Atlantic City Casinos, New Jersey, USA

in 1978 New Jersey became just the second U.S state with a casino following the opening of Resorts International casino in Atlantic City. The Total pre-opening cost the casino was $45.2 million.

In February 2013 New Jersey passed a law allowing licensed Atlantic City casinos to offer their casino and poker games online, and later in May 2018 online sports-betting was made legal in NJ.

Today in 2022, legal online casino games, sports-betting and poker are all available to consumers in New Jersey via a number of regulated gambling operators. Gamblers must be physically present in NJ in order to gamble online.

NJ Best Land-Based Casinos

  • Hard Rock Casino at Meadowlands (East Rutherford, New Jersey) has the most gaming machines in the state (with 5000 gaming Machines, including slots, video poker) and also has 250 table games spread out on the casino floor.
  • MGM’s Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa (Atlantic City) – The NJ destination for poker players (85 tables) – the Borgata hosts some of the biggest live tournament poker festivals in the U.S. The casino has a sportsbook and also you will find thousands of slots, and over 150 table games at this casino.
  • Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino (Atlantic City) – Operated by Caesars Entertainment Corporation this casino has 2220 gaming machines, 177 table games and enough poker tables (24) to run large poker tournaments / host hundreds of concurrent cash-game players.

Poker in NJ

Live poker players can choose from several New Jersey casinos / card-rooms which run legal live poker games in the state.

New Jersey Cardrooms
Poker Tables Casino Name City State Owner(s)
85 Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa Atlantic City New Jersey MGM Resorts International
42 Bally’s – Atlantic City – Wild Wild West Casino Atlantic City New Jersey Caesars Entertainment Corporation
40 Harrahs Resort Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey Caesars Entertainment Corporation
24 Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino Atlantic City New Jersey Caesars Entertainment Corporation
18 Tropicana Casino & Resort Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey Tropicana Entertainment Inc.
9 Golden Nugget Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey Landry’s Inc
8 Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City New Jersey Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
Upcoming Live Poker Festivals & Tournaments in NJ
Festival Start Date End Date

Is Online Poker Legal in NJ?

Yes- Legal online poker is available to gamblers in New Jersey. Players must be located within state lines.

Online Poker Licensees in the state include:

  • Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City
  • Tropicana Casino Resort Atlantic City
  • The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
  • Caesars Interactive Entertainment
  • Golden Nugget Atlantic City
  • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Ocean Resort Casino

The legal age for gambling in casinos in New Jersey is 21. Read our USA Gambling Ages guide

Legal Gambling Age in New Jersey
Gambling Activity Legal Age
Casinos 21
Poker 21
Bingo 18
Lottery Games 18
Horse-Racing / Dog racing 18
Pari-Mutuel betting 18
6 types of gambling are legally permitted in New Jersey:
  • Casinos
  • Poker
  • Bingo
  • Lottery Games
  • Horse-Racing / Dog racing
  • Pari-Mutuel betting

Who regulates Gambling in New Jersey?

Gambling in New Jersey is regulated by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement

Casinos in New Jersey

There are 21 Casinos, sportsbooks, cardrooms, race-tracks or cruise ships in New Jersey.

Hard Rock Casino at Meadowlands

East Rutherford, New Jersey

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 250
  • Gaming Machines: 5000
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

1500 E Commercial Ave, Anaconda, MT 59711, USA

Contact

Website: hamptonbeachcasinonh.com
Tel: +1 406-563-7444
Twitter: @GunLakeCasino

Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Operated by MGM Resorts International

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 186
  • Gaming Machines: 3000
  • Poker Tables: 85
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA

Contact

Website: theborgata.com
Tel: (609) 317-1000
Twitter: @BorgataPoker

Resorts Casino Hotel

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Operated by Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 76
  • Gaming Machines: 2500
  • Poker Tables: 8
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA

Contact

Website: https:
Tel: +1 609 340 63 00
Twitter: @resortscasino

Tropicana Casino & Resort Atlantic City

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Operated by Tropicana Entertainment Inc.

