NJ Sports Betting Sites (2019 Overview)

NJ Sports Betting Sites Overview (2019)

Now that sports betting is legal and regulated within the borderlines of New Jersey, Atlantic City casinos and racetracks are racing to launch their own sports betting facilities. NJ casinos and sportsbooks can legally offer regulated online sports betting through partnerships with software providers, licensed casinos, and applying for online gambling permits. There is a long list of online sports betting sites in New Jersey and the lists are growing.

NJ sports betting sites

  • Caesars 
  • 888Sport
  • BetMGM Sport
  • Golden Nugget 
  • BetAmerica 
  • Hard Rock 
  • William Hill 
  • Resorts Sportsbook
  • DraftKings Sportsbook
  • FOX Bet
  • FanDuel
  • SugarHouse Sportsbook
  • PointsBet
  • Borgata Sports
  • TheScore Bet
  • Bet365
  • Unibet

DraftKings NJ sports betting site

DraftKings Sportsbook launched the very first NJ sports betting site on August 6th, 2018 and has since been the leading provider for DFS and online sports betting in New Jersey. The sportsbook held a monopoly for a mere few weeks until the next one opened at the end of August. DraftKings sportsbook, established through Resorts Atlantic City, operates as an app-based and browser-based online sportsbook.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

Players’ first bet is matched 50% up to $500. In addition, DraftKings offers its new users a $200 free bet!

A loyalty program is being developed, however, they do not currently offer a player rewards system for the online sports betting app.

Features

DraftKings offers in-play wagering along with a cash-out feature. This allows bettors to close their wager before the event reaches an outcome.

DraftKings launched the very first fantasy sports app, called DK Live, featuring both play-by-play features along with sports news. This feature combines a player's information such as DraftKings contests, favorite players, and exclusive insider information and then feeds it into a real-time news feed.

Mobile

DraftKings offers a sports betting mobile app which is available on iOS and Android. Players can download and register through the website or through the mobile app.

Betting

Draftkings offers its users a quick start guide which helps new sports bettors to orient themselves with sports betting. Betting options here are as one would expect including spreads, moneylines, totals, futures, and alternate lines. The bets on the app's home screen are tailored to individual users. Players will have a wide variety of sports available to bet on including all of the traditional US sports and the major leagues along with more alternative sports markets. 

William Hill NJ sports betting site

William Hill began pushing into the US market back in 2011 during a time when Nevada was the only state with legalized sports betting. When word got out that New Jersey was pushing toward legalizing sports betting, the company reached its arms toward the Garden State. In June of 2018, William Hill opened Monmouth Park Sportsbook by William Hill and William Hill Sportsbook at Ocean Resort Casino. Later that year, in early September, William Hill launched its mobile sports betting app and by the end of the month, they went live with their online sports betting site.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

New players at William Hill online sportsbook are eligible for a free $50 bonus just for signing up!

Features

This online sportsbook lacks special features while its competition usually provides an array of useful features on their sites. William Hill does, however, provide a nice variety of sports markets and betting options.

Mobile

The William Hill sportsbook app is downloadable for both Android and iOS users. Its mobile app offers new users a $10 free sports bet for signing up.

Betting

Betting options at William Hill include single-game betting, parlays, teasers, and even in-game betting. Users can bet on just about all of the popular US sports however golf currently doesn't appear.

Caesars NJ sports betting site

The sixth sportsbook to launch in New Jersey, Caesars online casino and sportsbook, went live on the 6th of September, 2018. Caesars Entertainment struck a deal with Scientific Games, leading the brand to branch out to more diversified services and innovative features. The company added a sportsbook to its online casino just in time for NFL season. This advantageous move allows the company to offer its users new and engaging technology.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

Caesars NJ online sportsbook offers news users a $10 no deposit bonus along with a 100% first deposit bonus of up to $300.

Caesars uses a Total Rewards program which allows players to earn credits that carry over between casino and sportsbook platforms.

Features

The platform offers a well-organized interface with tabs and dropdowns, making it easy for users to follow bets. The online sportsbook is well integrated with Caesars' online casino which allows players to switch back and forth with the convenience of a shared wallet. 

Mobile

Caesars sportsbook offers a safe and reliable mobile app which is downloadable for both Android and iOS users. It offers a big variety of deposit options along with a $300 first deposit match bonus.

