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Thirty-Seven Applicants for New Jersey Gaming Licences

Thirty-Seven Applicants for New Jersey Gaming Licences

Thirty-seven companies in New Jersey have applied for an internet gambling license ahead of its launch in the state later this year.

Thirty-Seven Applicants for New Jersey Gaming Licences

A total of 37 firms applied for a New Jersey gaming license before the deadline passed on Monday

New Jersey’s Gaming Enforcement Division said that it had received all of the applications for initial consideration by Monday’s deadline, the names of the applicants will be made public as and when they are approved.

All aspects of the online gambling business require a license from the state including operators, payment processors, software providers and networking companies.

All 12 of Atlantic City’s casinos have expressed an interest in entering the market.

The director of the Gaming Enforcement Division, David Rebuck, said “We see this as the first round of filings and we expect that more applications will be filed as the start of Internet gaming moves closer.”

It is known that Caesars Entertainment are hoping on offering online gambling, CEO Gary Loveman said that the company has paired up with 888 Holdings. Similarly, Keith Smith the CEO of Boyd Gaming has said that the group has joined with Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment to offer online gambling and poker in New Jersey.

It was also announced that Ainsworth Game Technology has applied for a licence in order to offer their slots casino within the state.

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