This is a guest article by Darryl D. McEwen, publisher of the Seven Stars Insider.
During November visitors will have lots to be thankful for – and they don’t even have to wait until Thanksgiving.
They’re already available for play, but the “official” debut of the first video-gaming machines in a U.S.-based casino is Nov. 2 at Bally’s Wild Wild West, Caesars and Harrah’s. The premier game, “Danger Arena,” is a first-person action video game in which player skill determines the payout.
The Atlantic City Tattoo Expo runs Nov. 4 to 6 at Bally’s Atlantic City. Visit ACTattooExpo.com for details.
The 39th Annual American Finals Rodeo takes place Nov. 11 and 12 at Boardwalk Hall. Visit AmericanFinalsRodeo.com for details.
Tropicana’s official holiday tree lighting will take place at 1 p.m. Nov. 21. In addition, there will be a free Holiday Musical Light Show every hour on the hour starting at noon Nov. 21 and running through Jan. 3. The show features a 35’ tree with synchronized holiday music.
Here are some other “insider” tips about what’s happening at Atlantic City’s casinos:
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Entertainment – Steven Wright (Nov. 8), Michael McDonald (Nov. 19), Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience (Nov. 26).
Events – Nov. 4 and 5 is Savor Borgata and includes the following: The Best of Wolfgang Puck (Nov. 4), Michael Symon Debut Dinner (Nov. 4), a culinary demonstration by Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian (Nov. 5) and Savor the City, celebrating the flavors of New York. Borgata Restaurant Week continues through Nov. 4 with prix-fixe lunch menus from $19 and dinner menus from $39.
For more information and to purchase tickets visit TheBorgata.com or call (866) 900-4TIX (4849).
Caesars Atlantic City
Entertainment Caesars AC – Toni Braxton (Nov. 12). Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com or call (800) 745-3000.
Golden Nugget Atlantic City
Entertainment – Cheech & Chong (Nov. 5), Dick Fox’s Golden Boys (Nov. 12).
Events – American Craft Whiskey Revival (Nov. 19).
For tickets visit the Golden Nugget box office, Ticketmaster.com or call (800) 736-1420.
Entertainment Harrah’s AC – Todd Barry (Nov. 3), Dave Coulier (Nov. 10), Skid Row with Special Guest Kix (Nov. 12), The Note For Note Experience (Nov. 13), Ian Edwards (Nov. 17), Evanesence (Nov. 19). For tickets visit Ticketmaster.com.
Resorts Casino Hotel
Entertainment – Sully Erna of Godsmack HometownTour 2016 (Nov. 15). Tickets available through Ticketmaster.com.
Tropicana Atlantic City
Entertainment – Dion (Nov. 5), The Band Perry (Nov. 12), Goo Goo Dolls (Nov. 19), Holiday Jubilee (Nov. 20 – Dec. 23: Select dates). Starring nine dancers and two vocalists, Holiday Jubilee takes a fresh approach to presenting the most beloved holiday music, characters and stories of the season. After a festive opening number the audience is taken inside a magical toy shop where tap dancing soldiers, music box ballerinas and rag dolls spring to life. In another sequence Santa shows his moves with an old school hip hop number, and show business turns to snow business with the Ice Dance, when the stage is filled with beautiful angel wings and magical falling snow to the sounds of “Winter Wonderland” and “White Christmas.” The Holiday Showgirl Fashion Show is an over-the-top celebration of holiday sparkle showcasing eight different costume designs by award-winning choreographer and costume designer Mistinguett. Tickets are $10 for children (16 and younger) and $25 for adults.
Events – Lou Neglia’s Ring of Combat 57, Championship Mixed Martial Arts, Nov. 18.
For tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com, call (800) 745-3000 or visit the Tropicana Box Office.
Another entertainment option at Tropicana is Atlantic City’s only IMAX® Theatre. Through April 2017 the theater is showing “Voyage of Time: Life’s Journey” and “Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience” on select dates. Other films scheduled are “Doctor Strange” (Nov. 3 – 17) and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (Nov. 17 – Dec. 15).
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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.