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.

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

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