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State of New Jersey Issues $150k Worth of Online Gambling, Betting Fines

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The state of New Jersey’s online sports betting and gambling operators have been issues fines for a variety of issues.

As it is said, with great power comes more responsibilities. This past week New Jersey’s Gaming Enforcement Division posted its bimonthly regulatory decisions that show that most of the gaming licenses have been conducting business irresponsibly.

The most crucial ruling involves Scientific Game’s SG Digital, which runs the business within New Jersey as NYX Digital Gaming. The judgment signed 18th of November saw this firm incur a $100K fine for deploying different games than those tested.

Local media reported that these games were deployed late January via SG Digital’s partners. The games were in play until March, when the SG detail realized the mess via an audit. In another ruling dated 16th of November, the DGE imposed another $10K fine on the firm for violation of various regulations.

DGE also slapped an exceptional worth $26000 on William Hill operators in New Jersey for taking action against 16 wagers who had chosen to opt out of gambling.

Gig Core is yet another firm that was hit with a fine for various offenses, including a $7K penalty for allowing self-excluded wagers to open new accounts and place bets. The firm was hit with a further $2k for launching a game that had unapproved features and not being able to regenerate tournament data after a system crash. The firm was also in the habit of fixing system errors without notifying the DGE.

Source: https://calvinayre.com/2019/12/05/business/new-jersey-online-gambling-betting-150k-fines/

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