When trying to figure out where to take in the action, there are many NJ sports betting options to choose from.
While online sports betting on sportsbook mobile apps are increasing more and more in popularity for NJ sports bettors, the past few months has seen sports betting in New Jersey take on new land-based sportsbooks by DraftKings Sportsbook, FanDuel Sportsbook and William Hill Sportsbook, and they have all dominated the landscape in their own way. Each now has an NJ sports betting location and big-name business partners to help launch New Jersey sports betting toward the moon.
Let’s take a look at these NJ sportsbooks and compare their amenities for the NJ sports betting consumer.
Ocean Resort Casino Sportsbook
Ocean Casino Sportsbook, opened by Bruce Deifik, is an eye-opener. The sportsbook cost a staggering $6 million and is 7,500 square feet. Inside the sportsbook, 360-degree video walls covered with 45-foot televisions blast sporting events all day from the 24-hour lower bar surrounded by a sports ticker.
“We put a lot of money into building it out the right way, and we put it in a very, very expensive space in our property,” Deifik said after opening the Ocean Resort Sportsbook. “And if you listen to people and you listen to their comments, it was absolutely the right thing to do.”
William Hill US is partnered with Ocean Resort Sportsbook and offers a $1 million Gridiron Challenge. Bettors can win prizes up to $5,000 and can win the million bucks by making 193 (or more) correct bets out of 223.
William Hill Sportsbook at Monmouth
Monmouth Park, which partners with William Hill Sportsbook, has been readying for NJ legal sports betting long before windows opened while the matter was still being litigated in court.
Millions of dollars were invested to improve and add amenities, including 50 screens and 22 betting windows. Monmouth Park was also New Jersey’s first sportsbook as the Garden State became the third with legal single-game sports betting.
FanDuel Sportsbook at the Meadowlands
The FanDuel Sportsbook at the Meadowlands has it all. Located in the same complex at MetLife Stadium, the 5,300-square-foot facility convenient located a stone’s throw from NYC has been the leader of betting locations in NJ. Through October 2018, the FanDuel sportsbook accounted for $1.1 million of $2.8 million in retail revenue.
The sportsbook boasts a full menu, 15 cashiers and 65 televisions. One things NJ sports bettors love is the fact that FanDuel remains open until the final whistle of all US games.
DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts Atlantic City
November saw the expansion of DraftKings’ partnership with Resorts Atlantic City. The DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts is a 5,000-square-foot facility boasting 1,000 feet of video walls.
NJ sports bettors can enjoy self-operated kiosks in lieu of a standard betting windows. Players are also encouraged to stick around for the long haul and enjoy amenities such as a bar, dining menu and bottle service.
Thanks to the partnership with Resorts, DraftKings is the current leader in NJ sports betting revenue. The DraftKings app, which cemented its place among DFS players long ball legal sports betting in NJ, pulls in much of its revenue.