JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Betfair (LSE: BET), one of the UK's largest online betting and gaming operators has today been granted approval to fully launch its online gaming platform for New Jersey via www.betfaircasino.com.
"Betfaircasino.com" features 51 online table games and slots, including popular slots games like Ghostbusters, Star Trek and Monopoly as well as roulette, solitaire, blackjack and poker. All 51 games will be available for play on desktop PC and Mac computers as well as on Android Mobile Phones as part of the official launch of Internet Wagering in New Jersey.
Betfair is offering online gaming in New Jersey under an agreement with Trump Plaza Associates LLC, a New Jersey Internet Gambling permit holder.
Betfair has over four million registered customers and has an established presence in the US through TVG, the operator of the TVG horse racing television network that's shown in approximately 35 million US homes and a leading provider of licensed wagering on horse races through the Internet and mobile devices in the US. TVG is the platform provider for 4NJBets the only horse racing account-wagering platform available to New Jersey residents.
Betfair pioneered the first successful Betting Exchange in 1999, which enables customers to come together to bet with each other. This transformed the company from a start up to a member of the FTSE 250 in 10 years. The Exchange remains the company's differentiator in a competitive marketplace while it also operates an established casino and poker business across many European countries.