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Friday 29th July 2022

Online Horse Betting & Other Gambling Activities to Try in New Jersey, US


Compared to most other US states, New Jersey has a more relaxed attitude toward gambling, but there are still laws and licensing requirements in place to make sure this business is properly regulated.

Therefore, you'll undoubtedly want to know what kinds of betting are permitted whether you're a native of New Jersey or you're based somewhere else but wish to experience the pleasures of its thriving gaming market. Keep on reading for more information about New Jersey's legal gambling.

Horse Betting

The Garden State is home to some of the oldest racetracks in the country, such as Freehold Raceway, which first opened its doors in 1853. Freehold is the country's first half-mile daytime harness track, and it hosts events all summer long.

The historic Monmouth Park, which first opened its doors in 1870, also hosts thoroughbred competitions including the Haskell Invitation, a $1 million race. The renowned Hambletonian trotting competition is held at the Meadowlands Racetrack, which opened in 1976. The NFL's New York Jets and New York Giants both play their home games at The Meadowlands.

Online Gaming

When it comes to embracing the internet casino industry, few states have made as big of an impact as New Jersey. Every brick-and-mortar casino in New Jersey can provide consumers with the option of playing online, with a variety of virtual games including slots, poker, blackjack, roulette, and many more activities as well, according to the way the rules work.

There are a lot of online gaming providers to choose from, such as BetMGM, which collaborates with Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 888 Casino which collaborates with Caesars, and FanDuel which works with Golden Nugget Hotel Casino & Marina. In the Garden State, you might also want to check iGaming NJ news to stay up-to-date with everything that has to do with the bustling gaming industry of New Jersey.

The restriction for out-of-state players is that you must physically be within the limits of New Jersey to play online. If you are not a resident of New Jersey, you can still gamble on the move because all reputable casino operators offer mobile applications and smartphone-friendly websites.

Sports Betting

Another popular gambling activity that has gained popularity in New Jersey since it became legal in 2018 is sports betting. A Supreme Court ruling that virtually allowed all states to approve this kind of gambling business was closely followed by the legalization of sports betting in NJ.

All of the top online casinos in New Jersey, like FanDuel, BetMGM, and DraftKings provide their users access to sportsbook services in addition to the ability to partake in sports betting in physical locations. Additionally, you can bet on a variety of events, from well-known sports like football and basketball to lesser-known markets like esports, etc.


There are seven commercial casinos in New Jersey, and they provide 29,000 slot machines and more than 1,400 table games. Places with more slot machines have been seen, but few locations can boast anywhere near 1,400 table games.

Bally's Atlantic City, which contains 5,200 slot machines and 230 gaming tables, is the biggest of these casinos. The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, which has 230 table games and 4,000 slots, is the second-largest casino.

Visitors of Atlantic City are going to enjoy the wide selection of casino games available, which include 3-card poker, blackjack, baccarat, craps, roulette, poker, slot machines, and even arcade-style games.

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