With the winter season in full swing, competition in Atlantic City peeks to a new elevation. Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa just announced plans to launch a new physical sportsbook on its property! Which, is something no casino in AC wants to hear right now!
By far, Borgata already generates more money than most casinos in NJ. However, they’re not the only ones investing. With that said, the Borgata must always stay ahead of the curve to maintain its status and leadership. And apparently, they’re aware of this. Otherwise, we wouldn’t be writing this story. So without further ado, let’s dive into the details!
New Borgata sportsbook on the way
Since day one, the Borgata has been leading the way forward. In fact, the casino made history in June by accepting the first legal sports wager in the state. Not to mention, their current mobile sportsbook, PlayMGM rates Number one in terms of revenue and popularity.
According to reports, Borgata is planning to invest more than $11 Million toward the development. In addition, plans also include a new sports bar! Although you’ll have to be patient, the new land-based sportsbook isn’t due to open until this summer.
Official word on new Borgata sportsbook
In conclusion, an announcement isn’t official without a statement behind it. On that note, this is what Marcus Glover, President, and COO of Borgata had to say about it.
“We first arrived in Atlantic City 15 years ago, since then we’ve continued to advance through development and innovation. By adding this new sportsbook, we demonstrate this objective. We’re at the forefront of sports betting in New Jersey, and now it’s time to advance our product and brand even further.”
With that, it’s expected the Borgata is going to have another big year in 2019. In the meantime, stay tuned as more details will follow in the months to come.