One of the most iconic names in gambling, Caesars offers both sportsbook and online casino options in New Jersey, the nation’s leader in online sports betting handle .
Caesars launched its New Jersey online casino platform in 2013, then added an online sportsbook as part of a combined app in the fall of 2018. The platforms allows easy interaction between online casino and sportsbook. For those mostly interested in the latter, the online Caesars Sportsbook NJ offers bettors user-friendly navigation, plenty of betting options, a competitive welcome bonus and one of the industry’s leading rewards programs.
Caesars is offering new sportsbook customers a real incentive to try out their New Jersey sportsbook. Use our exclusive bonus code TOPNJFULL to claim a bonus up to $1,250 and receive 1,000 Reward Credits and 1,000 Tier Credits in your Caesars Rewards account.
To qualify for the promotion, you must make a first real money sports bet of $10 or more. If your bet loses Caesars will credit your account with a bet credit worth up to $1,250.
Note that the bet credit is a single bet so you can’t hedge your risk by spreading it across several bets. The other major restriction is that you only have 14 days to use your bet credit and must make your first bet within 30 days of registering your account.
Some tough promotion conditions there, but unlike most other bet credit promotions Caesars does not restrict you to making bets at particular odds. You are free to bet on favorites unlike some competitors which restrict you to bets of a specific type at longer odds.
The Caesars New Jersey sportsbook welcome bonus rates very favorably against the competition both for size and conditions.
Caesars offers New Jersey bettors a wide range of deposit and withdrawal options.
Depending on method used, deposit times can be immediate, and fees vary (generally higher with credit cards). The minimum deposit is $10. Players can set deposit limits on their sportsbook account at any time.
Withdrawal times are fastest at casino cage and with Play+ card. Otherwise, withdrawals may take 3-5 business days. To initiate a withdrawal, click on My Account, then select Cashier, your method of choice, and complete the on-screen instructions. Caesars does not charge fees for any withdrawal services.
Caesars Sportsbook offers wagering on the following sports:
You can view all the betting lines for each sport by clicking on the “A-Z Sports” link near the top of the homepage, then clicking on the sport. Caesars offers wagering on all the most popular sports and leagues, though not as many niche and international sports as other NJ online sportsbooks.
In addition to a full menu of legal sports betting options, Caesars offers several free-to-play contests in which bettors can win significant prizes.
For example, Caesars Rewards annually sponsors the $1 million NFL Pick’Em contest, in which participants make weekly NFL selections. The 2020 contest was offered online-only for the first time.
Caesars also recently launched a SuperDraft free sportsbook app, in which fans can draft players in their favorite sports and win prizes, sports and concert tickets and more. The contests do not require a purchase and are offered to help generate new account holders.
The Caesars online sportsbook offers some outstanding features, though others are either limited or not available.
Caesars offers only a limited selection of live (in-play) betting, which allows players to make wagers while the games are in progress. The In-Play button near the top of the homepage provides a list of options, but the overall selection lacks the depth of competing operators in the NJ sports betting market.
An excellent feature that allows players to cash out their sports bet for a reduced payout before a game or event is over. The payout amount is determined by the odds at the time of the player’s request to cash out. The cash out options allows bettors to lock in winnings and minimize potential losing bets. The cash out option is located on the right side of the homepage as part of the betslip.
Caesars is not offering any odds boost promotions, in which odds on specific teams or games are boosted in the player’s favor.
Caesars does not offer single game parlays, in which players combine several outcomes from the same event in a single wager.
Caesars offers the typical sports wagers you will find at most legal sports betting sites, including point spreads, moneylines, totals, parlays, round robins, player and team prop bets, futures bets and teasers.
Whether you’re an experienced online sports bettor or signing up for the first time, the Caesars online platform is easy to navigate and without a lot of clutter.
The list of leagues and sports available for wagering is located on the left side. Betting lines (spread, moneyline, totals) for the most popular sports are posted in the middle of the screen. Recent odds changes are indicated by a small green or red arrow. An odds settings button on the lower left side allows bettors to view odds in the traditional American format, fractions or decimals.
