In New Jersey, The Stars Group announced a partnering with Resorts Casino Hotel to offer mobile and online sports betting.
“We believe The Stars Group is uniquely qualified with the experience and insight needed to make sports betting a success in New Jersey,” said Matt Primeaux, a senior vice president at Toronto-based The Stars Group. “We have successfully launched the BetStars brand in many European regulated markets, and we have invested heavily to create a premier global offering.”
Mark Giannantonio, president of Resorts said, “We’re excited to double down on our already successful partnership with The Stars Group, which owns leading sports books globally, and has always been known and respected for their advanced technology, superior customer experience and cutting-edge security safeguards,” he said.
The Stars Group-Resorts deal is awaiting regulatory approval, said David Rebuck, director of the Division of Gaming Enforcement.
Sports betting in New Jersey is now currently operational at five Atlantic City casinos – Resorts, Borgata, Ocean Resort, Bally’s and Harrah’s offer sports betting, along with the Monmouth Park and The Meadowlands racetracks.