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The complete new race and sports book is scheduled to open in January 2011
Release date: December 21, 2010  /  Print This Print This    RSS RSS    

Cantor Gaming, an affiliate of global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, announced today the opening of its newest race and sports book at the Tropicana Las Vegas. The initial phase of the Cantor Gaming race and sports book at the Tropicana will begin operations on Wednesday, Dec. 22. The temporary book is located adjacent to the site of Cantor’s brand new, approx. 4,200 square foot, state-of-the-art race and sports book, which is currently under construction. The complete new race and sports book is scheduled to open in January 2011.

In the meantime, guests can sample Cantor Gaming’s full suite of unique sports betting technology, including In-Running, in the Ambhar Lounge at the Tropicana using Cantor Gaming’s mobile gaming devices.

Lee Amaitis, president and CEO of Cantor Gaming, commented: “The new Cantor Gaming race and sports book at the Tropicana will bring our revolutionary sports wagering technology to the all-new Tropicana on the Las Vegas strip when it opens in January 2011. Ahead of this, we are offering visitors to the Tropicana the opportunity to try our state-of-the-art In-Running wagering system at a satellite location within the casino. We are the only sports book operator in Las Vegas to have developed thousands of algorithms on individual player and team performances, transforming traditional wagering on a sporting event into the ability to bet on a wide range of sports in a real-time trading environment.”

The complete casino gaming experience involves a great race and sports book,” said Richard Day, Director of Player Services for Tropicana Las Vegas. “Cantor Gaming’s cutting-edge technology appeals to the Tropicana Las Vegas gamer, so we’re excited to attract players to experience the completely transformed, all-new, Tropicana Las Vegas.”

About Cantor Gaming
Cantor Gaming is an affiliate of the global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald L.P., which has over 60 years of experience and unparalleled expertise of highly secure, real-time financial transaction processing, management, and execution. Cantor Gaming offers mobile solutions to the gaming industry through its proprietary mobile gaming device, eDeck™. eDeck offers casino customers the ability to play familiar casino-style games including slots, blackjack, roulette, baccarat and poker within designated areas of the casino property, away from the casino floor. In addition, Cantor Gaming has developed a suite of proprietary casino games for eDeck including XtraOdds™ Baccarat.

Cantor is the first company licensed to manufacture, distribute and operate a mobile gaming system by the state of Nevada and remains the world leader.

Cantor was also the first company to introduce In-Running wagering to Las Vegas, at the M Resort Spa Casino’s Race and Sports Book, in March 2009. In-Running betting allows wagering on live sporting events throughout the event.

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In the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip, Tropicana Las Vegas is one of the last true landmark casino hotels in Las Vegas. An original leader in creating the authentic Las Vegas experience, the resort is redefining the expectations of today’s global travelers with a major transformation scheduled for completion in the fall of 2010, with Nikki Beach Club and Club Nikki scheduled for spring of 2011. The South Beach inspired changes to the resort include a fresh redesign of every hotel room and suite, the casino, the conference center and exhibition hall, the transformation of the legendary four-acre pool area into Nikki Beach Club and Club Nikki, several new restaurants, bars, a new poker room, and a new race and sports book. The look and feel of the new Tropicana Las Vegas is vibrant and exciting, filled with the sultry rhythm of a hot Havana night. Tropicana Las Vegas is not affiliated with any other property or brand.

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