Darryl D. McEwen

Several Atlantic City casinos are currently running summer-long promotions.

At Resorts Casino Hotel you’ll find something nearly every day.

On Mondays from 2 to 10 p.m. through Sept. 5 two winners every hour will enter the Cash Dash Money Machine and grab as much slot cash as they can.

Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. through Aug. 30 there are slot tournaments where winners share $5,000 in cash and prizes each week.

Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m. through Aug. 18 at Bar One race rubber ducks to win gift certificates and show tickets. There are similar races at Hard Rock Café from 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays and from 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays at Steel Pier’s Ocean Reef Bar. Finals will be held Aug. 20, with the grand finale Aug. 27.

Fridays from 2 to 10 p.m. through Sept. 2 play Explosions of Cash Zoom Ball to win slot play or $100,000 in cash.

At Golden Nugget Atlantic City earn entries daily through Sept. 4 to win a 2016 Tesla Model S. Five other finalists at the Grand Finale event that day will walk away with $1,000 in free play.

Fridays from 7 to 10 p.m. one winner will be selected every 30 minutes for a chance to win an automatic entry in the Grand Finale, cash or free play, multiple times entries for that day, or a gas card.

At Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort select the winning ticket and win $1 million. Through Sept. 18 Trump One cardholders have five chances daily, with an additional drawing on Fridays and Saturdays. If you don’t win the million, other prizes include from $25 to $1,000 in slot play.

These promotions join those previously announced and reported:

• $250,000 Summer of Jackpots at Harrah’s Resort through Sept. 10.

• $1 million Big Spin Lotto at Tropicana Atlantic City through Sept. 18.

• $1 million Beachball Bounce at Resorts through Sept. 24

For details and restrictions see each individual casino’s player loyalty program center.

New slot area at Tropicana

As part of its latest $40 million renovation, Tropicana has opened a new 157-machine High Limit Slots area.

Among its amenities are a concierge service, private restrooms and a cashier.

The new slot area replaces the Crystal Room — long and narrow, a little dark, and not very conducive to a high-level customer experience.

Recreational gambler Darryl D. McEwen, a former professional journalist, is president of his own consulting firm that manages several small national and international trade associations, and provides public relations and fundraising services for a number of charitable organizations. Have a comment on this or a question specifically related to an Atlantic City casino, players club or other promotion? Email Darryl at MrACCasino@gmail.com and he’ll try to respond to you personally. Your question — without your name — may appear in a future column.

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