Indoor dining at New Jersey restaurants was scheduled to resume on Thursday, but yesterday we reported that Governor Phil Murphy had decided to delay re-openings indefinitely due to concerns about increases in COVID-19 cases.

Casinos in Atlantic City were also planning on re-opening on Thursday (at 25% capacity), but at least one of them has decided to hold off.

Borgata posted a statement on Twitter saying that based on the governor's decision, which it respects, the popular hotel and casino had decided to remain closed for now.

Ocean Casino Resort tweeted earlier today that it still intends on re-opening on Thursday.  

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino also appears to be moving forward with re-opening on Thursday.  


At this time, the following casinos had not posted since Governor Murphy's announcement: Tropicana, Bally's, Golden Nugget, Caesar's, Harrah's, and Wild Wild West.

Earlier today, the Press of Atlantic City reported that the president of a union that represents around 10,000 AC casino workers was questioning why any of the city's casinos would re-open amid the restrictions set by the governor.

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