Video: New Jersey's Online Gambling Gets an Out-of-State Competitor
NEW JERSEY – There is a new player in the state's internet gambling market...And it's the owner of one of Atlantic City's main competitors. Rush Street Interactive, a unit of the company that owns Philadelphia's SugarHouse Casino, has won approval from New Jersey Casino Regulators to become the state's 20th legal online gambling site. The site, PlaySugarHouse.com, is partnered with Atlantic City's Golden Nugget, using its internet gambling license. Players must physically be within New Jersey's borders when they gamble online. Internet gambling has been one of the few bright spots in new jersey's gambling market. For the first eight months of this year, internet gambling revenue was up more than 32 percent, to $128 million.