November 06, 2019

Why Atlantic City for your next meeting or event? The new and splashy Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and Ocean Casino Resort have injected fresh energy into this famed seaside destination. A string of new beach bars along the iconic Boardwalk add to the fun for meeting and event groups.

Event Venues, Additions & Renovations 

• Fins Bar, billed as "a whole new way to experience the Boardwalk" in Atlantic City, opened in May at the Resorts Casino Hotel. Designed as an outdoor component of the property's LandShark Bar & Grill, Fins Bar features a 2,300-square-foot boardwalk deck, as well as an additional 150-seat bar, cozy fire pits, outdoor speakers and string lights. Live entertainment, including performances by regional bands, is presented seven days a week on a portable stage.

• Investment firm Colosseo Atlantic City has acquired the former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel. Plans call for development of a an 800-room non-gaming hotel with new retail and food and beverage offerings. The property has been shuttered since January 2014,

• Following the debut of its new Moneyline Bar & Book - which offers a 40-foot wide LED video wall and six betting windows and a 35-foot-long bar with 19 built-in slot machines - Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is spending $14 million to add a Lobby Bar and upgrade its 312 Fiore Suites guest rooms, for an early 2020 debut. The 1,700-square-foot Lobby Bar will feature three large-screen television sets, coffee service with Lavazza products, and a curated tapas and cocktail menu, along with a separate VIP check-in area, modern lounge seating and a polished "speakeasy" ambiance. On weekends, it will transform into a piano bar offering live entertainment. The Fiore Suites are being re-designed in a palette of blue and neutral shades and will be outfitted wiht stone countertops, gold-dusted sconces, custom entertainment centers and USB charging ports.

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