Tropicana Las Vegas Reopens with Anticipated Guest Excitement, Glitz and Glamour Ready to Make New Memories at a Vegas Classic

Iconic Las Vegas Strip resort and casino officially celebrates its
#welcomeback of guests and team members 

Tropicana Las Vegas® commemorated a festive #welcomeback celebration this morning with eager hotel and casino guests, loyal team members and locals as they reopened the iconic property following its March closure in accordance with the state of Nevada to slow the spread of COVID-19. Once known as a Rat Pack hangout, Tropicana Las Vegas® has now marked a second grand opening offering renewed energy and excitement among all who attended today’s events which was commemorated in true fashion with the stunning showgirls of Legends in Concert.

Guests were ushered in at 10 a.m. and greeted by hotel executives, stage performers and loyal team members to the reopened hotel, casino and the widely acclaimed Tropicana Pool. The pool that started it all is popular among both hotel guests and Las Vegas locals, with drink specials and free admission to locals seven days a week with valid Nevada ID. Those looking to make new memories at a Vegas classic can book reservations online and take advantage of September rates starting as low as $39 per night by visiting or by calling 888-381-8767.

“We are very excited to celebrate the reopening of our beloved Tropicana Las Vegas, welcoming back the many loyal customers, hotel guests and remarkably loyal team members we had with us this morning,” said Mike Thoma, Assistant General Manager of Tropicana Las Vegas®.  “While the amenities our customers have come to know and love may be somewhat limited for the time being, the ability to safely welcome back our team members and guests always remains our top priority.  With this in mind, we worked very closely with the Nevada Gaming Control Board, state and local leaders, and public health officials to finalize what became our comprehensive reopening protocols. We have implemented additional health and safety precautions, trained our returning team members thoroughly, and added reminder signage throughout the property to provide our guests with a welcome sense of comfort as they return to our iconic resort.”

The team at Tropicana Las Vegas® continues to be grateful for the overwhelming support, patience and understanding from its customers through these unprecedented times and are incredibly excited to safely welcome everyone back.

For more information about social distancing and health and safety precautions in place, visit


Set on the famed Four Corners with commanding views of the Las Vegas Strip, Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton is a Penn National Gaming destination and boasts stylish rooms, suites and luxury villas, complete with acclaimed restaurants, premier entertainment options and a 50,000-square-foot casino. The resort redefines the expectations of today’s global travelers by providing a casually elegant experience on The Strip, all with a South Beach rhythm and vibe. The property is also part of the industry acclaimed mychoice® loyalty program ( which provides exclusive offers, events and experiences at more than 35 destinations across the country. For more information, visit


With the nation’s largest and most diversified regional gaming footprint, including 41 properties across 19 states, Penn National continues to evolve into a highly innovative omni-channel provider of retail and online gaming, live racing and sports betting entertainment. The Company’s properties feature approximately 50,000 gaming machines, 1,300 table games and 8,800 hotel rooms, and operate under various well-known brands, including Hollywood, Ameristar, and L’Auberge. Our wholly-owned interactive division, Penn Interactive, operates retail sports betting across the Company’s portfolio, as well online social casino, bingo, and iCasino products. In February 2020, Penn National entered into a strategic partnership with Barstool Sports, whereby Barstool is exclusively promoting the Company’s land-based and online casinos and sports betting products, including the Barstool Sportsbook mobile app, to its national audience. The Company’s omni-channel approach is bolstered by the mychoice® loyalty program, which rewards and recognizes its over 20 million members for their loyalty to both retail and online gaming and sports betting products with the most dynamic set of offers, experiences, and service levels in the industry.

M Resort Spa Casino Makes a Splash with New Tiki Bar




Just in time for summer, M Resort Spa Casino unveils an all-new Tiki Bar with a variety of specialty cocktails, featured wines and beers, and specially-priced appetizers from Jayde Fuzion. Every Friday from 8 – 10 p.m., guests can kick-back, relax and take in the spectacular views from the outdoor bar located near the stunning M Pool while sipping summery libations and enjoying delicious cuisine.


Tiki Bar specialty cocktails include:


  • Fanta-Sea made with Malibu mango rum, guava puree, fresh lime and mint for $12
  • Going Coastal made with Absolut Elyx, Ciroc coconut, banana liqueur, pineapple juice, orange juice, cranberry juice, grenadine and Sprite for $19
  • Pier Pressure Dole Whip made with Dole pineapple ice cream and topped with a choice of Malibu coconut and banana or mango and pineapple juice for $15
  • Shore Thing made with Malibu coconut rum, crème de cacao, bananas, pineapple juice and fresh strawberry juice for $11
  • Tide Down made with Pama pomegranate liqueur, Malibu banana rum, strawberry mix and a splash of cranberry for $11
  • Beachy Keen made with Malibu coconut, Malibu banana, pineapple juice and piña colada mix for $11


In addition, hungry partygoers can nosh on specially-priced Jayde Fuzion favorites including Ahi Tuna Poke, Kahlua Pork “Wonton Tacos,” Huli Huli Chicken Skewers and California Hand Rolls for $8 each. All summer long, guests can also take advantage Tiki Bar’s irresistible deal allowing visitors to buy one drink and enjoy any appetizer for just $1.


