Caesars, Golden Nugget in Atlantic City accepted illegal sports bets David Danzis, Press of Atlantic City · December 26, 2018 at 12:01 am Two casinos violated state gaming regulations by taking action on football games involving college teams from New Jersey. Golden Nugget Atlantic City and Caesars Entertainment Corp., which operates two Atlantic City casinos with sports books — Bally’s Atlantic City and Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City — were each penalized by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement for accepting bets on college football games in September involving teams from New Jersey. The state’s sports betting regulations prohibit wagers on college teams from New Jersey or college games that take place at a venue in the state. Golden Nugget declined to comment through a spokesperson. Caesars Entertainment did not respond to a request for comment.