Golden Nugget Finally Launches Online Gambling in New Jersey

  The Golden Nugget Casino has been granted permission to offer online gambling. Online gambling was launched in New Jersey last month, but the Golden Nugget had to delay its launch because it failed to gain approval after the five-day trial period. Six casinos already were live in the state. Now the Golden Nugget will join the likes of the Borgata in offering players legal online gambling sites at which to play. Indeed, the Golden Nugget was concerned about their ability to launch online g … Continued

New Jersey Regulators are satisfied with Online Gambling Roll-Out

  New Jersey gaming officials have expressed their satisfaction with the launch of online gambling. Online gambling has been legal for one week, and officials are pleased with the outcome. Online gambling was officially launched on November 26 after a successful trial period. New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) Director David Rebuck said that he is “pleasantly pleased” with the progress made since Nov. 26. Approximately 17 000 players logged on to play during the five-day trial … Continued

Has the Potential Success of the Online Gambling Industry been Overestimated?

  According to renowned global rating agency Fitch Ratings, Governor Chris Christie exaggerated the potential revenues from online gambling by a huge margin. Christie rather ambitiously estimated that the online gambling industry will reach $1.2 billion by next year. But Fitch anticipates that internet gaming revenue will reach $200 million to $300 million next year, and increasing up to $500 million to $750 million annually within several years. The agency also doubts that an online gambli … Continued

Online Gambling Goes Live in New Jersey

  New Jersey residents are now allowed to gamble online. Online gambling has been legalized and the state has begun implementing the new legislation which will legalize online gambling on a trial basis.   Until, November 26th, certain casinos and gaming sites which have been granted licenses to operate in the state will provide gambling services to players in New Jersey. Six out of seven casinos were given permits to conduct Internet gambling in New Jersey and began taking bets at 6 p. … Continued

New Jersey to Implement Policies which will Assist Problem Gamblers

  New Jersey has been preparing vigorously for the November 26th online gambling launch. Because of the risks associated with gambling online, the state has made sure to set up processes and rules to help players avoid problems. One of the precautionary measures which will be put into place is a “self-exclusion” system whereby gamblers who have a gambling problem may abstain from gambling online by voluntarily barring themselves from online gambling websites. All they have to do is sign up. … Continued

Tropicana Casino Receives Fifth Online Gambling Licence

The latest casino news updates continue to fly out of New Jersey. The state should be more than thrilled to announce every few days that more casinos are awarded online gambling permits. Currently the number of online gambling licences that have been issued stands at five. In the latest update, the fifth licence was awarded on Monday to the Tropicana Casino & Resort. The Tropicana Casino & Resort will thus launch its own online gambling on November 21st, along with the Borgata Hotel … Continued

Golden Nugget Receives Permit to Offer Online Gambling in New Jersey

The Golden Nugget Atlantic City has been issued the second online gambling permit in New Jersey, after the Borgata Hotel Spa & Casino. As such, the casino will launch its own online gambling site next month. The permit was awarded by the Division of Gaming enforcement.  The permits will enable  the Golden Nugget an Borgata Hotel to offer patrons online gambling services during an “invitation-only” trial period beginning on November 21st. Assuming all goes well, full-fledged Internet gambling … Continued

Borgata is First In Line for New Jersey Online Gambling

The Borgata Hotel and Casino Spa plans to be the first casino to offer online gambling and poker in Atlantic City, NJ. The Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) of New Jersey recently granted an operating licence in online gambling to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. It is estimated that the first Borgata online casino will be launched in November this year. Earlier it was reported that Borgata would team up with Bwin.Party to provide the hotel residents with online gambling via the websites b … Continued

Online Casinos Actually Have the Potential to Create Jobs

Many casino industry experts are concerned about the potential loss of jobs that casino employees might face once online gambling is legalized in New Jersey. If people choose not to visit land-based casinos like Atlantic City in favour of gambling online, many land-based casinos will experience a drop in popularity and revenue. One of the results of this will be the laying-off of once essential staff in land-based casinos. On the contrary, there are those who believe that the rise in online casi … Continued