Internet gambling to begin Nov 26 in New Jersey

 This Nov. 19, 2013 photo taken from a computer screen in Atlantic City, N.J., shows an online slots game in progress on the global partypoker.com site.  (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

This Nov. 19, 2013 photo taken from a computer screen in Atlantic City, N.J., shows an online slots game in progress on the global partypoker.com site. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

Internet gambling will begin in New Jersey on Nov. 26, after a five-day trial period to make sure things work properly.

The state Gaming Enforcement Division tells The Associated Press that Atlantic City’s 12 casinos may begin a so-called soft play period on Nov. 21 for invited guests.

If all goes well, the casinos can begin full Internet gambling at 9 a.m. EDT on Nov. 26.

Gamblers would have to be physically located within New Jersey’s boundaries in order to play.

New Jersey will be the third state in the nation to offer online gambling, along with Nevada and Delaware.

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