MGM Resorts has officially introduced playMGM, its next online casino based in New Jersey. It is another online destination for the Las Vegas-based casino, MGM Resorts. It will offer casino games and poker under the well acclaimed MGM banner. It will also have rewards program to incorporate play. The timing for its launch is also nice because online gambling is all-time high when it comes to revenue in the Garden State.
MGM operates a casino and online poker website, Borgata.com in New Jersey powered by the Borgata, its casino in Atlantic City. The site will be working despite the launch of the company of new casino gambling app and second online property.
In playMGM app, players can access real-money casino and poker games if they are located in New Jersey. The new offerings in this online casino covers 20 table games like craps, blackjack, roulette, etc., a poker room, and over 200 slot titles.
Poker is in Decline, Casino is Rising
The new gambling site in MGM is making entry to the market. June was the fourth month when online gambling has hit $20 million as revenue in New Jersey. Before the beginning of streak, the state couldn’t cross $20 million in terms of revenue any month since the legalized online gambling in the year 2013.
The beginning of online gambling has led lawmaker to suggest the shared liquidity with other countries and states. Raymond Lesniak, Democratic State Senator, will propose a bill to allow online casinos in New Jersey to open the doors of opportunities for players outside the state where online casinos are legal in other jurisdictions. Obviously, shared player pools would promise online poker.
Overall, online gambling is crushing the same in New Jersey, but it is not because of poker. Online poker had the C revenue of just $1.7 million out of total $20.2 million in New Jersey in June. All of the five operators of online gambling enjoyed more revenue from slots and table games in June as compared to the whole state from online poker.
The official site of MGM is expanding its digital footprints by partnering with partypoker and had June revenue of $585,970 from poker. To lead the way, over $679,637 has been earned by PokerStars New Jersey. By partnering with 888poker,