Tech Problems Hinder NJ Online Gaming

By now it is well known that New Jersey is the third state to allow adults in the state to engage in online gaming. The only other states with online gambling are Nevada and Delaware. Just when everything was set to be a go internet glitches near state borders hindered access to new online betting sites.

Testing was initiated to determine whether the systems operated correctly and also to assess electronic payment systems and the integrity and functionality of the casino games. Offering online gaming in New Jersey is the very biggest expansion since casino gambling began in 1978.

A five day trial period began when players were invited by casinos to test their systems and make real-money bets online. If everything worked out then everyone else would be able to join in. There are seven casinos approved by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and that represents some 14 websites where players can place real money wagers.

New Jersey stands to generate the 15 percent tax player’s winnings. They have been trying to raise $20 million a year for past three years for their touchy horse racing industry.