Sports Betting 

The month of May is an incredible time of year for sports fans of all sorts. Between NHL and NBA Playoffs, two Triple Crown races in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, and a loaded card featuring two title fights for UFC 274 on May 7th, this month is absolutely packed to the gills with nonstop action. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg – we’ve got regular season MLB, WNBA, the French Open, a stacked Champions League Final and plenty more on tap for this incredible month of May:

  • NHL – NHL Playoffs begin on May 2nd
  • WNBA – The 2022 WNBA regular season begins on May 6th
  • Kentucky Derby –The 2022 Kentucky Derby will run on May 7th at 6:57pm ET
  • UFC – The UFC has an absolutely loaded card on tap for May 7th! UFC 274 will feature defending lightweight champion Charles Oliveira taking on Justin Gaethje, followed by a heated strawweight title fight between Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza! The promotion also has two Fight Night events scheduled for May 14th and May 21st. 
  • MLB – Regular season baseball is in full swing, with a full slate of games taking place every night!
  • PGA Tour – The PGA Championship is set to begin on May 16th and extend through the 22nd.
  • Preakness Stakes – The second leg of the 2022 Triple Crown is set to race on May 21st from the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • French Open – The 2022 French Open will begin on May 22nd and extend through June 5th.
  • NBA – NBA Playoffs are in full swing and will continue on throughout the month.
  • Champions League – The 2022 Champions League Final is set for May 28th, and will feature two world-class clubs in Liverpool and Real Madrid.

Online Casinos/Poker 

If you are missing your favorite casino games, but don’t feel comfortable venturing down to Atlantic City just yet, New Jersey online casinos offer all your favorite table games, slots and video poker from the safety of your own home, with most online casinos offering very generous bonus offers to help get you started.

Live dealer gaming has taken over the NJ online casino market, and is as close as you can get to true casino gaming. Live dealer games are streamed right from an in-casino studio direct to your computer or mobile device with real cards, real roulette wheels, while all bets are taken virtually. If you prefer your gambling in more of a digital fashion, you can check out our online blackjack and slots guides to get started. If you want to see the full slate of games offered in New Jersey, click here for a complete summary.

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