Darryl McEwen

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With the “unofficial” start of summer comes a season of casino promotions — some lasting from June through September.

Details on all promotions are available at each casino’s player loyalty card desk or on its website.

Bally’s and Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah’s Resort — Bally’s, Caesars and Harrah’s each are giving away, respectively, a white, red and blue Ford F-150 SuperCrew June 30. Receive one entry daily; earn 5X entries on Thursdays.

In addition, win your share of Cleopatra’s Treasures in drawings for $100,000 on Saturday, July 28, at Caesars. Receive one daily entry by swiping at a promotional kiosk and receive another entry for every 25 tier credits earned. Plus, play every Monday in June and Tuesday in July earn 5X entries.

Over at Harrah’s there’s $250,000 in prizes at stake in its Summer of Jackpots promotion through the final drawing day, Sept. 8. Receive one daily entry, one free entry upon activation and earn one entry for every 25 tier credits throughout the promotional period. Receive 5X entries on Mondays in June, Tuesdays in July, and Wednesdays in August and September.

Golden Nugget Atlantic City — Through 5:59 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, get one entry for every 25 base tier credits earned — 5X entries every Sunday and Tuesday — for a chance to win a 2018 Porsche Panamera and free play. Drawing is at 6.

In addition, every Saturday in June, July and August 11 winners will be drawn for a share of $6,000 in free play and a chance to be a finalist for the Porsche and free play drawings.

Golden Nugget also is giving away $30,000 in restaurant comps. The comps will be accepted at 600+ restaurants in 34 states. Through 5:59 p.m. Sunday, July 8, for every 25 base tier credits players earn they will get one entry — 5X entries every Tuesday. From 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 20 winners will be selected every hour.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City — Sign up for Wild Card Rewards card to be entered to win a 2018 Tesla Model S. Earn additional entries by playing slots and table games. Drawing will be held at 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1.

Resorts Casino Hotel — Win two show tickets, two buffets and a room at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut in drawings at 6 p.m. June 17, July 8, July 29, Aug. 19 and Sept. 2. Through 5:45 p.m. Sept. 2 Star cardholders will get five entries for every tier point they earn. On drawing dates guests will earn 10 entries.

For a chance to win a 2018 Ford Mustang convertible, earn entries through 3:55 p.m. Aug. 26. The drawing will be at 4 p.m. Aug. 26.

Finally, in honor of its 40th anniversary, Resorts is giving away $100 in slot cash to 40 winners every 40 minutes from 4 to 10 p.m. June 30.

Tropicana Atlantic City — With daily drawings and the chance to win $1 million, Tropicana has brought back its Winning Ticket game. Through Sept. 9, Trop Advantage cardholders will receive one free ticket through any comp machine. Players can choose their own numbers or select a quick pick option. Five drawings will be held daily, with an extra 11 p.m. drawing on Fridays and Saturdays.

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 questionwithout your namemay appear in a future column.

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