Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino
Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino (or Bally’s AC, for short) is one of several establishments under the Bally’s Entertainment umbrella.
Bally’s AC opened in 1979 at the site of the historic Marlborough-Blenheim Hotel. The casino’s original name was Bally’s Park Place before it changed to its current one in 2000.
Visitors can spin the reels on over 1,300 slot machines and try a wide assortment of live and electronic table games, including several high-limit tables where the minimum bets are $100.
Following the purchase by Twin River Worldwide Holdings (later Bally’s Corp.), Bally’s AC added a FanDuel retail sportsbook with five betting windows and 20 self-service kiosks, along with a New Jersey-licensed online casino. Bally’s Atlantic City also offers a 1,200-room hotel, which makes it one of the biggest resorts on the Boardwalk. You must be 21 or older to gamble at the casino.
Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino details
- Name: Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino
- Address: 1900 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401
- Phone number: 609-340-2000
- Hours of operation: 24/7
- Available games: 1,300+ video slots, 80+ table games, FanDuel Sportsbook
Bally’s Atlantic City games and facilities
|Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino||Details|
|Blackjack||27 tables, including the ones in the high-limit room|
|Poker||No poker room|
|Keno||Yes, video keno|
|Free play||Yes, available via Bally Rewards and regular promotions|
|Comp program||Bally Rewards|
|Restaurant(s)||Nine, including Guy Fieri’s Chophouse, Water Dog, Sack O’ Subs and Jerry Longo’s Meatballs & Martinis|
|Bar(s)||Seven, including The Yard, Carousel Bar and the seasonal Beach Bar|
Bally’s Atlantic City slot machines
There are more than 1,300 slot machines at Bally’s AC. The inventory is full of games of all types, from traditional fruit slots to stylish five-reelers offering a variety of bonus features. The slot games are available in 11 denominations, ranging from $0.01 to $100.
One of the most popular slots at Bally’s AC is the Wheel of Fortune, which offers a couple of progressive jackpots, including the Atlantic City, commonly worth several hundred thousand dollars, and the High-Roller Multi-State, which often exceeds a few million.
Bally’s AC also hosts a number of exclusive Asian-themed slots, some of the most notable being Choy Coin Doa, Choy Sun Returns, 5 Dragons, Cash Falls Huo Zhu, and 50 Dragon Deluxe. If you enjoy the widely popular Lightning Link slots, you can visit the casino’s dedicated Lightning Link Lounge, which features 34 machines all linked to the same progressive jackpot, including Buffalo Link and Lightning Cash.
The casino replenishes its inventory regularly by introducing new real money slot titles. Here are some of the latest additions:
- Buffalo Chief
- Cash Express: Luxury Line
- Wonder 4 Tower
- Whales of Cash
- Pompeii: Rising Jackpots
- Fortune Mint
- Dancing Drums Explosion
- Guardians of the Aztec
It’s also worth noting that Bally’s Atlantic City Casino Resort boasts more than 160 video poker machines.
Bally’s Atlantic City table games
Bally’s Hotel Casino in Atlantic City features over 80 live-action table games and a couple of dozen electronic table games. Here are the specific options available:
- Blackjack: 27 tables with limits between $25 and $3,000 at the blackjack pit and from $100 to $6,000 in the high-limit room. The games feature a six-deck hand shuffle and the Lucky Ladies side bet, which can bring you up to $25,000. You can also find the Blackjack Match Progressive with a $5 progressive side bet.
- Baccarat: 23 tables featuring Macau-style mini-baccarat and EZ mini-baccarat with limits ranging from $100 to $10,000. There’s a $1,500 maximum bet on a tie and a $300 maximum bet on the Dragon Bonus side bet.
- Roulette: Nine tables mainly offering American roulette, with single-zero roulette available in the high-limit room. The maximum inside bet is $200 any way to the number.
- Craps: Five tables with a $1,000 maximum bet, a set of side bets, and 10x odds on pass/don’t pass and come/don’t come bets
- Pai Gow: Two tables for Pai Gow Poker and Two tables for Pai Gow Tiles. All have a betting range between $25 and $3,000.
- Spanish 21: Three tables with betting limits from $10 to $500.
- Carnival games: Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Let It Ride, High Card Flush with varying limits, and Mississippi Stud.
Does Bally’s Atlantic City offer a poker room?
Even though Bally’s Atlantic City had a WSOP-branded poker room with 40 tables, it closed a few years back. The casino does not list any current plans to reopen it.
Bally’s online casino
Bally Casino is an online gambling platform that launched in early 2022, operating under the Bally’s Atlantic City license. The casino offers competitive online action with hundreds of mobile-friendly slots, progressive jackpots, live dealer games, and bingo. New players at Bally Casino can receive up to $100 in risk-free play when they make a deposit, plus a $30 bonus on sign-up.
Does Bally’s Atlantic City offer a sportsbook?
Yes, you can visit the FanDuel retail sportsbook located near the northern boardwalk casino entrance. It features 20 self-serve kiosks, five betting windows, comfortable lounge seats, and a large video wall to keep up with the action. FanDuel offers betting on all major sports, including football, basketball, baseball, hockey, tennis, MMA, golf and soccer.
Bally’s Atlantic City rewards program
All Bally establishments are part of the same loyalty program: Bally Rewards. Being a member allows you to reap various benefits, take part in special promotions, and earn free play and other prizes.
Becoming a Bally Rewards member is free. As you play, you’ll earn points and make your way to higher tiers:
- Pro — 0 to 3,999 points
- Star — 4,000 to 14,999 points
- Superstar — 15,000+ points
- Legend — Invite only
Some of the Bally Rewards benefits include discounted hotel stays, free valet parking, VIP lounge access, priority service, and priority restaurant reservations.
How do you earn points at Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino?
You’ll get a card as a member of the Bally Rewards program. To earn points, simply insert the card into a slot machine before you spin or show it to the dealer before playing any of the table games.
Can you get free play at Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel and Casino?
Apart from tier points, you’ll also receive so-called Bally Bucks as you play slots and table games. You can then redeem them for free play at the rate of 200 Bally Bucks for $1 of free video slot play. You can also exchange Bally Bucks for food or merchandise credit. Another way to earn free play is to take part in the casino’s promotions, the details of which are on the casino’s website.
Bally’s Atlantic City history and current owners
The construction of Bally’s Park Place began as soon as Atlantic City declared casino gambling legal. The venue opened for business on Dec. 29, 1979, on the site of the former Marlborough-Blenheim Hotel.
In 2000, the casino switched its name to Bally’s Atlantic City and later added the adjoining Claridge Hotel and Casino, which became Claridge Tower. Harrah’s Entertainment (later Caesars Entertainment) bought the casino in 2005 and renovated it in 2008. Bally’s Atlantic City would then change ownership a couple of additional times: In 2017, it became part of Vici Properties, and Twin River Worldwide Holdings (later Bally’s Corp.) bought the casino in 2020 and is the current owner.
Bally’s Corp. (formerly Twin River Worldwide Holdings) currently owns the venue, having bought it in April 2020.
You can get complimentary drinks while gambling at Bally’s AC.
You must be at least 21 to gamble at Bally’s Atlantic City.
Not indoors, but you can smoke in designated outdoor areas.
Bally’s is located right at the iconic Boardwalk, within walking distance of various beaches, the Steel Pier amusement park, and many other casino resorts.
Blackjack at Bally’s Atlantic City has limits of $25 to $3,000 on regular tables and $100 to $6,000 on high-limit tables.
You can request a win/loss statement by logging in to the player portal on the casino’s official website.