8,864,590: Estimated 2012 population of New Jersey according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the 11th most populous state.
3,676,023: Combined 2012 population of Nevada and Delware, the first two states to offer interstate gambling.
5: Atlantic City casinos currently approved for an Internet gaming permit as of November 14th. The list consists of the Borgata, Golden Nugget, Trump Taj Mahal, Trump Marina and Tropicana casinos.
5: Atlantic City casinos who have applied but have not been approved for an Internet gambling permit as of November 14. Those casinos are Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah’s Atlantic City, Showboat, Resorts, and Bally’s Atlantic City. All but Resorts are Caesars Entertainment properties, who will use WSOP.com software when approved.
13: Total transactional waivers approved as of November 14, allowing companies to engage in Internet gambling while waiting for a full investigation to be completed. The list includes the ten casinos who have gone through the application process and a variety of partnerships regarding Internet casino and poker operations.
2: Atlantic City casinos yet to submit an application for an Internet gaming permit. The Revel and Atlantic Club Casinos, both currently in bankruptcy proceedings.
46.6%: Percentage of New Jersey residents surveyed who were unaware New Jersey is launching regulated online gambling and poker in November 2013.
$15,000: Buy-in for the April 2014 World Poker Tour World Championship, sponsored by PartyPoker and held at the Borgata in Atlantic City. The Borgata is partnering with bwin.Party for their Internet gambling and poker site.
54: Companies approved that offer goods and services ancillary to Internet gambling in New Jersey. Payment processors, affiliates, marketing firms, software companies and location verification services are among the firms currently listed.
4: Members of Team PartyPokerUS – Mike Sexton, Jamie Kerstetter, Bobby Oboodi, and Scott Baumstein make up the initial roster of talent.
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