There has been no word on the reopening of Atlantic City poker rooms, but given that Murphy has been cautious thus far, it is likely poker will be sidelined for now. ... the union that represents 10,600 Atlantic City workers. -- Poker rooms may not reopen when the rest of the casino does, depending on guidance from state officials and medical experts. Given the limited capacity requirements, it seems unlikely that live poker will return anytime soon. More than five months after closing due to COVID-19, Atlantic City poker rooms remain closed. That answer is a bit complicated. Michigan on Its Way to Reopen Casinos — but Without Poker. The casinos in New Jersey, all of which reside in Atlantic City, closed down in mid-March at the order of Gov. BREAKING: On Thursday, July 2nd: Casinos may reopen – operating at 25% capacity ️Indoor dining may resume – … The two biggest poker rooms in Atlantic City are operated by the gaming companies mentioned above — Borgata and Harrah’s. Live poker returns to New Jersey next week as Atlantic City’s largest poker room reopens Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. New Jersey Gov. MGM Resorts International's Borgata Hotel Casino U Spa in Atlantic City is reopening "The Poker Room" will open on Oct. 21, with 30 socially distanced tables. No live poker news is currently available for the two properties. Phil Murphy (D) gave the green light for Atlantic City casinos to reopen over the July 4 weekend. Phil Murphy. Atlantic City also has five poker rooms, none of which have yet announced a reopening date. The Borgata is the first casino in Atlantic City to take the step of reopening its poker room for customers. When will they reopen? That didn’t include poker and players speculated rooms would soon follow with limited capacity.. It’s now August and all poker rooms remain closed.Online poker has boomed in the state, but many players are asking when live games will return. This is a discussion on Atlantic City casinos plan to open July 2 within the online poker forums, in the Poker News and Events section; Atlantic City casinos finally have a reopen …