The Atlantic City Boardwalk is home to nine top-rate casinos, all of which offer entertainment and gaming to thousands of visitors annually.
The Resorts-owned Hilton casino is the southernmost of the boardwalk’s casinos, devoting more than 60,000 square feet to its games, including the second-floor poker room with daily tournaments, and the Asian-themed Treasure Palace.
Five blocks away is the Tropicana, with 140,000 square feet of gaming space, including three floors of slots! The “Trop” also offers a poker room, the Asian-themed Jade Palace, and the Turf Club, a simulcast facility.
Next is the Trump Plaza casino, with more than 80 table games and nearly 3,000 slot machines. Choose from the main casino area, with its subdued lighting and glittering chandeliers, or the East Tower Casino, where large windows offer a view of the beach.
With its theme of ancient Rome, Caesars offers more than 3,000 reel and video slot games, as well as more than 100 table games, simulcast horse racing, a keno lounge, a poker room, and Palace East, Caesar’s Asian-inspired gaming area.
Bally’s s the city’s largest casino, offering a traditional main casino as well as the western-themed Wild, Wild West Casino, which really sets this casino apart from the crowd. Western-costumed employees and other details give this place the feel of an old mining boom town.
The Claridge is the smallest of the boardwalk’s casinos, with 1,800 slot machines and about 60 game tables spread among three floors.
Next is the Art Deco-inspire Resorts, with 2,500 slot machines and 60 gaming tables. Join the Resorts Destination Club here to earn comps and cash back for your play at any of the Resorts-owned casinos.
The sumptuously decorated Taj Mahal casino is one of the largest casinos in the world, with more than 4,000 slots, over 200 table games, the Asian-themed Dragon Room, simulcast facility, smoke-free poker room and a baccarat pit.
It’s Mardi Gras at the Showboat casino, known for its House of Blues poker room. You’ll also find more than 80 table games and over 3,500 slot machines here, as well as a simulcast facility and an Asian games pit area.
By Robert Smith
Robert Smith is an authority on New Jersey travel & has been exploring the Atlantic City area for quite some time. From seeing one of the great Atlantic City Shows to staying overnight at one of the Atlantic City Casinos he enjoys spending his time in the city that is “Always Turned On”.