In Atlantic City, some casinos are holding promotions to celebrate the end of 2023 and the beginning of 2024. These promotions may be offered on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. Some casinos even have promotions throughout December. Fall promotions can be found here.
Promotions vary from sweepstakes drawings, entries earned during a select window, and multiplier days. New cars, free slot play, and cash prizes will be awarded. Additionally, players must be present to win most contests and drawings. More details can be found at each casino’s players club center.
Updated on December 2 to include additional December promotions at Bally’s, Golden Nugget, Hard Rock, and Resorts.
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Bally’s Atlantic City – $100,000 in New Year’s sweepstakes drawings
Bally’s in Atlantic City will celebrate New Year’s Eve 2023 through New Year’s Day 2024. To end 2023, there will be a $50,000 sweepstakes drawing. Winners will be selected every 15 minutes to win up to $2,024 in slot play. Drawings take place December 31, 2023 from 5pm until 7pm and January 1, 2024 from 12:30am until 2am.
To continue the celebration, another $50,000 in slot play will be given away on January 1, 2024 from 3pm until 8pm. Ten winners will be selected every 30 minutes to win up to $1,000 in slot play.
Other December promotions
There is a $30,000 drawing on Friday, December 15. Every 30 minutes from 4pm until 11pm, four members win $500 in slot play. Entries are earned earlier in the month.
On Saturday, December 30, Bally’s is giving away two Mercedes CLA35s. Ten winners are selected every half-hour from 3pm until 9:30pm. Winners receive up to $1,000 in slot play. Then, the Mercedes are given away at 10pm and 11pm. Players gain one entry for every 25 Bally Bucks earned with ten times entries on Wednesdays.
Borgata – $777,000 in free play in December
A New Year’s specific promotion is not listed on Borgata’s website. However, Borgata is giving away free play every Saturday in December. A grand prize drawing will take place on December 30 at 10pm. The grand prize each week is a 2024 Jaguar F-PACE P250 R-Dynamic S.
Players card members are eligible for one free entry. One additional entry is gained for every $1 in slot dollars earned or every 100 table game tier credits. The earning window starts on November 26. Players must activate entries prior to the drawings at a promotional kiosk. At least double, up to 10 times, entries are earned on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays in December.
Free play prizes
Each hour, 32 participants are selected to win free play. Grand prize winners may choose to receive $45,000 in cash or $35,000 in cash and $15,000 in free play instead of the vehicle.
- 6pm – $200 in free play (8 winners); $225 in free play (8 winners); $250 in free play (8 winners); $1,000 in free play (8 winners)
- 7pm – $225 in free play (8 winners); $250 in free play (8 winners); $275 in free play (8 winners); $1,100 in free play (8 winners)
- 8pm – $250 in free play (8 winners); $275 in free play (8 winners); $300 in free play (8 winners); $1,200 in free play (8 winners)
- 9pm – $275 in free play (8 winners); $300 in free play (8 winners); $325 in free play (8 winners); $1,300 in free play (8 winners)
- 10pm – $400 in free play (8 winners); $500 in free play (8 winners); $600 in free play (8 winners); $1,500 in free play (7 winners); 2024 Jaguar (1 winner)
On December 30, the 10pm drawing has larger prizes. Thirty-one players win slot play varying from $1,500 to $3,000. One grand prize winner gets a 2024 Jaguar F-PACE P250 R-Dynamic S. Participants may win once per hour, up to five times per drawing day, for a total of 25 times throughout the promotion.
Golden Nugget – $250,000 New Year’s sweepstakes
Celebrate New Year’s Eve early at Golden Nugget. Drawings for free play prizes will be hosted on Saturday, December 30. Ten winners will be selected every 30 minutes from 5pm until 11pm. Prizes varied based on a player’s tier level.
- 24 Karat – $50 in free play
- Premier – $100 in free play
- Chairman – $500 in free play
- Elite – $1,000 in free play
One entry is gained for every 25 base tier credits earned in December. Players also earn five times entries on Sundays and Mondays. Additionally, ten times entries are earned starting December 24.
Other December promotions at Golden Nugget
On Mondays, December 4, 11, and 18, players receive a bingo card after earning at least 50 tier credits. $10,000 slot play bingo sessions are held at 1pm and 5pm. Chairman and Elite players may qualify for additional bingo boards.
In December, players club members earn double slot dollars and double tier credits on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Additionally, on Sundays, players earn tier credits based on level. 24 Karat and Premier members earn double tier credits, Chairman members earn triple tier credits, and Elite members earn four times.
Hard Rock Casino – Hot seat drawings and multiplier days
Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City is hosting multiple promotions in December. On Saturday, December 9 from 9pm until 1am, players club members earn 10 times slot play. Video poker and electronic table games are excluded. A five-times tier multiplier is available on December 19, 25, and 27. Five times comp dollars are earned on December 26 and 28 from 5pm until 10pm.
Hard Rock hosts a $20,000 slot tournament on Monday, December 11 from 2pm until 6pm.
New Wild Card Rewards members receive a scratch-off card when signing up. Prizes range from $20 to $500 in slot play.
December hot seat drawings
$100,000 hot seat drawings are held on December 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 from noon until 4pm. Five winners get $250 in slot play every half-hour until 3:30pm. Then, at 4pm, ten players win $1,000 in slot play.
