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Search Our Archive of Gaming Articles Opens Land-Based Racing and Sports Book in Antigua

28 April 2003

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- (Press Release) --, a leading offshore gaming company providing both Internet and telephone wagering worldwide, today announced the grand opening of its land-based operation in the majestic Grand Princess Casino located in Jolly Harbour, Antigua on April 28th.

The new race and sports book (BetAntigua) offers wagering on all major sports leagues and events including horse racing, football, basketball, soccer, golf and many more, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The state of the art facilities include 18 television screens providing satellite coverage of worldwide sporting events, seating to accommodate more than 50 players and a fully equipped sports bar supplying food and refreshments to patrons.

"We are excited to provide a sports betting operation to the luxurious Grand Princess Casino, the premier casino resort on the island of Antigua," said Simon Noble, CEO of "Opening a traditional sports book in a casino resort adds to the portfolio of gaming properties managed by while providing a distinct market advantage over other Internet gaming companies."

Situated in Jolly Harbour, the largest marina, golf and beach resort in the Caribbean, the Grand Princess Casino brings modern full-service casino gaming to the heart of the Eastern Caribbean. Surrounded by lush, tropical beauty, the twenty thousand square foot development features numerous casino games including roulette, blackjack, poker, craps, and baccarat among others.

A cocktail party to celebrate the grand opening of the Grand Princess Casino will be held on April 28th as part of the Antiguan Sailing Week Regatta.

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