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Hard Rock Atlantic City Provides Over $10M in Bonuses to Team Members During Town Hall Meeting

Team members were surprised with $50,000 in cash prizes. Two new cars were also awarded.

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced today that over 2,400 of their eligible union and non-union team members will receive a bonus for the third consecutive year following a record-breaking year with the largest increase in coin-in, table games drop, and gross gaming revenue over 2019.

Additionally, eight randomly selected team members won cash prizes, two won all-inclusive stays at a Hard Rock resort destination, and two grand prize winners each received a new car.

Chairman of Hard Rock International Jim Allen and President of Hard Rock Atlantic City Joe Lupo addressed team members inside Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena on Thursday for the property’s “All Is One” themed Team Member Town Hall Meeting.

Hard Rock Atlantic City Partners Joe Jingoli Jr. and Michael Jingoli stood alongside Jim Allen addressing the property’s team members and union representatives from UNITE HERE Local 54, Operating Engineers Local 68, Northeast Carpenters and Painters District Council 711 during two Town Hall events.

“We look at things differently here at Hard Rock and that’s been the root of our success. Our mottos of Love All-Serve All, Take Time To Be Kind, Save The Planet, and All Is One have been around for decades and we continue to live by them today,” said Chairman of Hard Rock International Jim Allen. “We want to focus on building companionship at work and creating a sense of family among our Hard Rock team members. This is what separates us and keeps us as industry leaders.”

Additional Town Hall highlights included a snapshot of Hard Rock Atlantic City’s community efforts, market positioning, and an overall brand update highlighting the domestic and global hotel, casino, and restaurant pipeline.

“I couldn’t be prouder that Hard Rock Atlantic City was the top performer in the market, the top employer in New Jersey, but most importantly that we are creating a culture based off the core values and motto “Love All, Serve All,” said Joe Lupo, President of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City.

About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

With the legendary Atlantic City Boardwalk as its backdrop, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has become Atlantic City’s go-to entertainment destination.

The property features an award-winning gaming floor that offers 2,250 slots, 120 table games, and a dedicated Sportsbook.

The highly regarded resort has been recognized as Forbes Best Place to Work in New Jersey, as well as awards from Casino Player Magazine’s 2020 and 2021 Best of Gaming Awards and USA Today’s 10 Best Casinos.

Boasting more than 16 food and beverage offerings, guests are able to enjoy fine dining at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, Kuro, Sandpiper and Il Mulino, to casual fare at Hard Rock Cafe, YOUYU Noodle Bar, Sugar Factory, and Fresh Harvest Buffet.

The music-inspired resort offers guests a glimpse into the world’s most valuable and largest music memorabilia collection, along with services from Rock Spa® & Salon, which offers rhythm and music-inspired treatments like the Soul Survivor Massage.

With more than 150,000 square feet of meeting and event space, Hard Rock Atlantic City can fit any bill from intimate board meetings to large-scale conferences.

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About Hard Rock®:

Hard Rock International (HRI)  is one of the most globally recognized companies with venues in 68 countries spanning 253 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops®, Live Performance Venues, and Cafes.

HRI also launched a joint venture named Hard Rock Digital in 2020, an online sportsbook, retail sportsbook, and internet gaming platform.

Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s largest and most valuable collection of authentic music memorabilia at more than 86,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe.

In 2021, Hard Rock was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s Best Employers for Diversity, a Top Employer for Women and the Top Employer in the Travel & Leisure, Gaming, and Entertainment Industry. Hard Rock was also designated as a U.S. Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal and named the top-performing hotel brand in J.D. Power’s North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study for the third consecutive year in 2021.

The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida.

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