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New Jersey Publishes List Of New Internet Licensees

The New Jersey Casino Control Commission has published its latest list of approved online betting groups, noting that Caesars Interactive Entertainment is on the okayed list, while the owner of PokerStars was snubbed.

Groups given the go-ahead to offer online betting starting today for a soft launch are:

Bally's and 888

Tropicana and Gamesys

Caesars -888 - Amaya Gaming

Trump Taj Mahal and Ultimate Gaming.

Golden Nugget - Bally Technologies - Amaya.

Borgata - Bwin.party - Amaya Gaming.

Trump Plaza - Betfair - GameAccount - Amaya Gaming

There are other groups who have successfully applied for New Jersey e-Gaming licenses, but have not partnered with a casino in order to successfully offer their products. Thee approved firms include:


Evolution Gaming (a live dealer operation)

WMS-Scientific Games subsidiary William Interactive

Genesis Gaming

Rush Street Interactive.

Pala Interactive - a California firm lead by former Bwin co-CEO Jim Ryan

Scientific Games International.

Paddy Power

The big news of the approval list is the lack of PokerStars' presence. The poker giant's parent company Rational Group is reportedly under fire because the group's founder is facing a federal indictment due to his involvement in pre-Black Friday illegal activity.

Regardless, the group's Communications Director Eric Hollreiser remains confident, tweeting:

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