Sports betting fans in the New Jersey area are eagerly anticipating the arrival of legalized sports betting on the east coast of America. A bill, already passed and signed at the State level in January 2012, is now weaving it’s way through the Federal jurisdiction. If the current federal law, that makes wagering on sports illegal most states, can be overturned legal sports betting could soon be a reality on the Jersey shores.
Online Sports Betting Sites
While the government mucky-muck continues, residents of the Garden State can enjoy top notch online sports betting at any of the highly recommended USA approved offshore sportsbooks featured at OSB.
New Jersey Sports Betting Sites
Casino, Poker and Horse betting action is more prevalent in New Jersey than any other American state outside of Nevada. With eleven world- class Casino Hotels in Atlantic City, along with four top horse racing venues throughout the state, the New Jersey wagering community is well represented.
Caesars Atlantic City Sportsbook
Majestically perched on the famed Boardwalk, Caesars Atlantic City is the most recognized sports betting icon in New Jersey. Little Brother to the legendary Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, the AC property is joined three sister sites on the Atlantic coast.
Part of the Donald Trump empire of betting properties, the Trump Taj Mahal opened to great fanfare back in 1990 joining it’s brother the Trump Plaza as two of the most upscale Casino Hotels in New Jersey. Casino action and Poker play are mainstays at both properties.
Previously known as Trump’s Castle, the Landry’s Restaurant family purchased the Golden Nugget Atlantic City from Trump Entertainment Resorts back in February of 2011. While still without live sports betting, the Golden Nuggets features full service Casino and Poker action.
As previously mentioned, the State of New Jersey has already crossed one hurdle on their path towards legalized sports betting in New Jersey. That monumental step was taken when NJ Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law back on January 18, 2012 that legalized sports betting in the Garden State.
While battles remain, the new bill allows for legalize sports betting at Atlantic City Casinos and the four horse racing track in the State. Next up is showdown at the Federal level, as a decades old law banning sports betting in America still needs to be overturned. We’ll keep you posted on the legal proceedings.