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Maxwell Football Club’s National Awards Gala Returns to Trop


Atlantic City, NJ (December 14, 2015) – Tropicana Casino & Resort is proud to announce the Maxwell Football Club will bring their annual National Awards Gala to the Tropicana Showroom on Friday, March 11th, 2016 at 5pm. The extraordinary event, sponsored by the Judge Group, will celebrate the 2015 football season and present the Club’s National Awards at the Professional, Collegiate and High School levels. Professional football’s most respected athletes, coaches and personalities of both current and former seasons are expected to attend.

The formal presentation of the 57th Bert Bell Award (Professional Player of the Year) and the 27th Greasy Neale Award (Professional Coach of the Year) will take place at the Gala. In addition to other awards being presented include; The 79th Maxwell Award (Outstanding Collegiate Player of the Year); The Chuck Bednarik Award (Collegiate Defensive Player of the Year); The George Munger Award (Outstanding College Coach); The Brian Westbrook Tri-State Player of the Year presented by Philadelphia Insurance Company; The MFC Tri-State Coach of the Year presented by Philadelphia Insurance Company; The MFC National High School Player of the Year Award presented by adidas; The Thomas Brookshier Spirit Award and the Tropicana Broadcasting Excellence Award.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to continue our partnership with Tropicana Casino Resort as our host venue for the Maxwell Football Club National Awards Gala,” said Mark Wolpert, Executive Director of the Maxwell Football Club. “Tropicana is an exquisite property and provides a top flight home for this special event and a first class experience for our guests.”

Local golf course owner, former Philadelphia Eagle, and President of the Maxwell Football Club, Ron Jaworski, weighed in on the event by saying, “The Maxwell Football Club has had a fantastic 12 year history of hosting its National Awards Gala in Atlantic City and I am excited that we will be able to continue to bring the top names in all levels of football into town for this special evening. Partnering with Tropicana provides the Maxwell Football Club with so many new opportunities to expand our platform and create a unique experience for our award winners and dinner guests. I expect nothing less than a phenomenal event on March 11th.”

Vice President of Corporate Marketing for Tropicana Entertainment Corporation Eric Fiocco adds, “We look forward to hosting the Maxwell Football Club for another year. This is an exciting event for Atlantic City, and we are proud to partner with them for their gala.”

Tickets start at $300 per person and include admission to the MFC National Awards Gala and Cocktail Party. Tickets for this event are limited and are available on a first come first serve basis.

For more information or to purchase tickets and book rooms at a discounted rate visit www.maxwellfootballclub.org.

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About the Maxwell Football Club

The Maxwell Football Club (MFC) was founded in 1935 and is a registered 501c3 Non-Profit Corporation. The MFC promotes and recognizes excellence at all levels of football from youth leagues through the professional ranks. Each year the MFC offers programs which focus on player and coach development, safety, and player wellness. The Club also presents many of the premiere awards in the football world each year. Membership is open and additional information on the Club can be found at www.maxwellfootballclub.org.

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, Missouri, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey and Aruba. Tropicana properties collectively have approximately 7,166 employees, 5,525 rooms, 8,035 slot positions and 304 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tropicana is a majority-owned subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (NASDAQ:  IEP).  To learn more about Tropicana, visit www.Tropicanacasinos.com.