online gambling on Thursday with a select group of preferred players.
Internet gambling may begin in New Jersey after a five-day trial period to make sure things work properly.
Thirty-seven firms have applied to get a piece of the Internet gambling business when it gets underway in New Jersey later this year.
The latest to enter the fray is a British company you’ve probably never heard of.
An amazing fact is that Pennsylvania is second to Nevada in casino revenues and since Atlantic City peaked in 2006 the battle has raged between the two casinos.
The parent company of the PokerStars gambling website announced a deal in which it will partner with an Atlantic City casino to offer Internet gambling in the state once it becomes legal later this year.
Trump Taj Mahal casino will partner with a Las Vegas company to provide Internet gambling when the practice begins in New Jersey this fall.
The folks who write the checks that help keep Atlantic City’s casinos afloat say Internet gambling can help revive the market’s flagging fortunes.
What led to the sudden change of heart is not clear.