ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, July 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Resorts Casino Hotel and The
Rational Group, operator of PokerStars, the world's largest online
poker site, have reached an agreement to provide online gaming in New
Jersey, the companies announced today.
The agreement links the first casino to open in Atlantic City with one
of the biggest online gaming companies in the world.
"This is another blue chip partner for Resorts to complete a wonderful
series of brands - Mohegan Sun, Margaritaville and now PokerStars,"
said Morris Bailey, Resorts' Company Chairman.
"Resorts is a fantastic partner for us and we are looking forward to
launch PokerStars in the U.S. in association with the other quality
brands Resorts has brought to Atlantic City," said Mark Scheinberg, CEO
of The Rational Group. "We are very happy to invest in New Jersey and
we are excited about building a successful relationship with Resorts."
The agreement is pending approval by the New Jersey regulatory
ABOUT RESORTS CASINO HOTEL
Resorts Casino Hotel brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978, Resorts
Casino Hotel 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 celebrated its 35th anniversary in May 2013 with a new
milestone: the opening of a $35-million Margaritaville casino and
entertainment complex that includes, among other attractions, the only
year-round beach bar on the Atlantic City sand.
Mohegan Gaming Advisors assumed management of Resorts Casino Hotel in
Fall 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, a 80,000 square-foot casino, two theaters, six
restaurants, two VIP slot and table player lounges, a casino bar,
indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon, and retail
shops. Its 39,000 square feet of sophisticated meeting space includes
seven meeting rooms and a 13,000-square-foot ballroom. For more
information, visit http://www.resortsac.com.
PokerStars operates the world's most popular online poker sites, serving
a global poker community of more than 50 million registered members.
Since it launched in 2001, PokerStars has become the first choice of
the world's top players, with more daily tournaments than anywhere else
and with the best security online. More than 100 billion hands have
been dealt on PokerStars.com, which is more than any other site.
PokerStars.com and PokerStars.eu operate globally under licenses from
the Isle of Man and Malta governments, respectively. PokerStars also
holds separate government licenses in Belgium, Denmark, Estonia,
France, Italy, Spain and Germany.
For further information:
Eric Hollreiser, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: +44-7624-652-787