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Martin Derbyshire

Martin Derbyshire

Martin Derbyshire has more than 10 years of experience reporting on the US online poker, NJ online gambling, and land-based casino industries for a variety of publications including Bluff Magazine, PokerNews, and PokerListings. He has traveled extensively, attending tournaments and interviewing major players in the gambling world.

Apple App Store Says Comply Or Die To NJ Online Casino Apps

Martin Derbyshire July 16, 2019
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Right now, iPhone users can download any number of NJ online casino and NJ sports betting apps from the Apple App Store. However, that may change come early September. The App Store released new Review Guidelines in June saying all real-money gaming apps must be redesigned specifically for iPhone’s iOS platform by Sept. 3 or face removal from the store. Currently, the majority of the NJ online casino and NJ sports betting apps available on […]

Celebrating Year One: Hard Rock Success, Ocean Casino Survival

Martin Derbyshire June 27, 2019
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June 28 marks the end of the first year since two once shuttered Atlantic City, NJ casinos rebranded, remodeled, and reopened to the public. Because they each chose to host grand openings on the same day in the summer of 2018, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and Ocean Casino Resort are forever linked. However, from the origin stories to how each property performed in year one, this is a tale of two casinos […]

Online Casinos Vs. Brick-And-Mortar: The Biggest Advantages Of Both

Martin Derbyshire June 14, 2019
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The lobby of most NJ online casinos should look relatively familiar to anyone who has ever been inside a brick-and-mortar casino in the US. That’s because, for the most part, the games are all the same. In fact, NJ online casino games are electronic versions of the same casino games and slots found at land-based casinos in Atlantic City and all over the country. Particularly when it comes to traditional table games, the major difference […]

The Future Of The WSOP Is Online And It’s On Hold

Martin Derbyshire June 4, 2019
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It seems like every year the annual World Series of Poker looks more and more like the World Series of Online Poker. The WSOP held the first official online bracelet event in 2015 giving players the opportunity to win a WSOP bracelet with the same value as the ones they award at land-based casinos. It drew 905 entries, all of which came from inside Nevada state lines. There was another one in 2016 and it […]

Half-Million-Dollar Jackpot About To Pop On Tropicana’s Wonderland Slot

Martin Derbyshire May 29, 2019
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One lucky online slots player in New Jersey is about to win a half-million-dollar jackpot. That’s because an online slot with a reputation for paying out massive jackpots at two of the most popular online casinos in NJ is about to pop off again. At press time, the progressive jackpot on the Wonderland slot at Tropicana Online Casino and Virgin Online Casino had grown to an incredible $533,623. Plus, according to PlayUSA.com jackpot estimates, Wonderland […]

Online Gambling And Mobile Sports Betting: Good Or Bad For The NJ Casino Industry?

Martin Derbyshire May 22, 2019
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Online gambling has helped bring the Atlantic City casino industry back from the dead. Plus, the launch of legal sports betting is helping it grow even more. Even though more than 80% of sports betting is happening online, Atlantic City casinos don’t exactly get 100% of the proceeds. It’s easy to see the major affect online gambling has had on the Atlantic City casino industry. The Atlantic City casino industry peak Atlantic City casinos peaked in […]

Our Top List Of NJ Online And Mobile Sports Betting Apps For 2019

Martin Derbyshire February 25, 2019

Legal sports betting launched in New Jersey in June 2018 and by early August it started going online. In 2019, NJ online and mobile sports betting apps now take in close to 80 percent of the bets in NJ. In short, the online and mobile sports betting segment is now dominating the NJ online casino & gambling market. The number one reason has to be convenience. Online NJ sports betting let you place bets from […]

Hit The Big One In 2019: The Year’s Best Online Progressive Jackpot Slots

Martin Derbyshire February 22, 2019

People play traditional slots, themed video slots and online versions of their favorite brick-and-mortar casino slots at NJ online casinos for a variety of reasons. However, they only play progressive jackpot slots for one: The chance to hit it big. The progressive jackpot slots players find at NJ online casinos are quite similar to most others. The major difference is the size of the maximum payout, and when it comes to progressive jackpot slots, size […]

Best NJ Online Casino Bonuses For 2019

Martin Derbyshire February 5, 2019

It’s the start of another new year, and online casinos in New Jersey are marking it by offering boatloads of free bonus cash to new players. That’s right, just for doing something as simple as signing up for a new account or making the first deposit on an NJ online casino in 2019, players can get their hands on free bonus cash to gamble with. Several of these no-deposit and first-deposit bonuses available at NJ […]

Best NJ Online Casino Mobile Apps On The Market In 2019

Martin Derbyshire January 29, 2019

In 2019, an online casino casino site in NJ isn’t considered complete without a mobile app for iOS and Android devices. There isn’t an NJ online casino mobile app on the market that can deliver the full desktop experience on a mobile device. However, there are some that are moving closer to that goal each and every year. In fact, this year’s best NJ online casino mobile apps are feature-rich and deliver a game library almost the […]

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