Resorts World Casino launches Resorts WorldBet Live in New York
March 3, 2022
The Resorts World Casino launched its first mobile sports betting app, Resorts WorldBET, and successfully accepted its first wager in New York on March 3, 2022.
Operated under the Genting Group, Resorts World Casino New York City is the city's sole casino-hotel. This marks a momentous introduction of the company as an online betting brand and operator in the United States.
"This is something our players and sports enthusiasts have wanted for a long time, and we're excited to say Resorts World New York now has mobile sports betting," said the President of Genting Americas East, Robert DeSalvio.
"From our experience in having a Sportsbook in both our Catskills and Las Vegas properties, we were able to take feedback from our players and deliver what New Yorkers really want in a mobile sports betting app," he added.
"By partnering with an innovative product and technology-focused company in PointsBet as our platform provider, we believe Resorts WorldBet will only add to our success."
Resorts World New York City has invested roughly a million dollars on digital screens across the resort to highlight all of the major games throughout the year as part of the app's debut.
Meanwhile, its brother, Resort World Catskills, or RWC, is also known as the home of one of the few sportsbooks in New York that offers in-person sports wagering, Sportsbook 360.
The welcome offers
In honor of Resorts WorldBet, members of the Genting Rewards program will receive special benefits. Members who display the app and deposit at least $25 get free goodies. The promotion runs from Saturday, March 12, to Monday, April 4.
Furthermore, the WorldBet offers a risk-free bet of up to $500 is given to new users. In addition, users of the app must be at least 21 years old and physically present in the state of New York at all times is the rule they require.
Resorts WorldBET's advertising will include a QR code given by the New York State Gaming Commission to enable direct access to the Problem Gambling Resource Center as part of Resorts World's commitment to responsible gaming and technology.
More on The Resorts World Casino
Resorts World Casino New York City offers unrivaled gaming and entertainment experience with over 6,500 slot machines and electronic table games serving over 10 million visitors each year. Times Square Casino and Fifth Avenue Casino, and many high-limit rooms for Platinum and Black Card members are all located on the premises.
It is conveniently located minutes from JFK Airport and is easily accessible to Jamaica Station by the A Train, Q37 bus, and LIRR. while also contributing more than $3 billion to the state's education system.
Its operator, Genting New York LLC Resorts World Casino, is part of the Genting Group. The group operates destination resorts in Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, South Korea, the United Kingdom, the Bahamas, the United States, and across all four oceans under the Star Cruises and Crystal Cruises brands.
Genting has over 50 years of expertise in the travel and leisure sector, employing more than 60,000 people globally and providing an unrivaled resort experience to over 50 million tourists each year.