Darryl McEwen

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Casinos running summer-long promotions

The following Atlantic City casinos are running summer-long promotions – some through Labor Day weekend. Visit the casinos’ player loyalty card centers for details.

Golden Nugget Casino, Hotel & Marina

Earn entries through Sunday, Sept. 1, to win a 2019 Maserati Quattroporte. The drawing will be held at 8 p.m. Sept. 1, in the Golden Nugget’s Main Atrium. One finalist will win the Maserati; five others will win $1,000 in free play.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

Hard Rock is giving away $1 million at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at Hard Rock Live. Wild Card Rewards cardholders earn entries by playing their favorite slots or table games through 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31.

Harrah’s Resort

Harrah's is holding a $200,000 Summer of Jackpots promotion through Saturday, Sept. 7. Caesars Rewards cardholders will get one entry for every 25 tier credits earned during the promotional period. Entries must be activated on the finale day.

Resorts Casino Hotel

Play daily through Monday, Sept. 2, for a chance to win $1 million or other prizes in the Hot Summer Fun High-Low Challenge.

Through 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, guess the number of fish in the container on the casino floor to win up to $1,000 in slot cash

Earn entries through Sunday, Aug. 25, to win a 2019 Jeep Wrangler Sport. The drawing will be held at 4 p.m. Aug. 25.

Every 15 minutes from 2 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 26 in the Margaritaville Lobby one name will be called from all active slots and tables players to drop a chip on the Plink-It board to win slot cash or match play prizes.

Participate in free slot tournaments every Tuesday through Aug. 27. Tournaments are held from noon to 3 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. on the casino floor. Players can play in one slot tournament per day for free or earn two tier points to play in both.

Through Aug. 29 earn two tier points each Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5:59 the next morning to play Beach Ball slot cash at any kiosk and win up to $30,000 in slot cash.

Every Friday from 4 to 10 p.m. through Aug. 30 in the Margaritaville Lobby play head-to-head blackjack with the dealer and win up to $200.

Tropicana Atlantic City

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.

Tiers of joy - Bally’s and Caesars Atlantic City, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Golden Nugget, Hard Rock, Harrah’s Resort and Ocean Casino Resort are matching and upgrading player loyalty cards from select competitors. Eligible cards and valid dates vary by casino. Visit the casinos’ player loyalty card centers for details.

On the radio - I will be guest-hosting Scott Cronick’s “Off The Press” from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 10. Listen locally at 1400AM or online at WONDRadio.com. To voice your opinion or ask a question call 609-927-1100.

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. Visit his website, MrACCasino.com, and follow him on Twitter @MrACCasino. Your question – without your name – may appear in a future column.

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