Legal Gambling USA

Online casino games, poker, sports and horse racing betting websites authorized in USA

Legal Gambling USA

BetFair seeking New Jersey online market

September 28, 2014

The Garden State’s online gambling industry is experiencing several changes during the last months. On a separate note, Ultimate Gaming leaves NJ’s online market for good after having difficulties with its partnership with Trump Entertainment’s Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort. The partnership between Ultimate and the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort has finalized before November (expected date for its final decision) as the firm Trump Entertainment casino discontinued payments to Ultimate two months ago. Ultimate Gaming has taken this action as a final decision from Trump Entertainment and has decided not to accept more signups and to leave the market as soon as possible. The online gambling regulation laws in New Jersey only issue licenses to online gaming operators that are partnered with a licensed land-based casino; for Ultimate Gaming, this partnership has not gone well as the operator is leaving the market due to payments discontinuation from Trump Taj Mahal.

BetFair is in need of a partner in order for the sports book company to get licensed in New Jersey. The Trump Taj Mahal could be the partner that the online gaming operator BetFair is looking for although the situation in New Jersey is very complicated after the PokerStars’ recent acquisition by Amaya Gaming and its partnership with Resorts Casino. The Trump Plaza closed two weeks ago on September 16 and BetFair is now searching for others business partners. Several comments have revealed that the UK company’s intention is to stay in New Jersey and, so far, BetFair is still holding its license and its online gambling site is still operative, as well as maintaining a great relationship with Game Account. The mobile gaming firm, Game Account, is launching its mobile gaming app on the 1st quarter of 2015, under the partnership with a yet unknown US casino operator. Dermot Smurfit, CEO of Game Account Network, stated: “On-property Mobile Casino gaming is the natural evolution of Internet-based gaming for US casino operators. We are delighted to have been chosen as the provider of On-property Mobile Gaming for a major US casino, and will seek to deliver this innovative solution for the Operator as soon as possible in 2015”. The industry is betting for BetFair as Game Account’s only one possible partner; Nevada and Delaware are offering Game Account no partnerships so the company is most likely going to choose New Jersey for its operations.

 

 


Online Poker News in USA

Michigan Becomes 5th State To Legalize Online Poker

December 30, 2019 — Michigan has joined the ranks of those states that have agreed to legalize online poker for its citizens. It is a move that is being applauded by those who are proponents of online poker legalizatio...

Error Leads To New WSOP Champion Being Revealed

November 14, 2019 — There appears to have been a tabulation error for this year's WSOP Player Of The Year calculation. Initially, it was announced that Daniel Negreanu had won the most points for the year and thus was ...

PokerStars Casino and Online Poker Debut in Pennsylvania

November 12, 2019 — Pennsylvania is one of the hottest markets in the United States right now for legalized online gambling. Lawmakers in the state have taken a very progressive approach to online casinos, sports betti...

Pennsylvania Sees First Online Casino and Poker Room

November 8, 2019 — It's official. While the Pennsylvania legislature had already approved provisions that would allow its residents to play online casino games and poker, it took a while for the first online provider ...

All the news from legal online poker in USA

Copyright 2020 © LEGAL-GAMBLING-USA.COM - All rights reserved
Legal Disclaimer - Warning - Affiliate Program - Responsible Gaming - Contact
Legal-Gambling-USA.com on Twitter   RSS Legal-Gambling-USA.com

Gambling involves risk: indebtedness, dependence, isolation. Helpline: 1.800.522.4700
Gambling is prohibited for minors.

-18 -21