Atlantic City Casino Welcomes the Summer Season with 2nd Annual Beach Ball Drop, Sizzling Entertainment, Giveaways and Promotions
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – May 18, 2015 – Welcoming the start of the summer season, Resorts Casino Hotel (Resorts), the first casino to open in the state of New Jersey, is thrilled to launch its 2015 “Hot Summer Fun” celebration during Memorial Day Weekend. To kick-off the Hot Summer Fun festivities taking place all season long, Resorts will officially ring-in the start of summer as they host the 2nd Annual Memorial Day Beach Ball Drop on Friday, May 22, where 5,000 beach balls held in nets spanning the length of Resorts Casino Hotel on the Boardwalk will drop promptly at 5 p.m.
In true party fashion, guests joining Resorts for the Beach Ball Drop will enjoy live entertainment and music by steel drummers and 95.1 WAYV, stilt-walkers, boardwalk games and giveaways in celebration of the 2nd anniversary of Margaritaville, LandShark Bar & Grill and 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar at Resorts Casino Hotel. 93.3 WMMR will also be in attendance from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. with Pierre Robert broadcasting live from Margaritaville.
Event attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in Resorts’ concert ticket giveaways for Jimmy Buffett on May 22. Every day leading up to Saturday, August 1 at 8:00 p.m., fans will have the opportunity to provide their email addresses to receive one entry into a drawing for two tickets to the Jimmy Buffett concert in Camden, NJ on Thursday, August 20.
Following the Beach Ball Drop on May 22, Hot Summer Fun activities will continue through Saturday, September 19 in honor of the warmer weather. Resorts will host sizzling events, daily promotions and exciting giveaways to delight those looking for day-time beach activities and night-time casino fun.
“We are thrilled to kick-off the summer months with our annual campaign, featuring the very best events, giveaways and promotions to help our guests experience and enjoy all that our Boardwalk has to offer,” said Mark Giannantonio, president and CEO of Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Sun property.
During the summer months, Resorts will continue to offer world-class destination fun from outdoor beach activities to a truly unique casino experience for tourists and locals looking for a quick getaway. Visitors can stop by the recently launched Resorts iGaming Lounge, the world’s first digital iGaming room that is solely dedicated to online gaming fun. With touchscreen kiosks and social communal gaming tables, Resorts iGaming Lounge features an interactive online gaming experience for property guests.
Out-of-town visitors can also play and enjoy all that ResortsCasino.com has to offer – including a large selection of casino slots, video poker and table games as well as exclusive titles unavailable anywhere else – while laying out by the beach, enjoying a signature margarita at LandShark Bar & Grill, the only year-round full-service bar and restaurant on the sand side of the Boardwalk, or indulging in classic menu favorites at the famous Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville.
Outlined below are summer series concerts, events and promotions happening at Resorts Casino Hotel and Atlantic City from Memorial Day Weekend through September 2015:
Unlocking The Ocean with Mayor Don Guardian
Friday, May 22, 2015 at 12 p.m.
Memorial Day represents the start of the summer season and to celebrate summer fun in Atlantic City, Mayor Don Guardian will be “unlocking the ocean” on Resorts Beach Friday, May 22 at noon. Mark Giannantonio, president and CEO of Resorts Casino Hotel, will be in attendance alongside Senator Cory Booker, Congressman Frank LoBiondo and other government officials, as well as The Soul Cheerleaders.
Resorts Casino Hotel’s 2nd Annual Memorial Day Weekend Kick-Off Beach Ball Drop
Friday, May 22, 2015 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
To start the Hot Summer Fun on the right foot, Resorts will drop more than 5,000 beach balls over the Boardwalk at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 22. Event attendees will enjoy music, boardwalk games, live entertainment and much more starting at 3 p.m.
Surfing and Paddleboard Lessons
Begins Friday, May 22, 2015
Jersey Devil Surf Shop, owned by legendary surfer Dean Randazzo, will offer surfing and paddleboard lessons every day starting at $70. Please visit www.jerseydevilsurf.com for additional details on lessons, rentals and storage.
Dancing with the Stars: Live! ‘Perfect Ten Tour’
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Following the 10th Anniversary Season of ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, Dancing with Stars: Live! Is hitting the road and will stop at Resorts Casino Hotel on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Hosted by All-Star champion Melissa Rycroft, fans will have the opportunity to see their favorite stars dance live, including pro-dancers Witney Carson , Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Artem Chigvintsev, Peta Murgatroyd, Emma Slater, and troupe dancers Alan Bersten, Brittany Cherry, Sasha Farber and Jenna Johnson. Tickets are on sale now. Purchase tickets at Resorts’ Box Office or through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or 1.800.745.3000. Show time is 9PM and ticket prices are $45, $55 and $75.
SUMMER SERIES CONCERTS
Resorts will host a summer series concert this year, showcasing famous tribute bands and artists that will appeal to a wide audience. Resorts will also feature live entertainment seven days a week with bands performing at Bar One, Margaritaville and Landshark Bar & Grill.
Tickets for all entertainment can be purchased at Resorts’ Box Office or Ticketmaster.com.
Heart by Heart Concert
Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 9 p.m.
