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What Happens to Online Gambling in NJ if RAWA Passes?

On Wednesday Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) reintroduced the Restoration of America’s Wire Act into the U.S. House of Representatives. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said he will introduce a similar bill in the U.S. Senate this year as well. Chaffetz and Graham first introduced RAWA into Congress in March of 2014, which many people believe was […] Read More
Posted on: February 5, 2015 | Online Gambling News | Steve Ruddock

Nearly $1.5M Awarded as Party Poker GSSS II Tournament Series Exceeds Expectations

Back in September of 2014, the first installment of partypoker New Jersey’s Garden State Super Series (GSSS) awarded over $1,000,000 in prize money, but will likely be best remembered for an ill-timed software crash that interrupted the tournament series’ main events, marring what was otherwise a very successful online tournament series. Still, the series was […] Read More
Posted on: February 3, 2015 | Online Gambling News | Steve Ruddock

Shared Liquidity Vaults WSOP/888 Cash Game Traffic Into #1 Spot

Caesars and 888 Holdings decided to combine their player pools at select cash game and tournament tables earlier this year, and the combination of US.888Poker.com and WSOP.com is already paying dividend. The new network has left PartyPoker/Borgata in the dust, with WSOP/888 now leading Party/Borgata by 35%, according to the tracking site PokerScout.com. PokerScout.com lists […] Read More
Posted on: January 27, 2015 | Online Gambling News | Steve Ruddock

NJ Senator Lesniak: PokerStars Coming in March 2015

PokerStars may be arriving on the shores of New Jersey by the end of Q1 2015 according to New Jersey State Senator Raymond Lesniak. After seeing the Senator responding to New Jersey’s sports betting case on Twitter on Friday evening Chris Grove took a shot and asked the Senator how PokerStars license application was progressing. […] Read More
Posted on: January 13, 2015 | Online Gambling News | Steve Ruddock

Highlights from GamblingCompliance iGaming Report

Last week the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJ DGE) released a 2014 year-end review of iGaming in the state, and now industry analysts GamblingCompliance have done likewise. The two reports generally paint the same picture of the first full year of online gambling in New Jersey, but do so in very different ways […] Read More
Posted on: January 12, 2015 | Online Gambling News | Steve Ruddock

888 and WSOP.com Combine Poker Player Pools

888 and WSOP.com will share some of their players at the tables.  The two sites will combine platforms on Monday, January 12, 2015.  Lower limit cash games and sit and gos will be the first games to share players.  There will also be $130,000 in weekly guaranteed tournaments available to players on both sites. The […] Read More
Posted on: January 12, 2015 | Online Gambling News | PlayNJ Staff

DGE Gives Report on First Year of Regulated Gaming

David Rebuck, Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, published a nine-page letter outlining the positives and the negatives of the first full year of New Jersey regulated internet gaming.  He also gave an outlook on what may change in 2015. Rebuck starts by going through some history of the legislative and regulatory […] Read More
Posted on: January 8, 2015 | Online Gambling News | PlayNJ Staff

NJ partypoker Rolling Out Key Upgrades in Early 2015

Last week we detailed the upcoming promotions and changes in store at WSOP.com in New Jersey, and now it’s time to put partypoker/Borgata under the microscope and see what they planned for 2015. New Jersey online poker players can expect a number of upgrades at NJ.PartyPoker.com and BorgataPoker.com in 2015, including the addition of a […] Read More
Posted on: January 6, 2015 | Online Gambling News | Steve Ruddock

WSOP.com Rings in 2015 with New Promotions

WSOP.com will enter 2015 with a veritable monopoly on the Nevada online poker industry. On the other hand, In New Jersey, WSOP.com continues to be engaged in a slugfest with the partnership of partypoker and the Borgata for online poker supremacy in the Garden State. Thus far, party/Borgata has emerged victorious, but that could change […] Read More
Posted on: January 2, 2015 | Online Gambling News | Steve Ruddock

New Jersey Online Gaming Year in Review

New Jersey is ending its first full year of regulated online gaming in a week. It has been a year that has fallen below most expectations, yet still generated revenue for several Atlantic City casinos. Top Story of 2014 – Ultimate Gaming Fails It seemed impossible to think that any company entering the New Jersey […] Read More
Posted on: December 27, 2014 | Online Gambling News Views | PlayNJ Staff

Pessimism Sets In After NJ iPoker Revenue Hits New Low

The New Jersey Division of Gaming revealed November’s gaming revenue figures last week. The results were depressing for the state’s online gaming industry, as online poker revenue hit a new all-time low, and online casino revenue was crippled by a $1.3 million jackpot hit on HarrahsCasino.com. Online poker sets a dubious record The two remaining […] Read More
Posted on: December 18, 2014 | Online Gambling News | Steve Ruddock

New Jersey November Internet Gaming Results

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released revenue figures for November internet gaming. The results were mixed. The difference can be attributed to a win of $1.3 million by a lucky HarrahsCasino.com player on the Millionaire Genie game. Online poker revenue came in at $1.9 million, a drop of just under 5% from October. […] Read More
Posted on: December 17, 2014 | Online Gambling News | PlayNJ Staff

PokerStars License Unlikely Before 2015

Many experts hoped that the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement would issue a license to PokerStars by the end of the year. They theorized that allowing the online poker titan in the market would boost profitability and spur growth. However, a recent statement indicates that the company’s application is unlikely to be reviewed until […] Read More
Posted on: November 27, 2014 | Online Gambling News | PlayNJ Staff
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