GAN has announced the simultaneous launch of both real money online gaming and simulated gaming, for the newly opened Ocean Resort Casino in New Jersey.

The internet casino is now available via with guests enrolled in Ocean Premier, Ocean Resort Casino’s loyalty program, able to use the service supported by the internet gaming software developer’s turnkey managed services solution.

Signing up online, guests will see their rewards card linked to the online account, permitting them to trade in their reward points earned from on-property gaming for cash online, and/or to earn rewards points from internet gaming, to be subsequently redeemed on-property.

Residents of, and visitors to, New Jersey can now make use of the mobile first internet casino website/app.

Frank Leone, CEO of Ocean Resort Casino, commented: “GAN delivered efficiently and cost-effectively for Ocean Resort Casino, and possesses a strategic patent which will give Ocean Resort Casino a competitive advantage with casino guests in Atlantic City who also choose to gamble online.

“Furthermore, GAN’s proven platform, ‘dual-mode’ simulated gaming as well as real money internet gaming and track record of client success in the New Jersey market are among the many reasons we chose GAN to bring Ocean Resort Casino online in 2018.”

GAN also details that internet sports betting is also expected to be launched as an “integrated extension”in late 2018, subject to customary commercial and regulatory approvals.

Dermot Smurfit, CEO of GAN, added: “Ocean Resort Casino is a fabulous casino property, unarguably offering the best quality gaming & hotel in Atlantic City, which has now been optimised for success by the new ownership and leadership.

“We’re privileged to bring this immense property to life online, just as it relaunches in the traditional retail casino market.

“We’re excited to deliver not just another ‘me too’ internet casino, but to also bring online for the first time the capabilities unlocked only by GAN’s convergence patent, which may give casino patrons in New Jersey a compelling economic rationale to play online with Ocean Resort Casino, rather than established incumbent casino operators already online in this fast-growing market.

“Ocean Resort Casino is anticipated to be material to GAN’s revenue and earnings in H2 2018.”