Category Archives: New Jersey

2015 Recap of New Jersey Online Gaming




After launching in late 2013, the New Jersey online gaming market had its struggles. Much of these struggles were attributed to credit-card rejections, geolocation difficulties and a lack of market awareness. But 2015 brought some promising signs for New Jersey iGaming, both in terms of revenue and future growth. That said, let’s look back over […]

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New Jersey Online Poker sinking – Time to sign Interstate Pact?




From an overall standpoint, New Jersey online gaming is on an upward trend. May 2015 numbers revealed this after showing that the state took in $12.5 million in iGaming revenue, compared to $10.5 million in May 2014 – a 19% increase. But despite the good news here, there’s one glaringly obvious problem: New Jersey online […]

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How Asher Conniff Accidentally became New Jersey’s Chris Moneymaker




The story of Chris Moneymaker has been trotted out so many times that most poker players are sick of hearing it by now. But thanks to the incredible tale of online-qualifier Asher Conniff winning the WPT World Championship, along with $973,000, it’s worth making a parallel between the two stories. Additionally, you might be surprised […]

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New Jersey Online Gaming hits Record-high $13.16m in March




Could New Jersey iGaming finally be turning the corner? Maybe so since the market experienced its biggest revenue haul ever after netting $13.16 million in March. This is up about 10% from March of last year, when the market collectively earned $11.87 million. Let’s continue discussing the good news here by breaking down the numbers, […]

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Pala not ready to compete with PokerStars in New Jersey




Pala Interactive was ready to enter the New Jersey online poker market in the third quarter of this year. However, those plans are now being shelved largely because Pala believes PokerStars will soon be entering the market and they can’t compete with Stars right now. Jim Ryan, the company’s CEO, explained to CalvinAyre.com that Pala’s […]

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New Jersey iGaming has First Major Success Story – Man wins $1.5m




For anybody who’s tired of hearing about how New Jersey iGaming has failed to live up to projections, there’s a more positive story to report today. A Union County, NJ resident was playing Let It Ride when he got a royal flush and hit a $1.52 million payout. This is the largest payout won in […]

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WSOP, 888 overtake Party Borgata in New Jersey Online Poker Market




Both WSOP.com and the All-American Poker Network (888) have passed the Party/Borgata network in the New Jersey online poker market. Previously, Party/Borgata maintained an average of 160 cash game players, giving them a healthy lead over WSOP.com (110) and 888 (100). But WSOP and 888 started sharing players in low-limit cash games and some of […]

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