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Resorts Casino Hotel Celebrates 40-year Anniversary
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – May 21, 2018 – The newly renovated Resorts Casino Hotel and high technology conference center, will celebrate its 40-year anniversary the weekend of May 25 – 27, 2018 in a fitting tribute to Atlantic City’s first casino hotel. Guests will have the chance to experience the reenactment of the very first roll of the dice at 5:15 p.m. on Friday on the floor of the casino recalling the moment when gaming arose on the East Coast.
The celebration will include giveaways, games, popular cocktails from the late-1970s served at Bar One and disco music entertainment, along with the annual Beach Ball Drop, where thousands of beach balls are let out along the Atlantic City boardwalk. Guests are welcome to test their luck and take a pull on Atlantic City’s first slot machine between 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Saturday in for an opportunity to win up to $2,500 in slot cash. In the evening, Resorts’ Superstar Theater features Village People on stage at 8:00 p.m. performing their iconic hits “Macho Man” and “Y.M.C.A.” To end the weekend on Sunday evening, guests will enjoy a spectacular beachfront firework display at 9:00 p.m.
All summer through August 30, Resorts Casino Hotel will host “Throwback Thursdays” at Bar One from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each week, serving themed cocktails paired with popular music from the late-1970s. Guests can also check out historical photos and play trivia contests for the chance to win impressive giveaways. As a bonus, guests who present an old ticket stub from a past concert at Resorts promotions booth will be eligible to win a special anniversary prize.
Resorts Casino Hotel is proud to have provided enjoyable and memorable experiences for individual and group guests for 40 years. Ocean Tower has been a guest favorite since the property opened as Atlantic City’s first casino in 1978. Newly renovated, the Ocean Tower’s 480 rooms, include 112 junior suits, 14 parlor suites, and one Presidential suite—the largest guest rooms in Atlantic City, all inspired by a tropical theme to give a beachside feel. The rooms include free in-room Wi-Fi, LCD televisions, a refrigerator, a laptop sized safe, iron and ironing board and a coffee/tea maker. Connecting rooms are also available.
Guest rooms, meeting rooms, restaurants, and outdoor venues have all been updated to welcome modern-day guests. Included in the renovations was the addition of the Jimmy Buffett-themed Margaritaville entertainment complex and a state-of-the-art conference center, which opened in 2015. With its close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, Resorts offers mesmerizing views of the beach and its world-famous boardwalk.
The new, high-technology Resorts Conference Center adds to the hotel’s 64,000 feet of meeting space, with 25 function and meeting rooms (14 of which have natural light and ocean views), four ballrooms and a multi-purpose showroom. The largest ballroom can fit up to 850 people and up to one hundred 8’ by 10’ exhibits or eighty 10’ by 10’ exhibits. Two theaters offer seating for 300 or 1,350 people with state-of-the-art sound and light technology. With a peak room block of 450 rooms, Resorts Casino Hotel provides up to 140 square feet of meeting and function space per guest room, which is nearly twice that of a typical conference hotel (usually about 80 square feet per guest room).
Resorts’ All-inclusive Meeting Packages is an exclusive group meeting option in Atlantic City, available from Sunday's to Thursday's from $219 per person (double) or $259 (single). Price varies by season and includes spacious upgraded guest rooms, morning and afternoon coffee breaks, Wi-Fi in meeting rooms and guestrooms, audio-visual, parking, all taxes, gratuities, resort fees and meeting room rental, as well as three meals per day in a variety of award-winning restaurants on site, such as Capriccio Italian Restaurant, Gallagher’s Steakhouse and Gallagher’s Burger Bar, and EastWind Chinese Restaurant & Noodle Bar. Landshark Bar & Grill offers an instant theme party to any group dining event at Atlantic City’s only beach bar. To book a meeting or event at Resorts Casino Hotel, call (609) 340-7850 or visit www.meetatresorts.com.
ABOUT RESORTS CASINO HOTEL
Resorts Casino Hotel brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978 and is at the top of its game today, with the opening of the new technologically advanced Resorts Conference Center. Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment assumed management of Resorts Casino Hotel in fall 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 11 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, ten restaurants, a food court featuring five 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 sophisticated meeting space includes 24 meeting rooms, four ballrooms, two theaters and the Tower Conference Level with spectacular views of the Atlantic City skyline and Atlantic Ocean. For more information on Resorts Casino Hotel visit www.ResortsAC.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/resortscasino or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/resortscasino.
Office: (609) 340-7620
Cell: (239) 596-9149
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