Resorts World Casino table games
ALBANY — Resorts World Casino in Queens is betting on video blackjack.
The racino at Aqueduct Racetrack began offering electronic blackjack on Tuesday.
“Video blackjack is an extremely popular game around the world, and we are incredibly excited to expand and enhance our unrivaled gaming offerings for the millions of guests we welcome every year, ” said Resorts World New York City President Ryan Eller.
The game sets up betting stations with a virtual female dealer offering electronic cards.
Players make decisions such as whether to hit or stand via touchscreen.
Resorts World unveiled the first 60 tables this week with the anticipation there will eventually be 300 blackjack machines that will generate tens of millions of dollars earmarked for state education aid.
The virtual dealer has already found a real fan in James Fung, 35, Brooklyn.
“I like it because I don’t have to travel down to Atlantic City to play, ” he said. “I’ll definitely come back for this.”
The casino already offers other electronic table games like baccarat, roulette, craps, and sic bo.Kathy Kmonicek/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Nine racetrack casinos in New York were prohibited from offering games of skill like blackjack and poker. Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature in this year’s budget authorized some electronic games where there is an element of skill..
Where is the Resort World Casino located.
The Resort World Casino is located in Jamaica, New York. The address of the Resort World Casino is New York City, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. Jamaica, NY 11420.