Can't Bet at TwinSpires.com From New Jersey

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Over these next few days you will be seeing plenty of advertisements for TwinSpires.com, a US-based online horse racing site, even throughout the state of New Jersey.  Too bad you won't be able to bet there.  Instead, a host of licensed racebook sites are happy to take your Kentucky Derby bets It should be noted that none of these companies are licensed by the state of New Jersey.

Because TwinSpires is based in the United States, they tend to abide by state regulations. 

In the case of New Jersey, that state is protective of its own powerful horse racing sector.  New Jersey is also among the first states to launch online gambling sites that must be licensed by companies already conducting business in the Garden State.

It should be noted that there is another tremendous drawback to joining TwinSpires.com:  You’ll need to provide them with your social security number for IRS tax purposes, and not all folks feel comfortable disclosing their social security number over the Web to some horse betting site. 

A site like BetUS, which has been operating for 25 years now:  That’s not the case. BetUS offers top rebates as well as being endorsed by Gambling911.com.

TwinSpires.com does not accept bets from these states.

Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands, Canada

- Dan Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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