(Queens, NY) – Welcome the Year of the Rat during the 2020 Lunar New Year celebration at Resorts World Casino New York City! Co-organized by Multicultural Radio Broadcasting (MRBI), the Chinese Media Group also known as 1480 AM/1380 AM, the bash will feature a Pre-Lunar New Year Gala, a Blessing Ceremony Lion Dance, and a Bus Red Envelope Giveaway. Resorts World Casino’s main entrance will be decorated for the new year with many symbols of prosperity, good fortune, and happiness.
The Pre-Lunar New Year Gala will feature a flower market and family-oriented holiday activities, such as live pet fish, massages, and over 35 vendors with cultural merchandise. The event will be broadcast live on radio channel 1380 AM (Mandarin) and 1480 AM (Cantonese). Live entertainment will also be provided.
At the casino’s main entrance, visitors can watch the Blessing Ceremony Lion Dance, one of the most important Lunar New Year traditions. A “Fortune God” will also hand out lucky red envelopes with money inside. This promotion will be limited to the first 500 guests.
The celebration will also include the Lunar New Year Qualifier & Final Slot Tournament. RWNYC guests who earn 88 points can print out an entry each day of the tournament to participate in the qualifier. The tournament’s top 200 scorers will be invited to play in the Lunar New Year’s Final Slot Tournament on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The first-place winner will take home a cash prize, while second and third place winners will receive points and free play.
Everything wraps up with a Bus Red Envelope Giveaway, a promotion extended to any guests taking the RWCNYC Casino Bus during the first 7 days of the Lunar New Year. Guests who earn 28 points can redeem a voucher for a red envelope with $8 inside. Red envelopes will be distributed at the bus lobby, on a first come, first served basis, limited to the first 1,000 guests on each promotion date