You betta werk! OUT at Borgata (Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa’s LGBTQ program) and The Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance are teaming up for PRIDE BINGO on Saturday,September 1st inside The Event Center at Borgata!
The bingo event – emceed by RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars winner, Trixie Mattel – will feature comedy and drag performances by Trixie and guests, as well as a special live performance by “It’s Raining Men” singer Marsha Wash. Celebrate your pride at this fabulous and campy event that supports the Miss’d America drag show pageant and features signature cocktails, hilarious drag queen antics, and the chance to win real Borgata prizes like overnight stays, dinner, spa treatments, and the Grand Prize $1,500 Borgata Gift Card.
Proceeds from Pride Bingo will support the Miss’d America drag show pageant, where competitors will compete for one of the most prestigious titles in drag on Saturday, September 22 in the Event Center. Since 1991, the primary purpose of Miss’d America has been to raise money for charity. To date, Miss’d America has raised over $300,000 for the greater Atlantic City region.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa proudly supports diversity and embraces the LGBTQ community: our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender travel enthusiasts, team members, and friends. As a result of receiving a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2016, 2017 & 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), Borgata is now recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality,” joining just 407 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year. Furthermore, Borgata is thrilled to partner with theGreater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance, Independence Business Alliance, and the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association.
Tickets to the can’t miss event are currently on sale at theborgata.com and are $35.
OUT at Borgata presents Pride Bingo
September 1, 2018
The Event Center
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
ABOUT TRIXIE MATTEL: An American drag queen, actor, and singer who broke big as a contestant on the seventh season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Trixie Mattel (born Brian Michael Firkus), is also known for his popular web series UNHhhh with fellow RuPaul alum Katya Zamolodchikova. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Firkus began doing drag at the age of 19 and made his first public appearance in a stage performance of the Rocky Horror Picture Show. After placing sixth on the 2015 season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, he moved to Los Angeles and began working on his web series, performing stand-up comedy, and acting (Mattel appeared as herself on an episode of American Horror Story: Roanoke). In 2017, Mattel released the LP Two Birds, a well-received country-pop album that made a splash both at home and abroad. And in 2018, she was crowned winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3.
ABOUT MARTHA WASH: Martha’s voice has dominated the airwaves, and her charisma and spirit has embraced millions of people around the world. She is responsible for some of the top-selling, most recognizable pop hits of the 80s and 90s. “It’s Raining Men”, the cult pop classic, is still heard everywhere… the radio, movies, commercials, TV. “Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” was the highlight of C&C Music Factory’s career, and sold 5 1/2 million copies worldwide. Black Box’s Dreamland featured four #1 Billboard Dance singles and three Top 40 hits including “Strike It Up”, a single that continues to receives massive airplay and is still heard at every NFL and NBA game everywhere! All of the above have achieved major success and all have one common denominator – Martha Wash. She is the heart and soul of dance music. “Martha Wash “The Collection”: was released in January 1998 on Logic Records/BMG, to honor her timelessness and her renowned presence that has been instrumental in shaping popular music as we hear it today. The highlights of Martha Wash’s career create a colorful history, telling the story of dance and pop music from the days of disco to the present. She has toured and performed with the world’s top entertainers. In addition to her work with countless superstars, and Martha’s projects with Black Box and C&C Music Factory, she was half of the magnificent duo Two Tons of Fun, which evolved into the Weather Girls with the release of “it’s Raining Men”.