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Bill Would Allow Developer to Re-Open Revel Without License

A New Jersey legislator is pushing for a change to the state's gambling laws that would enable the owner of the former Revel casino to reopen it without getting a casino license.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/08/2017

The doors of the former Revel Casino of Atlantic City will reopen!

That is some surprising news. The most expensive hotel-casino of Atlantic City, that cost $2.4 billions to build, is going to reopen some of its parts. Shut down in September 2014, the former Revel Casino may not be completely dead yet.

Located at the end of the Bordwalk in AC, the Revel Casino was the most expensive casino in the city. The story began in April 2, 2012 when the casino opened its doors for the first time.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/04/2016

Officials Again Ponder Whether Sports Betting Should be Legalized in New Jersey

(Associated Press) - A U.S. appeals court wondered aloud if New Jersey would become "the Wild East," if not "the Wild West," if it allows sports betting at racetracks and casinos but leaves the industry to police itself.

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Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/17/2016

New Jersey Gets Rare en Banc Rehearing in Sports Betting Case

Our sister site BettingNewJersey.com has all the latest news as it relates to online gambling in New Jersey.

New Jersey Gets Rare en Banc Rehearing in Sports Betting Case - New Jersey has another chance to make its case to offer traditional sports betting at Monmouth Park and other racetracks and casinos, getting a rare en banc rehearing Wednesday from the federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/16/2016

Blackjack Games in New Jersey Offer Safe, Fun Online Alternative

Online gamblers love their casino games, whether they be slots, video poker, or table games such as blackjack or baccarat. Unfortunately, most of the punters located in the United States are required to continue visiting unlicensed and offshore casinos, as the government of the United States has failed to take any meaningful steps toward regulating the activity within their borders.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/22/2015

New Jersey Resorts Casino Online Scratch Cards and a Chance to Win $2 Million

Get three scratch cards daily from the New Jersey Resorts Casino online and qualify to win $2 million from Atlantic City’s oldest casino.  

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/05/2015

Jets vs. Dolphins Free Pick Betting Line: Bet This Game Live Now

Gambling911.com has your Miami vs. New York betting odds. New York Jets -3, 41.5.  Game odds now up.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/04/2015

PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker Finally Get New Jersey License: Expect Tournaments Soon

Amaya Gaming owned PokerStars, the world’s largest real money online poker site, and Full Tilt Poker have finally been granted a New Jersey Web gambling license after well over a year of wrangling.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/01/2015

NJ Gambling Regulators Won’t Prosecute Illegal Internet Gambling Sites, Affiliates Yet

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Associated Press) — New Jersey gambling regulators won't prosecute companies that help facilitate illegal Internet gambling if they knock it off within 150 days.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/09/2015

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Submitted by Payton on, May/05/2015

NJ Online Gambling Revenue Down 10 Percent in February Despite Snow, Frigid Temps

New Jersey has released its February online gambling revenue numbers and they are not very good.  A decline of nearly 11 percent was seen from January.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/13/2015

New Credit Card Code for Online Gambling in New Jersey Should Reduce Decline Rate

A new credit card code is set to be introduced for online gambling in New Jersey come Springtime, thus helping to reduce decline rates.

Reports suggest that the approval rate for Visa cards has been around 73% on average for Visa with a dismal 44% for Mastercard.  American Express does not allow transactions for online gambling at this time.

While online gambling is legal in New Jersey, many credit card issuing banks, including Wells Fargo, have refused to allow transactions for Web gambling due to federal legislation.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/20/2015

Last Minute Reprieve for Taj Mahal as Icahn Ready to Make Union Concessions

Carl Icahn, the Taj Mahal’s largest debtholder, has decided to make some concessions to unions after all.

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Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/24/2014

Atlantic City Casino Profits Up in 3rd Quarter

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Associated Press) - Atlantic City's casino industry saw its operating profits rise in the third quarter of this year, helped by Internet gambling money and the absence of large losses racked up last year by weaker casinos.

