Ocean Casino Resort Room
Ocean Casino Resort Room
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On Monday, I wrote that it appeared that the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City would be leaving the Hyatt Unbound Collection.

It’s Confirmed. Ocean is Breaking Up with Hyatt

I hate to write this, because using Hyatt points for stays at Ocean Casino Resort on summer weekends was an AMAZING value. Often 4-5 cents a point.

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But as of December 31st, this option will be no more.

Ocean Casino Resort Room
Ocean Casino Resort Standard Room

From two different representatives at Hyatt, I received this:

“We have been advised that the Ocean Resort Casino will no longer be operated as a Hyatt-affiliated hotel or within The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand. The hotel will continue its normal business operations as a part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand through 11:59pm EST on December 31, 2019. Reservations may continue to be booked on Hyatt booking channels until 11:59pm EST on December 31, 2019”

I’ve already made it clear in my previous post that I think this will be another nail in the coffin for Ocean, removing yet another reason to make Ocean your one-stop gambling casino in Atlantic City.

I’d love to find out it’s because they are joining a different hotel chain, but I suspect that is not the case.

   

Did you gamble at Ocean because of the Hyatt tie-up? Will you still go?

Let me know here, on Twitter, or in the private MilesTalk Facebook group.

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I got "in the game" in 2003 and since then I've collected literally millions and millions of frequent flyer miles and hotel points. I've flown around the world in first class seats that would cost $29,000 using frequent flyer miles and a few bucks in tax. And I've stayed in some of the finest hotels - all for free! A few years ago I realized many of my friends actually thought I was paying for these!! So I started sharing my tips. It's long been a passion, but when I hosted a session on Miles and Points at this year's South by Southwest festival, my love of the game intensified and this blog was born.

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