William Hill and Ocean Resort Casino unite in groundbreaking partnership
ATLANTIC CITY - May 29, 2018 – William Hill, America’s leading sports book operator, and Ocean Resort Casino, the premier ocean-front hotel property in Atlantic City opening June 28, 2018, today announced an innovative partnership that makes William Hill the casino’s sports book operator, bringing sports betting to the resort and southern New Jersey.
"We are very excited to be a part of Ocean Resort Casino, and to have a presence on the Atlantic City boardwalk," said Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill US. "We have had great success working with Ocean’s senior management in Las Vegas, and we are excited to have the chance to do so in Atlantic City at what will be the best sports book in town."
Pending legislation and regulatory approvals, William Hill will operate a 7,500 square foot sports book in the heart of Ocean’s gaming floor. The area will feature an integrated experience with a center bar and will be surrounded by state-of-the-art video wall technology for viewing of sporting events and live InPlay betting odds.
While in the newly constructed $6 million gaming area and at the William Hill sports book, guests will be able to wager on a diverse sports betting menu that includes football, basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, tennis, and more.
The sports book partnership will also provide New Jersey bettors access to William Hill’s innovative wagering technology, including its best-in-class mobile and online sports book products.
"Ocean Resort Casino is thrilled to partner with William Hill, the best name in sports betting, to establish a truly unique sports betting experience in the center of our resort and in Atlantic City,” said Bruce Deifik, chairman of AC Ocean Walk, the company that owns Ocean Resort Casino. “From real-time betting to exclusive hospitality for major events, the sports book will be second-to-none."
About Ocean Resort Casino
As the tallest building in Atlantic City, the landmark Ocean Resort Casino will offer unparalleled ocean views in its 1,399 rooms and capture the essence of what draws people to this popular waterfront destination situated on 20 acres along the city's famed Boardwalk. In addition to its expansive hotel, casino and meeting space, Ocean Resort Casino will feature five swimming pools, including a saltwater pool, a cabana filled sun-deck and distinctive dining and entertainment venues. Ocean Resort Casino is part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Portfolio and will include a 32,000 square-foot onsite exhale spa. Ocean Resort Casino is owned and operated by AC Ocean Walk LLC. For more information, visit theoceanac.com.
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