ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two of New Jersey’s Internet gambling sites will begin sharing players next week, with bigger online prizes.
WSOP.com and 888poker.com will start sharing players on Monday.READ MORE: Man Shot Outside Of Marriott Hotel In Center City
The move is designed to increase so-called player liquidity, a key area New Jersey’s year-old Internet gambling market is seeking to improve as it begins its second year.
Internet gambling in New Jersey took in only about a tenth of the $1 billion supporters had forecast for its first year.
Caesars Interactive says the move will increase prize guarantees for tournaments, and lead to a greater number of players available for cash games.READ MORE: 1 Person Injured After Car, Flatbed Truck Collide On White Horse Pike In Winslow Township
The sites will begin sharing $130,000 in guaranteed tournaments each week.
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