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MGM Adds Second Online Casino for New Jersey

MGM Resorts has officially launched its second internet casino in New Jersey, this one, called playMGM. The Las Vegas-based company’s new online destination in New Jersey will be offering poker and casino games under the more globally recognized MGM banner, and will also incorporate play into their rewards program. It all comes at a time…

American Cross-Border Online Poker

This week we take a look at New Jersey’s goal of cross-border online poker for the United States.

Having a common player pool for Internet poker between states would completely change the business model.

We’re also covering stories on tribal gaming and Amaya.

This week’s special offer comes from the Wild Vegas Casino.

New Jersey Wants Cross-Border Poker Compacts

In an interview with Roger Gros, the publisher of Global Gaming Business, New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Director David Rebuck discussed a number of topics affecting the state’s gambling industry in a podcast. The interview hinted at the possibility of compacting for online poker with other states. A compact with the UK, however, is…

New Jersey Fantasy Sports Would Not be Regulated as Gambling

The clock is now ticking on Gov. Chris Christie officially signing A3532, a bill regulating daily fantasy sports (DFS) that was passed by the New Jersey Senate on Friday, June 30. The measure, which sailed through the chamber by a comfortable 29-6 margin, would tax DFS operators at a rate of 10.5 percent of gross…

Could New Jersey Sports Betting Hurt Las Vegas?

The law of unintended consequences could apply to the New Jersey sports betting case. Many are focused on the prospect of the US Supreme Court ruling in favor of the state in its quest to offer legal sports betting within its borders. That could open the possibility of states around the country changing their laws…

New Jersey Tells Trump: Hands Off Online Gambling

The New Jersey Legislature has spoken. It wants the federal government to keep its hands off online gambling. Both chambers of the New Jersey legislature passed resolution urging President Trump, his administration, and Congress to “oppose measures and actions to prohibit states from authorizing and conducting Internet gaming.” Rep. Vincent Mazzeo introduced the resolution back…

Supreme Court in Limbo Over New Jersey Sports Betting

Monday was expected to be the day the U.S. Supreme Court would announce whether it will hear New Jersey’s years-long effort to legalize sports betting at casinos and racetracks. But a decision never came, either for or against the state. Now, experts say, the nation’s highest court could make an announcement Tuesday — though even…

Do or Die Time for New Jersey Sports Betting

Thursday was an important day for the future of sports betting in New Jersey and the rest of the United States. But we won’t know what happened until Monday. The US Supreme Court justices met on Thursday to consider a number of cases for a possible appeal. Among them was Christie vs. NCAA et al…

Major Setback for New Jersey Sports Betting Challenge

Advocates of expanded sports betting suffered a setback yesterday when the acting Solicitor General recommended that the Supreme Court decline to hear New Jersey’s appeal in its challenge to the federal government. The recommendation substantially diminishes the odds that the high court will agree to hear the case, but the decision will only further ramp…

MGM to Launch Real Money Online Gambling

MGM Resorts will make its first-ever splash into real money internet gaming this year when it becomes the newest entrant into New Jersey’s growing online gaming space. The Las Vegas-based casino operator announced Wednesday morning that it has sealed a partnership with GVC Holdings PLC, a global sports betting and online gaming provider, to launch…

Talk of New Jersey – New York – Pennsylvania Online Poker Pact

At present, playing legal online poker on a regulated New Jersey site can be a frustrating ordeal. Games do not run round the clock, tournament guarantees are on the low side (and dipping), and low-to-mid stakes No Limit Hold’em games dominate cash game lobbies. But with online poker at the forefront of the legislative conversation…

New Jersey Fines PokerStars $25,000

New Jersey online gambling regulators have fined Canada’s Amaya Gaming $25k for failing to ensure that out-of-state players couldn’t play on PokerStars New Jersey site. On Wednesday, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) published a January 20 decision detailing how a “software flaw” enabled out-of-state patrons to gamble at PokerStarsNJ.com, in violation of…

New Jersey Closing in on Fantasy Sports Regulation

New Jersey has taken a step closer to legalising daily fantasy sports (DFS) after a state Assembly committee cleared a bill that would regulate the industry. The proposed legislation sets out rules to charge DFS companies a fee of 10.5% on gross revenue in order to legally operate in the US state. Although the exact…

Could Trump Help Online Gambling?

This week’s news includes the state of New Jersey asking US President Trump to help their online gambling industry!

Also, Antigua would like Trump to end their decade-long fight with America over Internet betting!

And there is trouble in Canada where players have sued the Atlantic Lottery!

This week’s special offer is from America’s Card Room!

New Jersey Asks Trump to Fight Online Gaming Ban

The New Jersey General Assembly has issued a resolution to urge newly sworn-in US President Donald Trump to oppose efforts to reintroduce a ban on online gambling in the country. New Jersey is just one of three states that currently offer some form of legalised internet gaming in the US, along with Nevada and Delaware,…

US Supreme Court Delays Decision on New Jersey Sports Betting

The US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has delayed a decision as to whether it will hear an appeal from New Jersey in its attempt to legalise sports betting in the state. According to various reports in the US media, SCOTUS has requested a brief from the Solicitor General on the ongoing case, before considering taking the…

Atlantic City Posts Revenue Gain Thanks to Online Gambling

Atlantic City casinos posted their first annual gaming revenue gains in a decade, and the credit is primarily due to their online gambling operations. Figures released Thursday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the state’s seven surviving casinos generated brick-and-mortar gaming revenue of $189.7m in December, a 6.8% gain over December 2015.…

New Jersey Makes Sports Betting “States Rights” Issue

The latest filings in the New Jersey sports betting case represent the last steps before the US Supreme Court decides whether to hear the state’s appeal. New Jersey is hoping the highest court in the land will hear its case on whether the state can partially repeal its own laws to offer sports betting within…

New Jersey Wants More Online Gambling

The gambling industry in the state of New Jersey has seen better days. Lawmakers of the state have been trying to come up with ways to give the industry a boost, especially after a referendum to allow two casinos in the northern portion of the state was shot down by voters in November. Now, it…

New Jersey Online Gambling Continues Growth

New Jersey recorded further online gambling revenue growth during November, despite greater losses in its land-based casino market. Revenue from online gambling in the US state amounted to $17.2 million (€16.5 million) in the month, 29.9% more than the $13.2 million posted in November of last year and higher than the $16.2 million generated in…