Betting

Caesars offers a wide variety of sports betting options for its users in New Jersey. In-game betting is not available, however. A large amount of popular US sports markets are available to place bets on. 

FanDuel NJ sports betting site

FanDuel Sportsbook, one of the most popular companies in the world of DFS, soft-launched its online sportsbook through a partnership with Meadowlands on Sept. 1, 2018. Just five days later, FanDuel Sportsbook went live.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

New users are eligible for a $500 risk-free bonus bet once they register with FanDuel and place a real-money wager. Should a player lose their initial bet, they will be refunded up to $500 on-site credit.

FanDuel does not yet have a loyalty program, however, its DFS program offers points based on user payments. These points can be used as entries into contests, additional promotions, and other rewards.

Features

FanDuel’s platform, powered by IGT, offers an extremely wide bet variety. The interface is smooth and transfers well between mobile and desktop.

Mobile

The mobile app is downloadable for iOS and Android devices.

Betting

FanDuel offers all of the expected bet types including spreads, moneylines, totals, props, alternate lines, parlays, and odds boosts. In fact, this mobile sportsbook offers some of the best pre-game moneylines in New Jersey. The betting markets are somewhat limited here, however. 

888 NJ sports betting site

888, an already popular name in NJ online gambling, through its online casino and online poker sites, launched its online sportsbook, 888Sport, through an established partnership with Caesars Atlantic City. The site soft-launched on September 10th, 2018.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

888Sport offers its new users a free $10 bonus bet offer just for signing up. An additional bonus offers new users a 100% first deposit match bonus up to $500! The bonus has a minimum deposit requirement of $10 attached to a 30-day expiration. 

The sportsbook does not currently have a loyalty program, however, it does offer international Premier Player Rewards, which offer free cash to players depending on their wagering amounts.

Features

888 Sport offers an easy-to-use platform with intuitive functions and a simple betting system. 888 Sport is integrated with 888 Casino which allows players the flexibility of switching between platforms. 

Mobile

888Sport offers users a licensed and regulated real-money sports betting app available for Android devices.

Betting

888Sport offers a wide range of sports betting markets including most of the popular US sports. Other more alternative sports such as rugby and cricket can also be found on 888Sport. 888 NJ Sportsbook offers all of the expected bet types such as moneyline, point spread, and totals. Players can also find a variety of prop bets along with parlays, teasers, and round robins.  

BetMGM sports betting site

MGM Resorts International joined the NJ sports betting market with the launch of its online sportsbook, BetMGM, on August 22, 2018. The company is known for its innovation and the app is slowly developing to live up to that reputation. 

Promotions and Loyalty Program

New players are eligible for a $500 cashback offer once they have completed registration and made a deposit. This risk-free bet must be completed within seven days of registration. There is currently no loyalty program for the sports betting site.

Features

BetMGM is powered by IGT and boasts a clean and simple interface. Users can access the sportsbook via the browser-based site and through the and mobile sports betting app. 

Mobile

PlayMGM offers a variety of sports and betting types on its mobile app which is available for both Android and iOS users.

Betting

The site is powered by IGT and provides an array of sports markets, while it's betting variety remain more traditional.  The main betting types offered here include futures, spreads, moneyline, parlays, and round robins. 

Golden Nugget NJ sports betting site

Golden Nugget launched into the NJ sports betting market with its online sportsbook in February of 2019. The app integrates sports betting with Golden Nugget’s online casino platform.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

Golden Nugget offers a sign-up bonus of $50 in a risk-free bet.

Users can join Golden Nugget’s Golden Rewards Players Club. This program allows players to collect points each time they wager money on bets. These points can later be exchanged for cash rewards.

Features

Powered by SBTech and Scientific Games, this sportsbook offers unique features such as a Parlay Boost, which ties together several bets on a parlay. This qualifies the bettor for a boost in their odds.

Mobile

The Golden Nugget NJ app is downloadable for both Android and iOS users. Apple users can find it in iTunes and Android users can download the app from the desktop site.

Betting

This platform is not as immense as other NJ sports betting sites, however, Golden Nugget NJ offers a variety of sports markets along with a somewhat diverse selection of betting options, including in-play betting.

BetAmerica NJ sports betting site

BetAmerica launched its NJ sports betting site in February of 2019, licensed through Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

BetAmerica offers a list of promotions including:

  • 100% first deposit match bonus up to $500
  • Free $20 first deposit bonus to mobile players
  • Free $20 Live betting promotion
  • Bet $5 and receive $20 in free bets

There is currently no loyalty program for BetAmerica players.

