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1st time visiting AC

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1st time visiting AC

Hi guys - Me and three other mid 20 year olds are going to AC this weekend. We are staying at the Hilton and eating at the Palms at the Trop Saturday night. We will be there for Sat and Sun night. Any suggestions on where to spend time/places to visity?

We are looking for a good club within a hotel to go to on Saturday night and then a good beach/pool spot with a bar for Sunday during the day. Is the Beach bar at the Hilton good for laying out and grabbing some food/drinks?

My buddy and I are interested in play poker mainly too, best casinos for that. We'd prefer lower buy in tables and if you like Texas Hold Em, what is the best table game to play? I heard the Burgota was good for low buy in poker tables. What casinos comp drinks on the floor?

I get a sense that the Hilton is more of an older crowd, since the Hilton and trop are fairly close would, would anyone suggest spending most of our time there and just sleeping at the hilton?

Thanks for everyones help!

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1. Re: 1st time visiting AC

Your plan sounds very reasonable - the Hilton and Trop are about three blocks apart or 5-10 minutes down the boardwalk. The Hilton has a fun beach bar with pretty decent food and drinks, and live music on weekends. You will probably rather play poker at the Trop. You can also eat cheap at the Chelsea Pub just behind the Tropicana, they're open 24/7 and have a varied menu. Be sure to make time to check out some of the other casinos too, so you can get ideas for the next trip (yes, there WILL be a next trip!)

Have fun!

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Trop should meet your needs but take the time to check out the other casinos while in town. If the weather is nice the boardwalk is a nice walk to all the ocean side casinos. Take a cab or jitney to Borgata to check out that casino and possibly Harrahs Marina.

All casinos comp drinks while you're gambling. Some may have better service then others. A good tip to your cocktail waitress will usually bring her back to you quicker.

Trop should satisfy your club needs and the beach at the Hilton is one of the best so things should work out good for you. The weather looks good for this weekend, enjoy your visit.

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Borgata probably has the best poker room but it is in the Marina district, you will have to take a cab or Jitney over, or drive. Hilton Beach Bar has always been good and lots of food and fun in the Quarter at Trop. Have a great time !

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I don't like the poker room at the Trop; I'd walk to Caesars.

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Thanks for everyone's tips and thoughts.

Anyone else have thoughts on poker, specifically lower buy in tables? I'm glad the weather should be nice!

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the trop has providence night club for sat. night, you can check out information about the club on www.tropicana.net

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7. Re: 1st time visiting AC

Is that where Burt Reynolds hangs out?

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I've played poker at the Trop. It's an OK poker room. I usually play 2/4 pot limit and buy in for $100. Make sure you go to Tony;s Baltimore Grill. Great pizza. The Trop will fill your needs for clubs for sure. Have fun and good luck

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Burt Reynolds Moustache ~ Burt Reynolds Moustache ~ Burt Reynolds Moustache

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>>I get a sense that the Hilton is more of an older crowd<< I suppose the Depends for sale in the sundries shop gave you a hint? LOL, just kidding. I suggest you try out The Hilton before heading elsewhere. The well appointed pool is indoors, but has a sundeck. The beachbar is between the boardwalk & the dunes, but easy to get to from the beach. The Hilton is also known as the locals casino

Try to stop by The Pier for the hourly water fountian show www.youtube.com/watch…

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Bill, Burt Reynolds hangs out at Rumba. Well, he used to hang out at Rumba until SamR blew his cover. I haven't seen him in ages.

rjayashe - I am not a poker player but I've been told that Ballys has a nice poker room. What that means, I do not know, but it might be worth checking out.