Before you start online sports betting in New Jersey and potentially winning real money wagering on sports, you’ll need to register for an online sportsbook with one of the state’s licensed and regulated online casinos. Only those licensed and regulated through New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) get the tick of approval. To narrow down your choices further, we have compiled a list of recommended online sportsbooks that have all passed our stringent and impartial reviews.

NJ Legal Betting Sites

Betting Site
Brand Features
Bet Now
Risk Free First Bet up to $500
Risk Free First Bet up to $500
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Sugar House Sportsbook
100% Up to $250
100% Up to $250
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Get A $1000 Risk Free Bet
Get A $1000 Risk Free Bet
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Borgata Sports
Get $100 When You Bet $20
Get $100 When You Bet $20
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BetMGM Sports
Risk Free First Bet Up To $600
Risk Free First Bet Up To $600
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Caesars Sportsbook
First Deposit Bonus up to $300
First Deposit Bonus up to $300
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Unibet Sportsbook
$20 Free Bets
$20 Free Bets
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If you are new to online betting, you will be pleased to learn that registering with a Garden State Online Sportsbook is a straightforward process. Almost all of New Jersey’s online sportsbooks offer sign-up either on their mobile betting apps or browser versions on PC’s and laptops. We have tested and created accounts at all the leading sportsbooks and in every case, it only takes minutes. Should it take any longer the sportsbook may be suffering from heavy traffic, or you’ve either missed a step in the process, or have left one field unfilled.

Creating a Sportsbook Account in New Jersey

Important points:

  • You need to be at least 21-years-of-age to register for an online betting site in New Jersey.
  • You can register for your New Jersey online sportsbook account from anywhere in the United States.
  • However, you must be physically located within the Garden State in order to place your wagers. All licensed and regulated New Jersey online sportsbooks are protected by the latest in geolocation technology.
  • You’ll need to have your Social Security number handy to use the final 4 digits for identification purposes.
  • Any data collected by the online sportsbook during the signup procedure will be for your own security, and protected by cutting Secure Socket Layer (SSL) digital encryption.

Each New Jersey online sportsbook will be slightly different in their sign-up set-up, however, there is a range of common information that you will need to complete on the sportsbook’s registration form.

To begin, locate the button on the sportsbook’s home page that will either say ‘REGISTER’, ‘SIGN-UP’ or ‘JOIN NOW’. The button will be displayed in a bright color that stands out from the rest of the page.

Click on it.

You will be redirected to an online registration form to complete.

Navigate through the drop-down menus to fill the following information (the order of the required fields on the form may differ between online sportsbooks and their respective the app and browser versions, however, the below information is almost always required);

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Date of Birth
  • The Last 4 digits of your Social Security Number
  • Email Address
  • Contact number
  • Physical and/or Mailing Address
  • Create a User Name
  • Create a Password
  • Confirm Password
  • Fill in offer code or bonus code you may have
  • Check the required Terms & Conditions


  • Is it legal to open an online sportsbook account in New Jersey?

    Yes. However, it must be one of the sites licensed and regulated by the NJDGE, the Garden State’s gaming regulator.

  • Once I have registered, what payment methods can I use to deposit into my new online sportsbook account?

    New Jersey’s online sportsbooks offer a selection of popular deposit methods to assist you with easier sportsbook banking ranging from PayPal, Credit & Debit Cards and Electronic Transfers. For more information, check our New Jersey Sportsbook Payments page.

  • Will I receive a sign-up or welcome bonus when I register at a New Jersey online sportsbook?

    Yes. To check the sign-up bonuses and other promotions offered by New Jersey’s top online sports, see our bonus and promotions page.

  • Once registered, what sports can I bet on?

    After you have registered and deposited into your New Jersey online sportsbook, you can on the 4 major U.S. professional sports (NFL, NHL, MLB and NBA), UFC, plus any other sports you can possibly imagine from all around the world.

  • Do I have to live in New Jersey to use their sportsbooks?

    No. However, you will need to be physically located in New Jersey at the time of placing your wagers. You can sign-up and manage your sportsbook funds from any state in the U.S.

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