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Tropicana Presents “Up Close and Personal With Anthony Laciura”


ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (July 30, 2014) — Fans of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” are invited to experience an evening that allows them to get “Up Close and Personal With Anthony Laciura.” The talented entertainer shot to fame as Eddie Kessler, Nucky Thompson’s Guy Friday. The event, sponsored by Tropicana Casino & Resort, will be held on Friday, November 14, 2014 in Tropicana’s Grand Exhibition Center. Proceeds will benefit the Literacy Volunteers Association Cape-Atlantic.

Prior to earning mainstream fame through his portrayal of Eddie Kessler, Laciura held over 50 additional acting roles and sang tenor with the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City in more than 860 stunning performances.

All guests of “Up Close and Personal with Anthony Laciura” will be treated to a distinctive two-hour show which includes an interactive Q&A session, musical performances and one-of-a-kind storytelling about Laciura’s expansive career, including his experiences on “Boardwalk Empire.” Complementary light fare and a cash bar will also be provided for the evening.

This amazing evening of entertainment benefits the Literacy Volunteers Association Cape-Atlantic (LVA.) Literacy Volunteers is a volunteer-based, adult literacy program that trains tutors who provide free, individualized instruction to adults at the lowest literacy levels. LVA tutors offer basic literacy skills education including reading, writing, spelling and comprehension. Tutors also provide job preparedness, health and financial literacy, and English as a Secondary Language (ESL) instruction. LVA has a unique niche in adult education by offering instruction at the time and place of student need.

Tickets can be purchased at the Tropicana Box Office and through the Literacy Volunteers Association Cape-Atlantic starting August 1, 2014. They are $125/person. Doors for the event open at 7:00 p.m. Laciura’s performance follows from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. with a question and answer until approximately 10 p.m.

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 nine casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey Aruba and now Missouri. Tropicana properties, including Lumière, collectively employ approximately 7,800 employees and have approximately 6,500 rooms, 8,900 slot positions and 273 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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