Temperatures are warming up, so some of Atlantic City’s casinos have announced their late spring and summer promotions.
Resorts Casino Hotel will hold a $1 Million Beachball Bounce, offering the chance to win $1 million daily May 27 through Sept. 24. Additional prizes and cash will be awarded, as well. Play free one time each day and play a second time after earning five tier points.
Resorts also is giving away a 2016 Lincoln MKC at 4 p.m. on May 29. Earn entries through then by playing slots or table games. In addition, at 5:30 and 7 p.m. there will be two second-chance drawings for $1,000 in slot cash.
Tropicana Atlantic City is bringing back its $1 Million Big Spin Lotto promotion. Earn five chances to win every day from June 3 through Sept. 18.
Six Big Spin Lotto numbers will be chosen each day and announced every two hours between 1 and 9 p.m. in Palm Walk. Additional 11 p.m. announcements will be made on Fridays and Saturdays. Players who match all six numbers win $10,000 instantly, plus a free spin on the Big Wheel for a shot at the $1 million top prize. Those matching fewer numbers will win between $25 and $1,000 in free play, in addition to a spin on the wheel.
Harrah’s Resort will award $250,000 in free play and cash to 42 winners on Sept. 10. Earn entries into this $250,000 Summer of Jack pots beginning at 6 a.m. from May 30 through 8 p.m., Sept. 10, but they must be activated between 11 a.m. and 8:45 p.m., Sept. 10. Drawings will take place hourly between 1 and 9 p.m. in the Diamond Cove.
Caesars Atlantic City is offering the chance to win up to 50 spins on a $500 denomination slot machine plus up to $10,000 in cash. Earn entries into Cleopatra’s $250,000 Celebration of Jackpots from May 1 through July 30. Drawings will take place from 1 to 9 p.m., July 30, in the Palace Court.
Golden Nugget Atlantic City is giving away a 2016 Audi A3 at 4 p.m., May 30. Five other finalists will win $1,000 in free play. Earn entries between 6 a.m., May 1, and 3:45 p.m., May 30. Activate entries between 6 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. on May 30.
In addition to chances at winning $500 in free play, Harrah’s Resort, Bally’s Atlantic City and Caesars Atlantic City are each giving away a car on May 29. Win a Chrysler 300 Limited Edition at Bally’s, a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara at Caesars and a 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited at Harrah’s.
Earn entries beginning at 6 a.m. and through 2:45 p.m. at Harrah’s, through 6:45 p.m. at Bally’s and through 10:45 p.m. at Caesars.
The car drawings will be held at 3 p.m. at Harrah’s, 7 p.m. at Bally’s and 11 p.m. at Caesars. Additional drawings for free play begin three hours earlier at each casino. Activate entries at each casino starting an hour before the first drawing, but no later than 15 minutes prior to the final drawings.
To participate in any of these promotions players must have an active casino loyalty card and be present to win. Complete rules and regulations are available from any players club representative at each casino.
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.