Resorts Casino Atlantic City, the very first NJ sportsbook to have offered NJ sports betting in the state and the current market leader in the field, has opened a DraftKings Sportsbook on the premises, simply named “DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts.”
The first bets have been placed — it’s time to enjoy the ultimate sports betting experience. pic.twitter.com/YyZi6nELhR
— DraftKings Sportsbook (@DKSportsbook) November 20, 2018
The First In-Person NJ DraftKings Sportsbook Is Here
This is the first land-based DraftKings Sportsbook in New Jersey. Features within the new DK Sportsbook are:
- high definition video televisions along the walls
- five betting windows
- 12 kiosks
- a full bar
- a VIP area
- comfortable stadium inspired-seating arrangements with chargers
- bar-top electronic slots.
Matt Kalish, the co-founder of DraftKings, has been quoted as saying:
“We’ve been working for months with the team at Resorts to make sure the DraftKings retail sportsbook meets the highest bar for quality and customer experience. We are tremendously excited to launch our first physical presence in the state with such a trusted partner, and to service their loyal patrons.”
DraftKings will be operating under the licensing of Resorts for a host of NJ sports betting services.
Resorts Casino Hotel had a small sportsbook open previously from which they operated sports betting and a partner in SBTech, but not much is known about how this fits in with the new DraftKings development.
This news came hot on the heels of an announcement that DraftKings were also opening a land-based sports betting facility at an unnamed Mississippi casino as well; and this makes it clear that DraftKings are determined to be a top sports betting operator not only in the state, but nationwide.
Mark Giannantonio, CEO of Resorts Casino Hotel said in a press statement that:
“We are proud to partner with an industry leader in sports betting and open an innovative sports betting experience that only DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts will offer. Once completed, the new on-property retail space will bring an immersive and entertaining gaming experience for our guests and sports fans alike, ensuring the best sports betting scene in Atlantic City.”