Ocean Resort Casino Grand Opening Has Mark Wahlberg Placing First Bet

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -

The new Ocean Resort Casino held its own grand opening celebration Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday, June 28th, Ocean Resort officials held a ribbon cutting to officially reopen the doors of the former Revel Casino.

During the ceremony, officials said they are honored to play a part in helping to bring Atlantic City back to all its shining glory.

"I really have felt that there's a renaissance that's been happening over the last two and a half, three years, people maybe weren't paying attention to it," said Bruce Deifik, owner of the Ocean Resort Casino. "And I'm very excited for Atlantic City because I see it transforming in front of my eyes."

To help celebrate the Ocean Resort Casino's grand opening, actor/musician Mark Wahlberg stopped by to place the first sports bet at the casino.

Throughout the weekend, Ocean Resort will offer food, live entertainment, and gaming.

To learn more visit theoceanac.com.

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