NJ Gives Go-Ahead For Multistate Slot Machine Gambling

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 7:39 PM EST) -- New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement on Wednesday approved the state’s participation in multistate “progressive” slot jackpots, a move designed to spur gamblers to spend more money in Atlantic City through the promise of unprecedented winnings.

According to a DGE statement, Atlantic City slot gamblers will soon have access to larger jackpots, thanks to a new system developed by International Game Technology that will allow for progressive slot jackpots across state lines. While progressive slot machines have been available in New Jersey since 1989, the DGE’s...
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