Features

BetAmerica NJ is powered by software from SBTech and integrated with BetAmerica’s online casino. One of the best features is BetAmerica's early cash-out option.

Mobile

The BetAmerica sportsbook app is downloadable for both Android and iOS users.

Betting

There is a variety of betting options for users to choose from including moneyline, point spread, parlays, prop bets, over/under, in-play wagering, and more. Players have the choice of a variety of popular US sports markets to place bets on. 

Hard Rock NJ sports betting site

Hard Rock NJ online sportsbook was launched at the start of 2019, licensed under Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Casino.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

Hard Rock online sportsbook offers new players a $100 risk-free bet. 

Hard Rock uses a loyalty program across all platforms that offers a variety of promotions and rewards.

Features

Hard Rock online sportsbook is powered by renowned gaming provider, GiG. This top-notch software provides a smooth interface with unique features. Players on the sportsbook app have a shared wallet for both casino and sportsbook platforms. 

Mobile

Hard Rock NJ online sports betting site offers a mobile app, integrating the online casino and sportsbook. Users can download the app on iOS and Android devices.

Betting

All of the basic sports betting options are available on the platform, however, the betting markets are currently somewhat limited.

Resorts NJ sports betting site

Resorts Casino Atlantic City launched its sports betting platform on January 31, 2019. This platform is connected to the already popular Resorts NJ online casino.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

New players are eligible for a sign-up bonus of $20 completely free, just for registering. Resorts Sportsbook also offers a first deposit match bonus on the first bet up to $250.

Resorts offers a loyalty program known as Resorts Rewards, where rewards are easily accessible in players' account features.

Features

Powered by SBTech, this online sportsbook features a variety of betting options, including a variety of in-play betting selections. The interface is well-designed and features well-organized menus to help players in accessing games, bets, and other content. Players can keep up with game scores and access special offers using dropdown menus.

Mobile

Resorts NJ online sportsbook offers a mobile app downloadable for both Android and iOS users.

Betting

Resorts Sportsbook offers all of the major US sports markets along with many different betting types. Pre-game bets and in-play betting are both offered in large varieties.

FOX Bet sports betting site

As the sports betting branch of The Stars Group, FOX Bet launched into the NJ sports betting market on September 13th, 2018. The product was launched under the name BetStars until the company signed a deal with FOX Sports and rebranded to FOX Bet. As an innovative company with much experience, The Stars Group was quick to jump on board and offer a variety of online sports betting options for its users. After the launch of FOX Bet, the number of online sportsbook apps in the Garden State reached eight.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

FOX Bet offers new players a free $20 bonus just for signing up, followed by a 100% first deposit match bonus up to $100. 

Users can earn loyalty points and use them towards cash and rewards. Points balance can be viewed in My Stars in their account.

Features

FOX Bet NJ features simple software with advanced functionality, allowing for a wide variety of sports and betting options including in-game betting.

It shares some innovation with other sports betting sites. For example, its “Cash Out” feature is found useful on other sports betting sites as well. However, the “Spin & Bet and Odds Boost Stacks”  are unique to FOX Bet. 

The FOX Bet NJ app conveniently shares a wallet with the PokerStars NJ online poker app. It is likely that The Stars Group will integrate its online casino with the app as well. 

Mobile

The mobile app is downloadable for iOS and Android devices.

Betting

FOX Bet has room for improvement when it comes to its selections of sports markets and betting types. The sports betting product does offer more creative betting types compared to its competitors. 

SugarHouse NJ sports betting site

SugarHouse casino online integrated sports betting right after DraftKings launched their sports betting platform. Licensed through Golden Nugget Atlantic City, SugarHouse launched its NJ sports betting site on August 23, 2018.

The company's close relationship with the already popular online casino, Golden Nugget, helped them to thrive early in the online casino game, and now they are thriving in the sports betting arena as well.

The sportsbook more than doubled their revenue within its first two months of operation. A large sum of their revenue came from online bets and over half of the funds placed on bets were wagered through the mobile app.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

SugarHouse offers a 100% first deposit match bonus up to $250.

