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NFL Seeks Injunction to Bar Sports Betting Movement

On Friday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill to repeal an existing NJ sports betting law and replace it with a new version. State lawmakers argue that the new law meets the criteria established by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. However, at least one sports leagues has protested the new law and […]

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Updated on: October 20, 2014 | Casino News | PlayNJ Staff

New Jersey Regulator Accepting Applications for New Casino Games

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement intends to modernize the state’s gambling industry. The DGE states that social networking has changed their preferences and spurred demand for a new generation of games in Atlantic City casinos. The regulator is accepting applications for new games that will be available in Atlantic City. Efforts to launch […]

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Updated on: October 16, 2014 | Online Gambling News | PlayNJ Staff

Golden Nugget Big Winner in September for NJ iGaming

Not surprisingly, New Jersey iGaming revenues took a hit in September, dropping 2.8%. What was a big surprise was the performances put out by Golden Nugget and Betfair. Golden Nugget posted their best month yet while Betfair improved on earnings despite not having a casino partner. On Wednesday, the New Jersey Division of Gaming enforcement […]

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Updated on: October 16, 2014 | Online Gambling News | James Guill

New Jersey Online Casinos Lack Differentiation

It is no secret that online casino revenues in New Jersey have fallen short of expectations. There have been many causes for this, including early payment processing and geolocation issues. Player awareness has also been a problem. One issue that seems to get overlooked is that most New Jersey online casinos spread virtually the same […]

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Updated on: October 13, 2014 | Casino News | John Mehaffey

Union Files Concession Offer in Attempt to Save Trump Taj Mahal

The union representing Trump Taj Mahal employees filed a proposal in the Trump Entertainment bankruptcy case hoping that it will be enough to keep the doors open. The concessions proposed by UNITE HERE Local 54 include lower pension contributions, according to the Press of Atlantic City. Trump Entertainment is seeking to stop all pension and […]

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Updated on: October 10, 2014 | Casino News | John Mehaffey

New Jersey Lawmakers Pass Resolution to Counter RAWA

Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire chairman of the Las Vegas Sands Corporations, is continuing his campaign to ban online gambling. Adelson has backed a new federal bill called the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), which would ban online gambling throughout the country. There is still little support for the proposed bill, but New Jersey lawmakers […]

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Updated on: October 7, 2014 | Casino News Online Gambling News | PlayNJ Staff

PokerStars and Full Tilt Begin Withdrawing from Grey Markets

PokerStars has begun withdrawing from a number of markets. A report from PokerStars stated that the company is conducting a risk analysis of various countries throughout the world. It intends to withdraw from unregulated markets that pose significant business risks. The report didn’t list the countries PokerStars has withdrawn from. However, players from Turkey, Iran, […]

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Updated on: October 5, 2014 | Online Gambling News | PlayNJ Staff

UCasino and Ultimate Poker Leaving New Jersey

A dispute between Trump Taj Mahal and Ultimate Gaming is forcing UCasino and Ultimate Poker to leave the New Jersey market.  Ultimate Gaming states that Trump Taj Mahal and its parent company Trump Entertainment are in breach of contract and that the partnership agreement will be terminated. It appears that breach is related to $1.5 […]

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Updated on: September 20, 2014 | Casino News | John Mehaffey

New Jersey iGaming Earns $10.54 Million in August

New Jersey iGaming revenues increased 4.5 percent month-over-month thanks to solid gains by both Borgata and the Tropicana. Earlier today, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released revenue figures for the casino industry and revealed that NJ iGaming pulled in $10.54 million in August. That is up from the $10.07 million pull a month […]

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Updated on: September 12, 2014 | Online Gambling News | James Guill

Governor Christie Says Sports Betting Legal in New Jersey

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced today that racetracks in New Jersey and Atlantic City casinos may offer sports betting.  Sen. Ray Lesniak told The Press of Atlantic City, “I think we’re looking at an early November start date”. Single sports betting and parlays would be allowed across all sports.  The only exception is collegiate […]

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Updated on: September 8, 2014 | Casino News | John Mehaffey

Tenants Fight to Stay in Closed Atlantic City Casinos

Showboat and Revel closed earlier this week.  One of the mistakes Revel made was not owning the nightclubs under its roof. The HQ Nightclub and HQ Beach Club were extremely popular.  So popular, in fact, that the owner is trying to keep the doors open even with no connecting casino open. HQ Nightclub parent company […]

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Updated on: May 16, 2015 | Casino News | John Mehaffey

Amaya CEO Discusses Future Outlook for PokerStars and Full Tilt

Amaya Gaming recently completed the acquisition of the Rational Group. Amaya founder and CEO David Baazov discussed upcoming plans for PokerStars and Full Tit during a discussion with shareholders and other potential investors. Baazov said that PokerStars.com and FullTilt.com face a number of opportunities in the coming year. He expects both brands will be available […]

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Updated on: August 20, 2014 | Casino News Online Gambling News | PlayNJ Staff
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