Resorts Atlantic City seeks to PokerStars and Full Tilt pages in New Jersey start
Atlantic City Resorts Casino Hotel seeks approval to start both PokerStars and Full Tilt online poker site in New Jersey.
The casino had previously announced a partnership with PokerStars, but the deal was put on hold when PokerStars failed to get approval in the state. PokerStars, however, has now been acquired by Amaya Gaming licensed, a Canadian company based in New Jersey.
Amaya has already started the admission procedure to PokerStars brands in New Jersey license.
All online gambling sites has a casino in Atlantic City in New Jersey run partnership. Not licensed to get PokerStars first, it was not clear what that meant for their partnership with resorts, but with Amaya move to takeover PokerStars, quickly gave the casino the deal was back on.
PokerStars application for a license has been suspended, but for up to two years because of legal issues surrounding PokerStars some executives from the 2011 shutdown of the website of the U.S. Department of Justice does not come from refused-the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. These executives including PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg, now stepping down as part of the sale.
Amaya has already begun talks with the DGE and is expected to submit a new permit application. The company has already started looking for documentation for the process.
Department officials told the Associated Press that it be checked Amaya proposed corporate structure for the acquisition, a list of executive and administrative staff and the technical aspects of PokerStars platform to ensure that it meets regulatory standards. DGE officials have said, PokerStars has now been licensed in the state as early as the fall.
Resort owner Morris Bailey welcomed Amaya $ 4900000000 acquisition of Rational group PokerStars owner and said he expected that the licensing of the brand, which is now to move.
“PokerStars is the world’s leading brand in online gaming and we look forward to our future with them in New Jersey,” added Bailey.
Resorts also has another partnership with SNG Interactive, a joint venture of Sportech and NYX Gaming Group, added a third, casino game only website branded resorts launch. Casino have partnered with multiple platforms in New Jersey allowed and it is typical for a casino, a website is to start under its own brand.
While the PokerStars and Full Tilt sites can also play casino games, the Resorts Casino website through a series of slot machines and table games such as roulette and blackjack, but not poker.
Officials said they hope the site resorts start early next year.
“This is an exciting time of the games in New Jersey, and we are confident that there is a more positive springboard into resorts turbulent history be,” Bailey said.