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PowerUpPaynter
02-15-2017, 04:10 PM
Good day,

I will be visiting Atlantic City later this month. Can someone point me in a direction of which Casino has an OTB in it? I know Borgata does but there is another one I was last last time. I just cant remember.

upthecreek
02-15-2017, 04:12 PM
Good day,

I will be visiting Atlantic City later this month. Can someone point me in a direction of which Casino has an OTB in it? I know Borgata does but there is another one I was last last time. I just cant remember.
That's the only won left

MonmouthParkJoe
02-15-2017, 07:09 PM
Absolutely correct. Still the best even when there were more. Only problem now with being the only game in town is the availability of seating on the weekends. Most seats, even the bar, are reserved

upthecreek
02-15-2017, 07:11 PM
Absolutely correct. Still the best even when there were more. Only problem now with being the only game in town is the availability of seating on the weekends. Most seats, even the bar, are reserved
I was there on a Thursday last month and the place was empty

MonmouthParkJoe
02-15-2017, 07:45 PM
During the week is ok, the weekends I know can get very busy. I plan on heading down for a weekend over spring break in march. My favorite race book anywhere. Nice to have a bar without a video poker screen on it

upthecreek
02-15-2017, 08:07 PM
During the week is ok, the weekends I know can get very busy. I plan on heading down for a weekend over spring break in march. My favorite race book anywhere. Nice to have a bar without a video poker screen on it
$5 drafts little pricy for me, since I can drink about 6 :lol:

proximity
02-15-2017, 08:31 PM
saw some rumors of simulcasting coming to revel (ten) when/if it reopens:

http://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/27/live-casino-poker/ten-hotel-casino-atlantic-city-nj-poker-hype-thread-1637358/

RunForTheRoses
02-15-2017, 08:34 PM
That place gets packed on the weekend and if you don't have a seat it sucks. There's an island that you can stand next to and look at your racing form but the smoke you eat is terrible. Don't horse players know smoking is bad for them?

It was always the best even in the beginning when it was in the basement although Ballys wasn't bad.

There is an OTB in Mays Landing by the mall which is worth visiting for archeological reasons, although that may have closed now that I think about it. I know no live racing, anyone know?

alhattab
02-15-2017, 09:30 PM
That place gets packed on the weekend and if you don't have a seat it sucks. There's an island that you can stand next to and look at your racing form but the smoke you eat is terrible. Don't horse players know smoking is bad for them?

It was always the best even in the beginning when it was in the basement although Ballys wasn't bad.

There is an OTB in Mays Landing by the mall which is worth visiting for archeological reasons, although that may have closed now that I think about it. I know no live racing, anyone know?

Almost certain the AC Racecourse OTB is done. You either have to go to the casinos, or to Vineland or Gloucester OTW.

upthecreek
02-15-2017, 09:37 PM
Almost certain the AC Racecourse OTB is done. You either have to go to the casinos, or to Vineland or Gloucester OTW.

Its been closed for 2 years And only casino w/ horse racing is Borgata

proximity
03-07-2017, 11:10 PM
personally i think bally's should start simulcasting again. i'd move/eliminate some poker tables and put it behind the escalator to caesars by the pacific av entrance. there's plenty of room.

also hard rock is supposedly buying taj and could be a candidate? i've never been to a hard rock? :confused:

Zaf
03-08-2017, 01:29 AM
personally i think bally's should start simulcasting again. i'd move/eliminate some poker tables and put it behind the escalator to caesars by the pacific av entrance. there's plenty of room.

also hard rock is supposedly buying taj and could be a candidate? i've never been to a hard rock? :confused:

They got a killer Haystack Chicken Salad :headbanger:

Z

MonmouthParkJoe
03-08-2017, 11:55 AM
I will be here on March 16 and 17 if anyone else on the board plans on going, say hello. Cant miss me haha.

Called and got my seats reserved at the bar.

I used to like Ballys horse book, but borgata is looser with drink tickets, its a nicer venue, and they give you back at least something on your wagers in comp dollars.

MonmouthParkJoe
03-08-2017, 12:00 PM
$5 drafts little pricy for me, since I can drink about 6 :lol:

they give out drink tickets like they are going out of style there. Ask for at least one or a couple based on the size of your wager.

upthecreek
03-08-2017, 01:18 PM
they give out drink tickets like they are going out of style there. Ask for at least one or a couple based on the size of your wager.

