Historically, politics have pushed gambling locations toward waterfronts, yet the design of Golden Nugget Atlantic City is unique. It features hundreds of dock slips and direct access to the Absecon Inlet and Atlantic Ocean.
The Golden Nugget is owned by Landry’s Inc., the multi-facet restaurant, hospitality, and entertainment company. It purchased the property, which opened in 1985, from Trump Resorts and spent over $150 million updating and modernizing restaurants, the marina club, and outdoor pool.
In true Atlantic City style, the 75,000-square-foot casino floor has a full array of slots, blackjack, craps, roulette, and other table games. One can also expect to find Ultimate Texas Hold’Em, Flop Poker, 3 Card Poker, 4 Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Let it Ride, Caribbean Stud, Mini Baccarat, and Pai Gow.
The Golden Nugget often hosts slot and blackjack tournaments and exciting promotions and giveaways. New players and regulars alike can sometimes earn free entry into these tournaments, plus chances to win prizes, like new cars.
Poker players enjoy some of the best comps in Atlantic City, with rakeback (cash back from live play), splash pots, free buffets, and discounted room rates. Live poker tournaments are held daily, and poker room information (including stakes, game type, and waiting lists) can be found on the Bravo app.
The Golden Nugget brand extends to Las Vegas, Laughlin, Lake Charles, and Biloxi. All properties are now owned by Landry’s and share the same players’ club card, though not all features are interchangeable throughout the casinos. Interestingly, comp dollars earned from Golden Nugget casinos can be redeemed (up to $300 per party) one-to-one at any off-property Landry’s restaurant in the US.
While Las Vegas’ Golden Nugget, built in 1946, maintains much of its old Vegas charm, Landry’s has been paramount in keeping the Golden Nugget brand alive and well during the past decade. Las Vegas and Atlantic City offer their own unique attractions; visits to both properties are particularly redeeming.
Legalized, regulated online gambling is continuing to grow in New Jersey, and the Golden Nugget is certainly making its mark. Data from regulators shows in-state licensees have grossed $600 million in total revenue since 2013, and the Golden Nugget has reported over $5 million in monthly revenue in consecutive months this year.
Players on Golden Nugget’s online casino have access to 343 slot titles and dozens of other interactive games, including blackjack and video poker. Anyone 21 or older can sign up and receive a 100 percent deposit bonus up to $1,000. Players must be physically located in New Jersey to play.
The Golden Nugget online casino offers separate rewards from its brick-and-mortar properties. Earn Golden Points by depositing and playing. Deposit $50 to $99 daily and earn 20 points, or earn 40 points for deposits of $100 or more. Coin in of $100 on slots earns five points, and each table game wager and/or video poker coin in of $100 earns one point. Points are redeemable for cash at a rate of 100 to one. Additionally, players earn a daily bonus of 10 points simply by placing a real-money wager on any game.
Players cards and loyalty programs are significant parts of any casino experience. While Golden Rewards is how the casino gives back to online players in New Jersey, the 24K Select club gives all Golden Nugget players and visitors more than just an enhanced experience.
Signing up to be a 24K Select member is crucial for receiving the numerous benefits of membership. Beginning with 24/7 free self-parking, comp dollars are easy to use at all Golden Nugget retail shops, all Landry’s restaurants nationwide, restaurants on the property, and even for nightlife. Receive exclusive invitations to special events and shows, and of course earn free play and match play.
Like most casino loyalty programs, 24K Select is tiered, offering higher tier cards to players who earn more tier points through gambling. Higher tier cards offer access to casino hosts, exclusive clubs and lounges, priority reservations and seating, and even more comp dollars and cash back.