While We Wait For PA, Let’s Take A Look At SugarHouse NJ

Martin Derbyshire October 21, 2018
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PlaySugarHouse Sportsbook & Casino is a New Jersey online casino and sportsbook run by Rush Street Interactive under Golden Nugget’s NJ online gambling license. However, the SugarHouse name might sound familiar to most Pennsylvanians because it’s shared by parent company Rush Street Gaming’s brick-and-mortar SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia‘s Fishtown neighborhood.

In fact, should things go as expected, a PlaySugarHouse-branded Pennsylvania online casino and PA sportsbook will soon be available in Pennsylvania as well. The PA casino has already applied for licensing. Its online casino plans were approved this fall.

PlaySugarHouse.com launched as an NJ online casino in September 2016. The site quickly developed a reputation for the user-friendly nature of its proprietary software platform, competitive and uniquely structured bonuses, and robust game library.

Sports betting launched on the site in August 2018. Now, PlaySugarHouse Sportsbook & Casino is a fully integrated online casino and online sports betting site.

PlaySugarHouse sign-up bonus

100 percent match on deposits up to $250

With the launch of the integrated online casino and online sports betting product in New Jersey came a new welcome bonus for players.

New players in New Jersey who sign up using the promo code 250MATCH are now eligible to receive a deposit match of 100 percent up to $250. This bonus money can be used at both the online casino and online sportsbook.

Players are encouraged to deposit the $250 maximum in order to take full advantage of the offer.

Once registered, players have 14 days to make a deposit and receive the bonus. However, there is a wagering requirement.

SugarHouse also allows players to bank the bonus to save it for a later date. However, the bonus will expire if it is not activated within 30 days.

The SugarHouse software platform

The PlaySugarHouse.com software platform is unique in that its interface resembles that of a console video game lobby.

However, it does not leave out any of the responsiveness or functionality expected from an online casino.

The software is powered by Rush Street Interactive, the online division of Rush Street Gaming, owner and operator of PA casinos SugarHouse Casino and Rivers Casino. Rush Street Interactive also runs the CASINO4FUN social casino site. That site launched in September 2015 and is available through the SugarHouse Casino website.

There are literally hundreds of games on the platform from a wide variety the industry’s top developers and distributors. This includes including NYX Gaming, IGT, Bally, High 5 Games, Aristocrat Gaming and ShuffleMaster.

Browser based client

The full PlaySugarHouse.com Sportsbook & Casino experience can be accessed by PC or a Mac users employing browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari.

However, using either the browser client or mobile app to gamble requires players to be physically located inside New Jersey.

Mobile casino and sportsbook

A truncated version of the casino client is available for iOS and Android mobile devices. The mobile app also includes the full SugarHouse Sportsbook product.

Players can download the Android app directly from the site. Additionally, an iOS version is available.

The mobile app features many of the same casino games and account management features found on the browser-based client. That means access to all account details, cashier services, promotions, rewards, and a help center with live chat support.

The PlaySugarHouse.com Sportsbook & Casino app has more than 230, including blackjack, roulette, and video poker selections.

The SugarHouse mobile app comes as close than any NJ online to emulating the browser-based experience. Additionally, the SugarHouse Sportsbook is fully integrated, enhancing the overall experience immensely.

PlaySugarHouse game selection

The PlaySugarHouse.com NJ online casino and sportsbook features more than 430 online casino games.

PlaySugarHouse video poker

SugarHouse offers six video poker titles from IGT (Game King):

  • Jacks or Better
  • Bonus Poker
  • Double Bonus Poker
  • Double Double Bonus Poker
  • Triple Play Draw Poker
  • Five Play Draw Poker

PlaySugarHouse blackjack

SugarHouse offers two blackjack games:

  • IGT Blackjack
  • Blackjack Pro Atlantic City (browser-based only)

PlaySugarHouse slots

SugarHouse offers close to 400 slots.

The list of slots on the site includes casino classics and modern video slot titles. These games have all the bells, whistles, and lucrative jackpots too. Additionally, the minimum wager required to cover all pay lines on SugarHouse’ slots never exceeds $2.

Top slots on PlaySugarHouse.com include:

  • DaVinci Diamonds
  • Quick Hit Platinum
  • Triple Red Hot 777
  • Lobstermania 2
  • Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme

Other games at PlaySugarHouse

There are a few alternative casino games for players at PlaySugarHouse.com:

Roulette variants include :

  • Roulette (European)
  • Double Bonus Spin Roulette
  • 3 Wheel Roulette
  • Roulette Master

SugarHouse also features two more table games: Three Card Poker and Let it Ride.

SugarHouse Sportsbook

The PlaySugarHouse online and mobile sportsbook product is fully integrated with the NJ online casino, giving bettors a full range of sports betting options. In fact, SugarHouse Sportsbook has quickly developed a solid reputation for its variety of standard wagering, in-game betting options, and innovation, including its Jackpot Parlay.

Virtual sports at SugarHouse

In November 2017, PlaySugarHouse.com added virtual sports betting, allowing sportsbook-style wagering on virtual sporting events determined by the output of a random number generator.

SugarHouse VIP program

PlaySugarHouse also offers a fully integrated rewards program where players can earn points by wagering on casino games and sports.

In fact, players can climb the program’s loyalty tiers and win virtual spins on its prize wheel by making wagers of all kinds.

Points accrue at rates depending on a casino game’s RTP:

  • 95 percent RTP: 1 point per $5 wagered
  • 97.5 percent RTP: 1 point per $10 wagered
  • 99 percent RTP: 1 point per $25 wagered

The SugarHouse Sportsbook is built right into the VIP program. Therefore, players earn points with all bets.

The program features ten tiers where players move up based on points earned monthly:

  • 1: 40 points
  • 2: 160 points
  • 3: 400 points
  • 4: 760 points
  • 5: 1,400 points
  • 6: 2,800 points
  • 7: 5,200 points
  • 8: 8,800 points
  • 9: 13,600 points
  • 10: 20,000 points
  • 10+: Contact support

PlaySugarHouse Cashiering

PlaySugarHouse.com offers a wide variety of deposit and withdrawal options.

Deposit options include:

  • SugarHouse prepaid card
  • ACH/eCheck
  • Visa/MasterCard
  • Online bill pay
  • Neteller
  • 7-Eleven PayNearMe
  • Cash at the Golden Nugget casino cage in Atlantic City
  • Wire transfer
  • PayPal

The minimum deposit for is $10, with maximums ranging from $500 up to $50,000.

Available withdrawal methods depend on the method used to deposit. Although, players can also opt for a check by mail and expect to receive it within 14 days.

PlaySugarHouse customer support

PlaySugarHouse offers live chat customer support from 10 a.m. to 4 a.m. daily. However, email support is available 24 hours. Plus, the NJ online casino and sportsbook features a comprehensive FAQ section, answering most common questions.

Additionally, phone support is available at (855) 752-9101.