Gallery: Atlantic City casinos — Boardwalk vs. Marina
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Borgata's newly opened outdoor pool helps to draw a younger crowd to the Marina-area casino.
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An overhead view of Golden Nugget's The Deck Bayfront Bar & Restaurant on the State Marina is another popular destination drawing younger crowds to the Marina. The boardwalk casino skyline can be seen in the distance.
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Danielle DeSandis and Justin Tinel, both members of the Greater Atlantic City Jaycees, recently visited the Golden Nugget's H2O Pool + Bar Grill.
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The Golden Nugget has transformed itself by investing in its pool area, deck and nightclub, which have brought in a younger and hipper crowd interested in spending money on non-casino activities.
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Sammy Safe, 21, a first-generation Ethiopian-American on his first visit to Atlantic City.
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Patrons can walk off the boardwalk into Resorts Casino, past the Margaritaville-themed gift shop and into a busy casino floor.
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Resorts' Landshark Bar and Grill Restaurant, which plays off the Jimmy Buffett-themed Margaritaville section of the casino, has brought in a new influx of younger boomers to the business.
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A cheerful billboard along Atlantic City's boardwalk.
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Local 54 UNITE HERE workers continue their strike at the Trump Taj Mahal, which will close after Labor Day.
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Barbara Runchetti, of Hazlet, was visiting the Trump Taj Mahal to use her room comps since they will be valueless once the place closes sometime after Labor Day.
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The nearly empty slot section of the Trump Taj Mahal, Aug. 16, 2016.
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The main floor of Showboat, which once had a bustling casino, is now lined with curtains that block off the former casino floor. The hotel at Showboat has reopened, but plans for the casino floor are a closely guarded secret.
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HQ Beach Club, the outdoor pool at Revel Casino, used to be a popular day and night party venue but is now shuttered and overgrown with weeds.