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Jan 14

MLK Weekend at Borgata

MLK WeekendBorgata Nightlife is famous for its ability to turn any weekend into a three-day weekend. So when you actually have a three-day holiday weekend—as we do with Martin Luther King Day on January 19, this Monday—you can expect even more.

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has put together one of the best line-ups of DJs and shows you’ll find anywhere, let alone on a cold January weekend.

Check this out.

Winter Music SeriesNervo at MIXX Friday, January 16.

PS1 at mur.mur. Friday, January 16.

Rob Thomas in a special intimate performance benefiting The Sidewalk Angels Foundation at The Music Box January 16 – 18.

D-Nice at mur.mur. Saturday, January 17.

DJ Mustard at MIXX Saturday, January 17.

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Jan 12

Borgata’s Winter Escape Package

Borgata Winter Escape PackageThe first winter storm has hit the East in 2015 and, as you’d expect, it led to some pretty predictable problems.

There was a lot of shoveling, salting and sliding on the roads going on, not to mention more than a few fender benders. There was also a lot of bundling up, but still freezing anyway.

People are sneezing, sniffling and coughing and we’ve all been reminded of that horrible seasonal visitor called the wind chill factor. That’s when a slight breeze makes it feel like you’re standing on the North Pole.

There’s ice on the windows, the sidewalks and sometimes it feels like its in your very soul.

And the worst part? Only two and a half more months to go.

Let’s face it, at some point we all need to escape winter’s grip, even if for just one night. And there’s no better place to spend that night than Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.

Borgata offers up a special winter escape package Sundays through Thursdays designed to beat back the winter blahs.

Staring at $169 a night, you get an overnight stay in a classic room at Borgata, a $100 Dining Credit, two tickets to the Comedy Club at the Music Box and complimentary in room WiFi.

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Dec 31

Last Minute NYE Planning? Borgata Has You Covered

New Year's Eve at BorgataNew Year’s Eve is here.

Now for those people out there who are good at planning—you know the kind of people who made reservations for a Time’s Square hotel six years ago—that’s no big deal.

But for everybody else, it’s time to panic. Where do we go? Where’s the best party?

One answer—Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.

Even the plan aheaders (those who plan ahead?) know that. Just check out this New Year’s lineup at Borgata.

Events for New Year’s Eve include:

Casino Promos

$1,414 BONUS SLOT DOLLARS®

One winner every 14 minutes

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Noon – 7 P.M.

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Dec 19

ShopBorgata.com’s Holiday Sale – 25% Off

shp_bor_robe_203x185Holiday shopping can be a hectic thing, what with the traffic, the crowds, trying to find a parking spot in the same area code as the store you wanted to visit and so on. And who doesn’t love 78 consecutive hours of canned mall Christmas music? (2,700 versions of “Jingle Bells” and counting.)

At this point, you’re probably thinking that we at the Borgata Blog are about to plug a nice little getaway to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa for a relaxing, stress-free, pre-holiday break. Which is great—especially if you take advantage of our monthly spa specials.

But there’s an even easier way to allow Borgata to take some of the crazy out of holiday shopping. And that’s to Shop Borgata from home at our online store. And from now to December 28, ShopBorgata.com is offering a holiday sale or 25 percent off on all items.

That includes all of ShopBorgata.com’s category’s from the Gifts of Comfort (bedding, blankets, sheets), to items for the Spa Connoisseur (robes, aromatherapy) to gifts for the Foodie (cookbooks, margarita glasses, aprons).

It’s an impressive list of online items at great prices that you can check out here.

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Dec 3

Enter the Wish List Sweepstakes on Borgata’s Facebook Page

wishlist-615x615Did you ever think about the simple concept of the wish? You want something so you wish for it. No big deal right?

Wrong. The whole concept of the wish has dominated literature, fairy tales and folklore since the first caveman wished for a sharper rock to cut his mammoth steak.

We make wishes by throwing coins into wells and fountains or by blowing out birthday candles. We make a wish when we see a shooting star, or just the first star of the night. In fiction we’ve dreamed up genies to give out three wishes or a host of magical items to wish upon.

And some of us just out muscled some poor family member to snap the big end of the Thanksgiving turkey’s wishbone.

Well, we at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa love wishes too. So much, in fact, that we’ve created the Wish List Sweepstakes on our Borgata Facebook Page.

Each week we’ll give you, our Facebook friends, the chance to choose between three different prizes in the Wish List Sweepstakes. It’s sort of a twist on the three wishes as voter’s choose from three prizes on the wish list.

