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Tipico receives DGE approval for NJ launch

| By Aaron Noy
German sports betting giant Tipico has received conditional approval to launch sports betting in New Jersey from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).

The imminent launch will be the first in the US for Tipico, which has set up its US operations in the state and also plans to launch igaming when it receives the required approval. The operator has partnered with Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino Resort for the offering.

“At Tipico, we knew that New Jersey would be the perfect state for us to kick-start our business in the U.S. because of its sophisticated mobile sports betting audience and mature regulatory and licensing environment,” Adrian Vella, managing director of Tipico’s US business said.

“With an incredible pool of local talent in the New York metro area, we’re thrilled to establish our headquarters in Hoboken and continue expanding our team.”

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