Atlantic City Blackjacks
The Atlantic City Blackjacks are a professional arena football team based in Atlantic City, New Jersey, that is announced to begin play in the Arena Football League (AFL) in 2019. Home games are to be played at Boardwalk Hall. The team will be operated by Trifecta Sports and Entertainment, the same ownership group as the Albany Empire and Philadelphia Soul. On January 31, the team announced two-time AFL coach of the year Ron James as its inaugural head coach. After a name-the-team contest, the name Blackjacks was announced on March 7.
|Atlantic City Blackjacks|
Play in Boardwalk Hall
in Atlantic City, New Jersey
|Arena Football League (2019–present)|
|Team colors||Black, red, gold and silver|
|Owner(s)||Trifecta Sports and Entertainment|
|Head coach||Ron James|
|League championships (0)|
|Conference championships (0)|
|Division championships (0)|
Atlantic City Blackjacks roster
Rookies in italics
Coaches and personnelEdit
|Atlantic City Blackjacks staff|
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- "Albany Empire Parent Company Chosen to Operate New Atlantic City AFL Franchise". OurSportsCentral.com. January 23, 2019.
- "Atlantic City AFL Team Announces Head Coach, Coaching Staff". OurSportsCentral.com. January 31, 2019.
- "ATLANTIC CITY BLACKJACKS ANNOUNCED AS AFL TEAM NAME AND LOGO". ACBlackjacks.com. March 7, 2019.