Golden Nugget Atlantic City first opened its doors in 1985 as Trump’s Castle in Atlantic City, New Jersey and was then renamed Trump Marina in 1997. The property was bought from Trump Entertainment Resorts by Landry’s in 2011 and was given its current name at this time.
A transmitter tower and broadcast facilities sit on the roof of the casino, belonging to WWFP 90.5 fm. This broadcasts Christian music and is owned by the Calvary Chapel of Marlton and licensed to Brigantine, New Jersey. The very diverse Golden Nugget is a casino, hotel and a marina complex and includes a nightclub, 7 restaurants, a recreation deck with a health spa, hot tubs, an outdoor heated pool, basketball and tennis courts, function rooms and much more including, of course, the celebrated game house.
Playing at Golden Nugget Atlantic City
There’s a huge range of games to enjoy at this casino, and there are a few different ways to enjoy them. Slots machines, for example, can be played individually or as part of a Tournament. There’s even a high-roller Slots Room, and many games are linked Progressive Jackpots.
Some of these Jackpots, such as Mega Moolah, are also linked to certain Poker games at Golden Nugget, including Let it Ride, Mississippi Stud, Four Card Poker, Three Card Poker, Pai Gow Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold’Em. Other Table Games, such as Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette and Craps are also available to be enjoyed. The Poker Room hosts regular Tournaments, and there are several games available with the casino’s online and mobile platforms as well.
The 24k Select Club is the Golden Nugget Atlantic City Casino’s Loyalty Programme, and awards players points the more they play and bet. These points are called Comp Dollars, and can be exchanged at all Landry’s retail and restaurant outlets. As they climb up the tiers of the Programme, players will also qualify for more and more special offers, gift giveaways and sweepstakes.
Entertainment at Golden Nugget Atlantic City
The ballroom at the casino can seat 2000 people, while the theatre can hold 462. Both of these venues have hosted a wide variety of celebrated acts over the years, including Billy Crystal, Aretha Franklin, Sting, Steve Martin, Ray Charles, Ke$ha and the late, great artist known as Prince.
When players need to refuel they can choose from all kinds of cuisines and eatery styles, including The Buffet, The Deck Bayfront Bar and Restaurant, The Poolside Café, Vic & Anthony’s, Michael Patrick’s Brasserie, Chart House, Lillie’s Asian Cuisine and Grotto Italian Restaurant.
Staying at Golden Nugget Atlantic City
Most hotel rooms are found in the Gold Tower, and offer pillow-top mattresses, flat screen televisions and many other amenities. There are also Junior Suites and Marina Suites in the Gold Tower, which offer panoramic views and other luxury features and fixtures.
For a more indulgent stay, guests can also check into the 1- and 2- bedroom Spa Tower Suites. These are decorated with murals and have his and hers marble baths, opulent dining and living areas and private cocktail bars.