A $50,000 hot seat drawing for X Card members starts at 11pm on Saturday, December 16. Ten winners are selected to win $1,000 in slot play every half-hour until 1am. A $75,000 X Card hot seat drawing takes place on December 30. Fifteen winners are selected to win $1,000 in slot play every half-hour from 11pm until 1am.
A $50,000 hot seat drawing also takes place on December 30. Ten players win $1,000 in slot play every 30 minutes from 7pm until 9pm.
Ocean Casino – $1,000,000 in prizes over 8 days to 1,400+ winners
Ocean Casino will be counting down the last eight days of 2023 with eight days of winners. Each day $100,000 in prizes will be given away, with $200,000 in prizes awarded on December 30 and 31. From December 25 to 29 and on January 1, daily grand prize drawings will award five winners a share of $10,000 in free play. Grand prize drawings will award four winners a share of $25,000 in cash on December 30 and 31.
December 25-29, 2023 & January 1, 2024
- 1-3:30pm – $250 in free play (10 winners every 30 minutes)
- 4-7:30pm – $500 in free play (10 winners every 30 minutes)
- 8-8:30pm – $750 in free play (10 winners every 30 minutes)
- 9-9:30pm – $1,000 in free play (10 winners every 30 minutes)
- 10pm – $2,000 in free play (5 winners)
December 30 & 31, 2023
- 2-4pm – $500 in free play (10 winners every 30 minutes)
- 4:30-6pm – $750 in free play (10 winners every 30 minutes)
- 6:30-9:30pm – $1,000 in free play (10 winners every 30 minutes)
- 10-10:30pm – $2,500 in free play (10 winners every 30 minutes)
- 11pm – $25,000 in cash (4 winners)
- 1st place $10,000
- 2nd place $7,500
- 3rd place $5,000
- 4th place $2,500
Players card members get one free entry per day. Entries must be activated at a promotional kiosk starting at noon each day.
More December promotions at Ocean Casino
Additional promotional offers are available at Ocean Casino throughout December. On December 2, Preferred, Prime, and Reserve level members earn 20x free play. All members earn 10x free play on December 6, 10, 13, 20, 26, and 28. Multipliers must be activated at a promotional kiosk.
$20,000 slot tournaments are held on December 5, 11, 19, and 27 from 1pm until 8pm. Posted at 9pm, the top 100 scores receive free play prizes. On December 15, players can exchange comp dollars for free play from 9am until 1am. The minimum exchange is $10 in comps for $5 in free play; the maximum is $3,000 in comps for $1,500 in free play.
Free play sweepstakes drawings will be held on December 7, 14, and 21. Every 30 minutes from 2pm until 10pm, two players win $500 in free play each. Another sweepstakes drawing is for $150,000 in Amazon gift cards. It runs from December 8 to 10. Drawings take place from 2pm until 11pm.
- 2-4pm – $100 Amazon gift card (5 winners every 30 minutes)
- 4:30-6:30pm – $250 Amazon gift card (5 winners every 30 minutes)
- 7-8pm – $500 Amazon gift card (5 winners every 30 minutes)
- 8:30-9:30pm – $750 Amazon gift card (5 winners every 30 minutes)
- 10-10:30pm – $1,000 Amazon gift card (5 winners every 30 minutes)
- 11pm – $2,500 Amazon gift card (5 winners)
Resorts Atlantic City – New Year’s Day Cadillac XT4 Sweepstakes
There will be a drawing for a Cadillac XT4 at Resorts Atlantic City on New Year’s Day 2024. Players earn entries from November 24 through December 30. One tier point earned at slots or table games equals one entry.
Double car entries are earned on Fridays and Saturdays in December, excluding December 30 when players earn 20 times car entries. Ten times car entries are earned on Sundays in December, excluding December 31 when 15 times car entries are received. Drawings take place at noon on January 1, 2024, with the grand prize drawing at 4pm.
More December promotions at Resorts
Excluding New Year’s Eve, slot tournaments are also held every Sunday in December. Tournaments are open to Epic tiers and higher with Red Carpet members playing twice. However, Premiere level players can earn into the tournament after gaining 8 points.
Complimentary self-parking is available to Epic, Paramount, Paramount Plus, and Red Carpet Star Card members. Players club members earn five times tier points on Wednesdays in December. Then, on Sunday, December 24, comp multipliers vary by tier level (Premiere: double, Epic: 3 times, Paramount: 4 times, Paramount Plus: 5 times, and Red Carpet: 6 times).
December gift giveaways at Resorts Casino
Star Card members are eligible for gift giveaways each month. Players may need to earn a minimum number of points to qualify.
20 tier points needed
- Winter-themed pillow – December 4 or 5 (1-7pm)
- Wine Wednesdays – December 6, 13, and 20 (1-7pm)
- Hickory Farms Gift – December 11 or 12 (1-7pm)
- Flatware – December 18 or 19 (1-7pm)
- La Marca Prosecco – December 27 (1-7pm)
32 tier points needed
- New Amsterdam Vodka – December 15 (4-9pm)
- Sunoco Gas Card – December 29 (4-9pm)
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New Year’s casino alternatives
For players who want to celebrate the New Year in Atlantic City, there are multiple casinos with the special promotional offers listed above. However, many other players want to avoid the holiday crowds. In New Jersey, these players can play online casino games at home.
New eligible players may qualify for a deposit match or loss rebate bonus. Signing up using one of the below offers helps support Atlantic City Advantage. Most online casinos offer promotions and bonuses to existing players throughout the year.