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Legendary UFC Champion Frankie Edgar to Visit DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts Casino Hotel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJamie Hoagland[email protected]

Legendary UFC Champion Frankie Edgar to Visit DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts Casino Hotel

Free public all ages meet & greet takes place on Saturday, December 16th from 8:00 – 9:00pm plus, a VIP Main Card Watch Party from 10:00pm – 1:00am

resortsac.comATLANTIC CITY, NJ (December 11, 2023) – Guests are invited to head down to Resorts Casino Hotel on Saturday, December 16th for a free, public meet & greet with UFC champion, Frankie Edgar! Additionally, guests can purchase tickets to check out UFC 296 with Frankie Edgar at the VIP Watch Party in the private area of DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts.

Fans of mixed martial arts are in luck as UFC Champion Frankie Edgar will be making a special appearance at Resorts Casino Hotel. Located across from DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts, in the Margaritaville/Boardwalk Lobby, Frankie Edgar will be hosting a free, public meet & greet for guests of all ages from 8:00pm – 9:00pm.

Guests looking to extend the night can head over to the VIP area of DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts from 10:00pm – 1:00am to watch the UFC 296 Main Card with Frankie Edgar. UFC 296 will feature a welterweight title bout of Leon Edwards (C) vs. Colby Covington (#3) and a flyweight title bout of Alexandre Pantoja (C) vs. Brandon Royval (#2). Tickets to the VIP Main Card Watch Party with Frankie Edgar are $50 and can be purchased via the Resorts Casino Hotel website.

Frankie Edgar is an American former professional mixed martial artist, who most recently competed in the Bantamweight division of the UFC. Beginning his career in the Lightweight division, Edgar captured the UFC Lightweight Championship in 2010 and successfully defended his title three times before losing it in 2012. Edgar then moved down to compete in the Featherweight division, where he challenged for the UFC Featherweight Championship twice and the interim championship once before moving down to the Bantamweight division in 2020.

DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts hosts special, themed happy hours every Monday and Thursday, featuring half priced appetizers and various drink specials. Monday Industry Night takes place from 6:00pm – 10:00pm, and guests can enjoy $3 Miller Lite & Yuengling drafts, $5 margaritas, $7 green or white tea shots, $8 Barefoot sangrias and $11 High Noon 24oz. hard seltzers. On Thursday Tailgate Night, guests can partake in $3 Miller Lite & Yuengling drafts, $5 Arnold Palmer Spiked Half & Halfs, $8 Barefoot sangrias, $11 High Noon 24oz. hard seltzers and $20 domestic beer buckets from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.

The new, elevated, bar food menu at DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts offers the ultimate game day eats. Popular items include the Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls, BBQ Brisket, and a Southwest Crispy Salad. Guests can watch their favorite teams on a 15-foot viewing wall with all-new, high-top table seating and place a sports bet just a few feet away. Food and drink specials are available during every professional football game!

Betting kiosks are available at DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts 24 hours a day, with betting windows open Sunday – Thursday from 11:00am – 10:30pm and Friday from 4:00pm – 10:00pm. The bar is open Thursday – Monday from 11:00am – Midnight. Dining is available on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 3:00pm – 10:00pm and Saturdays/Sundays from Noon – 10:00pm.


The resort that brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978, Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Property, is a world-class casino offering action and relaxation that keeps the focus on fun. Making history as the first American casino outside of Nevada, Resorts Casino Hotel celebrated its 45th Anniversary in May of 2023. Resorts Casino Hotel is a consistent winner of gaming awards in both Casino Player Magazine and Strictly Slots Magazine. 2013 saw the completion of $130 million in upgrades to Resorts Casino Hotel, including the brand-new, cutting-edge Resorts Conference Center, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Landshark Grill Complex, and the opening of the only full-service bar and restaurant open all year long on the sand side of the Boardwalk Landshark Bar and Grill. In 2018, Resorts also welcomed DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts, a popular on-property sportsbook offering guests live, in-game and general sports betting around the world.

Mohegan 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 theaters, 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 or call 1.609.340.6300. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram and view us on Youtube.

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