There are three open Atlantic City poker rooms. Those are located at Borgata, Harrah’s and Tropicana. Two Atlantic City poker rooms remain temporarily closed. Those are at Bally’s and Golden Nugget.
Borgata brought tournaments back in September 2021. Harrah’s and Tropicana only deal cash games.
Click the link in the sections below to read more details about each open poker room in Atlantic City. While you may see some partitions in our pictures, these have since been removed from tables.
Open Atlantic City poker rooms
Borgata poker room
The Borgata poker room is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It currently hosts 35 tables. Before the pandemic, there were 85 tables in the Borgata poker room. There is a maximum of eight players per table.
The main games are 1/3, 2/5, 5/10 and 10/25 no limit Texas hold’em. The buy-in range is $100 to $400 for 1/3, $200 to $1,000 for 2/5, $500 to $2,500 for 5/10, and $2,500 with no cap at 10/25.
A few other games run from time to time. This includes fixed limit hold’em, Omaha, stud and mixed games.
Tournaments returned to Borgata in September 2021. There are no limit hold’em tournaments on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings.
Harrah’s poker room
There are 28 poker tables at the Harrah’s poker room in Atlantic City. It normally has 40. The lower number is due to social distancing. It opens daily at 11am Monday through Friday and 24 hours on weekends.
The typical game mix consists of 1/2, 1/3, and 2/5 no limit Texas hold’em, as well as 2-6 spread limit hold’em. The buy-in for 1/2 is $60 to $300. For 1/3, it is $100 to $500. It is $200 to $1,000 at 2/5.
The Harrah’s Atlantic City poker room does not deal tournaments due to the pandemic. Before the closure, it dealt a $100 no limit Texas hold’em tournament on Sunday and Wednesday at 8:15pm.
Tropicana Atlantic City poker room
There are 18 tables in the Tropicana poker room. It specializes in 1/2 no limit Texas hold’em. The buy-in is $60 to $300. It opens at 11am during the week. It is open 24 hours on weekends. Tournaments are currently suspended. The Tropicana poker room is the only one open on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.
Temporarily closed Atlantic City poker rooms
There are two temporarily closed Atlantic City poker rooms. These are located at Bally’s and Golden Nugget. Since both have been closed nearly two years, it seems unlikely that either will return.
Bally’s Atlantic City poker room
Bally’s was sold by Caesars in 2020. The poker room was removed from the company’s website. It is not known if it will reopen. It had 40 poker tables. It was branded after the World Series of Poker, which is not owned by the company that now operates Bally’s. It dealt seven daily no limit Texas hold’em tournaments each week when it was last open.
Golden Nugget Atlantic City poker room
The Golden Nugget’s poker room hosted nine tables. Its main games were 1/3 and 2/5 no limit Texas hold’em and 3/6 fixed limit hold’em. It dealt 13 daily tournaments every week when it was last open in March 2020. All were no limit Texas hold’em.
New Jersey online poker rooms
New Jersey is home to four online poker networks. New Jersey poker sites include Borgata Poker, Partypoker, PokerStars, Pala Poker and WSOP.com. Each has a first deposit bonus available to new players. These range from 20% to 50% rakeback. More information: New Jersey poker sites.
Atlantic City poker room FAQ
Are Atlantic City poker rooms open?
There are three open Atlantic City poker rooms.
What is the minimum age for Atlantic City poker rooms?
Players must be at least 21 years old.
Is smoking permitted in Atlantic City poker rooms?
No. All Atlantic City poker rooms are nonsmoking.
What is the most common poker game in Atlantic City?
No limit Texas hold’em is the most common poker game in Atlantic City.
Do Atlantic City poker rooms deal tournaments?
Borgata deals poker tournaments on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. There are no poker tournaments at Harrah’s or Tropicana.
Last update: March 3, 2022