It’s no secret, and certainly no surprise, that legalized sports betting in New Jersey has been a boon for the state’s gambling industry. Since June 2018, when Gov. Phil Murphy signed the bill making it legal to gamble on sporting events, New Jersey has racked up more than $230 billion in revenue.
Fast forward ten months and Murphy is now making a bold prediction: By the year 2020, he posits, New Jersey could vault above Nevada — the epicenter of U.S. sports betting since the 1930s — to become the top sports betting market in the nation. His claim is not all that far-fetched, either. Here are a few reasons why:
New Jersey may seem like a place to live if you enjoy sports betting in Atlantic City on occasion, but it can also be a very trying environment for residents dealing with disordered gambling. CCGNJ is here to help anyone struggling to maintain healthy gambling habits and offers nonstop support via our 24-hour confidential helpline. Don’t hesitate to give us a call today.