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Tropicana Wins Meetings & Conventions 2016 Gold Key Award


Secaucus, NJ – Tropicana Atlantic City has been recognized by readers of Meetings & Conventions (M&C) as a 2016 Gold Key Award winner in the Best Gaming Property category in the northeastern region.

For over 35 years, M&C’s Gold Key Awards have recognized leading hotels that have excelled in servicing meeting and event professionals, as voted on by the readers of M&C. This year, hotel chains were recognized nationally, while leading hotel properties were recognized in several categories regionally in the US and worldwide.

M&C’s readers , relying on their extensive industry experience in both corporate and association markets, voted for their favored hotels in nine categories – Best Hotel/Resort; Best Décor/Design; Best On-Site Support Staff; Best Green Initiatives; Best Gaming Properties; Best Boutique Property; Best Renovation; Best Overall Hotel Chain; and Best Overall Boutique Hotel Brand.

“Our readers tell us that what sets these Gold Key Award-winning hotels apart is their commitment to ensuring not only the highest degree of support in planning events, but also a commitment to executing them,” said David Blansfield, Executive Vice President and Group Publisher, Northstar Meetings Group, which publishes M&C.  “Our entire team joins M&C’s readers in honoring these outstanding hotels and their staffs who make it their mission to facilitate memorable event experiences, for planners and attendees alike. Their superior levels of excellence elevate our entire industry.”

Readers of M&C voted for the winners of the Gold Key Awards via online ballots and provided feedback based on their professional experiences worldwide for their top hotels, conference centers and CVBs.

All winners will be listed in M&C’s annual Gold Awards special issue, in print and online, distributed to 50,000 readers in November 2016. The online version will be posted simultaneously and available for viewing for a full-year online.

The Northstar Meetings Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the business events market, including full-time meeting planners, as well as senior corporate, association and not-for-profit decision-makers and incentive professionals who plan nearly 2 million meetings annually. Through its leading brands – Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Incentive and Meetings News – the Northstar Meetings Group is committed to identifying and informing meeting and event professionals, facilitating not only their continuing professional development but also providing data, digital, events and print services in support of their planning and investment decisions. For more information, please visit www.northstarmeetingsgroup.com.

About Tropicana Atlantic City

Tropicana Atlantic City is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring 2,079 hotel rooms 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 was highlighted as one of the “Coolest Casinos in the World” by PopSugar. The Trop Advantage Club has been voted “Best Players Club” by Casino Player Magazine. In 2015 and 2016 Tropicana underwent a total of $90 million in renovations, including its spectacular Multimedia Light and Sound Show, the addition of AtlantiCare LifeCenter Fitness, renovations to its casino and over 900 hotel rooms and more.

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About Tropicana Entertainment

Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: TPCA) 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.