Darryl McEwen

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Drive away a winner at Atlantic City’s casinos

Why buy or lease a car when you can win one at many of Atlantic City’s casinos?

Probably your best chance this month is over at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City where they’re giving away a 2019 Camaro every day through Friday, May 31.

At Bally’s and Caesars Atlantic City, as well as Harrah’s Resort, you’ll have three more chances to win cars Sunday, May 26. The grand prizes at Bally’s and Caesars are a 2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti; at Harrah’s a 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti Lusso.

If a Mercedes-Benz is more your style, at Golden Nugget Atlantic City you can earn chances to win an SLC300R Monday, May 27. (Wait a month, and Saturday, June 29, you and two others could have your choice of a Mercedes C300, CLA 250 or a GLA 250 at Ocean Casino Resort.)

Also on May 27 Resorts Casino Hotel is giving away a 2019 BMW 230i Convertible.

Details on earning entries and bonus entries, entry activation, and other details are available on the casinos’ websites or at their player club desks.

Mom-umental experiences

Golden Nugget - Enjoy a Mother’s Day champagne brunch buffet Sunday, May 12, as well as a special prix fixe menu at Michael Patrick’s Brasserie.

Meanwhile at the Spa & Salon, look for promotions all month, including a Relax & Shop Special.

Restrictions apply, so visit GoldenNugget.com for details.

A nice alternative gift might be a Rich Kosann customized locket available only from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at d’Oro.

In addition, The Signature Shoppe in Golden Nugget’s retail corridor has a special Pandora Mother’s Day collection.

Hard Rock - Enter to win Rock Spa's Greatest Mom Sweepstakes, offering a Greatest Hits package valued at $265 that includes a 50-minute massage, 25-minute facial, and a manicure and blow out. Entry deadline is noon May 12. For details visit HardRockHotels.com.

Ocean Casino Resort - Take mom to brunch with an ocean view at Amada.

In addition, or alternatively, treat her to a relaxing $99 50-minute midweek spa special at Exhale Spa + Bathhouse, available through May 31.

Tropicana Atlantic City - 95.1 WAYV will co-host the sixth annual Mother/Daughter Look-A-Like Contest from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, in The Quarter.

Register online at 951WAYV.com or onsite from 11:30 to 11:45 a.m. until the maximum number of entries is reached.

Grand prize is an overnight stay at Tropicana with dinner for two at Il Verdi, two tickets to see Celine Dion, and a family four-pack of tickets to Atlantic City Cruises Dolphin Watching Adventure.

Turning $100 into $100,000

A North Jersey resident is already a winner. While playing Legend of Pharaohs at BorgataCasino.com, he placed a $100 bet and won $104,400. Playing for only a few weeks online, Wesley Zubritsky said, “I wasn’t even paying attention. So, when I won, it didn’t even register at first. Then, I took a picture of the win and sent it to a friend who plays online. I asked him, ‘Is this for real?’” Yes, Wesley, it was real.

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. Visit his website, MrACCasino.com, and follow him on Twitter @MrACCasino. Your question – without your name – may appear in a future column.

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