google-site-verification: googlea74c1dbc0ed24fc0.html Atlantic City Plugged In: Resorts Casino Hotel Turns 40 with a Weekend Long Celebration

Resorts Casino Hotel Turns 40 with a Weekend Long Celebration

Resorts International (Atlantic City's first casino & the first casino to open outside of Nevada) opened it's doors on Friday, May, 26 1978.  The celebratory events, marking 40 spectacular years, were held over Memorial Day weekend beginning on May, 25th 2018. 
Below can be found videos by Eat Drink and Be You magazine's publisher, Marc Berman, who was present for all four days to record the highlights of the festivities.

If you have never had the chance to visit Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, there is no better time than NOW to discover Atlantic City's first casino and all that it has to offer. Going strong for 40 years!

Below enjoy videos of thousands of beach balls being dropped on the AC Boardwalk to the crowd below, the first slot machine in AC and the Village People performing in the Superstar Theater. Also, view a video of one of the most amazing fireworks displays ever.

The weekend kicked off with Resorts Annual Beach Ball Drop. Thousands, Yes Thousands of beach ball are dropped on the Atlantic City boardwalk in front of Resort and spanning their entire beach frontage.

Atlantic City's first slot machine which is always on display at Resorts Casino Hotel was activated for one day as part of a promotion. Check out the slot machine in a video below.

Did you know...the Village People struck gold with two of their major hits: "Y.M.C.A." and "In the Navy". The Village People performed to a capacity crowd in Resorts Legendary Superstar theater as part of the celebration. View that video below.

Sunday night, Resorts presented the best fireworks show I have ever seen in Atlantic City. The Grucci team produced pyrotechnics which were synchronized to a 70's music soundtrack. Watch, in it's entirety, the 15 minute display in the video below.

Believe it or not, below is the incredible likeness of Resorts as a giant cake created by Resorts culinary staff.

WOW!! Look...On Memorial Day, Resorts Gave Away A Jeep to one lucky winner!!

Resorts Casino Hotel
1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone(609) 344-6000

Video and Photos: Marc Berman

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