Tropicana Casino & Resort will be ready to make history when online gaming launches for the first time in Atlantic City. Tony Rodio, President and CEO of Tropicana Entertainment Inc., announced that the Division of Gaming Enforcement signed Tropicana’s internet gaming permit on Monday and will launch a trial period beginning November 21st.
“We are pleased to announce the approval by the Division of Gaming Enforcement of Tropicana’s Internet Gaming Permit,” Rodio said.” Both Tropicana and Gamesys are looking forward to introducing our customers to a new level of gaming through its online offerings which will both entertain and raise the bar in gaming experience.”
Gamesys Group CEO, Noel Hayden also commented. “We are delighted to partner with the excellent team at Tropicana to leverage the substantial investment in the Gamesys platform which will bring a unique online gaming experience to customers in New Jersey.”
Gamesys Group is a UK success story. Built on true entrepreneurship, Gamesys Limited was founded in the United Kingdom in 2001 by Noel Hayden (who remains CEO today), Robin Tombs and Andy Dixon and now employs more than 850 people. Gamesys Limited is ranked Number 1 in the UK, the most competitive online gambling market, to date, and currently operates in the UK, Spain, Sweden and Italy. Gamesys Limited and its subsidiaries (‘the Gamesys Group’) are an integrated software developer and operator of real money gambling games and social gaming games. Gamesys Group handles over £4 billion ($6.5 billion) worth of cash bets annually and invests more than £20 million ($32 million) annually on in-house software development, including game development, back end systems, gaming platform and marketing content, where they are experts in Online Marketing. The Gamesys Group operates under gaming licenses granted by the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority, Direccion General de Ordenacion del Juego (Spain) and AAMS (Italy).
About Tropicana Atlantic City
Tropicana Casino & Resort is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring 2,079 rooms and suites and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With more than 24 restaurants, 25 shops, 18 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre and a spa, Tropicana is consistently rated as the “Must-See Attraction” in Atlantic City. For more information, visit the official Web site at www.tropicana.net. Must be 21. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.
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About Tropicana Entertainment
Tropicana Entertainment Inc. is a publicly traded company that, along with its affiliates, owns or operates 8 casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey and Aruba. Tropicana Entertainment properties collectively have 6,046 rooms, 7,063 slot positions and 260 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.