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 170
  • Gaming Machines: 2400
  • Poker Tables: 18
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA

Contact

Website: tropicana.net
Tel: +1 800 843 87 67
Twitter: @tropicanaac

Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Operated by Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 177
  • Gaming Machines: 2220
  • Poker Tables: 24
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

2100 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA

Contact

Website: totalrewards.com
Tel: (609) 348-4411
Twitter: @CaesarsAC

Harrahs Resort Atlantic City

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Operated by Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 110
  • Gaming Machines: 2150
  • Poker Tables: 40
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

777 Harrah''s Blvd, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA

Contact

Website: caesars.com
Tel: (609) 441-5000
Twitter: @harrahsresort

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Operated by Seminole Tribe of Florida

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 124
  • Gaming Machines: 2115
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA

Contact

Website: hardrockbiloxi.com
Tel: (609) 449-1000
Twitter: @HardRockHCAC

Ocean Casino Resort

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Operated by Luxor Capital Group

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 99
  • Gaming Machines: 1500
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA

Contact

Website: theoceanac.com
Tel: +1 609 783 8000
Twitter: @TheOceanAC

Bally's Atlantic City

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Operated by Bally's Corporation

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 93
  • Gaming Machines: 1481
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

1900 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA

Contact

Website: ballysac.com
Tel: (609) 340-2000
Twitter: @BallysAC

Golden Nugget Atlantic City

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Operated by Landry's Inc

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 82
  • Gaming Machines: 1453
  • Poker Tables: 9
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

600 Huron Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA

Contact

Website: goldennugget.com
Tel: (609) 441-2000
Twitter: @goldennuggetac

Cunard Cruises - Queen Elizabeth

Bayonne, New Jersey

Cunard Cruises - Queen Elizabeth is a casino cruise ship operated by Cunard Cruise Line

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: 5
  • Gaming Machines: 46
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

4 Port Terminal Blvd, Bayonne, NJ 07002, USA

Contact

Website: thecrystalcasino.com
Tel: +44 843 374 2224
Twitter: @cunardline

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment

East Rutherford, New Jersey

Operated by New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

1 Racetrack Drive, East Rutherford, NJ 07073, USA

Contact

Website: wlaymeadowlands.com
Tel: (201) 843-2446
Twitter: @themeadowlands

Freehold Raceway

Freehold, New Jersey

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

130 Park Ave, Freehold Township, NJ 07728, USA

Contact

Website: freeholdraceway.com
Tel: (732) 462-3800
Twitter: @RacewayFreehold

Monmouth Park

Oceanport, New Jersey

Operated by New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport, NJ 07757, USA

Contact

Website: monmouthpark.com
Tel: (732) 222-5100
Twitter: @MonmouthPark

Favorites at Toms River

Toms River, New Jersey

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No
  • Off Track Sportsbetting Available

Address

1071 Rte 37 W, Toms River, NJ 08755, USA

Contact

Website: fairmountpark.com
Tel: (732) 240-1210
Twitter: @fantasysprings

Bally's - Atlantic City - Wild Wild West Casino

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Operated by Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: 42
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

2100 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA

Contact

Website: caesars.com
Tel: (609) 340-2000
Twitter: @BallysAC

Liberty Rising Resort Spa and Casino

Jersey City, New Jersey

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

1601 Harrison Drive, Evanston, WY 82930, USA

Contact

Website: lbatonrouge.com
Tel: (307) 789-4191
Twitter: @leelanausands

Favorites at Gloucester Township

Clementon, New Jersey

Operated by Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: Yes

Address

1300 Blackwood Clementon Rd, Clementon, NJ 08021, USA

Contact

Website: fairmountpark.com
Tel: +1-856-441-4253
Twitter: @fantasysprings

Favorites at Woodbridge

Fords, New Jersey

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No
  • Off Track Sportsbetting Available

Address

3 Lafayette Rd, Fords, NJ 08863, USA

Contact

Website: mclooneswoodbridgegrille.com
Tel: (732) 512 5025
Twitter: @McLoones

Winners Bayonne OTB

Bayonne, New Jersey

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No
  • Off Track Sportsbetting Available

Address

400 NJ-440, Bayonne, NJ 07002, USA

Contact

Website: mcloonesbayonnegrille.com
Tel: (201) 436 2570
Twitter: @WinnersBayonne

Royal Caribbean International - Anthem of the Seas

Cape Liberty, New Jersey

Royal Caribbean International - Anthem of the Seas is a casino cruise ship operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises

Casino Summary

  • Table Games: None
  • Poker Tables: None
  • Sportsbook Available: No

Address

4 Port Terminal Blvd, Bayonne, NJ 07002, USA

Contact

Website: roxburylanes.com
Tel: (888) 561-2234
Twitter: @royalcaribbean

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is online-poker Legal in New Jersey?

    Yes- Legal online poker is available to anyone of legal gambling age in New Jersey. Players must be located within state lines in order to participate in online games.