New Jersey sports betting launched in 2018 when Governor Phil Murphy singed the law in June 2018, and the first legal bets were placed only 3 days later. NJ is now one of the leaders in US gambling. Legal sportsbooks exist at practically every New Jersey casino and racetrack, as well as online via mobile apps and websites.
PointsBet is the New Jersey’s best new online bookmaker, offering all your traditional fixed odds markets (Sports) + the world’s most exciting sports betting format, PointsBetting – where winnings or losses aren’t fixed, but depend on how correct your bet is
- Unique SpreadBetting Bet Option
- Double Parlay Winnings.
- Early Payouts On Bets
- PointsBet Deby Card – Instant Deposits/Withdrawals Use Anywhere
- Rewards Program Earn Points On Every Bet
SugarHouse is among the biggest names in Pennsylvania casinos. It’s one of the first to enter the Pennsylvania sports betting market, and is now a fully operational sports betting operation in New Jersey.
- Very impressive sportsbook selection.
- JackPot Parlay Contest – 100k+ Payout
- IRush Rewards – Earn Free Cash Bets
- Free Daily Bingo Games
- Payouts & Deposits via Paypal, ACH, Check, Cash at the Casino, Visa, Mastercard etc..
Owned by Churchill Downs Incorporated, the home of the Kentucky Derby, they have a proud history of providing safe, secure, and fun betting to American patrons.
As a multi-award-winning brand, 888 has won the trust, admiration, and respect of millions of players the world over. Their sports betting platform is among the finest in the world, and now available in New Jersey.
- Huge first time Deposit Bonus.
- Award winning site, layout and ease of use.
- Offering casino, poker and sports betting.
- Money Back Mondays
Draftkings officially launched in 2012 as a Daily Fantasy Site, they quickly turned their state of the art DFS platform into a excellent sportsbook.
With more than 100 locations William Hill US is America’s sports betting leader. William Hill offers the most diverse betting menu throughout the year on everything.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to common questions New Jersey sports bettors like you have when
researching which sportsbook to join.
YES! You do not have to be a New Jersey Resident to bet at any New Jersey Sportsbook. However New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware residents for example can all open accounts, deposit but must travel into NJ to place bets using geo-tracking. Typically just over the boarder is sufficient.
Virtually every sportsbook offers bonuses as incentives to signup and deposit at their sportsbook. Some offer bigger initial bonuses then others. A sportsbook with a reward program is highly recommended. For example PointsBet you earn points on every bet, those points can be used as free bets in the future!
Odds can vary between sportsbooks, so we recommend shopping around until you find what is right for you. We recommend having more then one account to take advantage of better lines at different sportsbooks
Most sportsbooks are mobile-friendly without requiring an app download. The actual process of placing a wager on a mobile site is no different than making a bet from a desktop site. Every review we’ve written indicates whether the sportsbook supports betting from mobile devices and if the sportsbook has an app.
The Supreme Court in May 2018 struck down PASPA, the federal law banning single-game wagering. Each state can now set its own rules for online sports betting. Currently the following states allow sports betting – New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Nevada, West Virginia, Rhode Island, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Oregon and Tennessee. More coming soon!
Depending on the sportsbook, you can bet on all sports! Some sportsbooks specialize in niche sports, some specialize in major sports. Many sportsbooks now offer odds on entertainment and politics as well. In New Jersey, sportsbooks do not allow bets on local college teams.
How We Choose the Top NJ Online Sportsbooks
As exciting as it is to have so many sports betting options in New Jersey at our disposal, it can be overwhelming to choose the right NJ sportsbook. With the legalization of sports betting in the US we no longer have to worry about unsafe, dishonest online sportsbooks. What we look at is, Bonuses, Deposit & Withdrawal options, Speed of both, Odds, Player perks, Promotions, easy of use, mobile apps and more.
How We Monitor and Rate a Sportsbook’s Performance
With the advent of twitter and other social media tools. We keep a close eye on all player issues reported. If something comes up we contact each sportsbook to get a resolution.
How to Deposit Money and Get Paid Out at an Online Sportsbook
This is probably the most important aspect for every sports bettor. Our staff has personally deposited, wagered and done withdrawals at EVERY sportsbook listed here.