Borgata to Grow Sports Betting Facility with $11 Million Project

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -

Officials with the first Atlantic City casino to offer sports betting are expanding to offer a bigger and better sports book.

Officials with the Borgata say work will begin next week on an $11 million project to expand their sports book and integrate it with what casino officials call a Destination Bar.

The Borgata was the first New Jersey casino to take a sports bet last June after the state won a U.S. Supreme Court case clearing the way for all 50 states to do so.

It has been operating its sport and race book out of temporary space in .

The expanded bar and sports betting facility is expected to be ready by the summer.

The Borgata will now join other Atlantic City casinos who have expanded their sports betting facilities or plan to do so in the coming months.

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