Make this your go-to quick guide to be aware of all the basic information about sports betting in the state of New Jersey.
Is sports betting legal?
Yes, sports betting is legal in New Jersey since June 2018. The law was signed by Governor Phil Murphy, with the first legal sports bets being placed three days after.
Where can I bet on sports?
In terms of land-based facilities, all casinos and racetracks in New Jersey are allowed to offer sports betting options. Out of the nine casinos in the state, eight are currently operating sports bets, the only exception being Caesars Atlantic City Casino.
Two of the three racetracks in New Jersey have also added sportsbooks to their services. Freehold Raceway is the one that has not yet opened the market.
Was online sports betting also legalized?
Yes, land-based and online sports betting are now both legal in New Jersey. Players can freely place their bets on browser and mobile platforms, as long as they are duly licensed, of course.
Since November 2013, the legislation in New Jersey has permitted online casinos to operate within the state, but sporting betting was not legal up until 2018.
Which online sports betting sites are legal?
There are now 13 online and mobile bookies licensed to offer their sports betting options to residents in the state of New Jersey. They are all reliable and top-quality. Some of the best sites include 888 Sport, William Hill, Bet Stars, Draft Kings and Fan Duel.
Since its launch just a year ago, the sports betting market in the state of New Jersey has already become one of the most robust in the United States.