Monthly Archives: March 2012

Showboat Introduces
Surfer Bar on Boardwalk

Showboat is making a pitch to attract the surfer crowd that frequents the northern part of the Atlantic City beach, where the casino is situated, with a laid-back bar and restaurant, Worship Surf Bar. The bar will be right on the Boardwalk and opens April 2. Delaware Avenue Beach, at...
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Valley Forge Casino
Now Taking Bets

Philadelphia native Eleanor Munafo, 94, was the first person to play a slot machine at at the Valley Forge Resort Casino that opened Saturday in King of Prussia. In 1939, Munafo was the 1 millionth visitor to the New York World’s Fair. Munafo got the action started at the $150-million...
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Valley Forge Casino,
The Key Stats

Quick Take on the Valley Forge Resort Casino How To Get In The Casino * Guests of the property (21 or older) who are attending a convention, meeting or a private function are granted access to the casino floor. As we mentioned, there is a nearby convention facility and a...
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Winners From
Del. Poker Classic

Philadelphia-area players continued to post high finishes at Delaware Park’s Poker Classic that continues through April 2. The biggest local cash so far is Phoenixville’s Aaron Frese who collected more than $37,000 in a $550 buy-in no-limit hold’em event. According to poker databases, Frese’s most recent cash had been for...
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Five Great Reasons
To Drink In Beer Fest

VIDEO: Suds and Sounds will be the theme this weekend when the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival pulls into the AC Convention Center on Friday and Saturday. The festival is presented by 100.7 WZXL. While this isn’t a casino event, playing blackjack, craps and the slots has been known...
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High-rise Condo
Planned Near Revel

A new condo project appears to be going up near Revel, Atlantic City’s new luxury casino-resort that opens April 2. Last week, the Casino Reinvestment Development approved the land use application of Lazocean at Metropolitan for the area of Atlantic city that is called the South Inlet. The project called “The...
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Three Tickets Split
Record $656M Jackpot

The history-making Mega Million lottery made three ticket-holders in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland fabulously wealthy as they will share in the $656 million jackpot that created a lottery-buying frenzy last week. The winning numbers were 2-4-23-38-46 and Mega Ball 23. The Maryland winning ticket was sold by a 7-Eleven in...
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Nugget Featuring
Stones’ Rocker Wood

The Golden Nugget will feature two rock headliner acts in April—Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, and the alternative rock band Third Eye Bland. Wood plays the Golden Nugget Showroom, a more intimate concert venue, for a one-night performance at 9 p.m., on Saturday, April 21. Third Eye Blind  is at...
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Casino Weather
From NBC10

CASINO WEATHER: Headed to the casinos? NBC10 says that for the weekend, you may want to consider bringing an umbrella. Friday’s summer-like temperatures will moderate over the weekend dropping about 15 to 20 degrees, and showers are likely. View more videos at: http://nbcphiladelphia.com....
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Southwest Philly Tix
Hits for $494K

A lottery ticket worth nearly $494,000 was sold in Southwest Philadelphia for the Pennsylvania Cash 5 March 22 drawing. The ticket was sold at Philly Donut, 6508 Woodland Ave., Philadelphia. The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 07-11-17-23-37, to win a jackpot of $493,578, less 25 percent federal withholding. The...
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