July 16, 2018 Continent 8 Team

Atlantic City poised to be East Coast leader for esports, online gaming (Press of Atlantic City)

ATLANTIC CITY — A U.K.-based net-work solutions and data center provider wants to invest $5 million to build a nearly 6,000- square-foot secured server in the Convention Center, which could bolster efforts for the resort to become a regional hub for competitive online gaming.

A deal between the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority and Continent 8 to lease underutilized space in the Atlantic City Convention Center for the construction and operation of an international data center is close to being finalized, according to representatives with both entities.

The data center would serve to increase bandwidth capacity and security for web-based services throughout the city and, potentially, the greater South Jersey region…

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