ATLANTIC CITY http://www.marinersfanproshop.com/authentic-ben-gamel-jersey , N.J. (AP) received approval to become the first companies to offer online and mobile sports betting in New Jersey.The state Division of Gaming Enforcement gave approval to the casino and its Boston-based online partner to launch an invitation-only version of mobile sports betting, which will undergo several days of testing before becoming fully available. Requests for invitations to participate can be made at draftkings.com.A launch was expected to happen Wednesday afternoon or evening.The companies won a heated race to be first to market with mobile and online sports betting, which is widely seen as the most promising segment of the nascent sports betting market. New Jersey regulators are considering mobile applications from several other companies and could soon approve additional online providers.Four casinos and two horse tracks currently offer in-person sports betting.Resorts officials declined to comment on Wednesday’s launch, which came hours after Harrah’s became the fourth Atlantic City casino to offer sports betting: A Frank Sinatra impersonator asked Luck to be a lady as he bet on the New York Yankees, and an Elvis impersonator thanked the clerk very much for handing him a similar bet slip.Harrah’s started taking sports bets two days after its sister property, Bally’s, did Mike Marjama Jersey , joining the Borgata, Ocean Resort, Bally’s and two horse racing tracks, the Meadowlands and Monmouth Park.”I did one with my heart and one with my head,” said James Prendergast, of Washington Township in Warren County. ”My heart bet on the (New York) Giants to win the Super Bowl, and my head bet on the (Houston) Texans.”Longtime Harrah’s customer Alan Kallman http://www.marinersfanproshop.com/authentic-mitch-haniger-jersey , of Monroe Township, placed the first sports bet at Harrah’s, putting $25 on the Yankees to win the World Series – after his wife talked him out of betting on the Boston Red Sox.”There’s a saying, Alan: Happy wife, happy life,” said Kevin Ortzman, Atlantic City president of Caesars Entertainment Edwin Diaz Jersey , which owns Harrah’s, Bally’s and Caesars.Ortzman said Bally’s sports book ”has met our expectations” during its first two days of operation, but he would not say how much in bets it had taken in.New Jersey won a U.S. Supreme Court case in May clearing the way for all 50 states to offer sports betting should they choose to do so.—Follow Wayne Parry at http://twitter.com/WayneParryAC SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Minnesota Twins player Miguel Sano will not face criminal charges in the Dominican Republic as a result of his involvement in a traffic incident that injured a police officer, authorities said Monday.Police said in a statement that the third baseman was released from custody after striking the officer with his car, leaving him with a broken leg outside a nightclub in San Pedro de Macoris early Sunday. They said officer Argenis Emilio Gillandeux was working outside the club Riversay when he was hit. Authorities said Sano was not carrying any identification and that his car was not registered.Police spokesman Frank Duran told The Associated Press that Gillandeux said that “it was an involuntary accident, not intentional http://www.marinersfanproshop.com/authentic-alex-colome-jersey ,” and he would not press charges.Duran said that Sano would need to appear in traffic court, which would impose a fine and indemnity for the officer.Earlier, a Twins spokesman said the ballclub was aware of the situation involving Sano and was gathering facts.The 25-year-old Sano is a native of the Dominican Republic, where he lives when he is not playing.Sano is coming off a shortened season after injuring his surgically repaired left leg. He batted .199 in 71 games with 13 home runs, 53 hits and 115 strikeouts for the Twins.