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 Suspends PokerStars’ Licence to Operate in that State

  The New Jersey Division of Gaming has suspended the application submitted by PokerStars for two years. Last month Stars spokesman Eric Hollreiser explained in a tweet that PokerStars is still being reviewed by the DGE but is committed to completing the process.  Without this licence, PokerStars will not be allowed to operate in the United States. However, regulators have offered to review the application under certain circumstances. The stated reason for the New Jersey Division of Gaming … 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


New Jersey Online Gambling Test a Success

Six Atlantic City casinos were granted permission to open their websites to citizens in New Jersey at midnight. This is the result of a successful test period which began five days ago on November 21st, during which time the operations which were put in place to ensure that online gambling would be safe and secure were assessed. Despite some geolocation glitches the pre-launch was declared a success. Subsequently, New Jersey has launched an entirely new industry nine months after Gov. Chris Chri … Continued


Geo-location Technology Blocks Players from Online Gambling Sites

Some people in New Jersey found themselves unable to access online gambling sites this week as geo-location technology that misread their location blocked them from online gambling sites. New Jersey’s Internet gambling law requires that gamblers be physically located in the state. The State of New Jersey is using sophisticated geo-location technology to ensure that all those who partake in online gambling are physically located inside New Jersey. However, some glitches in the software functionin … 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


US Banks are Not Yet Gambling-Friendly

Preparations for the launch of legal online gambling in New Jersey, Delaware, and Nevada have been running smoothly the last couple of months. New Jersey is awaiting its November 26th launch, while Delaware has begun with a ‘soft launch’ consisting of online lotteries and betting. Nevertheless, it seems that some parties still need to join in. More specifically, there are still banks and credit card companies that have delayed offering financial services to the online gambling industry. It was r … Continued


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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


New Jersey DGE Rolls out Online Gambling Transactional Waivers

  The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has compiled a list of gaming companies which have received a transactional waiver to enable them to participate in online gambling. The companies will operate on a five-day trial basis, starting November 26th, as previously announced. Among this list of approved companies are Bally’s Atlantic City with its partner Caesars Interactive Entertainment, the Borgata and Bwin.party, and the Trump Plaza which has partnered with GameAccount, Bet … Continued


Optimal Payments to Service New Jersey Online Payment Operations

Global online payments provider Optimal Payments Plc has been approved by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) to supply online payment solutions to New Jersey once online gambling is launched there. As such, New Jersey’s online payment processes will be handled by Optimal Payments. Players will use Optimal Payment’s eWallet service Neteller to gamble. This marks the return of Optimal’s Neteller to the American online gaming market. This time round, Neteller will be able to operat … Continued


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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


Gibraltar has its Eye Set on the American Online Gambling Market

Gibraltar is one of the largest online gambling jurisdictions in the world, and a popular destination and service provider of online gambling in Europe, along with Malta and the Isle of Man. There are 26 registered online casinos and other operators presently running in Gibraltar, including British bookmakers Ladbrokes. Some of the most esteemed online gambling and online casino software providers originate in Gibraltar, and many of these companies such as 888 Holdings Bwin.Party Entertainment h … Continued


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Trump Properties is Next in Line for New Jersey Online Gambling

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino have both received their online gambling licences from the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) in New Jersey. The two hotels are next in line after the Borgata Hotel & Spa and the Golden Nugget Casino to offer online gambling services to patrons. Trump Taj Mahal has partnered with Ultimate Gaming, the parent company of Ultimate Poker. Ultimate Gaming launched the first regulated online poker room in the US when Ultimate Poke … Continued


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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


Bwin.Party-Borgata Partnership to Save Atlantic City

The Borgata Hotel and Spa Casino, situated in Atlantic City, plans to offer online casino games and online poker via the websites borgatacasino.com and borgatapoker.com. This decision was made in an attempt to save the resort and casino town from declining popularity and revenue. According to a report by Moody’s Investor Services, Atlantic City’s gaming industry has declined by 44% since 2006. This has caused considerable financial difficulty for the entire city. What’s more, Atlantic City’s dec … Continued