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Lucky Winner Hits $388,000 Jackpot at Tropicana

Player wins big on Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory penny slot

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (November 11, 2015) – There’s MORE fun at Tropicana Atlantic City, and what’s more fun than winning? For Matthew Marzani of Scranton, PA his golden ticket came in the form of a $388,000 progressive jackpot win on a WMS Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory™ slot machine.

Marzani was trying his hand at slots for the very first time and playing a penny denomination Willy Wonka slot machine when the winning combination triggered the city-wide progressive at about 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, 2015.

Steve Callender, General Manager of Tropicana said, “Congratulations to Mr. Marzani on this significant wide-area progressive jackpot. The Willy Wonka slots have quickly become a player favorite at Tropicana, and we are excited to share in this exciting moment.”

The Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory game offers unique bonus rounds drawn straight from the motion picture classic. Powered by the Sensory Immersion 2.0 motion chair, the Chocolate River Bonus allows players the chance to experience the iconic Wonkatania ride through exciting motion effects, and the Elevator Bonus flies the player up above the factory like Charlie himself, bringing Willy Wonka’s world of pure imagination to the casino floor.

About Tropicana Atlantic City

Tropicana Casino & Resort is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring 2,079 rooms and suites and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With 24 restaurants, 25 shops, 18 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre and a spa, Tropicana is consistently rated as a “Must-See Attraction” in Atlantic City. In spring 2015 Tropicana underwent a $50 million renovation, which includes its spectacular Multimedia Light and Sound Show, the addition of AtlantiCare LifeCenter Fitness and renovations to its North Tower hotel rooms and casino. Must be 21. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER. For more information, visit the official Web site at www.tropicana.net or:

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About Tropicana Entertainment

Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB:  TCPA) is a publicly traded company that, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates eight casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Missouri, New Jersey and Aruba. Tropicana properties collectively have approximately 5,525 rooms, 8,035 slot positions and 304 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada and is a majority –owned subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (NASDAQ:  IEP).