Sports betting: Unlike New Jersey, Pennsylvania sportsbooks have gambling on college games

October 4, 2018

From Penn State football to La Salle basketball, sportsbooks in Pennsylvania will be able to take action on local schools once they’re up and running.

By Staff

There is at least one difference in the regulations covering sports betting in Pennsylvania compared with New Jersey and Delaware. It might not mean anything today, but wait till March Madness rolls around and Villanova is a No. 1 seed.

In New Jersey, sportsbooks cannot offer college games involving schools located in the state (i.e. Rutgers, Seton Hall) nor on college events taking place within the state, such as  when Clemson plays Mississippi State in Newark in December. Given the state of New Jersey’s college sports teams, it’s a negligible factor.

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