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Ocean Resort Casino Continues Grand Opening Celebration With Announcement of Exciting Entertainment Options

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – JUNE 27, 2018 — Ocean Resort Casino announced today a wide offering of world-class entertainment options that include popular comedian and actor Wayne Brady, comedienne Wanda Sykes, the theatrical production RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles and an exciting fight card from Top Rank Boxing. Tickets for all events go on sale to the public on Friday, June 29 and can be purchased via Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

“This is an exciting time for Ocean Resort Casino and in order to continue providing the best possible experience for our guests, we’re proud to announce a wide-range of shows and events that we believe will appeal to fans of sports and entertainment,” said Ocean Resort Casino CEO Frank Leone.

A summary of the events and shows coming soon to Ocean Resort Casino:

TOP RANK BOXING (AUGUST 18, 2018 – OVATION HALL)

Heavyweight contender Bryant “B.Y.” Jennings was born and bred in Philadelphia, and on Saturday, August 18, he aims to bring some of that Philly firepower to the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

Jennings (23-2, 13 KOs) will face off against Alexander “Sascha” Dimitrenko (41-3, 26 KOs) for the WBO International heavyweight title in the 12-round main event at Ovation Hall. This will be the first boxing event at Ocean Resort Casino, a state-of-the-art resort property set to open tomorrow, June 28.

In the co-main event, Philadelphia native Jesse “Hollywood” Hart (24-1, 20 KOs) will defend the NABF super middleweight title in a 10-rounder against the battle-tested Mike Gavronski (24-2-1, 15 KOs).

Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, June 29 and can be purchased via Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

 

WANDA SYKES (SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 – OVATION HALL)

Wanda Sykes is an award-winning writer, performer and producer who got her start in comedy at a talent showcase in Washington, DC.  Since then, Sykes has appeared on several television shows including her current role on ABC’s acclaimed Blackish, Showtime’s House of Lies, Amazon Prime’s Alpha House and HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm.  In 2010, Sykes had her own late-night talk show on FOX, The Wanda Sykes Show, and has headlined several Emmy-nominated comedy specials. She has also made a name for herself in the world of feature films, appearing in last summer’s Fox comedy Snatched with Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn, as well as Evan Almighty, Monster-in-Law, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Nutty Professor 2, The Klumps and Down to Earth.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, June 29 and can be purchased via Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

 

WAYNE BRADY (NOVEMBER 10, 2018 – OVATION HALL)

Wayne Brady burst onto the scene as a multi-talented performer during his debut as part of the British improv show Whose Line is it Anyway, which skyrocketed his career and earned him an Emmy.  In 2001, he debuted as host of The Wayne Brady Show, a weekly music and comedy variety show, which was revised a year later to also include a talk-show element.  The show ran through 2004 and earned Brady two daytime Emmys, after which he returned to his theatrical roots with a Broadway appearance in a revival of Chicago.

Since then, Brady toured with his own live show and returned to television in shows such as How I Met Your Mother, Everyone Hates Chris and as the host of the popular game show Let’s Make a Deal.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, June 29 and can be purchased via Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

 

RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES (NOVEMBER 17, 2018 – OVATION HALL)

This acclaimed musical celebration of the Beatles – one of the greatest bands of all time – has thrilled audiences with their unique celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. For the first time ever, RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles will bring the historic album to life in its entirety for this psychedelic multimedia spectacular! It’s a performance will take you back in time with the legendary foursome and will deliver a note-for-note experience that is like seeing the Beatles live.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, June 29 and can be purchased via Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

For more information about Ocean Resort Casino, visit www.theoceanac.com.

 

ABOUT OCEAN RESORT CASINO

As the tallest building in Atlantic City, the landmark Ocean Resort Casino will offer unparalleled ocean views in its 1,399 rooms and capture the essence of what draws people to this popular waterfront destination, situated on 20 acres along the city’s famed Boardwalk.  In addition to its expansive hotel, casino and meeting space, Ocean Resort Casino will feature six swimming pools, a cabana filled sun-deck and distinctive dining and entertainment venues.   Ocean Resort Casino is part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Portfolio and will include a 40,000 square foot on-site Exhale spa.   Ocean Resort Casino is owned and operated by AC Ocean Walk LLC.  For more information visit theoceanac.com