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Tropicana Honors Spirit of Breast Cancer Awareness Month


ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (September 26, 2014) — October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Tropicana Casino & Resort is joining the cause by hosting several special events, programs and promotions to increase awareness and benefit local cancer support charities.

“According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime,” Tropicana’s General Manager Steve Callender said. “This is our chance to help raise awareness about the importance of early detection through fun and memorable experiences throughout our resort.”
Lights for the Cure

This October, Tropicana will join the Philadelphia Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and its media sponsor, CBS 3, in turning the Atlantic City skyline pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This “Lights for the Cure” campaign is a salute to the thousands of brave women in the region who have battled breast cancer. Look for pink lights on the Tropicana cupola atop the Havana tower and every Tropicana fountain.

Little Pink Dress Party
This year, SoJO 104.9 will host its Third Annual Little Pink Dress Party at Boogie Nights. The event takes place on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Attendees are invited to think pink and wear a little pink dress (or something pink) and dance the night away. Party goers will enjoy a live performance from Jonathan Jackson, known to countless fans as Avery Barkley, the bad-boy rocker on the hit ABC musical drama “Nashville.”

General admission tickets are $14 per person. SoJO VIP tickets, which include a meet and greet with Jonathan Jackson, are $25. All tickets include entry to the Boogie Nights nightclub experience following the SoJo 104.9 party. A portion of all ticket proceeds will benefit Gilda’s Club of South Jersey, a broad, community-based program of social, emotional, and educational support for cancer survivors and their loved ones.

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro
To raise awareness of the ongoing battle against breast cancer, P.F. Chang’s will decorate the majestic eleven foot tall horses that guard the restaurant entrance with pink garlands, ribbons and streamers. The Chinese bistro will also offer pink sushi as a special menu item for the month of October.

Old Farmers Almanac
Stop in Old Farmers Almanac and enjoy 20% off select breast cancer awareness merchandise including pink ribbon bottle stoppers, pink hot cocoa and “Hold Hope in Your Heart” an angel figurine created by Jim Shore that reflects on the importance of quality healthcare and the universal fight against breast cancer.

White House Black Market
On Thursday, October 2, 2014, shoppers will enjoy 15% off full-priced merchandise plus an extra 5% off for WHBM reward members. The company will donate 10% of proceeds from this day to benefit Living Beyond Breast Cancer.

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 the “Must-See Attraction” in Atlantic City. 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 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 5,500 rooms, 8,000 slot positions and 270 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.