Major casino upgrades and renovations projects are popping up all over Atlantic City just in time to kick off the summer of 2021.

The future looks bright for the seaside resort thanks to hundreds of millions invested by certain Atlantic City casinos for renovations and make-over projects according to a report from NJ.com.

The latest casino to announce a multi-million dollar renovation project is the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. The resort will be implementing a $20 million dollar make-over project which will include the opening of a new Starbucks, suite renovations, additional slots, and table games, a new dining outlet, and improved beachfront amenities.

Great news for Starbucks lovers as a new store is scheduled to open in late May and will have boardwalk access next to the Hard Rock Cafe. Improvements are also coming to Hard Rock Beach Bar.

Ocean Casino Resort will also be putting money back into the property with a huge renovation project. The $15M makeover will include upgrades to the casino floor, the pools, cabanas, and the beach.

Huge makeover plans to the tune of $400 million dollars are in the works for three casinos in Atlantic City. The renovation project will take place over the next three years for Ceasars, Harrah's Resort, and the Tropicana Atlantic City

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