Atlantic City's casinos, which were closed down Saturday as Hurricane Irene moved toward the city and the rest of New Jersey, will reopen at noon on Monday.
Eleven casinos of the resort city were closed during the weekend as New Jersey officials ordered mandatory evacuation of coastal areas, including Atlantic City.
Though the seaside city was flooded, the hurricane's winds caused little destruction and the casino buildings emerged undamaged. But gamblers may find it difficult to reach the city as many New Jersey highways, including a portion of the Garden State Parkway, remain blocked by flooding or downed trees, AP reported.
This is the third time all the city's casinos were shutdown simultaneously ever since the first ones were opened 33 years ago.