Resorts announces major expansions and continued commitment to the New Jersey Shore
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (February 28, 2019) – Resorts Casino Hotel continues to remain a leader in the casino and hospitality industry today by providing guests with premier retail, dining, gaming and entertainment experiences year-round with every visit. Following the completion of more than $125-million in property renovations, Resorts Casino Hotel remains committed to the long-term viability of the Atlantic City Boardwalk’s flagship property by announcing new expansions and amenities throughout 2019, further transforming the casino-hotel into a vibrant entertainment destination with immersive offerings that appeal to gamers and non-gamers alike.
In the last five years alone, Resorts celebrated the openings of the $35-million Jimmy Buffett Margaritaville and Landshark Bar & Grill Entertainment Complex, a first-of-its-kind iGaming Lounge dedicated to the online gaming experience, a completely revamped casino floor with 800 new slot machines, new luxury VIP player lounges, and a completely renovated Ocean Tower featuring 480 guest rooms. Additionally, the casino recently launched the DraftKings SportsBook at Resorts, featuring a new on-property retail space to ensure the best sports betting scene in Atlantic City where guests can bet on a variety of major and niche sports, including live in-game betting.
“Since Morris Bailey purchased Resorts, it has undergone an overall transformation that really aligns with his vision for the property and has brought visitors of Atlantic City to our boutique-like hotel, along with an elevated level of service and entertainment that one can only expect from a powerhouse brand in the gaming and hospitality business,” said Mark Giannantonio, president and CEO of Resorts. “With more than 21-acres on the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk and significant improvements in the near future, Resorts Casino Hotel continues to position itself as a thriving, all-encompassing property, while increasing guest offerings and making crucial investments to encourage new and returning visitors to select Resorts as their go-to destination for entertainment in Atlantic City.”
Looking ahead, Resorts Casino Hotel will soon provide even more space and amenities to one of the most popular stops on the boardwalk, Jimmy Buffett’s Landshark Bar & Grill. Slated to be complete this May 2019, the only year-round beach bar in Atlantic City will feature an all-new 2,300 square-foot Boardwalk deck, “The Landshark Deck Bar,” a new large capacity bar, an additional 140 seats, cozy fire-pits and live entertainment.
In addition to its live entertainment and the region’s most dynamic casino games, Resorts serves-up extensive restaurant options, from gourmet favorites such as Gallagher’s Steakhouse and Eastwind to casual dining at LandShark Bar & Grill, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and the recently opened Mukashi Traditional Sushi Bar. Not to mention, with the popular frozen daiquiri bar, Wet Willies, now open presenting more than 20 daiquiri machines and 18 unique flavors, Resorts will continue to be one of the top stops along the Atlantic City boardwalk for many years to come.
Further positioning Resorts Casino Hotel as a culinary hotspot in Atlantic City, its Italian eatery Capriccio was recently awarded best U.S. Casino Restaurant in USA Today’s 10Best.com Readers’ Choice Awards. It’s delicious culinary offerings and great atmosphere were recognized by a panel of USA Today editors and industry expert contributors that ranked it highest among nineteen other nominees in the category. The restaurant was also recently honored for its outstanding wine selection in Wine Spectator’s 2018 Restaurant Awards.
“We are proud to watch Resorts thrive in the Atlantic City region, and we continue to support and invest in its future with strong backing from Morris Bailey,” said Giannantonio. “Overall, we are committed to remaining the market leader in service and quality for many years to come by providing an unmatched guest experience paired with a premiere beachfront boardwalk and lively tourist destination.”
As part of the greater transformation into one of Atlantic City’s top all-encompassing resort-casino destinations, Resorts has welcomed various updates to further enhance the guest experience across the property. The opening of the new $5 million Conference Center has added 12,000 square-feet of meeting and event space with state-of-the-art technology, new monitors in every conference room and the ability for up to 500 meeting attendees to wirelessly connect simultaneously. Additionally, the property has refreshed its dining scene with the opening of Quickbites Food Court and Cielo Wine Bar at Capriccio, expansion of the award-winning Eastwind restaurant, and remodeling of Breadsticks Café & Grill, all providing diverse food and beverage options for Resorts guests.
In partnership with Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE), a premier casino operator and global leader in integrated entertainment resort experiences, Resorts Casino Hotel has positioned itself for the future and remains a frontrunner in Atlantic City, offering some of the world’s best experiences in gaming, dining and entertainment. For more information, visit www.ResortsAC.com.
ABOUT RESORTS CASINO HOTEL
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 on May 2018. Winner of 21 Casino Player Magazine 2018 “Best of Gaming Awards,” Resorts Casino Hotel has undergone $125 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 and Grill, on the Atlantic City sand open year-round. In 2018 Resorts also welcomed he DraftKings Sports Book, an on-property retail space where guests can enjoy live in-game and general sports betting around the world.
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 21 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 theatres, 10 restaurants, a food court featuring six 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.
# # #