Casinos giving away cash, free play and more

Atlantic City Hard Rock Hotel & Casino:

Win a 2018 Tesla Model S Saturday, Sept. 1. Get one free entry by signing up for Wild Card Rewards. Earn additional entries playing slots and table games. Drawing will take place at 11 p.m. Additional winners will receive $1,000 in free slot play.

Life sentence — You also can earn entries playing slots and table games to win $500 in free play every week for 20 years. Drawing will take place Sunday, Sept. 2.

Entries for both sweepstakes must be activated on day of drawing and winners must be present.

Free tee — Play for an hour at your favorite slots or table games to receive a Grand Opening T-shirt. Print the voucher at any Wild Card Rewards kiosk and redeem it at the Rock Shop.

Visit the Wild Card Services Desk for details.

Ocean Resort Casino:

Receive one entry for every three comp dollars earned by playing slots and table games through Sunday, Sept. 2, to win a share of more than $250,000 in cash and prizes. (Earn 3X entries every Sunday in August.) The drawing will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, in Ovation Hall. Entries must be activated between 6 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. on day of drawing at any Ocean Premier kiosk and winners must be present.

Double up — Earn 2X Premier Points every Monday and Tuesday in August. Before playing opt in at any Ocean Premier kiosk.

Visit the Ocean Premier Rewards Center for details.

Resorts Casino Hotel:

Through Monday, Sept. 3, new players who sign up for a Star Card will earn 3X comps and 3X cashback on sign-up day, and — while supplies last — receive a free 40th anniversary commemorative tote bag filled with special offers.

Three for all — Earn 3X comps during Casino Happy Hour from 9 p.m. to midnight Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

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Taken for a ride — Win a VIP ride on The Wheel at Steel Pier, plus a chance to win up to $4,000 in slot cash at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. Receive one entry for each tier point earned now through Sept. 1. Forty winners — who do not have to be present — will be chosen. Each winner may bring up to three guests.

Visit the Star Card Promotions Booth for details.

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Rocktane, Hard Rock’s 24-hour gas station, is open with 16 gas pumps and a 5,100-square-foot convenience store. It’s located outside the casino’s parking garage between Maryland and Virginia Avenues.

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 and he’ll try to respond to you personally. Your question – without your name – may appear in a future column. Follow him on Twitter @MrACCasino.

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