In honor of Veterans Day, Atlantic City’s casinos are joining many other area businesses to offer discounts and specials for veterans and active duty military. A valid ID is required and restrictions may apply.
Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa: On Nov. 10 and 11, Borgata will offer all veterans complimentary self-parking, one free buffet voucher, one free gelato at Borgata Baking Co., 10 percent off their bill at The Metropolitan, and a free tall beverage at Starbucks, including one for their spouse.
In addition, Borgata offers year-round benefits through its Military & Veterans Program (MVP). Details at TheBorgata.com.
Resorts Casino Hotel: Resorts is making a week of it. Among the discounts and activities are the opportunity to grab free slot or match play in the Cash Dash Money Machine Nov. 5, or win $100 in slot play every half hour from noon to 8 p.m., Nov. 10.
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On Nov. 6 and 8, the first 500 veterans to visit the Promotions Booth will receive a free Resorts drawstring backpack, and on Nov. 11, the first 1,000 veterans will receive a Resorts commemorative T-shirt.
In addition, all week veterans get 10 percent off an overnight stay; 10 percent off at Capriccio, Eastwind and Breadsticks; and 15 percent off at Margaritaville.
Active duty military get 10 percent off room rates, Sunday through Friday, year round.
Tropicana Atlantic City: Tropicana will light its interior fountains within The Quarter green, and offer specials Nov. 11 to veterans and active duty military.
Among the discounts available are: 20 percent off at Olón, Okatshe, Mrs. Fields, Time After Time, Old Farmer’s Almanac, A Dam Good Deli/A Dam Good Sports Bar, Hooters and admission to Ivan Kane’s Kiss Kiss Nightclub; 15 percent off at A Time For Wine and Godiva; and 10 percent off at Carmine’s, Chickie’s & Pete’s, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Zephyr Gallery, Erwin Pearl, Boardwalk Corner Store, Havana Sundries, AKA, Marshall Rousso, Lick, M.C. Sweet’s Bath Delights and Essentials.
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Veterans also get a complimentary tall beverage at Starbucks, 15 percent off at Wet Willie’s and free admission to Boogie Nights.
Year-round, active duty military get a 20 percent discount at Old Farmer’s Almanac, A Dam Good Deli/A Dam Good Sports Bar and Hooters; 15 percent off at A Time For Wine and Godiva; and 10 percent at Escape AC and Carmine’s, as well as 15 percent off room rates Sunday through Friday.
Among other year-round benefits:
Bally’s and Caesars Atlantic City and Harrah’s Resort: Active duty military and veterans receive a 10 percent discount at all Caesars Entertainment-owned food and beverage outlets.
Golden Nugget Atlantic City: On Nov. 10 Golden Nugget will offer a 20 percent discount at The Buffet, Grotto Italian Ristorante, Lillie’s Asian Cuisine Golden Nugget's Spa & Salon and Michael Patrick’s Braserie.
In addition, veterans get 10 percent off room rates year-around.
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.