Has Anybody Won Money at Online Casinos in New Jersey?

Has Anybody Won Money at Online Casinos in New Jersey?
June 12th, 2017
"Yes! In fact a man from Las Vegas was traveling in Bergen, New Jersey and won $100,000 playing poker online at Poker Stars NJ!

James Piccolo, a 28 year old man from Nevada won $100,000 and according to him the win only took 15 minutes.

Piccolo moved to Las Vegas in 2015 to become a professional poker player and according to NorthJersey.com, James Piccolo was at his parent’s home when he got lucky on January 29th 2017. He was in Bergen County, spending time with his father, who was due for surgery. After Piccolo's win, his father underwent a successful surgery, according to NorthJersey.com report.

As per the news report, the popular “Spin & Go” format was played by Piccolo against two others at PokerStarsNJ.com.

Piccolo's brother Matthew was with him and captured a video of his win, and posted it on YouTube  - "We just won $100,000," Piccolo is heard saying on the video. 

The only three states that have legalized any form of online gambling are:

  • New Jersey
  • Nevada
  • Delaware

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, seven states have introduced bills to legalize online gambling, meaning that inthe next few years, more and more Americans could get a chance to play their favorite games online instaed of only on Native American Reservation casinos.

The states that have at some point introduced legislation are:

  • Washington
  • California
  • Massachusetts
  • Illinois
  • Mississippi
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York

If you are currently traveling in New Jersey (or living in New Jersey) you can play casino games online legally just like James did. Here is the list of legal online casinos in New Jersey, including bonus codes so you can try them risk-free.

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Rich is the Managing Editor at BonusSeeker.com. He started his career as a video editor and poker player but decided to also pursue sports writing. In 2013, Rich was nominated by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association for Fantasy Baseball Writer of the Year. He worked at MLB Advanced Media as a Senior Site Manager for MLB.com and NHL.com before joining BonusSeeker.

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