Rush Street Interactive licensed in New Jersey to offer betting on virtual sports

News on 24 Nov 2017

Rush Street Interactive has received a New Jersey licence for its online site to offer real money wagering on the outcome of virtual sports events, a first for the jurisdiction and the United States, according to a company statement Friday.

The site will offer bets on virtual soccer, horse, dog and vehicle racing

The technology exists in some Nevada casinos and is widely used throughout Europe, but this is the first time it will be available over the internet in the U.S. Rush Street claims.

The site and mobile app launched Wednesday.

Technology company Inspired Entertainment created the product, which debuts shortly before a U.S. Supreme Court hearing on December 4 that could legalise real-world sports betting in the U.S.

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