Back To Normal In Atlantic City Casino Sportsbooks As NCAA Tourney Tips Off

The first chance for relative normalcy at Atlantic City sportsbooks for March Madness since pre-pandemic 2019 coincided with St. Patrick’s Day on Thursday. The festive holiday won out over any “war is over” theme, it turned out upon some inspection. The sportsbooks at Caesars, Bally’s, and the BetMGM version at Borgata each featured a fine assortment of gamblers soaking up the early action on Day One of the main-draw 64-team bracket. But there was no “hangover” evident from the loss of two years of highly social gambling on games.