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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Celebrates First Responder’s Day With $15,000 Commitment to Local Emergency Services

Dedicated to their core motto “Take Time To Be Kind”, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino presented individual checks to various local organizations.

From left to right: Deputy Chief James A. Sarkos #707, CPM; Deputy Chief Bridget Pierce; Jim Kilmer, VP & CAO, AtlantiCare Atlantic City Campus; Lauren Emmons, Corporate Giving & Donor Relations Manager, AtlantiCare Foundation; Tricia Carey, AtlantiCare Paramedic; Steve Napoli, AtlantiCare EMS Chief/Director; Firefighter John Varrallo ACFD ( Union President); Joe Lupo, President of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City; and Capt. Charles Gowdy ACFD) Photo provided

Atlantic City, N.J. (Oct. 28, 2020) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced a $15,000 commitment to local emergency personnel in honor of First Responder’s Day on October 28, 2020.

The property is dedicated to their core motto “Take Time To Be Kind” and presented individual $5,000 checks to Atlantic City Police Foundation, AtlantiCare Foundation, and the Atlantic City Professional Firefighters Local 198.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

Set on 17 acres, 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 endless gaming, multiple dining options, a full-service spa, lavish guest rooms and a gaming floor that boasts 2,200 slots and 120 table games, along with a dedicated Sportsbook. Currently operating at a mandated limited capacity, the resort destination unveiled new and thorough Safe + Sound protocols, which include the requirement of face coverings and temperature scans for all guests and team members upon entering the building.

A new Safe + Sound Clean Team was also established to focus on cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces.

More than 200 hand sanitizer dispensers have been placed in high-traffic areas such as key guest and team member entrances and additional air filters were added in common areas to increase the quality of air circulation, maximizing the exchange of fresh air.

The property offers five spacious outdoor dining options to complement its In-Room Dining menu, while adhering to current New Jersey indoor dining restrictions, including the Beach Bar, Hard Rock Cafe, Sugar Factory, Balcony Bar and the new addition of Fish & Co., which offers ocean views, seafood favorites and refreshing cocktails.

The music-inspired offers guests a look at one of the world’s largest music memorabilia collections, along with services from Rock Spa® & Salon, which offers rhythm and music inspired treatments like the Soul Survivor Massage, currently from a limited menu.

From casino games and entertainment to one-of-a-kind amenities and luxe accommodations, Hard Rock Atlantic City offers an unparalleled experience for all types of travelers.

Hotel guests can enjoy high speed, property-wide Wi-Fi, 24-Hour In-Room Dining and towel and chair service at Hard Rock Beach.

For more information including continued updates on the Safe + Sound protocols or to book your stay, please visit

About Hard Rock®:

With venues in 76 countries spanning 262 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops® and Cafes – Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies.

Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s most valuable collection of music memorabilia at more than 83,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe.

In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. In 2019, Hard Rock International was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s America’s Best Large Employers, Forbes Magazine’s Top Employers for Women and No. 1 in J.D. Power’s 2019 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study among Upper Upscale Hotel Chains.

Hard Rock destinations are located in the world’s greatest international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties in Florida and home to the world’s first Guitar Hotel® in South Florida, where its headquarters are located.

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

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