Thursday, June 7, 2018

Atlantic City’s Pioneering 40 Year History with Steven Perskie and Michael Pollock, Hosted at Resorts Casino Hotel

Atlantic City Gaming Past, Present And Beyond
Atlantic City’s Pioneering 40 Year History with Steven Perskie
and Michael Pollock, Hosted at Resorts Casino Hotel

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (June 7, 2018) – Resorts Casino Hotel hosts Atlantic City’s Pioneering 40 Year History with Steven Perskie and moderated by Michael Pollock on Tuesday, July 24th at 4:30pm in the Ocean Ballroom. Join Perskie and Pollock for a “One on One” evening discussing Atlantic City Gaming Past, Present and Beyond organized by Congregation Shirat Hayam. Lloyd D. Levenson of Cooper Levenson and the Institute of Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism at Stockton University begins the night introducing the guest honorees. 
Admission prices are $60.00 per person and available to be purchased at Tables of 10 for $500 and sponsorship opportunities are available by calling David Blecker at 609.432.6712 or Jim Dine at 609.705.2280.  The “One on One” Perskie – Pollock proceeds will benefit the Congregation Shirat Hayam community garden, with food donated to SJ Food Bank and pre – school scholarships. 
Steven Perskie is a former commissioner of the Casino Control Commission.  Notably responsible for drafting the New Jersey Casino Control Act and was primary advocate and sponsor for the introduction of legalized casino gaming in Atlantic City.  At the age 26, Perskie was elected to the New Jersey General Assembly in 1971 and re – elected in 1973 and 1975.  Then Perskie resumed practicing law after leaving the commission.
Michael Pollock, moderating the discussion, is Managing Director and co – founder of Spectrum Gaming Group.  From 1991 to 1996, Pollock was the spokesman for the New Jersey Casino Control Commission, maintaining public confidence in the integrity of the regulatory system.    After publishing his book, Hostage to Fortune: Atlantic City and Casino Gambling, he has led Spectrum economic analyses to markets all across the United States.
The resort that brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978, Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Property, is at the top of its game today, offering world-class casino action in a relaxed environment that keeps the focus on fun. Resorts Casino Hotel made history as the first American casino outside of Nevada and is getting ready to celebrate a major milestone – their 40th anniversary in May 2018.  Winner of 20 Casino Player Magazine 2017 “Best of Gaming Awards,” Resorts Casino Hotel has undergone $100 million in renovations, including the all new state-of-the-art Resorts Conference Center, a large $25 million room renovation project and the $35 million Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville themed entertainment complex with the only beach bar, Landshark Bar & Grill, on the Atlantic City sand open – year round. 
Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment assumed management of Resorts Casino Hotel in 2012, a move that has set the stage for its return as the most exciting gaming destination in Atlantic City. Boasting a prime location spanning 11 acres at the northern end of the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk, the resort features 942 guest rooms and suites in two hotel towers, an 80,000-square-foot casino, two theaters, 10 restaurants, a food court featuring five eateries, two VIP slot and table player lounges, a casino bar, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon, and retail shops. Its 64,000 square feet of technologically advanced meeting space includes 24 meeting and function rooms, most featuring natural light and ocean views, and a 13,000-square-foot ballroom. For more information, visit our website or call 1.800.334.6378. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram and view us on YouTube.

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