Regulated Online Poker in New Jersey
New Jersey has the best and biggest regulated online
poker rooms in the U.S market. Three of the top nine
largest U.S facing online poker rooms and three of the
four largest regulated poker rooms in the United States are in
the state of New Jersey. This is one of the few states
where online poker players are crossing over the border to
play in some of the biggest tournaments that these new
regulated poker rooms are offering. This is a really great state if you are a poker player.
There is many poker rooms, some of them with 40+ poker
tables in Atlantic City. The best poker rooms in the
state is at the Borgata Casino and the Trump Taj Mahul.
You should not need to go to a unlicensed card room in this
NJ Party Poker and Borgata Poker - Most of the poker players in New Jersey that played online poker before the online poker ban, will be familiar with the Party Poker brand. Party Poker was the most popular poker room in the U.S, before they were forced to withdraw from the U.S market in 2006. Now they are back and the early leader in the U.S. regulation era of online poker. They have since slipped to last place in the New Jersey market.
Even if you were not a fan of Party Poker before, you should be now. It is a regulated online poker room, their software has improved greatly since 2006 and they offer some of the best tournaments that are available in the state of New Jersey. The promotions at NJ Party Poker include $15 in free poker chips and a 100% deposit bonus up to $100 or you could sign up at Borgata Poker and get $20 free and a 100% deposit bonus up to $600.
WSOP.com - WSOP is a well known brand in the U.S and it is currently the second largest regulated online poker room in New Jersey. WSOP is attracting and retaining their players by giving away free poker tournaments, having leader board promotions and hosting the WSOP Online Championships. New players at WSOP.com will get $10 free for signing up and access to $700 worth of new depositor freerolls after your first deposit.
Poker Stars NJ - Lets face it. Poker Stars have a lot of goodwill in the U.S. market. They stayed in the market the longest and they paid out the players the quickest when the shit did eventually hit the fan.
Pokerstars is number one, when it comes to daily peak traffic numbers and it wouldn't be to surprising if they take enough market share to sink one of their competitors in the New Jersey market.
New Jersey Gambling Laws
Social games between friends and family seem to be alright here. There is also an online gambling bill that has been passed down to the governor recently. This bill will allow Atlantic City based casinos to open up an online poker and online casino for the residents of New Jersey.
Where to play live poker in New Jersey
It won't be too hard to find a live poker game here. This is a really great state if you are a poker player. There are plenty of poker tables to choose from inside the casinos in New Jersey. There is hundreds of poker tables with Texas Holdem, Omaha poker, Omaha hi/lo and 7-card Stud. The biggest poker rooms can be found at the Borgata Casino, Trump Taj Mahul and Harrah's in Atlantic City. All three of these casinos have at least forty tables to choose from.
Regulated Poker sites that are allowed to accept players from New Jersey
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