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Barbara Nathan

Barbara Nathan is such an ardent casino enthusiast that she moved closer to Atlantic City when New Jersey legalized the online gambling industry. A highly experienced professional writer, Barbara likes to spend time volunteering when she is not busy covering the NJ casino industry.

Atlantic City Casinos: What’s Currently Open And What Isn’t

April 19, 2021
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A full year and a month have gone by since Gov. Murphy ordered the shutdown of all nine Atlantic City casinos on March 16, 2020 in an attempt to contain the spread of the coronavirus. After remaining closed for an unprecedented more than 100 days, the Atlantic City casinos were finally permitted to reopen–but with many restrictions–last July. Since reopening, all nine casinos have been able to remain open uninterruptedly, which is great news. And […]

Sports Betting & Casino Gaming Were Down In Feb. Even With The Super Bowl

March 25, 2021
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Months after the shuttered Atlantic City casinos were allowed to reopen, the impact of the pandemic is still being felt. February 2021 was another lackluster month for casino gaming revenue, which was to be expected. But another finding that was not expected was that the sports betting handle was also down. NJ sports betting was less in February than in January According to a March 17 article on, NJ sports betting revenue for Feb. […]

Top 10 Online Slots To Play At NJ Online Casinos: Part II

March 18, 2021
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This is a continuation of my article describing what I consider to be the top 10 online slots at NJ online casinos. Part I of the top 10 online slots in NJ introduces you to seven of those slots. Here in Part II, you will learn about three more. Space Wars: An online slot that’s “out of this world” One of the reasons why online slots are such a popular pastime is that they provide […]

Top 10 Online Slots To Play At NJ Online Casinos: Part I

March 12, 2021
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If you’re a NJ online casino slot player, you have so many hundreds of slots to choose from, you’re spoiled for choice. So, how do you pick one over the other? This article will hopefully make your task a little easier because I’m about to zero in on what I consider to be the top 10 online slots that NJ gambling websites have to offer. Here in Part I, you will learn about seven of […]

FanDuel & Boyd Gaming Will Launch Stardust Online Casino In NJ & PA

March 11, 2021
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If FanDuel isn’t already a household name to NJ gamblers, it will be soon. This internet gaming powerhouse that has already been making big waves in New Jersey in both Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) and as a full-scale sportsbook, is about to become a lot bigger. The FanDuel online sportsbook and mobile app launched in New Jersey on Sept. 6, 2018, just a couple of months after a FanDuel retail sportsbook opened at Meadowlands Racetrack. […]

January 2021 NJ Online Gaming Revenue Hit A Record $103.7 Million

February 26, 2021
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According to the figures just released from the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), January 2021 marked the first time ever that NJ online gaming revenue surpassed $100 million. The total internet gaming revenue for the month was $103,771,312, easily breaking the previous month’s online gaming revenue of $99,450,665. This represented an increase of 4.35 percent from December 2020 and a whopping 88.4 percent increase from January 2020, the first month that online gaming revenue exceeded […]

Will NJ Online Casinos Ever Offer Skill-Based Slot Games?

February 3, 2021
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If you’re an NJ online slot player, you’re spoiled for choice. As if it weren’t already hard enough to choose which of the hundreds of games available to you to try your luck on, now there is talk about adding slot games partly based on skill, too. How do skill-based slots differ from the slots you’re accustomed to, and would you play them? Or is the last question moot because there’s less chance that NJ […]

Sports Betting Revenue In The US Could Reach $3B In 2021

January 22, 2021
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As the number of states with legalized sports betting options continues to grow, US sports betting revenue for the year 2021 is expected to reach an all-time high. On the flip side, the phenomenal growth of the sports betting industry nationwide and the introduction of legalized sports betting in New York, in particular, could negatively impact sports betting revenue in New Jersey. What does sports betting revenue encompass, and what is contributing to its continued […]

The Cove At Ocean Casino Resort Treats High-End Slot Players Like Royalty

January 12, 2021
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Ever since Luxor Capital Group took control of Ocean Casino Resort early in 2019, the casino’s growth has been remarkable. Even during 2020, which has been a disastrous year for the Atlantic City casino industry, Ocean managed to pull out a profit. Ocean Casino Slots In fact, according to figures released by the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) in November 2020, Ocean Casino Resort was the only Atlantic City casino to report a better third […]

Will Atlantic City Casinos Stay Open Despite NEW COVID-19 Concerns?

January 7, 2021

Atlantic City casinos to close again? On March 16, 2020, Gov. Murphy ordered a mandatory shutdown of all nine Atlantic City casinos due to health and safety concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. The casinos remained closed for over 100 days. New Casino Bonuses in NJ That Deserve A Second Look The Atlantic City casinos finally reopened in July but with many restrictions The casinos finally received the go-ahead to reopen for the July […]

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