Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey and daily fantasy site FanDuel are now officially in the sports betting business as of this weekend. On Saturday, Meadowlands began taking sports wagers just a stone’s throw away from New York City in East Rutherford.
New Jersey casinos and racetracks booked $16.4 million in wagers over the first 17 days of legal sports betting in the Garden State. It’s a strong start for NJ sports betting considering Monmouth Park and Borgata began taking wagers on June 14th while the Ocean Resort sportsbook opened for business on June 28th.
The new Pennsylvania iLottery has hit the market with a bang, but Pennsylvania’s land-based casino operators will not be celebrating the news. Even as PA iLottery rings in a hugely successful first month, land-based casino operators are urging the state to put an end to the types of games currently offered at PAiLottery.com.
Delaware just completed its first fiscal month with legal sports betting in place, and figures from the state’s three authorized racetracks are now publicly viewable at the DE Lottery website. In all, state racetracks took in $7 million in total wagers and collected total revenue just north of $1 million.
One of the largest online gambling companies in the world is set to enter the NJ sports betting market through a deal inked with Hard Rock Atlantic City. Bet365, which employs some 3500 people and is one of the UK’s largest private companies, has reached an agreement to launch a sports betting service in conjunction …
Meadowlands Racetrack announced earlier today that it will begin taking sports wagers on Saturday, July 14th. The racetrack originally announced last month that the Meadowlands sportsbook would open for business on July 15th, but they have since moved it up one day ahead of schedule in order to take advantage of better timing.