The casinos reported a gross operating profit of $147.5 million in July, August and September, up 7.2 percent from the same period a year ago. Those numbers include comparisons with four casinos that have since closed, some of whom lost large sums in summer 2013.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/24/2014

NJ Woman Wins $1.3 Million Playing Online Slots at HarrahsCasino.com

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. –  (Associated Press) - A Morris County woman has won New Jersey's largest Internet gambling jackpot, a $1.3 million payout from an online slots game.

Cathy Ruela was playing the "Millionaire Genie" game on the Harrahscasino.com site on Nov. 6 when the genie on her computer screen broke open the chains on a treasure chest and a box popped up, announcing she had won a jackpot of more than $1.3 million.

The 31-year-old says she has been playing sporadically since February, usually about $20 or $30 at a time.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/17/2014

Online Gambling Site Fined by New Jersey Gaming Enforcement Division

ATLANTIC CITY – (Associated Press) - Authorities have fined an Internet gambling firm $10,000 for soliciting more than 250 people who voluntarily excluded themselves from gambling in New Jersey.

State Gaming Enforcement Division spokeswoman Kerry Langan tells The Press of Atlantic City the fine against Caesars Interactive Entertainment is the first imposed since New Jersey launched online gambling last year.

Casinos and online operations are forbidden from sending promotional materials to gamblers who voluntarily ban themselves.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/06/2014

55 Percent of NJ Respondents: Sports Betting Would be Bad For AC

In a recent poll of New Jersey residents conducted by Rutgers-Eagleton it was discovered that only 7% of respondents had actually tried gambling on one of the state’s regulated online gambling sites and only 5% said the activity was good for Atlantic City’s troubled gambling industry.

23% said online gambling made no difference for Atlantic City, and 17% said they were not sure.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/21/2014

Pro Leagues Pile on New Jersey to Stop Sports Betting

NEWARK, New Jersey — (Associated Press) - Four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed a court challenge to the state's latest attempt to offer legal sports gambling on Monday, calling the effort "astounding," ''specious" and a "blatant violation" of an earlier court order.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/29/2014

New Jersey Online Gambling Market Continues to Grow

Get the full run-down of the New Jersey online gambling industry since it first opened in November 2013.

 

So in case you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, online gambling has officially become legal in the state of New Jersey. Despite the struggling casino industry in Atlantic City, it seems that online betting in New Jersey has already taken off. Within just six weeks after the market opened back in November 2013, the online gambling industry generated $8.6 million.

 

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/28/2014

Breaking News: Ultimate Gaming Exits NJ Market in Wake of Taj Mahal Bankruptcy

LAS VEGAS - Ultimate Gaming announced today that it has terminated its online gaming agreement with Trump Taj Mahal Associates LLC, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  The agreement was terminated due to multiple breaches by Trump Taj Mahal Associates.  As a result of the termination, Ultimate Gaming will be withdrawing from the New Jersey online gaming market.  Ultimate Gaming will continue to maintain its existing online poker operations in Nevada through UltimatePoker.com.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/19/2014

Christie, Sandoval Talk Combining Online Poker Players: No Sports Bets at Caesars

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval discussed possibly combining both states online poker player pools during a gaming conference in the Garden State on Monday.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/09/2014

Trump Plaza Might Try to Keep Betfair Online Gambling Relationship After Closure

(Associated Press) - Two Trump casinos in Atlantic City are in turmoil as the closing of Trump Plaza nears.

Trump Plaza is considering keeping its Internet betting operation online after the physical casino closes Sept. 16, and the Taj Mahal is experiencing money problems.

In a petition to New Jersey casino regulators, Trump Entertainment Resorts says it might try to keep its Internet gambling operation with online partner Betfair going after Trump Plaza closes on Sept. 16.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/04/2014

Even God May Not Be Able to Save Atlantic City: Employees Offer Prayers

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Associated Press) — They've turned to politicians, bureaucrats, businessmen and union reps to try to save their jobs at three Atlantic City casinos scheduled to close soon. Now, hundreds of soon-to-be unemployed dealers, cocktail servers and hotel workers are turning to what many say could be their last, best chance.

