PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantis, Paradise Island ("Atlantis"), the renowned casino resort in Paradise Island, The Bahamas and Cantor Gaming® announced today the grand opening of a brand new, 6,860 square foot state-of-the-art race and sports book at Atlantis.
The new race and sports book at Atlantis offers patrons a stylish and sophisticated sports wagering environment, equipped with the latest in technological advancements, including Cantor Gaming's proprietary wireless gaming system.
Highlights include a 4 mm high definition indoor LED video wall, measuring 67 feet by 7.5 feet, capable of showing up to 20 independent high definition race and sporting events simultaneously. This defining feature can be enjoyed from any of the 44 personal wagering stations, six VIP betting stations, eight personal betting lounge stations and eight bar gaming slots.
George Markantonis, President/Managing Director of Atlantis, Paradise Island said: "We are excited to launch this new race and sports book and usher in a new level of innovative entertainment within a stunning setting that I am confident our guests will enjoy. This state-of-the-art space is in addition to our newly renovated Atlantis Casino floor and enhances our resort as a luxury destination, while providing a unique environment for race and sports wagering enthusiasts."
Cantor Gaming's luxurious signature style can be seen across the race and sports book, and includes metallic gray betting carrels, black granite-topped cocktail tables, ebony wood veneer detailing, and a red stria carpet. Cantor Gaming has licensed its sophisticated mobile gaming and its race book and sports pool systems to Atlantis. In addition, it is providing risk management consulting services.
Atlantis patrons will also be able to wager using Cantor Gaming's mobile sports wagering application on their Apple® or Android™ device, or on their wireless enabled personal computing devices, including tablets and smart phones, with Cantor Gaming's Wi-Fi enabled sports wagering solution.
"We are delighted to launch this spectacular new race and sports book today and provide an unparalleled experience for Atlantis patrons," said Lee M. Amaitis, President and CEO of Cantor Gaming. He continued: "This luxurious resort was a natural choice as we sought to bring Cantor Gaming's premier sports wagering technology and signature design to new markets outside of Nevada. We look forward to a continued and fruitful partnership with Atlantis and to offering an unbeatable sports wagering experience in The Bahamas."
About Atlantis, Paradise Island resort, The Bahamas
Atlantis, Paradise Island is a unique, ocean-themed destination located on Paradise Island, The Bahamas, and features a variety of accommodations, all built around a 141-acre waterscape comprised of over 20 million gallons of fresh and saltwater lagoons, pools and habitats. Home to the largest open-air marine habitat in the world, there are over 50,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays, including The Dig, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis. Atlantis is home to Aquaventure, a non-stop water experience consisting of thrilling water slides, a mile-long river ride with high intensity rapids and wave surges, and never-before-seen special effects. Dolphin Cay, the resort's interaction and education center, was created with the goal of enlightening visitors about the wonders of these remarkable ocean inhabitants.
The Cove Atlantis, a 600-room resort, features oversized rooms with a step down living space, spectacular designs by acclaimed interior architects Jeffrey Beers and David Rockwell, unprecedented services and amenities, private all-adult and family pools, lavish cabanas and breathtaking views of the ocean. Atlantis is also known as THE culinary destination in The Caribbean with a collection of restaurants from world-renowned chefs including Nobu Matsuhisa, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Bobby Flay and Todd English. The resort boasts an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops, casino, and the largest conference center, meeting and convention facilities in The Caribbean.
For further information about Atlantis, Paradise Island; call 954-809-2000 or visit Atlantis.com. For reservations, call your travel agent or 800-ATLANTIS.
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About Cantor Gaming®
At Cantor Gaming®, we have built upon Cantor Fitzgerald's legacy of integrity and excellence and its unmatched financial technology to create an innovative and unique gaming system that is revolutionizing the gaming experience in Las Vegas. Cantor Gaming® is the first company licensed by the Nevada Gaming Commission to manufacture, distribute and operate a mobile gaming system in the state. We operate race and sports books across eight Las Vegas resorts, providing our patrons with an array of over the counter and account-based race and sports wagering at betting carrels, as well as casino-style mobile gaming. Cantor Gaming® offers casinos the convenience of complete mobile gaming and race and sports book solutions, including proprietary wireless gaming and sports book system, full back-office infrastructure and a portfolio of casino games and wagering products. In addition, sports betting fans can wager on-the-go from anywhere within the state of Nevada with our mobile sports wagering application compatible with Android™ and Apple® computer software and peripherals, or by using their personal computing devices, including desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smart phones with our Wi-Fi enabled sports wagering solution. We are passionate about applying technology to transform gaming and we are continuously using innovations in the operation of our race and sports books, and enhancing our products and technology, to offer customers a unique and memorable gaming experience.
Cantor Gaming® is an affiliate of the global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, which has over 65 years experience and unparalleled expertise of highly secure, real-time financial transaction processing, management, and execution. Known globally for superior financial technology and real-time and secure execution of financial transactions, Cantor's clients include the world's leading banks and trading firms. Cantor's technology drives over $500 billion in transactions for the world's capital markets every day.
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