Governor Christie: Margaritaville Will Help Transform Atlantic City
Margaritaville and Resorts Casino Hotel are now giving Atlantic City visitors their license to chill with an experience unlike any other on the East Coast. Governor Chris Christie announced today at a press conference on the Boardwalk in front of Resorts that Resorts will be adding a Margaritaville complex to the property which will open in May 2013.
?The Margaritaville project at Resorts is an amazing step forward for Atlantic City,? said Morris Bailey, owner of Resorts Casino Hotel. ?Our investment coupled with the Jimmy Buffett Margaritaville brand is a huge coup for Atlantic City and I am extremely proud to say it was Resorts and the state of New Jersey that made it happen.?
?This is easily one of the biggest things to happen to Atlantic City since the inception of gaming in 1978,? said Aaron Gomes, executive vice president of operations at Resorts Casino Hotel. ?The Margaritaville and Jimmy Buffett brand is one of the most recognizable in the world and without a doubt will become the must-see attraction in Atlantic City.?
The Margaritaville complex at Resorts will completely embrace the lifestyle featuring a casino, restaurant, Five O?clock Somewhere Bar, retail stores, LandShark Bar and Grill, a year-round beach bar complex, and their first ever coffee shop. Additionally, Resorts Boardwalk fa