Sports Betting in NJ to kick off at the same time as World Cup! It’s official Sports Betting is now 100% legal in NJ and with excellent timing if we may add! Indeed, on June 12th a press release confirmed that NJ operators would accept bets for the opening of the Soccer World Cup!
The first operator to join the Sportsbook race and to offer bets on the Saudi Arabia vs. Russia match is Monmouth Park. What’s more is that punters who’ll visit the racetrack on Thursday from 10:30 AM will also witness a historical event, because Murphy will place the first bet on the match!
Dennis Drazin, CEO and Chairman of Darby Development said. “We’re delighted to welcome Governor Murphy to Monmouth Park for this momentous occasion. Throughout this process, Governor Murphy has always had Monmouth Park’s back! We’re thankful to all those who will make this Thursday a day long remembered.”
Even more, Sports to bet on!
Without a doubt, the legalization of Sports Book in NJ is excellent news! In fact, June 14th marks the end of a 5-year battle to legalize it. What’s more is that Thursday is a day with a lot of action. In fact, besides placing bets on FIFA, punters can also bet on the Major League Baseball (Colorado vs. Philadelphia) match. And later bet on the Yankees and Mets game.
Additionally, it’s worth knowing that the Grandstand, will stay open until the end of the Mets game. So, if you’re working that day, don’t worry. You can still head out to Monmouth Park in the evening to get a share of the action. It’ll for sure be an evening to remember! And who knows you may stumble upon a few celebrities since Chris Christie will also be there. And we expect the press to cover the event widely!