In 2013, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honored the talents and contribution of the original six members of HEART. Driven to create the songs of HEART, Heart by Heart was created to offer fans the unique experience as a second generation of HEART. This concert will be hosted at the Superstar Theater on Saturday, July 4 at 9 p.m.
Joey Dee and The Starliters, The Flamingos and the Drifters
Friday, July 10, 2015 at 9 p.m.
Hosted at the Superstar Theater on Friday, July 10, a tribute group will honor Joey Dee and The Starliters, best known for their successful million-selling recording “Peppermint Twist” in 1960. Dee and company made such a sensation that they became the house band for the Peppermint Lounge, leading to their song which scored #1 on the U.S. charts in early 1962.
Long Live the Beatles Featuring The Mahoney Brothers
Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 9 p.m.
“Long Live the Beatles”, starring the Mahoney Brothers, is the world’s longest running Beatles tribute show. This live musical impersonation show pays tribute to the music, careers and legacy of John, Paul, George and Ringo. This concert will be hosted at the Superstar Theater.
Blues Traveler Concert
Friday, July 24, 2015 at 9 p.m.
Over the course of their illustrious career, Blues Traveler have sold more than 10 million combined units worldwide, played over 2,000 live shows in front of more than 30 million people, and had the longest charting radio single in Billboard history, which earned them a Grammy® for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. Hosted at the Superstar Theater on Friday, July 24, Blues Traveler will perform an outstanding show for fans near and far.
Danielle Bradbery Concert
Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 9 p.m.
Seventeen-year old Danielle Bradbery charmed her way into the national spotlight with her sweet, soulful sound, winning season 4 of “The Voice,” and seeing multiple performances reach #1 on the iTunes Country Singles Chart. Danielle Bradbery will host her summer concert at the Superstar Theater on Saturday, August 8, performing her top singles “The Heart of Dixie” and “Young in America.”
ABBA The Concert – A Tribute to ABBA
Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 9 p.m.
Considered the “closest to ABBA you’ll ever get,” ABBA The Concert brings one of the greatest pop phenomena back to life on Saturday, August 15 at the Superstar Theater. ABBA The Concert is the most amazing and authentic ABBA tribute show in the world and will perform a truly unique dance- and sing-a-long concert for fans.
Thursday Night Summer Concert Series Featuring the Eddie Bruce Band
Thursday, July 16 – Thursday, August 6, 2015
Eddie Bruce takes over the Boardwalk on Thursday nights this summer when he headlines at Resorts Casino and Hotel in the Screening Room for their Thursday Night Summer Concert Series. With four different themed shows, this popular entertainer will delight audiences at 8 p.m. on July 16 with “Bruce on Broadway”, July 23 with “Bruce on Sinatra”, July 30 with “Bruce on Bennett” and on August 6 with “Eddie’s Favorites – from the Beatles to Buble.”
Explosions of Cash Zoom Ball
Friday, May 22, 2015 from2 p.m. – 10 p.m. (Every Friday)
Resorts invites players to “zoom” in for their chance to win slot cash or $100,000 cash. Players who earn 1 point will hit the button and watch the spinning begin, and those who earn 5 tier points have the opportunity to play again. The more color balls that match, the bigger the prize!
$1 Million Daily Summer Slot Tournament
Friday, May 22, 2015 – Saturday, September 19, 2015
Resorts invites customers to play daily to win their share of $1,000 in slot cash, a chance to win $1 million and to receive an entry for each of their end-of-summer drawings to be held on Saturday, August 29 and Saturday, September 19.
$1 Million Roulette Challenge
Friday, May 22, 2015 – Saturday, September 5, 2015
Those players that play tables daily will receive 1 entry each time they hit a qualifying event. Slot players earn 1 entry for each hand-paid jackpot. Drawings will be made on Saturday, September 5, 2015.
Drawings – September 5, 2015 from 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Players are invited to place earned entries in the drum on Saturday, September 5, 2015 between 10 a.m. – 10:58 p.m. Each hour, seven winners will win $100 cash, plus play for a chance to win $10,000.
11 p.m. Drawing
Seven finalists will be drawn to win $1,000 cash along with the opportunity to play in the challenge round at 11:15 p.m. for a chance to win $1 million.
Blackjack in Paradise
Monday, May 25, 2015 from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. (Every Monday)
Every Monday, Star Card holders have the opportunity to play one free hand of Blackjack against the dealer to win $100 in slot cash or $200 in match play.
Cash Dash Money Machine
Tuesday, May 26 from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. (Every Tuesday)
Resorts will randomly choose two players every hour from all active slot and table players who are Star Card holders. If selected, players will have the opportunity to enter the cash machine to win additional slot cash or match play offerings.
Margaritaville NJ Lottery Tickets
Wednesday, May 27, June 3, 10, 17 & 24 from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Players are invited to play their favorite slots or table games to earn 1 tier point to receive a Margaritaville NJ Lottery Ticket. Those who earn 5 points will receive 2 tickets. Players could win up to $30,000 cash or a trip to Key West!
Resorts invites players to join the free Star Card Club by visiting the promotions booth on the casino floor. Players must be at least 21 years of age to join this complimentary service. Visit the promotions booth for more details.
For a complete list of events, promotions and entertainment for Resorts 2015 Hot Summer Fun, please visit www.ResortsAC.com/hsf.