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Nov 29

Cyber Monday Deals at Borgata and BorgataCasino.com

Cyber Monday Hotel DealHave you heard about Cyber Monday? It’s the Monday after Thanksgiving when robots from the future invade thinking everyone is too hopped up on leftover pumpkin pie and turkey sandwiches to resist.

No wait. That’s Cyborg Monday.

Cyber Monday–again, the Monday after Thanksgiving–is the busiest online shopping day of the year, and we at BorgataCasino.com want to help you out with your online shopping by offering Cyber Monday Cashback from November 28 to November 30. We’re also offering our own Cyber Monday deal on room reservations at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.

After all, Cyber Monday is about online deals and nobody does online deals like Borgata.

First up, when you deposit $100 or more and play our slots at BorgataCasino.com from November 28th through 30th, we’ll give you back 20% on your net losses on Cyber Monday (December 1st), up to $100.

How Do I Participate?

Sign in to your BorgataCasino.com account between November 28 and November 30, go to the Promotions tab, and register for the Cyber Monday Cashback Promotion.

Make a deposit of $100 or more between November 28 and November 30.

On Monday, December 1, you will receive cash back in the amount of 20% on your net losses up to $100 incurred during the promotion period available for immediate use.

It’s that simple. Check out the details here and check out BorgataCasino.com’s full slate of promotions.

But wait, there’s more. Make an online reservation at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa on December 1 (Cyber Monday) and receive a special rate.

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Nov 17

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – A Perfect Place for Business

Meetings at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa

PlatinumChoiceWinner_2014 logo FINALBorgata Hotel Casino & Spa offers up so much to do, sometimes it can be a little hard keeping track of it all.

Great nightlife, fantastic dining, amazing shows and entertainment, luxurious rooms, decadent spas, heart-pounding casino action, the best live poker room on the East Coast—the list goes on and on.

So it’s no wonder people like to play here. But those very amenities that make Borgata a great playground also make it the perfect place to do business.

Let us explain.

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is the premiere meeting and event venue in Atlantic City and for that matter the country. Just ask the folks at Smart Meetings magazine, which has named Borgata a winner in its 11th annual Platinum Choice Awards for meeting venues in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Smart Meetings’ readers pick the winners based on venues that set exemplary standards in a range of categories, including ambiance, amenities, breadth of resources, facility quality, guest services, meeting space, meeting packages, recreational activities, restaurant and dining facilities, and technical support.

That’s a lot of categories and Borgata excels at them all.

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Oct 13

Take a Fall Getaway – Borgata Style

fall-getaway-packageHere’s a poorly kept secret about Atlantic City. For all of our fun-in-the-sun summer reputation, the fall may be the best time to “DO AC”.

The weather stays nice well into October, the ocean stays warm even longer and the city is still cooking with shows and events right into the winter and beyond.

Leading that charge is Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. The outside temperature may start cooling, but Borgata is still heating up with a full lineup of Borgata Nightlife events, great comedians at the Borgata Comedy Club, great dining and four-star shows at the Borgata Event Center and Music Box.

So if you missed that summer getaway (or even if you didn’t), a fall getaway to Borgata can be just as great. And even more so with our special Fall Getaway Package.

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Aug 29

It’s a Labor Day Weekend Party at Borgata

It’s been another wonderful summer season at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and we’re ready to keep the party going through Labor Day Weekend.

And we do mean party as we’ve lined up one of the best entertainment weekends you’ll see at any time of year.

It starts Friday, August 29 with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue bringing in the funk at the Borgata Music Box at 9pm. Tickets available here.

Saturday, rockers Train come into the Borgata Event Center (tickets available here) while comedian Demetri Martin plays the Music Box. Tickets.

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Aug 27

Congrats to the First Borgata Dash Winner

social-dashCongrats go out to Anthony D. of Rahway NJ, the winner of the first Borgata Social Dash held Saturday August 23.

The Borgata Dash is a Borgata Facebook promotion where fans watch for clues on Borgata’s Facebook page. The first player to physically go to where the clues lead redeems a prize.

Anthony D. was pretty good at it, winning the grand prize of an overnight stay at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, bottle service at MIXX or mur.mur and $100 credit to Izakaya.

The 2nd and 3rd place winners received a $100 dining credit to Izakaya and the 4th through 7th place winners won complimentary admission to MIXX or mur.mur.

We’re holding a Borgata Social Dash every Saturday through September 20.

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