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N. Carolina Ave & Boardwalk // Atlantic City  » map

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Pricing: $ $ $ $ $
Check In: 4:00pm, 6:00pm Sundays
Check Out: 11:00am
Deposit: $100 credit card
Resort Fee: No
Nearby: Trump Taj Mahal
Bally's Atlantic City
Comp Club: Star Card
Drink Service: Bribes required
Deals: 0 deals for Resorts International

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Resorts International - The Real Deal :

Resorts International is one of our "preferred" places to play craps. Odds are good (3,4,5x) and the dealers are great fun. The casino can sometimes be a bit crowded when the bus junkets are in full force.

Location of Resorts International:

Right next to the Taj Mahal and, further north Showboat, with Ballys and Caesars a few blocks south.

Resorts International is Near

Trump Taj Mahal
Bally's Atlantic City

Cool Stuff About Resorts International:

Check out the Beach Cam!

Pro Bar is the first (and only?) casino gay bar. Be sure to catch Blanche, the Singing Bartender

Resorts International History

Resorts International was the first casino to open in Atlantic City and was once owned by talk show host and Jeopardy/Wheel of Fortune creator Merv Griffin. After a long stint in the Atlantic City casino portfolio of real estate conglomerate Colony Capital, the resort was sold at auction to another real estate investor, who partnered with long time Atlantic City casino executive Dennis Gomes to turn the property around. In 2012, Resorts announced partnership with Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville to bring a Margaritaville restaurant and casino to the property. Shortly thereafter, Resorts announced a management agreement with the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, owner operators of the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania.

The Rooms at Resorts International

Resort's AC, Atlantic City's first casino boasts having some of the largest standard hotel rooms in the city with an art-deco theme. While art is plentiful, the rooms are a wee sparse with the 'deco'. The bathrooms, however, are more aptly appointed. Guests have a choice of the Rendevous and Ocean Towers. Both offer views of the Atlantic, while the best suites are in the Rendezvous.

The Rendezvous Tower is the opulent art deco tower set further from the beach. Rendezvous Tower rooms come in two flavors, standard rooms and suites, both come in king or dual queen configurations. The decor is, well, old... blonde wood furnishings, floral print bed spreads, pastel colored artwork, yeah... that 80's look.

The Ocean Tower is the older, shorter tower that is right on the Boardwalk. Ocean Tower rooms feature updated decor and come in both king and dual queen configurations.

Restaurants at Resorts International

Resorts offers a number of delicious options for that moment when the sounds of stomach grumbling grow louder than your desire to do battle with the poker slots.

Capriccio - upscale Italian dining with a great view of the ocean.
Gallagher's - legendary New York Steakhouse with a world famous selection of dry aged beef.
Gallagher's Burger Bar - you love their steaks, now try their incredible burgers.
The Buffet - all the food you can fit in your gut at one time for only $29.95.
Breadsticks Cafe & Grill - the casino cafe, right next to the Boardwalk.
Boardwalk Perks - gourmet coffee, snacks, pastries and other grab and go bites.
Eastwind Noodle Bar - pan Asian noodle roni, steps away from the Asian gaming pit.

Resorts International Tips

Resorts AC offers tons of nightlife and boozing options including disco throwback joint Night Fever, Pro bar the first gay casino nightclub, 25 hours cocktail bar just off the casino floor, The Piano Bar is 1920s speakeasy with some singalong piano thrown in located on the 13th floor of the Ocean Tower, Whiskey Bar is self explanatory, bring your sniffer and taste for the good stuff. A Margaritaville Beach Bar is on the way for 2013.

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