Is It Legal To Bet In New Jersey?

YES! New Jersey became one of the first US States to legalize sports betting in June 2018.

What New Jersey Betting Rules Do I Need To Know?

You must be 21 years old or older in order to bet on Sports in New Jersey.

You do not have to be a resident of New Jersey to place a legal sports bet, but you must be within State lines to create a betting account and place a bet with an operator licensed in New Jersey.

You can be on any of the State's professional sports teams, such as the New Jersey Devils and New York Giants, but there is a ban on betting on New Jersey colleges and college events in the State. There is also a ban on betting on High School sports.

The state also bars owners and other key members of professional sports teams or league from betting on or taking bets on teams that they are actively involved with at the time.

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            Where Can I Bet On Sports In New Jersey?

            New Jersey law allows every casino and racetrack in the state the option to offer sports betting, subject to approval by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. The following venues currently offer sports betting on site:

            • Sportsbooks in Atlantic City
            • Bally’s Atlantic City
            • Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
            • Golden Nugget Atlantic City
            • Harrah’s
            • Ocean Resort
            • Resorts Casino Hotel
            • Tropicana Casino Resort
            • Sportsbook outside of Atlantic City
            • Freehold Raceway
            • The Meadowlands racetrack
            • Monmouth Park

            Can I Bet On Sports Online In New Jersey?

            Yes, but all online sportsbooks must have a physical retail location in order to apply for a sports betting license.

            Which Online Sportsbooks Can I Bet With In New Jersey?

            Unlike some States, you can place an online sports bet without being at a licensed location. The following bookmakers are licensed to operate with an online presence:

            • Draft Kings
            • BetMGM
            • PlaySugarHouse
            • FanDuel
            • William Hill
            • Caesars
            • 888Sport NJ
            • FOXBet
            • PointsBet
            • Hard Rock
            • Resorts
            • BetAmerica
            • Golden Nugget
            • Borgata Sports
            • bet365 NJ
            • TheScore
            • Unibet

            Which Sports Betting Apps Are Available In New Jersey?

            To place online sports bets you will require an app for the Sportsbook. The following apps are currently available to those wanting to place online bets in New Jersey:


            • FanDuel
            • DraftKings
            • William Hill
            • BetMGM
            • 888Sports
            • PointsBet
            • FOXBet
            • PlaySugarHouse
            • Golden Nugget
            • Caesars
            • Borgata Sports
            • Resorts
            • BetAmerica
            • Unibet

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            Online Casinos are legalized in New Jersey, meaning those over the age of 21 are eligible to play online casino games. Below is a full rundown of the online casinos currently licensed to operate in New Jersey:

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                                  New Jersey Betting FAQs

                                  Can I bet legally in New Jersey?

                                  Yes. Check out this page for full details.

                                  How old do I have to be to bet in New Jersey?

                                  You must be 21 or older.

                                  Is online sports betting available in New Jersey?

                                  Yes. Check out this page for full details.

                                  What can I do if I feel I have a betting addiction?

                                  You can contact the Council of Compulsive Gambling of NJ online at 800gambler.org or by calling or texting the free 24/7 confidential helpline at 800-GAMBLER.

                                  Can I bet legally in other States?

                                  Check out our State-by-State guide to betting in the United States of America by clicking on the link.

                                  Where can I learn more about New Jersey betting laws.

                                  The Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) is a law enforcement agency and the investigative arm of the casino regulatory system responsible for enforcing the Casino Control Act. You can visit the governing body's official website.