Atlantic City is a city in
Atlantic County, New Jersey, a major resort city in the northeast known for its
casinos, boardwalk and beach and is the home of the Miss America Pageant. As of
the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 39,558, reflecting
a decline of 959 (−2.4%) from the 40,517 counted in the 2000 U.S. Census, which
had in turn increased by 2,531 (+6.7%) from the 37,986 counted in the 1990 U.S.
Atlantic City served as the inspiration for the original
version of the board game