Real money poker and casino games have come to most of New Jersey.
Real money gaming has entered the soft test phase prior to the full on launch. Real money gaming in available to players within the states borders.
Location verification is provided by using the player’s cell phone location. The states boundaries are defined by a method called geo-fencing.
However, some players in the state may not be able to play due to the electronic boundaries being moved in-land to prevent New York and Pennsylvania players being erroneously qualified to play.
The area on the New Jersey border near the Hudson and Delaware River is likely to cause the most problems for players looking to be verified.
New Jersey casinos are being extremely conservative in setting the state’s electronic boundaries to avoid hefty fines and to ensure a successful soft launch.
The casinos have also stated that they will work with the location services to fine tune the service and shrink the no-play zone.
Nevada uses the same electronic border system for player location verification and has the similar no-play zones. However the New Jersey areas are far more heavily populated than the Nevada areas.
Enterprising web masters have also begun to list Starbucks and other locations near the border with free Wi-Fi for players wishing to make short drives to play online.