While the online betting handles at top rated offshore operations far surpass the takes in Atlantic City, the thrill of a trip to the Boradwalk is undeniable. Jutting out onto the Atlantic Ocean, this is a player’s paradise when it comes to live Casino and Poker wagering. At the time of writing, legislation was dragging through the US judicial system that could make New Jersey the fifth state in America to allow for live sports betting.
Online Sports Betting Sites
We will keep you posted on the progress when it comes to the New Jersey online sports betting situation, but in the meantime, please refer to our Top 3 list of offshore sportsbooks that are available to residents of the Garden State. Each of these top rated online betting destinations offer a vast number of wagering options.
Atlantic City Sports Betting Sites
When it first opened, way back on May 26, 1978, Chalfonte-Haddon Hall was the first “legal for play” Casino on the US east coast. Between the Boardwalk and Marina districts, eleven Casino Hotels will soon be sports betting sites in Atlantic City, provided the powers that be find it fit to make sports betting in New Jersey legal.
Long time Atlantic City supporter, and Queens, New York, billionaire Donald Trump, has his stamp all over America’s Playground. The Donald opened the Trump Plaza in 1984 and followed that up with Trump Jaj Mahal in 1990. Still without a gaming license for his Las Vegas Hotel, Trump AC Properties have tons Poker and Casino betting space on the Boardwalk.
With a Tuscany theme, and boasting the largest numbers of rooms in Atlantic City at 2,802, The Borgata is the newest addition to the East Coast sports betting scene. Opened on Renaissance Point in June 2003, the Borgata Poker Room is the signature attraction at this golden palace in the Marina District
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the biggest stake-holder in the Atlantic City region, boasting four properties. That includes the Harrah’s Resort that was the first Casino in the Marina District when it opened in November 1980. Caesars Atlantic City, the Showboat Atlantic City and a Bally’s Casino property, complete the Caesars A.C. Kingdom.
Located in the Downbeach area, the Tropicana Casino with an Old Havana feel and has been in operation since November 1981. With over 3,000 slot and table game betting options, along with a top rate Poker Room, The Trop features 148,000 sq ft of gaming space. Some of that space will feature an online sportsbook style sports betting area very soon.
Today, renamed Resorts Casino Hotel, the old Resorts International has a Roaring Twenties theme and they have added the 27-story Rendezvous Tower. Owned by DGMB Casinos this Atlantic City veteran offers over 2,500 slot and table games over more than 100.000 square-feet of gaming space.