A helpful time-related feature tells you the next games to begin, along with betting lines for the next day and later in the week, depending on the sport. You can also view an extensive list of futures bets this way.
The betslip is conveniently located on the top right of the page, next to the cash out option and a settings button, in which players have the option to confirm bets before placing or to always accept price changes. Overall, the layout provides a straightforward, user-friendly experience.
The Caesars mobile sports betting app allows New Jersey players to conveniently place wagers from anywhere inside the state on their smartphone or tablet. The app combines the Caesars online casino and sportsbook. It’s available for Android and IOS users and can be downloaded from the caesarscasino.com website or through the App Store. After opening the app, click on the “Sports” link to open the sportsbook.
Betting on the Caesars app is pretty much identical to the desktop version. Finding your way around is easy and the app operates quickly and efficiently. It’s a great mobile sports betting experience.
You can sign up on the Caesars app or desktop site. Click the “Join Now” button at the top-right of your screen and follow a few easy steps:
During the registration process be sure to input the Caesars Sportsbook bonus code "TOPNJ15". Also, you do not have to be a New Jersey resident to set up an account but must be physically located inside the state to place a wager.
A link to sign up with Caesars Rewards, one of the most popular loyalty programs in the industry, is located at the top of the main page. The Caesars Rewards program consists of four tiers: Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Seven Stars, each offering its own level of prizes. Players receive 1 tier credit and 1 online reward credit for every $10 wagered on sports. The more you wager, the more points earned.
Reward credits can be redeemed for bet credits or benefits such as discounted or complimentary stays at a Caesars property, along with dining, shopping and entertainment benefits.
Caesars promotes responsible gaming and the “RG” button at the top right of the homepage spells out its Responsible Gaming policies and resources for those who are concerned they may have a gambling problem. Caesars allows sportsbook players to set specific spend, deposit and time limits on their accounts. For players who wish to take a break from the site, “Cooling Off” periods (self-suspension) are available from 3 to 30 days, in which access to the site will be denied. Players can also enact a 1-year or 5-year self-exclusion. Permanent self-exclusion can be enacted by contacting the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement.
In a competitive New Jersey online sports betting marketplace, Caesars is a solid, viable betting option, though not without the potential for improvement.
Its online gambling site is player-friendly and functions efficiently, whether using the app or desktop. Odds and pricing are fair and competitive. The early cash-out feature and wide range of payment options are convenient and helpful. The welcome bonus offers are worthwhile.
Some sports bettors may be put off that the sportsbook is combined with the Caesars online casino rather than a standalone sportsbook. In addition, most promotions are geared toward the online casino, not the sportsbook. As for wagering, Caesars in-play betting options significantly lags its NJ competitors.
Yes. Caesars is licensed and regulated by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement and offers legal sports betting for NJ residents and visitors.
Yes. The Caesars sportsbook app is a shared with the online casino and is available for iOS and Android devices.
Bettors must 21 or older to place a sports bet in New Jersey.
Yes. The Caesars online casino is available on the same app and site as the Caesars online sportsbook, offering popular casino games, online slots and more.
All gambling winnings are considered taxable income. Winnings that exceed a certain threshold can automatically trigger IRS notification.
Yes, Caesars offers betting on college sports. The only restrictions: State law prohibits wagering on college games involving teams from New Jersey (Rutgers, Seton Hall, etc.) or college events played within the state.
You can access the Caesars sportsbook from any state, but you must be physically located inside New Jersey when placing a wager.
Bettors can fund their Caesars sportsbook account with as little as $10. Wagering minimums are low, and navigating your way around the website or Caesars sportsbook app is easy for any level of player.
Contact Caesars via email (NJSupport@CaesarsCasino.com); live chat (click on support); or phone (1-800-986-9248). For players who would like to provide suggestions or feedback, email NJFeedback@CaesarsCasino.com.
Jim Tomlin is a veteran sports journalist who writes and edits for TopNJCasinos as well as other gambling-related websites. His previous experience includes the Tampa Bay Times, Saturday Down South, Saturday Tradition and FanRag.
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