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New Jersey Sports Betting Recent Updates

  • Betting handle sets US record in November — New Jersey sportsbooks took $931.6 million in wagers in November 2020, setting a record for the US legal sports betting industry. Nearly 94% of that figure came from mobile sportsbook apps.
  • Mobile wagering revenue tops the $300 million mark for 2020 — New Jersey’s online sportsbooks produced $43.7 million in revenue in November, hitting an annual revenue mark of $301 million.
  • All-time monthly online revenue record in October — The strongest month on record for any state with legal online sports betting played out in October. New Jersey mobile sports betting apps earned $55.1 million in revenue for the month.
  • Mobile betting share goes over 90% — The percentage of overall handle coming from mobile sportsbooks topped the 90% mark in the latter months of 2020. Mobile wagering vaulted New Jersey into the spot as the top sports betting state in the US in 2020.
  • FanDuel, DraftKings dominate the New Jersey market — New Meadowlands Racetrack (license partner of FanDuel Sportsbook) and Resorts Digital Gaming (license partner of DraftKings Sportsbook) stand as the top two sports betting operators in New Jersey. The two operators combine for 82% of online sports betting market share in the state.

Reviews For New Jersey’s Top Sports Betting Sites

FanDuel Sportsbook NJ (9.8/10)

  • Bonus: Risk-free bet up to $1,000 as a welcome bonus
  • Available for iOS, Android, and desktop devices
  • License partner of New Meadowlands Racetrack
  • Official Sports Betting Partner of the New Jersey Devils
  • Robust selection of betting markets and deposit options
  • Best deposit option — PayPal
  • Other deposit methods — ACH/eCheck, credit/debit card, FanDuel Play+

William Hill Sportsbook New Jersey

  • Welcome Offer: Risk-free bet up to $500
  • Available Platforms: iOS App, Android App, Web Browser
  • Retail Partner: Monmouth Park, Ocean Casino Resort, and Tropicana Casino Resort
  • Strong and competitive live betting offering
  • Strong and stable app
  • Backed by an international reknown sports betting company
  • Accepts PayPal for deposits and withdrawals as well as credit/debit, online bank transfer, and more.

BetMGM Sportsbook (9/10)

  • Bonus: Welcome bonus: Risk free bonus up to $600
  • Available for iOS, Android, and desktop
  • License partner of Borgata Hotel Casino
  • Official sports betting partner of the New York Jets
  • Selection of sports competes with anything else in the legal sports betting market
  • Best deposit option — PayPal
  • Other deposit methods — ACH/eCheck, credit/debit card, Play+

PointsBet Sportsbook (9.6/10)

  • Bonus: Welcome bonus includes two risk-free bets up to $2,000 total
  • Available for iOS, Android, and desktop devices
  • License partner of New Meadowlands Racetrack
  • Official Sports Betting Partner of NBC Sports
  • Exclusive “PointsBetting” wagering style
  • Best deposit option — PayPal
  • Other deposit methods — ACH/eCheck, credit/debit card

DraftKings Sportsbook NJ (9.4/10)

  • Bonus: 20% deposit match up to $1,000
  • Available for iOS, Android, and desktop devices
  • License partner of Resorts Digital Inc.
  • Official Sports Betting Partner of the New York Giants
  • Top-tier selection of domestic and international betting markets
  • Best deposit option — PayPal
  • Other deposit methods — ACH/eCheck, credit/debit card, DraftKings Play+

SugarHouse Sportsbook (8.6/10)

  • Bonus: 100% deposit match bonus up to $250
  • Available as an Android app and a desktop client
  • License partner of Darby Development (Monmouth Park)
  • Partner of VSiN The Sports Betting Network
  • Deposit match bonus only requires 1x playthrough
  • Best deposit option — PayPal
  • Other deposit methods — ACH/eCheck, credit/debit card, BetRivers Play+

Full List Of New Jersey Online Sportsbooks

How To Place A Bet In New Jersey

Choosing A Sportsbook

Make Your First Deposit

How To Verify Your Location

Registering A New Account

Making Bets At An Online Sportsbook

Why Choose A Legal Sportsbook?

