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Old 06-29-2013, 05:10 PM   #1351
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Pretty much everything in AC is a $13 cab ride from Borgata or you can take the Jitney for $2.25 each.

I'd 2nd the outlets and also recommend the beach

AC has a $13 max cab ride anywhere within AC. long story short, the Mayor's wife got drunk, got in a cab, the cab drove around and racked up a $200 fare so now there is a "max" cab fare. used to be $8 about 5 years ago
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:01 PM   #1352
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Thanks for the feedback guys.
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Old 06-30-2013, 11:52 AM   #1353
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I've managed to talk the girlfriend into going to AC for two nights after our visit to NYC on route to Ga.

What is there for her to do by herself so she doesn't get bored ****less? We're going to stay at Borgata. I've seen there's an aquarium. Is there a cinema somewhere? Is she safe enough out by herself during the day until I go meet her? At night? How do you get from Borgata to the boardwalk? Any other activities spring to mind for her to do?

Any advice is appreciated.
All of your questions are answered at the Trip Advisor Forum.

http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowForum...ew_Jersey.html
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Old 07-02-2013, 04:17 AM   #1354
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It looks about mid town? I suppose if you're comfortable living in a what appears to be pretty old complex (given the appliances and furnishings) no where near anywhere to grocery shop and relying on the jitney it'd be okay.

I think you could find similar in brigantine and take the bus over, and live in a much much better neighborhood.


In all seriousness I think you'd be better off saving your pennies and getting a car.
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Old 07-02-2013, 12:01 PM   #1355
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does anyone know if these are going to be furnished?


I dont have a car. Would staying at a place like this be viable if im planning to play at the borgata almost everyday?
I know a poker player who used to live in one of the condos on the boardwalk and his unit was furnished. Keep in mind that you are probably going to be renting from a condo owner, not a building owner, so each unit and deal will have its own arrangements.

Would it be viable to live on the boardwalk and "commute" to Borgata. Sure but it's not your best option. If you want to play at the boardwalk casinos and you like living on the ocean then paying the higher price could be worth it to you. But if you just need a place to live and you are going to play mostly at Borgata you can live more cheaply and conveniently by getting an apartment or condo in a nearby town, leasing a car and driving to Borgata.
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Old 07-02-2013, 01:10 PM   #1356
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I found that lower rents will be best found by looking at the inland towns, not the other beach towns. Since you'll be playing at Borgata you can start with Absecon and then work from there depending on what you want in a place and how far you are willing to go. Compared to Ritz's prices for a one bedroom unit (about $1,200), you can easily save $200/month or more.

I don't live in the area now but I have driven around the nearby towns, read the ads and talked with dealers who live in the area because I plan to get an apartment sometime in the near future. My best source of info was the dealers.
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Old 07-02-2013, 02:19 PM   #1357
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Hi, i'm planning a stopover in AC where should i go for low stakes ($100) nl and plo games?
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Old 07-02-2013, 02:28 PM   #1358
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Hi, i'm planning a stopover in AC where should i go for low stakes ($100) nl and plo games?
bally's pretty much always runs a 1/1 nl game. I am not sure about plo but going to guess borgata would be about the only place to find it
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Old 07-02-2013, 02:48 PM   #1359
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Thx, what about low stakes nl games in borgata?
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Old 07-02-2013, 03:04 PM   #1360
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Thx, what about low stakes nl games in borgata?
the lowest they run is 1/2 with $300 max buy in
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Old 07-02-2013, 03:06 PM   #1361
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Found live report already. Thx!
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:52 PM   #1362
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Controlpanel,

I used to live in brig and have now moved to an apartment right on the beach+boardwalk on the border of ac and ventnor. I pay $1100 with all utilities included -- cable as well. My building is nestled between million dollar beach homes and its a very nice neighborhood.

I used to think brig was the nuts but i now like my new place a lot more. Brig became too isolated for me -- like cabin fever for a whole town.

The drive to borgata is longer but i think its worth it.
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Old 07-02-2013, 11:43 PM   #1363
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Just read your post regarding ac. Would you say ac is a good place too live if one were to move there to play poker?

