New Jersey Sports Books Takes its First Oscar Wagers

New Jersey Sports Books Takes its First Oscar Wagers

New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Opens Up for First in Offering Wagering on the 91st Academy Awards Winners

Sports books in New Jersey are the first in the United States, and the history of the country to take in Oscar wagers. The Awards is scheduled for the end of this month and for the first time bettors are now able to place a bet on their favorite category. Analysts in the garden state said they are breaking new ground with the sports betting market expanding rapidly since new regulations.

One of New Jersey’s informational gaming sites has all the information needed for New Jerseyan’s to get in on the Oscar betting action. has broke down the different bets by odds on all categories, which sites are accepting wagers, pick sheets and more.

One of the analysts in the state said, “This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for American movie lovers to bet on the Academy Awards — legally — for the first time ever.”

Of course, the different odds and contests of the Oscar’s will vary by sports books across the state with each one offering different. From the information gathered, most of the sports books are offering simple bets with winners of the big six nominee categories; actress, actor, best supporting actress, supporting actor, director and best picture.


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