The New Jersey Sportbook Scene

A pioneer of sports betting in the United States, New Jersey quickly moved to legalize sports betting after the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) on the 14th of May 2018. As physical sportsbooks quickly became established, and the first sports bet lodged by Mayor Phil Murphy in June at Monmouth Park, the presence of online sportsbooks in the area was quickly expedited by the players in the industry. First came DraftKings at the start of the August, and seven more followed in the immediate months afterwards, with Australian bookmaker PointsBet launching on the 17th of January in 2019 to make nine in New Jersey. There are giants of the industry in play, such as Paddy Power Betfair who are backing FanDuel, and William Hill who also have a presence in Nevada. More products and platforms roll out across the board as what was a promising start to sports betting in 2018 is sure to intensify in 2019.

Updated 1st February
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Featured Sportsbooks in New Jersey

  • 5.0 out of 5.0


    • Easy to use Interface
    • Generous Bonuses
    • Wide veriety of Markets

    $25 No Deposit Bonus

    $25 Free Bet, user gets 5 $5 free bets to use

  • 4.7 out of 5.0


    • Working with a big, experienced brand in the industry
    • Clean, easy to use interface
    • Good number of markets in the sports it covers

    Referral Bonus

    $20 granted to user if a person they refer registers a new account

  • 4.6 out of 5.0


    • Well-functioning interface
    • Syncs it’s online casino and sportsbook
    • Extensive market list

    Referral Bonus

    $50-500 granted to user if a person they refer registers a new account

  • 4.3 out of 5.0


    • Generous bonuses
    • Large depth of markets
    • Powered by Kambi, a well known platform

    Sign-up bonus

    Users get $10 free upon sign-up. This must be wagered 6 times within five days of getting the bonus bets at odds greater than -200 before it can be withdrawn.

  • 4.3 out of 5.0


    • Huge bonuses
    • Innovative features
    • Integrated platform with casino & sportsbook

    Weekly free bet

    Users must bet $25 on anything during the week, and will then be credited with a $5 free bet.

  • 4.2 out of 5.0


    • Experienced sportsbook
    • Clean, easy to use interface
    • iOS and Android compatible

    Get $50

    Users get $50 bonus when signing up for a new mobile sports account after they make a minimum of $50 in sports bets

  • 4.0 out of 5.0


    • Shared wallet and integrated casino & sports
    • Easy to use interface with desktop, iOS and Android available
    • Good range of deposit and withdrawal options

    $10 free bet

    Users will get $10 free upon registration, with this amount unable to be split.

  • 4.0 out of 5.0


    • Good range of deposit and withdrawal options
    • Backed by big companies with a strong reputation
    • iOS and Android app available

    Currently, there are no bonuses offered by playMGM for their sportsbook app.

New Jersey Sportbooks Timeline

14 Nov 2018

DraftKings retail sportsbook

DraftKings Announces that they are set to open a retails sportsbook at Resorts, Casino in AC.

Poker giant adds to a growing list

The Stars Group become the 8th mobile platform with BetStars- already operating in several jurisdictions abroad. It shares a license Under Resorts AC with Draftkings.

13 September 2018
10 September 2018

888 Sportsbook

London listed 888 Holdings moves Into New Jersey with 888Sport-the 7th app to enter the market.

Caesars goes online

Caesars launches an online platform just hours before the NFL Seaon Begins.

6 September 2018
1 September 2018

Two more Follow

DFS gaint FanDuel and big global brand willaim hill launch on the same day, bringing the total sportsbooks to five a month after Draftkings launched.

SugarHouse makes three

SugarHouse becomes the third online app in New Jersey just a day after PLayMGM Launches

23 August 2018
1 September 2018

PlayMGM joins the party

Borgata Casino unveils their first online sportsbook through MGM, Becoming the second in New Jersey

DraftKings Sportsbook Launches

DraftKings becomes the first mobile Platform to Launch, it holds a monopoly on the Nu maket for 3 weeks.

1 August 2018
July 2018

Momentum Continues in July

FanDuel opens a sportsbook at Meadowlands recetrack, whilst Caesars Partners up with Scientific Games, opening up two brick- and- mortar casinos.

The first sportsbooks open

Monmouth Park, Borgata Casino and Ocean Resort all open sportsbooks in june, just weeks after PASPA is repealed.

June 2018

The Supreme Court strikes down the federal law that prohibited sports gambling on the 14th of May, 2018