Sports Betting Finally Entrenched At The Trop

Better late than never, Tropicana Atlantic City has finally made sports betting a permanent fixture. Eldorado Resorts‘ Tropicana Atlantic City and partner William Hill US held a grand opening ceremony for its new permanent sportsbook March 8.

5,000-square-foot sportsbook

The 5,000-square-foot sportsbook is located on the North Tower Casino Floor adjacent to Chickie’s and Pete’s Crab House & Sports Bar and 10 North. It features the most seats of any sportsbook in Atlantic City, although most others opened in 2018.

Eldorado Resorts Senior Vice President of Operations – Eastern Region Steve Callender said several factors set the facility apart:

“We are thrilled to bring our guests more exciting experiences with the addition of our brand new sportsbook. This venue will bring a new level of fun and entertainment to Tropicana and truly sets us apart from the other sportsbooks in the city.”

William Hill US CEO Joe Asher called the new sportsbook world class:

“We are proud to partner with Tropicana Atlantic City and Eldorado Resorts to open this world-class sports book. The new sportsbook at the Trop is proof of our collective commitment to provide our customers with the best possible experience. Powered by our industry-leading sports betting product, it will bring added excitement to sports fans that want to watch and wager at the Tropicana.”

Massive video wall and 180 seats

Additionally, the sportsbook includes a 200-linear-feet and 1,654-square-foot video wall that can show up to 16 games at one time.

There are eight live betting windows, including one reserved for High-Limit bets. Plus, there is a total of 180 bar, lounge, and elevated VIP seats. In addition to a variety of panoramic LED screens for viewing, Tropicana has surround sound, and one of the largest odds boards in Atlantic City.

According to a Tropicana press release, sportsbooks guests will have access to drink specials and dining at Tropicana’s four sports bars:

  • Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House & Sports Bar
  • A Dam Good Sports Bar
  • Hooters; and
  • Ri Ra Irish Pub

Callender added that sports betting has been an incredible addition to Tropicana. He said guests coming to the property to bet on sports are now enjoying other amenities as well.

The William Hill Mobile App

In addition to Tropicana, William Hill is taking bets on its own NJ sports betting mobile app. It is available statewide. New sign-ups on the mobile app are entitled to a variety of bonuses.

William Hill also runs retail sports betting operations in New Jersey at Monmouth Park Racetrack and Ocean Resort Casino.

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