New Jersey Sports Betting Revenue

New Jersey Versus Other Sports Betting States

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New Jersey Sports Betting Successes And Failures

New Jersey Sports Betting Successes

New Jersey Sports Betting Failures

New Jersey’s Sports Betting Legalization Effort

Timeline For New Jersey Sports Betting

  • May 2018 — The US Supreme Court overturns PASPA, setting the stage for states to legalize sports betting. New Jersey does so just one month later, with Gov. Phil Murphy signing off on sports betting legislation in June 2018.
  • June 2018 — The first of New Jersey’s retail sportsbooks go live.
  • July 2018 — Online sports betting launches in New Jersey. DraftKings, FanDuel, SugarHouse, and William Hill are among the first operators to offer mobile sports betting in the state.
  • March 2019 — Mobile sports betting goes over the $20 million mark in monthly revenue for the first time. New Jersey’s online sportsbooks take in $24.2 million in earnings for March.
  • May 2019 — New Jersey overtakes Nevada as the №1 US state for overall sports betting handle. The landmark goes down as the first time in US history a state other than Nevada led the nation in betting handle.
  • October 2019 — Another new mark is reached for online sports betting in New Jersey. Mobile sports betting apps produce $38.7 million in revenue and a new record high in the US.
  • January 2020 — New Jersey online sportsbook set yet another new benchmark, with $46.65 million in monthly revenue. This mark stands for most of the year until even new highs are reached near the end of the year.
  • December 2020 — Another new all-time revenue mark is reached, as New Jersey online sportsbooks produce just under $58.7 million in revenue. Combined betting handle from online and live betting approaches $1 billion for the month, with the state taking $996.3 million in wagers.

New Jersey Professional Sports Teams

New Jersey Devils

New York Sports Franchises

Restrictions On College Sports Betting In New Jersey

Villanova Wildcats

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St. John’s Red Storm

Other Sports To Bet On In New Jersey

New Jersey Sports Betting FAQs

More Resources On New Jersey Sports Betting

  • New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement: Financial and Statistical Information — A page with links to revenue reports and press releases provided by New Jersey’s gaming regulatory agency.
  • New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Sports Wagering page — General information about New Jersey sports betting laws, operators, and approved events.
  • Atlantic City Casinos — New Jersey tourism site presenting information on Atlantic City casinos.
  • ESPN US Sports Betting Map — ESPN resource outlining where all 50 states stand on sports betting legalization.
  • NJ.com Sports — Sports section of one of the state’s top news outlets.

Best Online Sports Betting Apps in New Jersey 2021

  • DraftKings Sportsbook — Best Overall
  • FanDuel — Best Mobile App
  • 888sport — Best for Beginners
  • SugarHouse — Best Live Betting
  • PointsBet — Best New Bet Type
  • William Hill — Good Odds
  • FOX Bet — Best for Poker Players

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New Jersey Sports Betting Timeline

  • 2009 to 2012 — Senator Ray Lesniak led a lawsuit trying to overturn a federal law prohibiting sports betting. The court ruled that Governor Christie had to be the one to lead the suit. In 2012 Governor Christie signed legislation to legalize sports betting at the state’s casinos and racetracks, only to be sued by the professional sports leagues.
  • 2012 to 2017 — The public perception of sports betting shifted a bit. Adam Silver, the NBA’s current commissioner, was a notable proponent in speaking in favor of sports betting. In 2017, the Supreme Court agreed to hear New Jersey’s case for legalizing sports betting.
  • 2018 — The Supreme Court voted to overturn the federal ban on sports betting in May. New Jersey, eager to offer sports betting, allowed the first retail sportsbook (Monmouth Park) to open in June, and the first online sports betting app (DraftKings) in August.
  • 2020 — There are now 17 online sportsbooks available in New Jersey, making it the premier state to bet on sports online. New Jersey residents have the widest selection of sportsbooks to choose from, giving them access to more promotions and bets.

Best New Jersey Sportsbooks Summary

DraftKings Sportsbook

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Who choose DraftKings Sportsbook:

  • Great for beginners. DraftKings’ noteworthy educational materials include guidance on how to bet and different bet types, as well as sport-specific guides that cover common strategies for betting success.
  • Unique bets and contests. The variety of sports and bets offered — one of the largest selections of unique bet types and contests we’ve seen — and an excellent live betting experience makes DraftKings one heck of a sportsbook.
  • Bonuses: Promotions change throughout the year, but typical ones include risk-free bets up to $1,000 for new bettors, and deposit matches, among others. Keep in mind there are typically rollover requirements attached to each bonus.



