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  1. Default Tropicana Atlantic City and Spawn Point Host Largest Regional Esports Tournament May 12-14, 2017

    Atlantic City, NJ, May 2, 2017TheEsports team at Spawn Point, in conjunction with the Tropicana Atlantic City are proud to announce that they will host Royal Flush – a weekend-long Melee/Smash4 tournament with a $10,000 combined pot bonus. The event will take place May 12 – 14.

    As of today, the tournament has drawn more than 400 registered esports enthusiasts, including the world’s highest ranking players, Armada (Super Smash Brother Melee) and Zero (Super Smash Brother Wii U).
    The tournament will be streamed live on Twitch.TV by VGBootCamp, Smash Studios, MeleeEveryDay and MasterHand.

    “We are proud to be hosting an esports tournament that has drawn players from all over the world,” said Steve Callender, General Manager at Tropicana Atlantic City. “We expect a high turnout for players as well as spectators who will enjoy not only esports, but all that the Tropicana has to offer.”

    Esports is commonly known as competitive video gaming played by individuals, teams or professionals, and is often accompanied by a large viewing audience. There are five key genres that make up the bulk of video games that are often referred to as esports: first-person-shooter (FPS), real-time strategy (RTS), multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA), fighting games, and sports simulation.

    “We chose to partner with the Tropicana Atlantic City based on their reputation for great events and entertainment,” said Kevin Mercuri, Co-Founder of Spawn Point. “Esports has the ability to attract and entertain an entirely new demographic of casino players and should play an integral role in every casino’s marketing plan.”

    Spawn Point provides a full range of solutions for the burgeoning Esports industry. According to the latest research on Esports, it is projected that there will be 145 million Esports enthusiasts worldwide in 2017. Research has also indicated that there are nearly as many Esports participants (89 million) as hockey fans (94 million). The growth and development of Esports has been substantial as the total Esports revenue for 2016 is projected to be $275 million in North America.
    For more information on the event, please visit https://smash.gg/tournament/royal-flush/details.

    About Tropicana Atlantic City
    Tropicana Atlantic City is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring 2,047 hotel rooms and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With 24 restaurants, 25 shops, 18 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre and a spa, Tropicana was highlighted as one of the “Coolest Casinos in the World” by PopSugar. The TROP ADVANTAGE Club has been voted “Best Players Club” by Casino Player Magazine. Since 2015, Tropicana completed over $90 million in renovations, including its spectacular Multimedia Light and Sound Show, the addition of AtlantiCare LifeCenter Fitness, Garces restaurants, renovations to over 900 hotel rooms, casino and more.

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    This is great! I will invite my friends...

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