It’s easy to hate New Jersey. It’s like, take everything that’s awesome about New York, get rid of it, and what’s left, that’s New Jersey. It genuinely might be the most disliked state in the Union.
And even the biggest gambling degenerates don’t like Atlantic City. They deal with it, but they don’t like it.
Regardless, they got them some liquidity in New Jersey. And they legalized iGaming. So from our perspective, their state motto “Liberty and Prosperity” fits. They gave their citizens the freedom to gamble online, and at least a couple of sites are kind of sort of prospering for it.
Geotargeting and deposit issues aside, Party Borgata is crushing (relatively speaking) the competition right now. At post-time, Party has 1,118 online players and 500 in cash games. The next closest is the WSOP, with about 300 cash players. Party and WSOP have been running 1 – 2 all week.
All American is a very unAmerican #3 and Ultimate Poker has settled into the permanent spot of its namesake, UltimateBet, ranking as the last option at #4.
For some words of wisdom on NJ and what it means at a bigger broader level, FOWCP and WPT head (and Party friend) Adam Pliska was interviewed by FOX News.
Follow up on site liquidity on PokerScout here.