Atlantic City Casinos, New Jersey, USA

Atlantic City is one of a handful of American cities which is synonymous with casinos and gambling – much like Las Vegas.
There are currently 10 commercial casinos in Atlantic City, NJ, USA – offering gamblers the opportunity to win (or lose!) big at casino games like slots, roulette, poker, keno, video-poker and much more.

Whether you want to grab a seat at a high-stakes poker cash-game or tournament, or play the penny slots or video poker – there’s something fun for everyone in AC’s impressive casino resorts.

List of All Atlantic City Casinos
Casino Name City State Owner(s)
Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa Atlantic City New Jersey MGM Resorts International
Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City New Jersey Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
Tropicana Casino & Resort Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey Tropicana Entertainment Inc.
Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino Atlantic City New Jersey Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Harrahs Resort Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey Seminole Tribe of Florida
Ocean Casino Resort Atlantic City New Jersey Luxor Capital Group
Bally's Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey Bally's Corporation
Golden Nugget Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey Landry's Inc
Bally's - Atlantic City - Wild Wild West Casino Atlantic City New Jersey Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Table Games at AC Casinos

Atlantic City Casinos have massive floor-space for the gaming floor – so in addition to slots and video-poker, you can expect to find all the classic casino games as well as a number of exciting casino table games including:

  • Craps
  • Roulette
  • Baccarat
  • Blackjack
  • Ultimate Texas Hold’em (UTH)
  • 3-Card Poker
  • 4-Card Poker
  • Pai Gow Poker.

and more.

Blackjack Variants in AC Casinos

Gamblers who like playing real-money casino blackjack can enjoy a variety of Blackjack variants in the mix at AC casinos, including:

  • 6:5 Blackjack
  • 3:2 eight-deck Blackjack
  • 3:2 six-deck Blackjack
  • Blackjack Switch
  • Spanish 21

3:2 blackjack is preferable given the choice: It has the smallest house edge, and offers the best payback for blackjack players.

Poker in Atlantic City

The Borgata runs a number of World Poker Tour events, including the popular Borgata Poker Open.
For poker tournament players, The Borgata, Harrah’s and Caesars are the top picks – with the most tables (and thus the ability to run the large live poker tournaments).

Cash-game players in New Jersey can find around the clock poker available in most popular formats at Atlantic City casinos at various stakes (small to mid-stakes to high-stakes).

If you are planning on playing a significant amount of poker while in AC, and plan on staying in one of the resorts, talk to the card-room manager to arrange a “poker-rate” before you book.

NJ & Atlantic City Poker Rooms
Poker Tables Casino Name City State Owner(s)
85Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa Atlantic City New Jersey MGM Resorts International
8Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City New Jersey Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
18Tropicana Casino & Resort Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey Tropicana Entertainment Inc.
24Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino Atlantic City New Jersey Caesars Entertainment Corporation
40Harrahs Resort Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey Caesars Entertainment Corporation
9Golden Nugget Atlantic City Atlantic City New Jersey Landry's Inc
42Bally's - Atlantic City - Wild Wild West Casino Atlantic City New Jersey Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Note that The Borgata, Harrah’s and Tropicana card-rooms are open, while the others in the city remain temporarily shuttered since COVID 19 pandemic restrictions came into effect.

Online Poker

New Jersey is one of a handful of states where online poker is regulated & legal, with inter-state poker facilitates my the Multi-State Internet Gaming Agreement (MSIGA).

Sports betting in Atlantic City

Sports betting is legal in New Jersey – both at land-based casinos and sportsbooks, and via online betting websites / apps. Sportsbetting is also permitted at OTB race-tracks in Atlantic City.

Anyone aged 21 years or older can legally bet on sports or casino games online while within New Jersey state limits via a mobile device or PC.

Atlantic City – Casino Rewards / Players Cards

Many casinos in the city have rewards programs (also known as “players clubs”) – which give customers casino players cards to track play, and earn rewards & benefits.

Atlantic City Casinos & Rewards Programs

  • Bally’s Atlantic City (Bally Rewards)
  • Borgata (MGM Rewards)
  • Caesars Atlantic City (Caesars Rewards)
  • Golden Nugget Atlantic City (24K Select Club)
  • Harrah’s Atlantic City (Caesars Rewards)
  • Tropicana Atlantic City (Caesars Rewards)
  • Wild Wild West (Caesars Rewards)
  • Ocean Resort (Ocean Rewards)
  • Resorts Atlantic City (Star Card)
  • Hard Rock Atlantic City (Wild Card Rewards)