SugarHouse NJ uses a rewards program that allows players to earn both loyalty and rewards points. Loyalty points will earn certain positions in the VIP program, while rewards points are used for free spins, bonuses, and other rewards.

Features

SugarHouse integrated their site so that it offers sports betting as well as online casino games. Players can bet through online casino games and sports betting using the same platform - both online and through the mobile app.

It features a unique Parlay Generator which helps users to build potentially high-paying parlay wagers.

Mobile

Rush Street Interactive’s PlaySugarHouse app is available for iOS and Android devices.

Betting

The online sportsbook offers an array of sports markets and betting types including moneyline, point spreads, totals, prop bets, alternate lines. Users can even bet on live games through the in-play betting options. 

PointsBet sports betting site

The Australian-based company, PointsBet partnered with Meadowlands Racetrack to open its NJ sportsbook in December of 2018.

Features

PointsBet offers its users a well-designed, easy-to-use mobile app with software that makes PointsBetting easy to learn and catch on to. 

Mobil

The sports betting site offers an app downloadable for iOS and Android devices.

Promotions and Loyalty Program

New depositing players are eligible for a free $100 when depositing $50. 

PointsBet offers a rewards program that gives the player rewards points for betting. 

  • One point per $1 fixed odds bet.
  • Five points for every $1 bet on a parlay
  • One point for every $1 on Points Betting

There is a variety of promotions offered every day for users to take advantage of. 

Betting

PointsBet offers all of the traditional bets that one would expect to see, along with its unique product, Pointsbetting. The online sportsbook even includes in-play betting on live events. A wide array of sports markets are available for players to bet on, as well as several new bets which don't all necessarily involve sports. 

TheScore sports betting site

TheScore Bet went live in September of 2019, filling the third skin, behind William Hill and PlaySugarHouse, under Monmouth Park's license. The sports betting app currently does not offer a desktop version, however, it is in the future plans. 

Promotions and Loyalty Program

TheScore offers its new users a $100 deposit bonus with a minimum deposit of $10. 

Features

TheScore offers an easy to use interface with an early cash-out feature and easy deposit and withdrawal options. The technology for the sports betting platform is provided by Bet.Works. Users throughout the US can all create an account and view the lines as well as switch between the app's integrated sports media app and the sports betting platform.

Mobile

Currently, TheScore is only available via the mobile app. New Jersey users can download the app through visiting theScore.bet. It is downloadable to both Android and iOS devices. 

Betting

TheScore went live with a basic selection of popular US sports. In addition to the variety of betting types, TheScore offers its users, there is also a "live" menu on the app offering in-play betting options as well. 

Borgata sports betting site

Borgata online sportsbook launched in May of 2019, becoming the 14th online sportsbook to launch in New Jersey. The sports betting site is operated through a partnership between the Borgata in Atlantic City and GVC Holdings. 

Promotions and Loyalty Program

New users are eligible for a $250 risk-free bet. Signing up for a Borgata account will also earn you a free $25 to try out the online casino.

Features

Borgata's sports betting app is integrated with the online casino platform, meaning players can switch between platforms on one account. A well-organized interface with a simple navigation menu helps users to find their way to the desired sports markets and betting types. 

Mobile

The sports betting app is available for download on both Android and iOS devices. 

Betting

Borgata offers a full range of sports markets including all of the popular US sports and a few more alternative sports markets as well. All of the major betting types which would be expected are available for players to choose from. Players can also choose to view the "boosted bets" to see the wagers on which Borgata has enhanced the odds. 

Unibet sports betting site

Promotions and Loyalty Program

New players are eligible for a free $20 bonus bet just for signing up! There is an additional $250 risk-free bonus bet available to players making their first deposit. 

Features

Unibet's mobile app and desktop counterpart are identical and function in the same way so that users have an easy time switching between the two.  

Mobile

Unibet is available for both Android and iOS devices. The app is available in the Apple store and Google Play. 

Betting

Unibet offers a variety of sports markets including basketball, baseball, football, hockey, soccer, boxing, and tennis. Bet variety includes futures, halves, over/unders, moneylines, point spreads, props, totals, teasers, and even in-play wagering. 

NJ online sports betting system benefits everyone

Legalized online sports betting brings high revenue in a safe environment for online players. Through partnering with software providers, sports betting sites are able to obtain an online gaming permit and reach a much wider audience online. It is a mutually beneficial system, helping the state as well as the operators involved.

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1 March 2019

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