PASPA was overturned in May 2018, and New Jersey wasted little time offering retail sports betting. The first bet in the state happened in June 2018 before launching online NJ sports betting a couple of months later. There are plenty of places to wager on sports in person.
Below, we’ll take a peek at all of those and give you some information about them.
Bally’s: FanDuel Sportsbook
Located on Pacific Avenue in Atlantic City, Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino is a 24-hour spot offering a casino, sports, hotel, dining, and live entertainment. It’s had over $100 million in renovations done with over 83,000 square feet of gaming space that holds 1,300 slot machines. The hotel has over 1,200 rooms.
Borgata: BetMGM Sportsbook & Bar
Opening in 2003, Borgata has 161,000 square feet dedicated to gaming with nearly 2,800 hotel rooms. It houses some of the best restaurants in Atlantic City, including American Grille, Angeline by Michael Symon, Mixx, and more. The license holder is MGM Resorts International, so you’ll find that you can use MGM rewards here as well. Since it opened, it’s been renovated three times.
Caesars: Caesars Sportsbook at Wild Wild West
Equipped with its ancient Rome and Greek theme, Caesars Atlantic City opened its doors in 1979 and is actively renovating the property now. You’ll have 145,000 square feet of gaming space and over 1,100 hotel rooms here.
Golden Nugget: The Sportsbook
Golden Nugget today was once known as Trump’s Castle when it opened in 1985. Since then it was renamed to Trump Marina in 1997 before getting sold to Landry’s, Inc. in February 2011. There are nearly 75,000 square feet of gaming space.
Hard Rock: Hard Rock Sportsbook
Found at 1000 Boardwalk, Hard Rock Atlantic City has 167,000 square feet of gaming space. It opened in 1990 but shut down for two years in 2016 before re-opening in 2018 with the Hard Rock name. It was formerly known as the Trump Taj Mahal.
Harrah’s: Caesars Sportsbook
With over 177,00 square feet of gaming space, Harrah’s Atlantic City opened in 1980 and has nearly 2,600 hotel rooms. There’s a spa on-site, and the hotel has hosted boxing matches. You can also play poker here.
Ocean Casino Resort: The Sportsbook
Known initially as Revel til 2018, the name Ocean came in 2018. Located just down the street from Hard Rock, Ocean has 1,400 hotel games and 130,000 square feet of gaming space.
Resorts: DraftKings Sportsbook
The site where Resorts rests opened initially back in 1904 as the Chalfonte-Haddon Hall Hotel. The casino was introduced in 1978 and still has a Roaring Twenties theme. There are 100,000 square feet of gaming space and 942 hotel rooms. On-site, you can play at a DraftKings Sportsbook.
Tropicana: Caesars Sportsbook
With signature attractions like IMAX, arcades, light and sound shows, and more, Tropicana has nearly 2,400 hotel rooms and 130,000 square feet of gaming space. There are also daily poker tournaments here.
Freehold Raceway: Parx Sportsbook
A half-mile racetrack in Freehold Borough, Freehold is owned by Penn Entertainment and Greenwood Racing. Its official opening was in 1854.
Meadowlands: FanDuel Sportsbook
At Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, bettors will enjoy a more intimate setting of 10,000 square feet, three bars, a VIP area, and over 100 4K TVs.
Monmouth Park: Caesars Sportsbook
Opening 152 years ago in 1870, Monmouth Park was a race track for thoroughbred horse racing that hosts the Haskell Invitational. The first race happened in 1968 as a handicap. It also hosted other popular events like Vans Warped Tour. It became the first location to offer NJ sports betting in June 2018.