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Sports activities betting operator FanDuel has ventured into the Atlantic Metropolis playing market with the launch of a brief sportsbook at Bally’s Atlantic Metropolis Resort & casino.
The non permanent facility will stay operational till a everlasting sportsbook, at present below improvement, is launched.
The brand new FanDuel Sportsbook options six reside odds boards, ten IGT PlaySports self-service betting kiosks, and three reside betting home windows. The power takes bets on all main US and worldwide sports activities. It’s instantly accessible from Atlantic Metropolis’s Boardwalk and is situated on the principle casino ground.
The self-service kiosks on the betting facility function 24 hours a day, seven days every week. Attendants on the reside betting home windows can be found from 12 pm to 10 pm Monday via Friday and from 10 am to 10 pm Saturday and Sunday.
Everlasting Sportsbook Coming Spring 2021
Bally’s Atlantic Metropolis’s proprietor, Bally’s Company (previously Twin River Worldwide Holdings) stated that building is underway on the everlasting facility. The corporate expects the everlasting FanDuel Sportsbook to open doorways within the spring of 2021. It’ll span 4,100 sq. toes and can function 34 IGT PlaySports self-service betting kiosks, 5 reside betting home windows, a luxurious 80-seat lounge with 30 reclining membership chairs, large LED video partitions broadcasting sporting occasions, and a meals and beverage menu providing self-service craft beer, amongst different issues.
Commenting on the launch of their non permanent sportsbook at Bally’s, FanDuel Vice President of Retail, Keith Wall, stated that “whereas they’re desperate to rise up and working with our non permanent sportsbook,” in addition they can not wait till they launch the everlasting location and “showcase to Atlantic Metropolis why FanDuel is the primary sportsbook in New Jersey.”
FanDuel already operates a retail betting facility on the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Information that FanDuel was gearing up preparations to enter Atlantic Metropolis’s retail betting market emerged in October when the operator introduced it had expanded its current partnership with Bally’s Company (then Twin River) to open a sportsbook inside Bally’s.
Bally’s Company purchased the Boardwalk hotel-casino from Caesars Leisure earlier this yr for $25 million. In a separate deal, the casino operator bought from Caesars the worldwide rights to the Bally’s model for $20 million and introduced plans to put it to use throughout all of its holdings.
In November, Bally’s Company acquired regulatory approval from New Jersey regulators to function its newly acquired Atlantic Metropolis casino and dedicated to a $90 million renovation and enlargement of the property that was one of many glitziest resorts up to now however has misplaced plenty of its luster through the years.
The opening of a brand new sportsbook is a part of the property’s refinement. Bally’s beforehand shared a William Hill-branded betting facility with Caesars-owned Wild Wild West.
Commenting on the newly opened non permanent sportsbook, Bally’s Company President and CEO George Papanier stated that they’re very excited to announce the opening of the brand new facility and that it is likely one of the many deliberate capital enchancment mission at Bally’s.
Mr. Papanier went on to say that they’re wanting ahead to implementing the profitable mixture that his firm’s nationwide experience in gaming and casino operations and FanDuel’s “market-leading sports activities betting acumen and globally acknowledged model” has proved to be and to offer their Atlantic Metropolis friends with “unequalled sportsbook expertise.”
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