First AC Casino
Resorts Casino was the first casino hotel inside of Atlantic City, and the first legal casino outside of Nevada. Before becoming Resorts International in 1968, the site was originally occupied by two three-story wooden Quaker rooming houses, The Chalfonte House and The Haddon House.
On May 26, 1978, with crowds of people lined up on the Boardwalk, Resorts International opened its doors for business.
• Built in 1868
• 1870 Boardwalk is built
• 1970 Major renovation
• 1978 Resorts International opens the first Casino ever in Atlantic City
• 2004 Rendezvous Tower is built
• 2010 Dennis Gomes & Morris Bailey purchase Resorts to rebuild the brand.
Million Dollar Waves Of Summer
Earn Entries: May 23 - September 20 Sweepstakes Drawing: Saturday, September 20
Play for your chance to win $1,000,000 and prizes including Free Slot Play, comp dollars, a vacation and more! Star Card members can play once every day, and can play a second time by earning 5 tier points at your favorite slots and table games.
Plus, collect entry forms when you play for entry into our Waves Of Summer Sweepstakes where we will give away $50,000 cash and slot cash prizes. Drawing will be Saturday, September 20 from 2pm to 10pm; location boardwalk entrance near Margaritiville restaurant.