Best Casinos in Atlantic City

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Best Casinos in Atlantic City
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20 Jul

The instant anyone mentions gambling, images immediately spring to mind of the casinos of Las Vegas. The plush decor and staff on hand to attend to your every need makes Sin City a favourite travel destination for millions. But there’s other options too.

Why aren’t as many people searching for New Jersey casinos? On the face of it, it’s a great destination for a short trip away. Located where the climate is much more appealing for those who struggle with the intense desert heat of Nevada. It’s also not too far from the shopping paradise of New York City.

Let’s take a look at some of the options in America’s north eastern gambling paradise.


#1 Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

Seen by many as the best option in Atlantic City, Borgata continues to stand out as a modern facility among its rivals who are still stuck in the ‘70s. Built in 2003, the property not only excels when it comes to gaming but also when it comes to the rooms. The other properties are all about the gambling and little about providing luxurious surroundings during down time.

The dining options also set Borgata apart. Bobby Flay Steak is a modern twist on a steakhouse, while those who prefer something a little more casual can pop into the BetMGM Sportsbook and Bar.

There’s even a nightclub on the premises that regularly boasts top-notch DJs such as Dutch megastar Tiesto.


#2 Caesars Atlantic City Casino

Caesars is a bit of a niche choice for holidaymakers who want to gamble. As mentioned earlier, apart from Borgata the casinos don’t even come close to the modern surroundings of Las Vegas. Cheap soap and cigarette smoke is how one review described the gaming floor smell.

On the other hand, the food options are sometimes out of this world, which can be enough to sway the decision on where to go. Nero’s is a fine dining restaurant that is the envy of the Strip in Atlantic City.


#3 Tropicana Casino & Resort

Tropicana is a property that has it all within walking distance. There is everything a person would want, or need, in a holiday or gambling expedition. The casino floor is massive, and once you’re done with that for the day you can explore the many shopping options on site.

The decor is done up in a Cuban/Caribbean style that helps to perpetuate a fun vibe around the place. The dining options are as varied as you would ever need, also with plenty of bars and such to party in if the gambling has been going well. There’s even an IMAX cinema.

So, as you can see, if you don’t fancy the intense heat of Las Vegas then at least consider a trip to New Jersey to investigate the casinos of Atlantic City.


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Mark from Stamford in the UK is a professional cash game player, and part time journalist. A massive chess fan and perpetual traveller.He also produces strategy content for our sister wesbite PokerVIP.com.Read more

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