The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has published the state’s gaming revenues and win totals for June, reporting year-over-year upticks in casino and internet gaming wins, but a drop in sports betting revenue compared to the previous year. Total gaming revenue reported by the Garden State’s casinos, racetracks, and their partners for June was $401.5m, a 2.2% increase YoY from June 2021’s $392.8m. For year-to-date, total gaming revenue is currently standing at $2.43bn, a 15.2% improvement on the $2.11bn reported in the same period the previous year.
Placing a sports bet or joining an online casino game has never been easier. The evolution of smartphones and mobile app technologies allows you to place bets and play games from any location, even the comfort of your own home. Currently, mobile sports betting is legal in 25 states and the District of Columbia, while iGaming is available in six states. The numbers will grow as several states have legislation pending on mobile sports betting and iGaming.
The latest monthly revenue report from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has revealed that total gambling revenue for the month came to $430.6 million during the month of May. iGaming revenue up by 25.7% year-on-year The latest figures represent a jump of 1.9% on the $422.5 million reported during April and a 15.1% increase on the same period in 2021. Land-based casinos remained the major source of revenue in New Jersey as casino operators reported combined revenues of $233 million during May, an increase of 9.3% year-on-year. Slots revenue jumped by 10.5% and amounted to $174.3m. Meanwhile table gaming revenue increased by 6.1% to $58.7 million.
The Netherlands are slight underdogs ahead of their UEFA Nations League clash with hosts Belgium on Friday according to the soccer betting odds from soccer betting sites worldwide. The two teams will get their 2022/23 Nations League campaign underway by facing each other at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels later this week.
Merseyside giants Liverpool are firm favourites ahead of their home game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on the final day of the current Premier League. This is according to the soccer betting odds from soccer betting sites. The Reds are still in the Premier League title race as the quest to win all the four major trophies available to them this season continues.
Sligo Rovers says the club is happy to back The Big Step’s campaign to end all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football. The Bit O’ Red are the 25th club to back in the campaign in the UK and Ireland, and the second club that play in the League of Ireland Premier Division to back the campaign, joining Drogheda United – meaning 20% of the league are now advocating for a ban on gambling ads in the sport.
The announcement adds to the growing resistance against gambling advertising in football in Ireland. Last year Ireland’s President, Michael D. Higgins, described gambling adverts accompanying sporting events as “dangerous” and said they were causing “so much damage to families”.
North London giants Arsenal must bounce back to winning Premier League games starting with Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday if they are to secure one of the four Champions League slots available to Premier League teams at the end of this season. The Gunners had suffered a big dent in their top-four chase when they were convincingly beaten by Crystal Palace on Monday. The 3-0 defeat to hosts Crystal Palace was a significant one for Arsenal as it meant that they were unable to regain fourth spot from North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
Embattled Chelsea are in the driving seat against French champions Lille ahead of their second leg clash at the round of 16 stage when it comes to this season's Champions League campaign. The Premier League giants are still the favourites to win the tie according to the soccer betting odds from popular soccer betting sites despite the ongoing problems involving club owner Roman Abramovich on the back of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Abramovich has been hit with sanctions by the United Kingdom (UK) Government thus affecting Chelsea in the process.
Merseyside team Everton are underdogs ahead of the Premier League trip to face Tottenham Hotspur. This is according to the soccer betting odds from soccer betting sites.
In a recent article released regarding the north American gambling market projection for the next couple of years, there were a couple of takeaways. Here are the key highlights:
• Casino gambling has been one of the rapidly growing gambling categories, owing to the convenience of usage and optimal user experience. With the advent of technology, there has been widespread implementation of virtual reality, blockchain, and mobile platforms in the gambling industry across the region.
• The current legislation framework for online betting in the United States allows only bookmakers licensed in Nevada, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey to operate legally, as these are the four states where online betting is regulated.