Which NJ casinos have sportsbooks?
It seems likely that every casino and racetrack in the state will move to launch sports betting at some point.
Here is the updated chart of brick-and-mortar NJ sports betting locations, suppliers, and status:
|The Meadowlands||FanDuel Sportsbook||Open|
|Borgata||IGT/GVC/Stadium Tech||Temporary open|
|Bally’s||Scientific Games||Temporary open|
|Hard Rock AC||GIG||Temporary open|
|Monmouth Park||William Hill||Open|
|Ocean Resort Casino||William Hill||Open|
|Resorts AC||SBTech||Temporary open|
|Tropicana||William Hill||Temporary open|
Launched on Aug. 1, 2018
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The two largest daily fantasy sports sites were among the first to enter the NJ sports betting industry. DraftKings Sportsbook was created under a partnership with Kambi and became the first legal online option for NJ bettors when it launched in August. The platform operates under a partnership with Kambi and the casino license of Resorts AC.
Launched on Sept. 13, 2018
The Stars Group, based on the Isle of Man, is the largest public gambling company in the world, and it has a long-standing partnership with Resorts AC. In September, the group deployed its BetStars brand into the US market alongside its existing PokerStarsNJ and PokerStars Casino products.
Launched on Sept. 1, 2018
FanDuel Sportsbook is the fruitage of an acquisition by Paddy Power Betfair and a network of partnerships that includes IGT. The platform became the state’s fourth online sportsbook when it launched in September, just in time for football season. The FanDuel Group also operates the retail sportsbook at The Meadowlands, which carries its online gaming permit.
Launched on Sept. 6, 2018
Caesars began making to reveal its plans for NJ sports betting in July, announcing a partnership with Scientific Games. The group opened two retail sportsbooks in Atlantic City in mid-summer, and the online/mobile platform went live immediately prior to the NFL season kickoff.
Launched on Aug. 23, 2018
SugarHouse Sportsbook became the third legal option when it launched in late August. It’s another combo platform, rolled into the existing NJ online casino website/app under a new tab. The unified product allowed customers to use a single account across all gambling verticals. SugarHouse Sportsbook relies on a partnership with Kambi and the casino license of Golden Nugget.
Launched on Sept. 10, 2018
The new 888 Sportsbook is the most recent extension of the partnership between gaming giant 888 and casino giant Caesars. The duo has been offering NJ online gambling for years, and Caesars’ casino license carries the permit for 888’s online platforms in the state.
Launched on Aug. 22, 2018
The playMGM app has been available as an NJ online casino for quite some time, but it picked up some new features in August. A software update revealed a sportsbook baked into the existing app, providing an all-in-one gambling platform under a single account. PlayMGM is an IGT product operating under the license of Borgata, which also offers retail sports betting on property.
William Hill Sportsbook
Launched on Sept. 1, 2018
William Hill is poised to become the dominant supplier for US sports betting. It provides services for Ocean Resort and Monmouth Park in NJ, the latter of which serves as its licensing partner in the state. It’s also worth noting that William Hill operates sportsbooks in every other state with legal wagering. Its online/mobile platform was created in-house.
PointsBet is an Australian company that is one of the newest entrants in the New Jersey sports betting market. It is partnering with Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey for its first foray into the US.
In addition to more traditional markets, its main selling point is a unique form of a high-risk, high-reward feature that it calls “Points Betting.”
Golden Nugget, BetAmerica, Hard Rock, Resorts Sportsbooks
Launched, reviews coming soon
NJ Sports Betting FAQ
NJ is already a forerunner for US gambling; it’s the home of Atlantic City and it has had NJ online casino games for years. It’s also the epicenter for the future of legal sports betting in the United States.
Here are some questions and answers about NJ sports betting:
Is sports betting legal in New Jersey?
Gov. Phil Murphy signed NJ sports betting into law in June 2018, and the first legal bets were placed three days later. The first online/mobile sportsbooks went live in July.
Who offers NJ sports betting?
Every casino and racetrack in the state can offer sports betting, provided they are approved to do so. That includes all of the licensed Atlantic City casinos, as well the three racetracks elsewhere: Monmouth Park, The Meadowlands, and Freehold Raceway.
Monmouth Park was actually the first NJ property to introduce legal sports betting in June 2018.
Where can you bet on sports in Atlantic City?
Eight of the nine Atlantic City casinos currently offer retail sports betting:
- Bally’s Wild Wild West
- Golden Nugget
- Hard Rock AC
- Ocean Resort
Caesars guests can easily use the sportsbook at Bally’s, as the two properties are connected.
Outside of Atlantic City, Monmouth Park and The Meadowlands each added sportsbooks to their existing horse betting facilities.
Is NJ online sports betting legal?
The NJ sports betting law includes provisions for online and mobile betting anywhere within the state’s borders. Each property can deploy as many as three individual brands, the first of which launched in August 2018.
NJ online casinos and poker sites have been operating since November 2013.
Which online sportsbooks are legal in NJ?
There are currently 13 online/mobile sportsbooks licensed for use in NJ:
- 888 Sportsbook
- BetAmerica Sportsbooks
- BetStars Sportsbook
- Caesars Sportsbook
- DraftKings Sportsbook
- FanDuel Sportsbook
- Golden Nugget Sportsbook
- Hard Rock Sportsbook
- playMGM Sportsbook
- PointsBet Sportsbook
- Resorts Sportsbook
- SugarHouse Sportsbook
- William Hill Sportsbook