I only got 2 for buying the drf program Do you have to ask? Or do they give them out after a certain amount of wagers?
I my be there on 16th or 17th, if I am I'll look u up

MonmouthParkJoe
03-08-2017, 06:49 PM
I only got 2 for buying the drf program Do you have to ask? Or do they give them out after a certain amount of wagers?
I my be there on 16th or 17th, if I am I'll look u up


I would ask if I was you. I dont ever recall a minimum amount. I used to go alot before coming out here so i got to know them all and they know i like to imbibe. certainly let me know if you do go.

upthecreek
03-10-2017, 09:39 AM
I would ask if I was you. I dont ever recall a minimum amount. I used to go alot before coming out here so i got to know them all and they know i like to imbibe. certainly let me know if you do go.
OK will do Hope to catch up with you

RunForTheRoses
03-10-2017, 05:36 PM
personally i think bally's should start simulcasting again. i'd move/eliminate some poker tables and put it behind the escalator to caesars by the pacific av entrance. there's plenty of room.

also hard rock is supposedly buying taj and could be a candidate? i've never been to a hard rock? :confused:


You should have went to the HR on Harmon Ave in Vegas when you were out there. Great scenery. I don't think there is a poker room but the race/sports book is ok.

NJ Stinks
03-10-2017, 08:30 PM
I enjoyed playing at the Hilton racebook if anyone remembers it. You could look out at the ocean from your seat there as I recall. Also enjoyed Bally's (Billy's(?) if that's what the room was called. It was up on the 6th floor.) I must admit that the teller's at Bally's were not exactly sunny personalities - much friendlier at the Borgata.

But the fact of the matter is I rarely go to AC anymore. Once the casinos finished off Atlantic City Racecourse and then eliminated their racebooks , I was done with the place.

MonmouthParkJoe
03-11-2017, 09:06 AM
I enjoyed playing at the Hilton racebook if anyone remembers it. You could look out at the ocean from your seat there as I recall. Also enjoyed Bally's (Billy's(?) if that's what the room was called. It was up on the 6th floor.) I must admit that the teller's at Bally's were not exactly sunny personalities - much friendlier at the Borgata.

But the fact of the matter is I rarely go to AC anymore. Once the casinos finished off Atlantic City Racecourse and then eliminated their racebooks , I was done with the place.

I dont remember the hilton, but do remember Billys ballroom. I remember sitting there plenty of times. They werent exactly the friendliest from what i recall. Come to think about it, i remember sitting there watching the revel being built and thinking what a disaster it would be. The idea that you would build a mega casino and focus on non-gaming attractions to make it a destination resort was ludicrous. Then to make the place non-smoking even made it worse. Gambling and smoking go hand in hand, and people dont exactly fly from other parts of the country to visit AC. I stayed once for the breeders cup one weekend. Thought the place was gorgeous but didnt play there for one second. I loved the pool, but that was it.

I also remember the turf club in the poker room at the trop. Honestly if the borgata ever decided to close their racebook, i dont think i would ever go to AC. I enjoy playing poker after the races, but most of the time I sit in there for the day. As it stands right now I make a trip or two when I am back in Jersey. On big days like the derby or breeders cup its a mad house even when they open the adjoining room across the way. Once the summer hits I am at monmouth or saratoga.

MonmouthParkJoe
03-11-2017, 09:08 AM
I also met pete rose for the first time in Billys there years ago. Asked to take a picture with him, told me to go f myself haha. Saw him at the bellagio a month ago, asked for another picture and got the same response. Most of the supervisors in the book didnt have one nice word to say about him haha.

RunForTheRoses
03-11-2017, 08:53 PM
I also met pete rose for the first time in Billys there years ago. Asked to take a picture with him, told me to go f myself haha. Saw him at the bellagio a month ago, asked for another picture and got the same response. Most of the supervisors in the book didnt have one nice word to say about him haha.


I bet you were smoking. Mr. Baseball don't want to inhale yo carcinogens.

proximity
03-12-2017, 11:03 PM
was down this week and as dead as our game is, the city needs more than just a bunch of reserved seats at the borgata!

ttt for boardwalk simulcasting!! :)