Its the dead of winter in showy Atlantic City, N.J., and while the beaches may be desolate, the roulette wheels are still spinning, the dice continue to roll, and the slot machines clamor louder than ever. So this January, heed the call of the casinos and get rich fast without spending all your winnings on accommodations. The citys stylish Harrahs Resort is starting 2011 off on the right foot, slashing nightly rates down to a tantalizing $44 for weekday stays.
THE RESORT: This mammoth property is a class act when it comes to combining accommodations, entertainment, and gaming, boasting a 150,000-square-foot casino with 2,800 slot machines, as well as an extravagant indoor pool (encased in a transparent dome) that transforms into a pulsating nightclub once night falls. Harrahs Resort Atlantic City also contains a bevy of eateries, an award-winning spa, as well as a Galleria-style shopping promenade.
THE VALUE: Weekend rates top out at around $250/night in January.
THE CATCH: Overdraw charges to your bank account not included.
THE DETAILS: Visit www.harrahsresort.com.
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