New Jersey began offering live, real-money online gambling on Nov. 26, 2013. Some of the information is this FAQ is based on announced plans and schedules.
What games are available for play online in New Jersey?
The state of New Jersey has approved a full slate of casino games for online play including poker, slots and blackjack. Other casino games are also planned. Many of Atlantic City’s online sites plan separate platforms for online poker and online casino games.
Who can play online in New Jersey?
To play online, you must be at least 21 years of age, and be located within the borders of the state. Online players will have to pass identity verification, age verification and geo-location programs that ensure they are within New Jersey’s borders to play.
Where do I register to play?
Several Atlantic City casinos have begun accepting registration for online players. They include:
• Borgata Casino Hotel & Spa—BorgataCasino.com, BorgataPoker.com
• Tropicana Casino & Resort—Tropicana.net
• Trump Plaza through Ultimate Gaming—ucasino.com
• Trump Taj Mahal through Betfair—LetsplayNJ.com.
• Caesars Entertainment: Caesars Atlantic City, Showboat Atlantic City, Bally’s Atlantic City and Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City—WSOP.com.
• Golden Nugget Atlantic City—goldennuggetpoker.net.
More registration platforms are expected.
Do I have to be a New Jersey resident to play?
No, you do not. Residents of any state or country can register to play but only those physically located within New Jersey’s borders can make deposits or place a wager on the site.
What are the system requirements to play?
New Jersey allows online play to accommodate all electronic devises including PC, Mac, tablets and smartphones. Check with each individual casino on their system requirements.
Are there tournaments?
New Jersey casinos are promising a full slate of poker, slots and blackjack tournaments as online play evolves. The casinos also offer numerous promotions and rewards programs for online players that can be redeemed at the actual casino properties.
Are there incentives to join?
At the moment, Borgata and Tropicana are offering sweepstakes prize drawings for early registrants.
What if I don’t know how to play a game?
The sites include tutorials on the various games they offer.