ATLANTIC CITY — Ocean Resort Casino has been granted a special meeting just days before it is set to open for the approval of a state casino license that would allow the casino to offer gaming.

The Casino Control Commission will hold a special meeting Wednesday to consider the issuance of a casino license to Ocean Resort and for rulings in connection to the license, according to a release from the CCC.

The meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m. on the first floor of the commission building at Tennessee Avenue and the Boardwalk.

The casino is set to open eight days later, the same day as Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City’s planned opening.

Jordan Deifik, principal of Ocean Resort, said the casino doesn’t expect any issues when it goes before the commission.

“It’s been a whirlwind of a year from the transaction to purchase from Glenn Straub, and this is the final capstone. It’s been a long journey, but we’re very excited to see the finish line and open the property and bring a great venue back to Atlantic City,” Deifik said.

If Ocean Resort is approved for its license, the casino will hold operation tests, allowing guests to test different areas of the casino floor in front of the Division of Gaming Enforcement.

The casino has a temporary certificate of occupancy that is in place for the next year, Deifik said.

The casino’s 130,000-square-foot gaming floor will have nearly 100 table games and more than 2,000 slot machines.

Ocean Resort has partnered with international sports book operator William Hill U.S. to run its sports book when doors open, pending approval for the license.

Frank Leone, CEO of Ocean Resort, said the casino plans a 7,500-square-foot sports book “dead center” on the casino floor.

A closer look at the Ocean Resort Casino

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Members of the media were given a tour Monday of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, including the casino floor. A Casino Control Commis…

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A view of an outside deck at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, …

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A view of the casino floor with slots machines at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic C…

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A luxury suite on the 39th floor at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday Ju…

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The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off some of the features of the redesign…

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A view of the escalators at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2…

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The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off some of the features of the redesign…

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The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off some of the features of the redesign…

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Employee cafe at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to sho…

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The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off some of the features of the redesign…

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Chrome columns reflect the flowery carpet in a hallway at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in At…

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The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off some of the features of the redesign…

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The Sky Garden at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to sh…

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A view from above the casino floor. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off …

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The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off some of the features of the redesign…

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A view of Absecon Inlet from a suite on the 39th floor at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in At…

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A view of the escalators at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2…

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A view of the casino floor with slots machines at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic C…

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A view of the "Den" a meeting lounge at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monda…

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Lights in a hallway at Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to s…

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The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off some of the features of the redesign…

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Ovation Hall theater at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018,…

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A view of the casino floor with slots machines at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic C…

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The Sky Cafe at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show…

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The Sky Cafe at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show…

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A view of of the Atlantic City Boadwalk and ocean from the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlan…

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A view from above the casino floor. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off …

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A view of the Atlantic City skyline from a suite on the 39th floor at the Ocean Resort Casino. . (Dale Gerhard / Press of Atlantic City)

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Gaming tables waiting to be uncovered for the opening of the Ocean Resort Casino The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atla…

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Seth Schorr, resort advisor for the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, guides the media through the facility. The media was given a tour of…

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A view of the casino floor with slots machines at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic C…

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The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off some of the features of the redesign…

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A view of the casino floor with slots machines at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic C…

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A view from above the casino floor. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off …

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A view of a suite at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to…

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Worker construct the framing for large aquarium that will be set in the main lobby at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of t…

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Ovation Hall theater at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018,…

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A view of the escalators at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2…

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A view of the Atlantic City skyline from a suite on the 39th floor at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort …

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Seth Schorr, resort advisor for the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, guides the media through the facility. The media was given a tour of…

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A view of the escalators at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2…

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A view of of the Atlantic City Boadwalk and ocean from the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlan…

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A luxury suite on the 39th floor at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday Ju…

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A view of the casino floor with slots machines at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic C…

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The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2018, to show off some of the features of the redesign…

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Monday’s tour offered an inside look at the redesigned Boardwalk property, which was formerly the Revel casino.

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A view of the escalators at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, Monday June 11, 2…

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A view of the casino floor with slots machines at the Ocean Resort Casino. The media was given a tour of the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic C…

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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Seth Schorr (right), founder of Fifth Street Gaming, Ashley Polo, vice president of Brand Marketing and Communications and Jordan Deifik,princ…

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The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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Ryan Taglianetti of Cirignano Contracting Inc. painting part of the railing at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th …

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Seth Schorr, founder of Fifth Street Gaming, Ashley Polo, vice president of Brand Marketing and Communications and Jordan Deifik,principal of …

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Steel Pier reflection off the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff P…

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Theater at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th this year. May 24, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

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Seth Schorr, founder of Fifth Street Gaming; Ashley Polo, vice president of brand marketing and communications; and Jordan Deifik, principal o…

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Ryan Taglianetti of Cirignano Contracting Inc. painting part of the railing at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City which will open June 28th …

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