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Legendary Quarterback Vinny Testaverde to Visit DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts Casino Hotel

Free public all ages meet & greet on Saturday, August 19th

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (July 24, 2023) – Former first overall pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1987 NFL Draft and 1986 Heisman Trophy winner, Vinny Testaverde, will be making an appearance at DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts on Saturday, August 19th from 6:00pm – 7:00pm. guests will have the opportunity to meet and greet the former NFL field general, prior to kickoff of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New York Jets preseason game at 7:30pm.

Guests are invited to take photos with Testaverde and bring items they would like autographed.

Having a party? DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts offers a $99 per person VIP menu and private seating area for bachelor parties, birthday parties, fantasy draft parties and other special events featuring two hours of beer, wine, soft drinks and a selection of food items. DraftKings at Resorts also offers an MVP viewing experience with ultra-high-definition LED video walls, several betting kiosks, happy hour promotions, bottle service and more.

Vinny Testaverde was a star quarterback in the NFL for 21 years with the Buccaneers, Ravens, Jets, Cowboys, Patriots and Panthers. He was drafted first overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1987 NFL Draft. After leaving as a free agent, he signed with the Cleveland Browns and was among the personnel transferred to the newly created Baltimore Ravens. He then joined the New York Jets, where he achieved his greatest success. In the last four seasons of his career, he played for the Dallas Cowboys, the Jets for a second time, New England Patriots, and Carolina Panthers for one year each.

Testaverde attended the University of Miami, where he played for the Hurricanes. He had an impressive career there, winning the Heisman Trophy in 1986.

Despite not being selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Testaverde retired with more career passing yards and passing touchdowns than other enshrined Hall of Fame quarterbacks, such as Joe Namath, Roger Staubach, Dan Fouts, Joe Montana, Steve Young, Jim Kelly, Troy Aikman and Kurt Warner.

Testaverde’s professional career was principally characterized by its longevity, lasting 21 seasons, playing for seven different teams. When he retired, he was in the top 10 in career passing statistics (6th in career passing yardage, 7th in career touchdown passes, 6th in career completions).

Vinny Testaverde currently lives outside Tampa, with his wife, Mitzi, and is an avid golfer. He also has two sons and a daughter.

For complete details, please visit the Resorts Casino Hotel website.


The resort that brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978, Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Property, is a world-class casino offering action and relaxation that keeps the focus on fun. Making history as the first American casino outside of Nevada, Resorts Casino Hotel celebrated its 45th Anniversary in May of 2023. Resorts Casino Hotel is a consistent winner of gaming awards in both Casino Player Magazine and Strictly Slots Magazine. 2013 saw the completion of $130 million in upgrades to Resorts Casino Hotel, including the brand-new, cutting-edge Resorts Conference Center, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Landshark Grill Complex, and the opening of the only full-service bar and restaurant open all year long on the sand side of the Boardwalk Landshark Bar and Grill. In 2018, Resorts also welcomed DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts, a popular on-property sportsbook offering guests live, in-game and general sports betting around the world.

Mohegan assumed management of Resorts Casino Hotel in 2012, a move that has set the stage for its return as the most exciting gaming destination in Atlantic City. Boasting a prime location spanning 21 acres at the northern end of the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk, the resort features 942 guest rooms and suites in two hotel towers, an 80,000 square-foot casino, two theaters, 10 restaurants, a food court featuring six eateries, two VIP slot and table player lounges, a casino bar, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon, and retail shops. Its 64,000 square feet of technologically advanced meeting space includes 24 meeting and function rooms, most featuring natural light and ocean views, and a 13,000 square-foot ballroom. For more information, visit or call 1.609.340.6300. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram and view us on Youtube.

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