Monday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day. Atlantic City’s casinos are offering special deals and discounts to veterans and active duty military. Offers are valid only on Nov. 11, unless otherwise indicated, and proper ID is required. Some restrictions may apply. Visit the casinos’ player loyalty card centers or websites for details.
Bally’s Atlantic City — From Friday to Monday, Nov. 8 to 11, veterans can get 20 percent off at Harry’s Oyster Bar.
Bally’s and Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah’s Resort — Those who book at Caesars.com for stays Friday to Tuesday, Nov. 8 to 12, are eligible for special discounts at all Caesars Entertainment properties.
In addition, Caesars Rewards has a special loyalty card that upgrades eligible veterans and others to Platinum status. Among the benefits of the Salute card are complimentary parking, special pricing at selected restaurants, pre-sale access for certain show tickets, discounts at casino gift shops and on Hawaiian Airlines flights, a complimentary stay at Atlantis in The Bahamas, discounts on select Norwegian Cruise Line vacations, and a tier status match with Wyndham Rewards.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa — Every day is Veterans Day thanks to MGM Resorts International’s Military & Veterans Program (MVP). New and existing M life cardholders get a players card with a special MVP logo in the upper right-hand corner and, if applicable, an automatic upgrade to Pearl status. Pearl cardholders get complimentary self-parking, a dedicated buffet line, and other benefits.
In addition, MVP cardholders get discounts on hotel rooms, as well as casual dining restaurants, the spas, salon and barbershop. Similar discounts are offered at other MGM properties.
Specific to the Borgata, veterans will get complimentary parking, a free buffet, a free gelato at Borgata Baking Co., a free Tall coffee at Starbucks, a free domestic draft beer at Moneyline Bar & Book, and 30 percent off a spa or salon service at Spa Toccare or Immersion Spa.
Golden Nugget Casino, Hotel & Marina — In addition to free valet parking active duty military and veterans will receive 20 percent off dining at Lillie’s Asian Cuisine, Grotto, Bill’s Bar and Burger, Michael Patrick’s and The Buffet, 20 percent off any 50- or 80-minute treatment at the Spa & Salon, and 20 percent off purchases at d’Oro, Style & Trend, and The Signature Shoppe.
Active duty and retired military can purchase discounted $45 tickets to Golden Nugget’s Whiskey Revival on Saturday, Nov. 20. The offer is valid only on tickets purchased in person at the Golden Nugget box office.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City - The Wild Card Rewards Veteran’s Program benefits include an automatic upgrade to Elite status (with complimentary self-parking), a limited edition Hard Rock veteran pin, discounts at the Hard Rock Café and Rock Spa, discounted hotel rooms, a buy one/get one buffet Monday through Thursday, and invitations to special events throughout the year. Beginning Nov. 10, the program will add a monthly complimentary car wash.
Harrah’s — The Pool offers a year-round discount on food and beverage during daytime hours of operation. In the evening, veterans and active duty military can get two complimentary passes at the Guest List table.
At McCormick & Schmick’s on Nov. 10, veterans and Gold Star spouses get a free lunch or dinner entrée.
Ocean Resort Casino — Ocean Casino Resort honors veterans every day with an automatic Gold card upgrade, a 10 percent discount on food and beverage throughout the casino and resort, and 10 percent off room rates.
Resorts Casino Hotel — While supplies last, all veterans will receive a Resorts logo patriotic tumbler at the Promotions Booth beginning at 9 a.m. (A portion of each tumbler purchase was donated to Homes For Our Troops.) In addition, veterans will receive a free T-shirt, two complimentary tickets to a revue show, and, if they apply for a Star card, $10 in slot or match play,
Veterans also can get a free Cheeseburger in Paradise at Margaritaville, a free Landshark Burger at Landshark Bar & Grill, and a free drink at Bar One.
Ask about other discounts at retail and dining outlets.
Tropicana Atlantic City — In support of Veterans Day, Tropicana will light the cupola at the top of its Havana Tower green, as well as the fountains within The Quarter. Veterans and active duty military also can enjoy exclusive offers on dining, retail and more on Sunday and Monday, Nov. 10 and 11.
Anthem is offering reduced admission, and the AC Jokes Comedy Club inside Kiss Kiss Nightclub is offering $10 tickets.
In addition, Tropicana offers year-round discounts on hotel rooms, Sea Spa services, and food and beverage. In addition, at the Trop Advantage Center, veterans and active duty military will receive a free parking pass.
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