EsportsTravel Summit
The 2019 EsportsTravel Summit was staged in Atlantic City, New Jersey, a destination that is positioning itself to become a leader in the esports industry.

New Jersey Positions Itself for Esports Growth

New Jersey — and Atlantic City specifically — is poised to become a leader in esports development and the regulation of esports wagering, according to state officials and education leaders who have been pushing several new initiatives in the region. During a webinar held by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber, state officials said New Jersey’s […]

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Dan Ghosh-Roy: Preparing for the PFL’s Atlantic City Bubble

The Professional Fighters League 2021 season will be held in a bubble environment at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, with former world champions Fabricio Werdum, Anthony Pettis and Claressa Shields all participating in the PFL for the first time this season, in addition to returning champions Kayla Harrison, Lance Palmer and […]

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How Sports Betting is Changing the
Game for Destinations and Venues

The U.S. Supreme Court has had more than a passing influence in the world of sports. Whether it was the 1972 Curt Flood case that upheld Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, a 1984 antitrust case involving the NCAA that allowed conferences to sell their own TV rights and paved the way for gigantic media rights […]

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Hard Rock Hotel to Sponsor New Atlantic City Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City have announced a new title partnership for the inaugural half marathon that will be held in the New Jersey city. The newly named Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rock ‘n’ Roll Atlantic City Half Marathon will be staged May 15 and […]

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Atlantic City to Host Halo Classic in September

Ultimate Gaming Championship will hold its annual Halo Classic at Bally’s Atlantic City in September. The event will feature an open, double-elimination Halo 3 4v4 tournament with a prize pool of $50,000. The event will be streamed on Twitch and the UGC’s media channels. The UGC event will be presented by Caesars Entertainment and InGame […]

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The Adrian Phillips Ballroom at historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jesery, was the site of the opening celebration for the EsportsTravel Summit.

Headlines Made at EsportsTravel Summit in Atlantic City

The EsportsTravel Summit brought 300 esports event organizers, destinations and suppliers together for an event that featured several significant announcements, including the first research into the travel impact of esports events and the launch of a new music and esports festival from the founder of the Vans Warped Tour. Attendees at the Summit, held June […]

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Atlantic City to Host TEAMS ’21 Conference & Expo

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the TEAMS ’21 Conference & Expo will be held in Atlantic City, September 27–30, 2021. The announcement was made during a press conference organized by Meet AC and the Atlantic City Sports Commission at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall. TEAMS, the world’s largest gathering of sports-event organizers, was last held […]

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The D.C. Armory in Washington, D.C., hosts boxing events near RFK Stadium, a site that is scheduled for redevelopment. Photograph: Events DC

Northeast Cities Pack a Punch

The Northeast has sports options to match any time of year. With baseball in the spring and summer, football in the fall and hockey in the winter—not to mention countless other sports—the Northeast has a sports landscape for all seasons. With more than 56 million residents, it contains 17 percent of the U.S. population. Given […]

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