Atlantic City’s Ocean Resort Casino has entered into a new partnership with the Arena Football League. The facility will become the official hotel for the Atlantic City team for the inaugural 2019 season.

The announcement, made in the Press of Atlantic City, confirmed that the resort casino will be home to the latest addition of the professional indoor American football league commencing with training camp in April. It will also welcome referees and visiting teams for the duration of the 12-game season which begins in May

George Manias, President and Chief Operating Officer for the Atlantic City AFL, said in a press statement: “As we bring Atlantic City into the Arena Football League, we wanted to offer fans, the visiting teams and our officials a true Atlantic City experience. Ocean Resort Casino is a first-class property and will certainly offer a taste of Atlantic City. Our hope is that we showcase Atlantic City as a great AFL market, and we feel that our Ocean Resort Casino will set the tone for that.”

In the report, Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Ocean Resort, Peter Ciccone, commented: “We look forward to partnering with Atlantic City AFL and assisting in growing both of our brands. Atlantic City is continuing to prosper, and AC AFL is another great example.”