Resorts Casino Hotel has announced that it would celebrate 40 years as Atlantic City's first casino. Resorts Casino Hotel would be commemorating their 40 years of establishment as New Jersey's first casino-hotel with a full lineup of events and performances for Memorial Day weekend.
The celebrations are scheduled to kick-start from May 25 and it would continue through Memorial Day a live performance by the village people, Resort's Beach Ball drop and a beachfront firework display including several throwback anniversary promotions and events throughout the holiday weekend.
"We are very excited to start our anniversary celebrations with performances and summer events lineup," said president and CEO of Resorts and Casino Hotel.
"Moreover, more importantly we are going to honour our guests and employees who have supported Resorts and have played a key role in the evolution of Atlantic City," he added.
He also said, "I feel extremely privileged to be a part of the creation of gaming in Atlantic City where Atlantic City has grown from a small gambling town and has went on to become what it is today."
From Friday before Memorial Day, Resorts would be hosting games and giveaways strolling broadwalk entertainment, like Philadelphia Mummers, an appearance by the Resorts' Showgirls, a live broadcast and a cake for guest to mark the 40th anniversary.
The Resorts Casino is also planning to reenact Atlantic City's first roll of the dice at 2 pm on the casino floor and the debut of special edition 40th anniversary gaming chips and Star Cards.
The next day, guests can test their luck and take a pull on Atlantic City's slot machine between 10 am and 10 pm in Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville lobby for a chance to win up to $2,500 in slot cash.
Resorts Casino Hotel started operating as the first casino-hotel outside the state of Nevada on May 26,1978 that featured 84 table games and 893 slot machines on a 33,735-square-foot casino floor.