Resorts Atlantic City Goes Live With Online Gambling

Resorts Atlantic City has been approved for online gambling in New Jersey after a five-day test of its new site. The casino says it will now begin several weeks of beta testing for the site.

Resorts casino in Atlantic City has become the latest player in New Jersey’s approved online gambling sites.

The state Division of Gaming Enforcement approved Resort’s online site for full online gambling after the casino completed a five-day test. The test verified that the casino’s equipment and systems are working properly.

The casino said it will now begin several weeks of beta testing. Gamblers at will play for real money during the beta test and a full launch of the site is planned within a few weeks, Resorts President Mark Giannantonio said.

“During our beta period, we will invite players to sign up and provide feedback on the user experience, while we add additional features before our official launch,” Giannantonio said in a press release. “Real-time feedback will be an important aspect of our beta period as we further enhance the gaming content and features to produce the best casino experience in New Jersey.”

Resorts becomes the sixth of Atlantic City’s eight casinos to offer Internet gambling, along with the Borgata, Golden Nugget, Tropicana, Caesars and Bally’s.

Resorts is also partnered with PokerStars to provide online gambling, but the online giant is still waiting to be approved for online gaming in New Jersey.

The new site offers only casino games and slots, but not online poker. Resorts site is offered in partnership with Sportech NYX Gaming LLC.

Rich Roberts, president of digital, U.S. for Sportech said, “We are delighted to have received approval from the Division following their review of We are now processing bets in the largest US state to have legalized online gaming to date. Our joint venture with NYX for real-money gaming and play for fun platforms will be made available to both our existing and new customers in the U.S. and Canada as regulation permits.”