The Tiki Bar will be open each Friday from 8-10 p.m. For more information, please visit





M Resort Spa Casino is a Forbes Four-Star resort located on more than 90 acres on the southeast corner of St. Rose Parkway and Las Vegas Boulevard. Situated higher in elevation than other resort-casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, M Resort provides optimal views of the world-famous Las Vegas skyline from its guest rooms, suites, conference center and restaurants. The resort offers 390 guest rooms and suites, over 92,000 square feet of gaming, seven restaurants, multiple bars, the Forbes Four-Star Spa Mio, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a 100,000 square foot events piazza. M Resort is operated by Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Tropicana Las Vegas to Host 13th Annual Military Culinary Competition with Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine on Nov. 12


Military Hospitality Alliance showcases special Armed Forces culinary competition event in Las Vegas this Veterans Day weekend

 Tropicana Las Vegas is teaming up with the Military Hospitality Alliance to host the 13th annual Military Culinary Competition on Saturday, Nov. 12. The culinary event will make its debut in Las Vegas this Veterans Day weekend and will be hosted by Tropicana Las Vegas’ newest chef, Robert Irvine.

“We are honored to be a part of such an incredible event alongside our newest restaurant partner, Chef Robert Irvine,” said Aaron Rosenthal, General Manager of Tropicana Las Vegas. “We’re thrilled to host the annual Military Culinary Competition here in Las Vegas, and create unique opportunities for our guests and locals alike to experience a premiere culinary affair, while also paying tribute to those who have fought and served for our country.”

Over 50 active duty military from across the world will face off during the ultimate food fight for the title of Armed Forces Culinary Grand Champions. The military chefs will work in fifteen teams of four, bringing together military members from all branches of the Armed Forces during this hand-to-pan competition. Co-sponsored by the Veteran’s Support Network, the teams will cook their way through the day-long event for prizes, pride and more.

“Las Vegas is continuing to thrive as a top culinary destination, and I am excited to host this one-of-a-kind culinary competition at the Tropicana Las Vegas,” said Irvine. “As a former member of the British Royal Navy, I am looking forward to seeing the top culinary talent among the military branches come together in celebration of Veterans Day weekend.”

To complement the culinary competition, Chef Robert Irvine will host a special meet and greet from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Guests are invited to mix and mingle with the celebrity chef. Chef Irvine will be signing copies of his newest book, Fit Fuel: A Chef’s Guide to Eating Well, Getting Fit, and Living Your Best Life. The book will be available for purchase for $29.99 at the event.

The Military Culinary Competition will take place inside the Trindad Pavilion from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Entry to the event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will also be available for purchase.

In addition, Beach Café at Tropicana Las Vegas will host a Veterans Day Lunch Buffet priced at $24.95 per person, available Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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About Tropicana Las Vegas
Prepare to be surprised. Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton is a Penn National Gaming resort located on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip just minutes from the airport, major convention centers and top entertainment stadiums. The resort redefines the expectations of today’s global travelers with a recently completed $200 million transformation that provides a casually elegant experience on the Las Vegas Strip. With a unique South Beach vibe, the resort features all-new rooms, suites and luxury villas that evoke the sentiment of a breezy beach house or penthouse in Miami, a fresh redesign of the 50,000-square-foot casino, several award-winning restaurants, and Glow®, a Mandara Spa and fitness center. First-class entertainment includes the world-famous Laugh Factory Comedy Club, Cherry Boom Boom, a new exciting revue set to open in September, and Band of Magicians premiering in October.

About Penn National Gaming
Penn National Gaming owns, operates or has ownership interests in gaming and racing facilities and video gaming terminal operations with a focus on slot machine entertainment. At March 31, 2016, the Company operated twenty-seven facilities in seventeen jurisdictions, including Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and Ontario. At March 31, 2016, in aggregate, Penn National Gaming operated approximately 33,400 gaming machines, 800 table games and 4,600 hotel rooms.

About Military Hospitality Alliance (MHA) and Veteran’s Support Network (VSN)
Formed in 2003 to support military foodservice personnel with education and post-military employment, MHA also sponsors the Enlisted Aide of the Year Award, with the 14th event on November 15th in Washington DC as part of the USO Salute to Military Chefs. The Veteran’s Support Network is a C3 charity which provides training and certifications at no cost for homeless veterans, and this year has partnered with MHA to host and provide funding for its competitions. For information contact Ed Manley at 702-292-7988 or