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Yesterday the Arena Football League officially announced that Atlantic City, New Jersey would be the fifth market in the Arena Football League for the 2019 season. AFL commissioner Randall Boe said this in a press release yesterday.

Atlantic City is a great market for the Arena Football League The AFL is focused on fan engagement and the integration of sports betting, fantasy and fan gamification with our games. Atlantic City is a perfect fit with that strategy and will be a great city for the Arena Football League

The team nickname has yet to be announced but you can submit your entries for what the team should be called at this site below

http://www.atlanticcityafl.com/fans/name-the-team/

Earlier this month, the Albany Empire's George Manias talked expansion and more with Levack and Goz . To hear that complete interview click on the link below.

Do you believe the Atlantic City market can be a successful market in the Arena Football League? Let us know your thoughts below.