Why choose FanDuel Sportsbook:

  • Excellent mobile app. With its focus on usability, we found the FanDuel Sportsbook app to be one the best-designed apps overall.
  • Great for bettors. High-quality live betting, variety of bets offered, and noteworthy odds are all features new and experienced bettors will appreciate.
  • Bonuses: Promotions change throughout the year, but typically FanDuel offers a risk-free bet up to $1,000, and several other smaller seasonal offerings. Keep in mind there are typically rollover requirements attached to each bonus.



Why Choose PointsBet:

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  • You’re interested in PointsBetting. PointsBetting takes a spread, total, or prop bet and makes it a variable bet until the end of the game. The idea is, the more correct a bettor is, the more they win, and vice versa.
    For example, let’s say you bet $10 on the Dallas Cowboys (-3) against the Jacksonville Jaguars (+3). If Dallas wins 24–20, you covered the spread and won by one point. For this example, you multiply your $10 wager by one, for a total win of $10. If Dallas wins 26–20, you covered the spread and won by three points. For this example, you multiply your $10 wager by three, for a total win of $30. If Dallas loses 17–20, you lost the spread by six points (the three Jacksonville won by plus the three Dallas was favored). For this example, you multiply your $10 wager by six, for a total loss of $60.
  • Bonuses: Typically, PointsBet offers two risk-free bets up to $500 on the first fixed odds bet and PointsBetting Bet, as well as various seasonal promotions. Keep in mind there are typically rollover requirements attached to each bonus.

What New Jersey Casinos Offer in Person Sports Betting?

New Jersey Sports Betting Law

  • Bally’s Casino — Atlantic City
  • Borgata Casino — Atlantic City
  • Golden Nugget — Atlantic City
  • Harrah’s Casino — Atlantic City
  • Meadowlands — East Rutherford
  • Monmouth Park — Oceanport
  • Ocean Resorts — Atlantic City
  • Resorts Casino — Atlantic City

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How do I bet online in NJ?

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  1. 1. Create an account. Every online sportsbook has an online website as well as a mobile app. To create an account on the app or website, you will need your name, address, phone number, and email address. Some sportsbooks might ask for more information such as social security number; which is normal.
  2. 2. Fund the account. Deposit money into your newly created account. In New Jersey, standard banking methods include credit/debit cards, PayPal, ACH (e-check), Bank Transfers, Play+ Cards, and PayNearMe.
  3. 3. Add your bet(s) to the betslip. To do this, click on the bet that you want to place.
  4. 4. Select the wager amount. Enter the amount of money you want to wager. The bet slip will display your total wager and potential payout. Keep in mind, the potential payout includes the money that you are wagering. For example, in the screenshot below, you are betting $10 to win $8.80. Thus, the potential payout is $18.80 (total wager $10 + potential winnings $8.80).
  5. 5. Finalize the bet. Place your bet and set an alarm for game time!


What types of gambling are legal in New Jersey?

  • Online Sports Betting — Legal (launch — 2018)
  • Online Horse Betting — Legal
  • Daily Fantasy Sports — Legal
  • iGaming (online slots) — Legal (launch — 2018)
  • Online Poker — Legal (launch — 2018)
  • Online Lottery — Not Offered
  • Offshore Sportsbooks — Not Legal
  • Borgata
  • New Jersey Devils (NHL) Team Website // Schedule // News
  • New York Red Bulls (MLS) Team Website // Schedule // News
  • New York Giants (NFL) Team Website // Schedule // News
  • New York Jets (NFL) Team Website // Schedule // News
  • Football — NFL, NCAA, CFL
  • Basketball — NBA, NCAA, WNBA, International Leagues
  • Soccer — English Premier League, MLS, International Leagues
  • Baseball — MLB + International Leagues
  • Hockey — NHL + International Leagues
  • Golf — PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, International Leagues
  • Tennis — All Major U.S. Tournaments + International Matches
  • Other Sports — UFC/MMA, Motor Sports, Boxing, Cricket, etc.
  • Odds have either a plus or minus in front of them.
  • Odds are in terms of 100.

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