Parx Casino Extends Footprint to New Jersey - News % : News
  • 3 minutes read
Published on
Update on

Needless to say, Pennsylvania’s retail and digital gaming markets are doing quite well. Its sports betting market has rapidly grown and is now one of the most lucrative ones in the United States. Parx Casino in Bensalem has been one of the biggest players in the state’s gambling industry and its sports betting offering is one of the most popular. In fact, everything has been going so well for the gaming facility that its parent company (Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc.) is venturing out to other states.

Following a successful three-day test phase that ended last Friday, Parx Casino has officially debuted an internet sports betting offering in the neighboring state of New Jersey. The three-day soft-launch was overseen by the state’s regulator who then gave a verdict.

Why New Jersey?

New Jersey is, without a doubt, one of the biggest and most lucrative sports betting markets in the United States. A decent number of the casinos in the state are located in Atlantic City and a majority of them already offer both retail and online sports betting services.

In 2019, the amount of revenue generated from sports betting has increased in the state. Many gaming companies including Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment have taken note of this and are hopping on to capitalize on the opportunity. Parx Casino’s digital sportsbook will be the sixteenth one to launch in New Jersey, a move that will not only tighten up competition but also give New Jersey sports bettors even more choice.

Partnership With GAN

In Pennsylvania, Parx Casino’s digital sports betting operation is powered by European gambling technology solutions provider GAN. Greenwood Gaming &Entertainment partnered with GAN and Kambi earlier this year when it launched its Parx Casino online sports betting operation.

For the New Jersey digital sports betting venture, GAN will still be powering Parx Casino’s operations. According to Dan Smurtif, CEO of GAN, the extension of the partnership’s sports betting operation to New Jersey was a logical move especially considering how lucrative the new market is.

“This represents an incremental revenue opportunity for GAN and is a logical extension of our technology infrastructure to serve Parx Casino patrons who routinely cross the invisible border between these two populous states,” Smurtif commented.

With GAN’s technology, Parx Casino customers will be able to link their Reward Card online to their internet gambling accounts. This is great news for anyone who travels between the two states on a regular basis and would like to have a streamline sports betting experience. All in all, Parx has been in the industry long enough to be a force to reckon with. While it might not immediately dominate the online gaming market in New Jersey, it will definitely give all of the other operators a run for their money.

Latest Headlines

PA Court Allows Seizure of Skill Game Machines

The Pennsylvania State Police can now resume their seizure of skill games from Pace-O-Matic. There has been plenty of controversy over the games, as a ruling deemed the games illegal. This ordeal began in November, when a court ruling determined that skill games from Pace-O-Matic and other operators could not legally operate in the state. […]

New York, Nebraska and Kentucky Introduce Poker Bills

2020 seems like it is going to be a great year for poker across the United States. We’re not even a month into the year yet, and three states have introduced laws that aim to legalize the game along with other gambling activities. First, there was Nebraska. Lawmakers in the state decided to introduce a […]

Parx Casino Teams Up With Everi Interactive in Exclusive Content Deal

Online casinos across Pennsylvania are working hard to offer their players exciting gaming experiences, and what better way to do that than with a great selection of games? Parx Casino wants its players to have access to a wide range of slots, so the operator has recently entered into an exclusive content deal with Everi […]

Lucky Player Hits Huge Jackpot at PA Online Casino

One lucky player in Pennsylvania welcomed in the new year in a truly exciting way, landing a huge jackpot worth nearly $300,000 at The player, who has requested that they remain anonymous, won the jackpot while playing a NetEnt slot called Divine Fortune. On December 28, the player had decided to give a few […]

Pennsylvania Gaming Board Names Casino Players Who Have Been Involuntarily Excluded

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has published its list of players who have been publicly excluded from casinos. The list was started in 2010, and now has the names of 809 players from across the state who have excluded from gambling venues across the state for casino-related offenses. “The list consists of career or professional […]

Similar PA Casinos Post

Rush Street Gaming Launches New Sugarhouse Sportsbook As BetRivers

The new BetRivers Sportsbook is now open to the public in Pennsylvania. The entire project has cost $5 million, and promises to provide players with state-of-the-art betting facilities in a modern setting. The project has been launched by Rush Street Gaming, and is part of the rebranding of the Sugarhouse name as Rivers. An Ultramodern […]

Parx Casino Inks Multi-Year Deal with Philadelphia 76ers

The gaming industry in the United States continues to grow at a very fast pace and so do the partnerships between various stakeholders. For instance, a number of sports teams and leagues are signing deals with gambling-related entities as part of their efforts to build their brands and bring in revenue. The latest partnership deal […]

Hollywood Casino to Puff Up Its App Store Offerings

Hollywood Casino has been one of the Keystone State’s casinos that have been at the helm of the statewide gambling expansion that kicked off on October 2017. The casino was the first in the state to offer sports betting and it was also the first one to have its online betting site available to bettors […]

FOX Bet Officially Launches in Pennsylvania

Just a few days to the start of the NFL season, The Stars Group’s and FOX Sports’ FOX Bet went live in the Keystone State. Now, sports bettors in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania will be able to place bets online and on mobile. The sports betting platform has been one of the most anticipated […]