Atlantic City casinos celebrate LGBTQ Month
June is LGBTQ Pride Month. In recognition of this annual celebration honoring the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community, many of Atlantic City’s casinos are holding or participating in special events.
Golden Nugget Casino, Hotel & Marina - The Haven Nightclub will host a Spice Girls-themed Drag Show Brunch at noon Saturday, June 22. Tickets to the MisBeHaven Drag Show include the show, a brunch entrée, and the choice of one mimosa or bloody mary. Non-alcoholic options also are available. For details visit GoldenNugget.com/Atlantic-City.
Tropicana Atlantic City - You don’t have to wait until June 22, the Ladies of Diva Royale perform at 9 p.m. every Saturday in Anthem Lounge. Host Diva Drag Queen features guest drag queen divas such as Madonna, Dolly Parton, Celine Dion, Liza Minnelli, Adele, Nicki Minaj, Whitney Houston, Sia, Brittany Spears and Beyonce. Tickets are available at DragQueenShow.com or call 609-576-5206 for VIP reservations and bottle service pricing.
On Saturday, June 1, at Boogie Nights Tropicana honored the Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance at Be Yourself Saturday. Tropicana donated the proceeds from its month-long fundraising effort, Rosé Every Day in May. The Alliance is an organization dedicated to promoting the economic, social and political advocacy of the LGBTQ and LGBTQ supportive community of the greater Atlantic City region.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa - Designed with its LGBTQ guests in mind, Borgata offers a one-night stay in a Fiore Suite and two day passes to its Spa Toccare’s men’s and women’s lounges. In addition, guests receive $50 towards any Borgata signature restaurant or in-room dining. plus two complimentary cocktails at B Bar. Call 609-317-1000.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City - Along with Hard Rock’s float, more than 70 team members will attend and walk in the Philly Pride Parade Sunday, June 9.
Tropicana’s Winning Ticket promotion continues through Sunday, Sept. 8. Trop Advantage cardholders receive one free ticket by visiting any comp machine. Players can choose their own lucky numbers or select a quick pick option that will randomly assign six numbers and a bonus ball. A Zoom Ball machine in Palm Walk will conduct five drawings daily at 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m. On Fridays and Saturdays an extra drawing will be held at 11 p.m. Anyone who picked a Winning Ticket number will have five chances daily and can win prizes from 25 Bonus Slot Dollars to $2 million.
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