Atlantic City - Three Casinos were fined by the regulators for allow self-excluded and underage gamblers to place bets, one of the three cases involved online gambling.
A ruling filed last week, the Resorts Casino Hotel were hit with a $7,187 find for allowing self-excluded gamblers to be able to create online gaming accounts, then allowed them to play. The Gaming Enforcement of New Jersey said that it was a result of a “computer programming error.” The fine had included the $1,187 won by the casino from the self-excluded gamblers.
Resorts Casino Hotel started internet operation during February and were granted a casino licence on August, 12. During August the online gambling revenues were $735,140 from their online gambling operations. The casino runs their web games together in a partnership with Sportech NYX Gaming.
The total of New Jersey’s online gambling revenues were about $12.2 million in August, up 15.8 percent year-over-year. Year-to-date online gaming win was $96,723,723 during August, which is up by 15.6% from the revenue of $83,668,485 during the same period in 2014.
The Tropicana and Borgata casinos were ordered, by the regulator, to forfeit approximately $5,000 and $2,000, respectively, this month, that was won from customers who were under the age of 21.
The casinos did not protest these penalties.
New Jersey is one of the three states who comply with regulated online casino gambling.