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Old 07-03-2013, 03:56 PM   #1364
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Atlantic City Poker Rates

Any chance on getting a poker rate tomorrow the 4th? If so, where and how much? Thanks again guys!!
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Old 07-03-2013, 04:08 PM   #1365
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Any chance on getting a poker rate tomorrow the 4th? If so, where and how much? Thanks again guys!!
highly doubtful, your talking about one of the busiest days of the year
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Old 07-03-2013, 05:31 PM   #1366
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Where do you live now? How long does it take you to drive to borgata from there versus brig? Brig accrding to google maps takes no more than 10 minutes right?


Is the place you live currently furnished for $1100/month for everything or is it unfurnished?
It's right on the border of AC and Ventnor. The building is right up against the boardwalk/beach.

I probably average something like 12mins to get to Borgata. On heavy traffic days probably more.

My apartment came unfurnished, but the building manager pitched me a bunch of leftover furniture from other people who had moved out of different units. The apartment is a spacious 1 bedroom. Full kitchen, full bath, two closets. It's possible that there are studios around in the area for cheaper.

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Old 07-03-2013, 05:35 PM   #1367
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Old 07-10-2013, 11:37 AM   #1368
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Hi, any other places to play nl 1/1 than ballys, their rake is ridiculous?
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Old 07-10-2013, 11:51 AM   #1369
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Revel will spread 1/1, but there's usually more interest for 1/2
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Old 07-10-2013, 12:53 PM   #1370
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what boombaboom said. keep in mind though that revel's 1-1 is 300 max buy-in... it's not the small stakes you're probably looking for. bally's is the only small game.

people tend to buy in shorter at showboat for some reason too. i find about 80% of the time that game plays smaller than other rooms for 1-2. this is from a very limited sample size over the last few months though.
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Old 07-11-2013, 03:55 PM   #1371
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Hey guys- I'm hitting up AC for the first time this weekend, staying at Ballys. What Saturday night tourney has recently been getting the most people Showboat or Revel? What about 1/2? Is the poker room at Ballys going to be a waste of my time?

Also, any dining recommendations in any casinos for a vegan?

Thanks!
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Old 07-11-2013, 05:29 PM   #1372
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Hey guys- I'm hitting up AC for the first time this weekend, staying at Ballys. What Saturday night tourney has recently been getting the most people Showboat or Revel? What about 1/2? Is the poker room at Ballys going to be a waste of my time?

Also, any dining recommendations in any casinos for a vegan?

Thanks!
Revel's Saturday night tourney and 1/2 games are both better than Showboat's. That is unless you prefer to pay a higher rake and larger tournament entry fee
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Old 07-11-2013, 05:44 PM   #1373
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Hey guys- I'm hitting up AC for the first time this weekend, staying at Ballys. What Saturday night tourney has recently been getting the most people Showboat or Revel? What about 1/2? Is the poker room at Ballys going to be a waste of my time?

Also, any dining recommendations in any casinos for a vegan?

Thanks!
what boombamboom said is right about "better". revel is nicer and offers more. to answer your question directly, showboat gets more runners in their saturday tourney EXCEPT when revel puts on their 10k guarantee. revel's normal saturday tourneys get 20ish runners otherwise. showboat usually gets 70-80 runners. however revel has better structure (i hear, i'm dont play tourneys) and virtually no rake.
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Old 07-13-2013, 08:35 AM   #1374
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what boombamboom said is right about "better". revel is nicer and offers more. to answer your question directly, showboat gets more runners in their saturday tourney EXCEPT when revel puts on their 10k guarantee. revel's normal saturday tourneys get 20ish runners otherwise. showboat usually gets 70-80 runners. however revel has better structure (i hear, i'm dont play tourneys) and virtually no rake.
Correct on the virtually no rake comment. On Saturdays $10 of the entry is rake, but they then add $100 for every ten entries, so if there's 19 entries they take a total of $90, if there is 20 they take nothing, 21 they take $10 etc... It's an odd formula, but it's hard to complain about. It would be better if they just made it $95+5 though.
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Old 07-13-2013, 05:10 PM   #1375
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Re: Atlantic City General Discussion

headin down to AC next sunday and monday. looking to play a tournament on monday...which rooms get the most traffic on their daily tournaments? Would there be any besides the Borgata, or is that the only totally reliable one? i have looked into a couple rooms like Caesars and the Trop and have heard they dont get their daily tourneys off to much.
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