This poll was run a few years back and it was to find the best casino in Atlantic City. A lot of things have changed in the last few years and some of the casinos listed here are not in business anymore. We will be running a new poll in the future.
Here is a list of the casinos that were listed in that poll and some information on each venue.
Atlantic City Hilton Casino Resort
Location: Boston Avenue and the Boardwalk
A Three Diamond resort, the Atlantic City Hilton also features gourmet and casual restaurants, in-season beach bar, retail, a theater and a spa with an indoor swimming pool.
It features 75,416 square feet of gaming space, including a state-of-the-art gaming room for Asian Games.
· Opened: 12/11/80 (As Golden Nugget)
· 2,295 slot games
· 102 table games
· 809 guestrooms
Web site: http://www.hiltonac.com, (609) 347-7111
Bally’s Atlantic City, Park Place and the Boardwalk
Bally’s Atlantic City offers gourmet and casual restaurants, in-season beach bar, retail, a theater and a 40,000 square foot spa with fitness center and indoor swimming pool. It features 180,000 square foot casino floor space in three unique casinos: the Claridge Casino, the Wild Wild West Casino and Bally’s main casino.
· Opened: 12/29/79
· More than 3,800 slot machines
· 200 table games
· 1,747 guest rooms
Web site: http://ballysac.com, (609) 340-2000
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, One Borgata Way
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa features gourmet and casual restaurants, lounges, retail, a theater and a 54,000 square foot European-style spa. Adjoining the property is The Water Club, A Signature Hotel by Borgata, with 800 guest rooms and suites; food and beverage by chef Geoffrey Zakarian; a 36,000 square foot spa; 18,000 square feet of meeting space; 6 designer retail boutiques; and 5 heated indoor and outdoor pools. It features 61,000 square feet of gaming space.
· Opened: 7/3/03
· 4,100 of the latest slots
· 182 table games
· 85-table poker room
· 2,000 guestrooms
Web site: http://www.theborgata.com, (609) 317-1000
Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Avenue
Caesars Atlantic City offers gourmet and casual restaurants, retail, and Qua Baths & Spa with an outdoor swimming pool. It features 44,511 square feet of gaming space.
· Opened: 6/26/79
· 3,027 slot machines
· table games
· 1,139 guest rooms
Web site: http://www.caesarsac.com, (800) 443-0104
Harrah’s Atlantic City, 777 Harrah’s Boulevard
Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City also features gourmet and casual restaurants, lounges, retail, fitness center, indoor swimming pool and Concert Venue. It features 147,077 square feet of casino space.
· Opened: 11/23/80
· 3,738 slot machines,
· 124 total tables: 84 table games, 40-table poker room and keno parlor
· 2,590guest rooms
Web site: http://www.harrahs.com, (609) 441-5000
Resorts Atlantic City, 1133 Boardwalk
Resorts Atlantic City also features gourmet and casual restaurants, Superstar Theater, two lounges, Boogie Nights dance club, retail and a health spa with an indoor/outdoor swimming pool. It features 100,000 square feet of casino space.
· Opened: 5/26/78
· 2,500 slot machines
· 80 table games and a simulcast room
· 942 guest rooms
Web site: http://www.resortsac.com, (800) 336-6378
Showboat – The Mardi Gras Casino, 801 Boardwalk
The 10th location of House of Blues is located on the Boardwalk side of Showboat. It features it’s a House of Blues-themed poker room, gaming area, and themed suites. It also offers a restaurant with weekly live entertainment, the main Music Hall for larger concerts such as the Goo Goo Dolls and Nine Inch Nails, and a private members only luxe lounge and restaurant called The Foundation Room. It features 123,658 square feet of casino space.
· Opened: 4/3/87
· 23,000-square feet of convention and meeting space
· 3298 slot machines
· 91 table games and 28 poker tables in the House of Blues Poker Room
· The hotel features 1,329 rooms, including 22 House of Blues themed Studio Suites
Web site: http://www.showboatatlanticcity.com, (609) 343-4000
Tropicana Casino and Resort, Brighton Avenue and the Boardwalk
Tropicana Casino and Resort also offers gourmet and casual restaurants, retail, lounges, health club, outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Tropicana’s expansion, The Quarter – features 200,000 square feet of dining, entertainment, retail and spa & the areas only IMAX Theatre. It features 147,000 square feet of gaming space including simulcast.
· Opened: 11/23/81
· 3,500 slot machines
· 175 table games, a poker club with 35 poker tables and simulcast facility
· 2,129 guest rooms
Web site: http://www.tropicana.net, (800) THE-TROP
Trump Marina Casino Resort, Huron Avenue and Brigantine Blvd.
Trump Marina Casino Resort also offers gourmet and casual dining, showrooms, nightclubs and retail. Managed by Trump Marina Casino Resort, the Senator Frank S. Farley State Marina features 640-boat slips capable of berthing boats from under 20 feet to over 300 feet. It features 74,252 square feet of casino space.
· Opened: 6/17/85
· 1,983 slot machines
· 73 table games
· 728 guest rooms
Web site: http://www.trumpmarina.com, (609) 441-2000
Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino, Mississippi Avenue at Boardwalk
Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino also features gourmet and casual restaurants, a theater, salon and spa, retail, lounges and an in-season beach bar. It features 95,306 square feet of casino space. It features 95,306 square feet of casino space.
· Opened: 5/13/84
· 2122 slot machines
· 107 table games
· 2,318 slot machines
· 91 table games
· 906 guest rooms
Web site: http://www.trumpplaza.com, (609) 441-6000
Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, 1000 Boardwalk at Virginia Avenue
A Five Star Award-winner, Trump Taj Mahal also offers gourmet and casual restaurants, a 5,000 seat showroom, retail, salon, spa, lounges and a nightclub. It features 112,999 square feet of casino space. It is the home to the United States Poker Championship.
· Opened: 5/5/90
· More than 3,787 slot machines
· 132 table games, keno, simulcast facility and a smoke-free poker room with 71 tables,
· 2,032 rooms and suites.
Web site: http://www.trumptaj.com, (609) 449-1000
The figures for this feature and the photo shown above were provided by the Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Bureau. Discover more about Atlantic City @ http://www.atlanticcitynj.com.
Here are the results of our Best of New Jersey Poll:
What is the Best Casino in Atlantic City?
Total Votes: 771
- Borgata 33.46% (258 votes)
- Tropicana 11.67% (90 votes)
- Caesars 11.28% (87 votes)
- Harrah’s 10.77% (83 votes)
- Bally’s 5.84% (45 votes)
- Trump Plaza 2.98% (23 votes)
- Resorts 2.72% (21 votes)
- Golden Nugget 1.82% (14 votes)