Atlantic City June 2017 | Goodbye, My Borgata Rewards; Hello, Mlife Rewards!
On June 7 Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will begin participating in MGM Resorts International’s Mlife Rewards loyalty program. As of that date, Borgata Red Label, Black Label and Titanium cards no longer will work in slot machines or be accepted at table games. [And on June 6, players will not be able to use their My Borgata Rewards card to earn or redeem any comps or Slot Dollars®.] The biggest advantage to Borgata players will be the ability to use comp dollars (Express Comps™) and Points earned at Borgata in MGM’s 16 other casinos in Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi and Nevada.
Tropicana Atlantic City’s newly renovated Seaside Cafe and Fiesta Buffet have reopened with new contemporary looks, redesigned menus, outdoor seating and the return of many favorite dishes.
The Seaside Café, with seating outside on the Boardwalk, is now located in the Marketplace, and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and a late-night menu. In addition, the café has a full service bar.
The Fiesta Buffet’s interior transformation includes everything from flooring and wall treatments to a new entrance, comfortable seating and more.
Tropicana’s annual Seafood Week begins June 18 and ends June 24. Restaurants, bars and stores throughout Tropicana will offer unique dishes, menus, specials and discounts on all things seafood and nautical, from chowder and cioppino to steamed shrimp and stuffed flounder.
Here are other “insider” tips about what’s happening in Atlantic City’s casinos during June:
Bally’s Atlantic City
Play and earn daily through June 24 to win a share of free play prizes at the $100K Boardwalk Bucks Giveaway Grand Finale Drawing on June 25. Receive one entry for every 25 tier credits earned. Play every Tuesday to increase your odds with 5X earned entries. Details at the Total Rewards Center.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Borgata is giving away 777 Bonus Slot Dollars to one winner every seven minutes from noon to 7 p.m. June 15, 29 and 30. Insert your M life Rewards card into any slot machine or open any table games rating from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. for your chance to win.
During the Father’s Day Sweepstakes June 18 insert your M life Rewards card into any slot machine or open a table games rating from noon to 5:30 p.m. In hourly drawings from 2 to 6 p.m. win a Rolex, cash or free slot play.
Play for a chance to win $5,000 in cash, or prize packages which include overnight stays, free play and cash at MGM Resorts in Las Vegas. There will be 10 winners each hour, with more than 100 winners total. To qualify insert your M life Rewards card into any slot machine or open a table games rating from noon to 7:30 p.m. June 9 or 10. In addition, you’ll find Las Vegas showgirls from 2 to 4 p.m. on the casino floor, as well as performance art from 3 to 6 p.m.
Visit the M life Rewards desk for details on all these promotions.
Borgata Comedy Club (check for dates in June), Jim Breuer (June 3), The Killers (June 10), Artie Lange (June 10), Chris D’Ella (June 16), The Revivalists (June 17). In addition, The Burlesque Show plays every Thursday in the Music Box. For tickets visit TheBorgata.com or call (866) 900-4TIX (4849).
Caesars Atlantic City
Earn drawing entries June 1 to July 29 to win your share of Cleopatra’s Treasures in the $250,000 Grand Finale on July 29. Receive one additional entry daily by swiping at a Promotional Kiosk and get another entry for every 25 tier credits earned. Plus, play every Tuesday to increase your odds with 5X the earned entries. Details at the Total Rewards Center.
“Dancing With The Stars” Live! (June 16 and 17). For tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com.
Golden Nugget Atlantic City
Free self-parking continues.
Dionne Warwick (June 24). For tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com or call (800) 736-1420.
$10,000 Bingo Bonanza at 2 and 7 p.m. in The Grand on June 5, 12, 19 and 26. For details, visit the 24K Select Club.
Win a share of $250,000 in cash and free play prizes during the Summer of Jackpots giveaway. Earn entries daily through to the Grand Finale Sept. 9. Receive one free entry daily by swiping at a designated Promotional Kiosk and one additional entry for every 25 tier credits earned at Harrah’s Resort. Plus, play every Tuesday to earn 5X entries.
The Everly Brothers Experience (June 1), Bluffet (June 8), Still Surfin’ (June 15), Australia’s Thunder From Down Under (June 17), Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot (June 24), Legends In Concert (June 29 – Aug. 13). For tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com or call (800) 736-1420.
Resorts Casino Hotel
Resorts has kicked off its $2 million Flip Flop Fever through Sept. 3. Star cardholders can play daily through Sept. 2 to win $2 million. Each cardholder can play once each day for free and get a second chance after earning five tier points.
Guess the number of sea shells in a container on the casino floor and win $500 in slot cash. Enter every day through Sept. 4. The 10 players closest to the actual number of sea shells without going over will wintop $500 in slot cash.
Play your favorite slots or table games at Resorts to earn entries to win a 2017 BMW X1. For every tier point you earn through June 25, you’ll receive one entry into the sweepstakes – double entries on Thursdays. The drawing will be at 4 p.m. June 25, but first you must activate your entries that day by playing any slot machine or table game while using your Star card.
Free parking this month for all Star cardholders.
Vinnie Talarico (June 1, 4-8, 11-15, 18-21, 25-27, 29), The Midtown Men (June 3), Vince Neil, the voice of Mötley Crüe (June 23), “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” (June 30). For tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com or the Resorts Box Office, or call (800) 745-3000.
Tropicana Atlantic City
Lou Neglia’s Ring of Combat 59 (June 2), The Cornell Gunter Coasters (June 3), George Thorogood and the Destroyers Rock Party Tour (June 10), Patti LaBelle (June 24). For tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com, call (800) 745-3000 or check with the Tropicana Box Office.
Another entertainment option at Tropicana is Atlantic City’s only IMAX® Theatre. “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” runs through June 1, followed by “Wonder Woman” June 1 to 8, “The Mummy” June 8 to 22, “Great White Shark 3D” runs through Dec. 31.
Recreational gambler Darryl D. McEwen is publisher of the Seven Stars Insider – both the website (www.SevenStarsInsider.com) and the monthly newsletter. For a free subscription to the newsletter, join the mailing list at Seven Stars Insider and tell him how you heard about it. You also can download the newsletter from the website where he frequently updates news about Caesars Entertainment and Total Rewards under “Latest News” on the home page. In addition, be sure to follow @7StarsInsider on Twitter.
Darryl also writes a bi-weekly column, Mr. AC Casino, for the Atlantic City Weekly. A former professional journalist, based in Wilmington, Delaware, Darryl 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.
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