What about lotteries and offline casinos in New Jersey?
Lotteries in New Jersey
New Jersey is definitely one of the most progressive state in the union when it comes to legalized gambling opportunities which begins with their lottery. All of the major lotteries are available in the Garden State such as Powerball, Mega Millions and the Pick 6 Lotto. Prices vary depending on which lottery or game you choose to play but start a $1.00. You must be over 18 to play and lotteries are available throughout New Jersey and are located in convenience stores, gas stations, and other retail shops. The largest lottery winner to date in New Jersey was a $533 million Mega Millions ticket in 2018.
Atlantic City has long been the east coast answer to Las Vegas for decades now. They have their own strip, their own players and all of the big brand names in casino resorts. There are many casinos to lay a bet with in New Jersey and here are two of the best they have to offer.
The Borgata - The Borgata is not just the best casino in AC, it is one of the best in the world. The hotel, spa, casino, resort, sportsbook, epicenter is constantly on every top ten list seemingly every year. Their casino floor is enormous as you have every table game you like to choose from. The Borgata is an attraction as well as a destination in Atlantic City and it is all centered around the casino.
Bally’s - Another big name in casinos is Bally’s and they’ve carved out a nice niche in New Jersey. They are owned by the Caesar’s group and it shows as their casino is very professional and filled with all of the features you expect.
The Tropicana - Whether you are in Vegas or AC, the Tropicana always comes through with a very highly regarded casino product. The Trop is packed with all the slots and games players love, a wide variety of dining options, and even a showroom for a variety of entertainment. There is an old, loungey feeling to the Tropicana which keeps it one of the most popular casino options going.
When New Jersey won their Supreme Court case and, essentially, legalized sports betting, the state was quick to move forward on the issue. Having established sites to create sportsbooks was a huge plus and these facilities quickly took full advantage.
Monmouth Park Racetrack - The sportsbook at Monmouth Park was the first to open and it was just a few weeks after the historic Supreme Court decision. Of course, this is a racetrack first and foremost as Monmouth has a long history of being one of the best tracks in the country. Adding a sportsbook was a no-brainer and they’ve enjoyed great success since Day 1.
Ocean Resort Casino - The sportsbook at Ocean Resort has enjoyed the most success of any in the state since opening in 2018. They’ve really made the sportsbook their focus and consistently offer the best odds and lines in town. The 7,500-square-foot sports book sits in the middle of the casino's gaming floor with a bar, video viewing area and live” In Play” betting odds and lines. It is a sight to see and one of the best sportsbooks in the country.
The legal gambling age in New Jersey is 21.
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