New Jersey’s online gambling sector could be set for the biggest boost in its short history when PokerStars launches in the US state on March 21.
New Jersey saw record online gaming figures in December and full-year growth of more than a fifth, but overall revenue continued to fall in 2015.
New Jersey’s operators raked in the state’s highest-ever online gaming win in November, according to figures released by the Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE).
New Jersey voters could be asked whether to allow the state’s first casinos outside of Atlantic City in a referendum in November 2016.
Betfair US looks set to become the first company to legally offer a betting exchange in the US after being awarded a licence in New Jersey.
Gaming revenue in New Jersey was up 10.8 per cent year-on-year in September, with table games among the fastest-growing sectors.
Sports betting is back on the agenda in two US states with a combined population of more than 20 million after legal and legislative developments.
GAN chief executive Dermot Smurfit has told TotallyGaming.com that the operator is at a “tipping point” in the US as it looks to build on what it considers an encouraging H1 2015.
PokerStars is set to offer real-money gaming for the first time in more than four years after being approved to operate in New Jersey.
New Jersey’s fledgling online gaming industry has been rocked by a new twist to PokerStars’ protracted licence application and Wynn Interactive putting its entry into the state on hold.