"We're praying for God to open new doors to them," said the Rev. Eric McCoy, president of the Atlantic City Fellowship of Churches.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/21/2014

Plans for New Jersey Gambling Unveiled

(Associated Press) - Developments about the future of gambling in New Jersey came out of Atlantic City, Trenton and the Meadowlands on Tuesday.

— MEADOWLANDS CASINO ... AND MONORAIL

Business leaders laid out plans to transform the Meadowlands into a multi-venue entertainment district, with casinos, hotels, a convention center and even a monorail. Jim Kirkos, head of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce, said the goal isn't to build a new Atlantic City. He and others say the upside is huge, given the millions of people within a short drive.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/19/2014

New Jersey Residents May Not Want Casinos Outside of Atlantic City

TEANECK, N.J. (Associated Press) - A new poll found that half of New Jersey residents oppose opening casinos outside Atlantic City.

The idea is being promoted by some lawmakers as a way to raise money that would go to Atlantic City, where casinos are struggling.

Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind poll released Monday found that 50 percent of New Jersey adults oppose the idea of opening gambling halls outside Atlantic City, while 42 percent favor the idea.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/04/2014

Christie Signs Law for Gamblers to Ban Themselves: Like Getting a Vasectomy

On Thursday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law a measure that permits residents to ban themselves from playing at any of the state’s casinos or licensed online gambling websites.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/31/2014

State Senator Will Attempt to Get Around Sports Betting Ban in New Jersey

New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) will attempt to get around a sports betting ban by pushing through legislation with strong bipartisan support in hopes that Governor Chris Christie signs the bill into law.

Christie has long supported the legalization of sports betting in New Jersey but the professional sports leagues and NCAA successfully blocked such efforts in the court.

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Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/28/2014

Two Suspects Wanted in Armed Heist of Atlantic City Casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J (Associated Press) - Police are seeking two masked suspects who robbed an Atlantic City casino at gunpoint and made off with more than $180,000.

The heist occurred Monday morning at Caesars Atlantic City.

A law enforcement flier obtained by The Press of Atlantic City says the suspects fled in a car with two plastic boxes containing more than $180,000 in cash.

Police are not releasing any details.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/22/2014

New Jersey Online Gambling Revenue Estimates Dip Further

(Associated Press) - A Wall Street firm that was among the most pessimistic about the prospects for Internet gambling in New Jersey has cut its already-conservative estimate on the state's first-year online winnings by more than half.

Tuesday's move by Fitch Ratings comes a day after New Jersey reported a third straight monthly decline in the amount of money won by the state's Internet betting operations, partnered with Atlantic City casinos.

The online casinos won $9.5 million in June, and have taken in $63 million for the year.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/15/2014

Ultimate Poker Leaving New Jersey Market?

It’s no secret that online poker in the state of New Jersey has underperformed.

Ultimate Poker, one of a handful of online gambling firms licensed by the New Jersey Gaming Commission, announced on Friday September 19, 2014 it would be leaving the New Jersey online gambling market after the Taj Mahal announced pending bankruptcy. 

Robert Dellafav of OnlinePokerReport.com predicted the exit earlier this summer

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/10/2014

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Casino Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Breaks Three Ribs in Fall

Casino Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Breaks Three Ribs in Fall

Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson missed the Venetian Macao’s 10th anniversary celebration following a gruesome fall Monday evening that left the 84-year-old with three broken ribs.

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FanDuel CEO Parts Ways: Former CFO Returns to Take His Place

FanDuel CEO Parts Ways: Former CFO Returns to Take His Place

FanDuel today announced that the Chief Executive Officer, Nigel Eccles, who cofounded the company in 2009 redefining the fantasy sports industry, is leaving the company and stepping down from the Board of Directors to focus on his next venture.