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Now Open: Resorts Casino Hotel Launches On-Property Sports Betting with New Sports Book


Now Open: Resorts Casino Hotel Launches On-Property Sports Betting with New Sports Book

Officially Open to the Public Today, Resorts Casino Hotel Welcomes Guests to State-of-the-Art Sports Betting

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer marked a major breakthrough for New Jersey casino gaming as the goal for legalized sports betting became a reality on June 11. Today, Resorts Casino Hotel, the first casino hotel in New Jersey, celebrates a new milestone by opening its sports book on-property.

Resorts Casino Hotel customer Mike Sylvester makes the first sports bet at the property's new Sports Book

"As the birthplace of casino gaming in New Jersey, Resorts Casino Hotel is thrilled our state has authorized legal sports betting as this marks a great advancement for the gaming industry," said Mark Giannantonio, President and CEO of Resorts Casino Hotel. "The opening of our new sports book will set a precedent for sports betting in Atlantic City, offering an elevated gaming experience for our loyal guests. We are proud to introduce the accessibility of an on-property sports book, further strengthening Resorts as the place to experience New Jersey's best-in-class gaming."

Now open to the public, the Resorts Casino Hotel Sports Book invites guests to place bets on sporting events around the world. The state-of-the-art sports book is home to six betting windows with an interactive lounge area, which offers comfortable seating for those looking to enjoy the game and see their bet come to life first-hand across a 15-foot video wall. Of course, sports book customers can also watch the game in the comfort of one of Resorts' award-winning bars and restaurants. Additionally, The Resorts staff in the sports book is highly trained and knowledgeable about sports betting and are able to walk first-timers through the sports betting process. This sports book will act as a temporary sports betting location, with a larger, permanent sports book opening in the near future. 

Additionally, Resorts Casino Hotel is at the forefront of the online sports betting scene in New Jersey with its latest partnerships between DraftKings and The Stars Group, and will roll out a third online sports betting option on by fall 2018 through an alliance with SBTech. The addition of sports betting to will fulfill Resorts' third and final online skin, making it the only casino in Atlantic City with online and on-property sports betting.

Leading the New Jersey gaming industry since 1978 as the first casino-hotel outside Nevada, Resorts Casino Hotel partnered with DraftKings to launch the first-ever online sports betting platform in New Jersey. DraftKings Sportsbook is now fully available to the public, providing sports betting and gaming to anyone, at any time. DraftKings Sportsbook was designed and built with the U.S. sports fan in mind, offering multiple methods to bet, including live, in-game betting for major and niche domestic and international sports. Additionally, Resorts has partnered with The Stars Group to add another mobile and online sports betting site to The Stars Group's internationally recognized online gaming portfolio. These first-of-their-kind partnerships allow Resorts Casino Hotel to further its position as a superior gaming operator in New Jersey.

For more information on Resorts Casino Hotel, please visit or for the latest updates on the Resorts Sports Book and online sports betting. 


The resort that brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978, Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Property, is at the top of its game today, offering world-class casino action in a relaxed environment that keeps the focus on fun. Resorts Casino Hotel made history as the first American casino outside of Nevada and recently celebrated a major milestone – their 40th anniversary in May 2018.  Winner of 20 Casino Player Magazine 2017 "Best of Gaming Awards," Resorts Casino Hotel has undergone $100 million in renovations, including the all new state-of-the-art Resorts Conference Center, a large $25 million room renovation project and the $35 million Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville themed entertainment complex with the only beach bar, Landshark Bar & Grill, on the Atlantic City sand open – year round. 

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment assumed management of Resorts Casino Hotel in 2012, a move that has set the stage for its return as the most exciting gaming destination in Atlantic City. Boasting a prime location spanning 11 acres at the northern end of the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk, the resort features 942 guest rooms and suites in two hotel towers, an 80,000-square-foot casino, two theaters, 10 restaurants, a food court featuring five eateries, two VIP slot and table player lounges, a casino bar, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon, and retail shops. Its 64,000 square feet of technologically advanced meeting space includes 24 meeting and function rooms, most featuring natural light and ocean views, and a 13,000-square-foot ballroom. For more information, visit our website or call 1.800.334.6378. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram and view us on YouTube.


Media Contacts:
Laurel Mundth and Kaity Cash, Coyne PR on behalf of Resorts Casino Hotel |

Heather Menzano, Resorts Casino Hotel 

Resorts Casino Hotel Sports Book ribbon cutting with (from left to right) Joe Cavilla, VP of Casino Operations; Danny Fanty, Executive Director Table Games; Mark Giannantonio, President and CEO Resorts Casino Hotel; Ed Andrewes, Lead Consultant to; David Rebuck, Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement

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