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March Mania is Back and Better Than Ever at Resorts Casino Hotel

Jamie Hoagland
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March Mania is Back and Better Than Ever at
Resorts Casino Hotel

Free John Starks meet and greet, 2nd Annual $50,000 Half-Court Shot, exclusive contests and more

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (February 22, 2024) – Resorts Casino Hotel invites guests to celebrate college basketball’s most thrilling time of the year with exclusive March Mania events across the property. In March, guests will have an opportunity to compete in basketball challenges, win Slot Cash from the March Mania Kiosk game and attend a free, public meet and greet with New York basketball legend, John Starks. Additionally, all Star Card members will be able to test their luck during the 2nd Annual $50,000 Half-Court

On Saturday, March 23rd from 5:00pm – 6:30pm, guests can head over to the DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts to meet and greet former professional basketball player John Starks and watch the second round of college basketball tournament games. During his outstanding eight year career with the New York Knicks, Starks was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 1992-1993, became an NBA All-Star in 1994, and was awarded the League’s Sixth Man of the Year in 1996-1997. He averaged 14.1 points per game, while leading the Knicks in three-point field goals (982). In addition, he remains 11th in total points (8,489), 8th in assists (2,394), and 7th in steals (711) in Knicks history. To this day, he remains a fan favorite in the New York area. Starks is currently involved in the day-to-day efforts focused on expanding the Knicks Alumni Relations, Community Relations and Fan Development Programs.

DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts is the place to be to catch and bet on all the college basketball action. Guests won’t miss a beat while watching the games on an ultra-high-definition 15-foot video wall. Additionally, guests can partake in $3 domestic drafts and mouthwatering menu options including, but not limited to, Draft “King” Wings, Philly Cheesesteak Spring Rolls, a Southwest Crispy Chicken Salad and a BBQ Brisket Sandwich.

College Apparel Watch

Saturday, March 9th & 16th | Casino Floor | 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Star Card Members who are spotted wearing college apparel while playing at a slot machine or table game, will receive a prize.

2nd Annual $50,000 Half-Court Shot

Saturday, March 16th | Boardwalk | 1:00pm – 5:00pm

All Star Card members can try their luck at an exclusive half-court shot. Anyone who successfully makes a half-court basketball shot on the boardwalk will receive $500 in Slot Cash and an entry for the Grand Prize $50,000 Half-Court Shot. At 4:30pm, one entry will be chosen for the $50,000 Grand Prize Half-Court Shot. Entrants must be present at the time of the drawing and the grand prize winner will have 10 minutes to claim their prize.

Basketball Challenge

Sunday, March 17th| Margaritaville Lobby | Noon – 6:00pm

Guests can compete in an arcade-style basketball game where round winners will receive a T-shirt!


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 X or Instagram and view us on YouTube.

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