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Balls Out Block Party: Featuring the Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl

Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Date: 09-30-2023
Winner: Joey Chestnut, with 46 in 8 minutes


Joey Chestnut leaves his mark on the Atlantic City boardwalk by setting a new world record in the Cheesesteak Egg Roll discipline!


  1. Joey Chestnut 46 Cheesesteak Egg Rolls in 8 minutes
  2. Nick Wehry 42
  3. Darrien Thomas 29
  4. George Chiger 20
  5. Peter Ritter 14
  6. William Myers 12.5
  7. Michael Dietz 11.5 8T. Alez Perez 6.75 8T. Rene Rovtar 6.75


Get ready to witness the ultimate showdown of culinary titans as summer bows out with a bang! Presenting The Balls Out Block Party: Featuring the Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl, an explosive end-of-summer celebration that's set to rock the Atlantic City boardwalk at Resorts Casino Hotel.

As the sun sets on summer, we're turning up the heat & excitement. It's a block party that's about to redefine your idea of an end-of-summer bash, where feasting, festivity, and flavor are the stars of the show.

But this isn't just any contest – it's the Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl, a mouthwatering blend of tradition and innovation that'll leave you craving for more. Think of it as a culinary crescendo that's music to your taste buds, a dance of flavors that's both daring and delightful.

And speaking of stars, the Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl will bring together a constellation of top eaters. Prepare to be starstruck as the #1 ranked eater in the world, the legendary Joey Chestnut, takes center stage. But he won't be casually rolling to victory, as Nick Wehry has thrown his hat into the ring. 2023 has been Nick's year, and he's not holding back. The king of Pistachios & Wings... will Cheesesteak Egg Rolls be the next championship for Mr. Wehry?

This isn't just a contest – it's a battle of wills, a clash of appetites, and a celebration of competition like no other. As the clock counts down for 8 minutes, the tension will be palpable, the excitement will be electric, and the roar of the crowd will be deafening. Competitors from all corners will converge, ready to seize their shot at glory.

With a total prize purse of $5,000 on the line, the stakes have never been higher, the flavor has never been richer, and the celebration will never be more vibrant. So whether you're a foodie, a fan, or simply someone who loves to savor every moment, this is your invitation to dive headfirst into the culinary chaos.

Join us at the stunning Resorts Casino Hotel on the legendary Atlantic City boardwalk. Let's bid farewell to summer in style, with a symphony of flavors, a spectacle of talent, and a celebration that'll linger long after the last bite.

$5,000 TOTAL PRIZE PURSE! 1st $2,500 2nd $1,200 3rd $650 4th $400 5th $250

The contest will take place at 1PM EST on Saturday September 30th, 2023, at Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401!

About Resorts Casino Hotel

The resort that brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978, Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Property, is a world-class casino offering action and relaxation that keeps the focus on fun. Making history as the first American casino outside of Nevada, Resorts Casino Hotel will soon celebrate its 45th Anniversary in May of 2023. Resorts Casino Hotel is a consistent winner of gaming awards in both Casino Player Magazine and Strictly Slots Magazine. 2013 saw the completion of $130 million in upgrades to Resorts Casino Hotel, including the brand-new, cutting-edge Resorts Conference Center, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Landshark Grill Complex, and the opening of the only full-service bar and restaurant open all year long on the sand side of the Boardwalk Landshark Bar and Grill. In 2018, Resorts also welcomed DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts, a popular on-property sportsbook offering guests live, in-game and general sports betting around the world.

Mohegan assumed management of Resorts Casino Hotel in 2012, a move that has set the stage for its return as the most exciting gaming destination in Atlantic City. Boasting a prime location spanning 21 acres at the northern end of the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk, the resort features 942 guest rooms and suites in two hotel towers, an 80,000 square-foot casino, two theaters, 10 restaurants, a food court featuring six eateries, two VIP slot and table player lounges, a casino bar, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon, and retail shops. Its 64,000 square feet of technologically advanced meeting space includes 24 meeting and function rooms, most featuring natural light and ocean views, and a 13,000 square-foot ballroom. For more information, visit or call 1.609.340.6300. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram and view us on Youtube.

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*All applicants must be 18 years of age or older and fully acknowledge and understand the inherent dangers and risks associated with participating in an eating contest. The applicant further acknowledges and understands that the MLE/IFOCE coordinates with event sponsor(s) to select and approve eligible participants, and that the MLE/IFOCE shall decide, at its sole discretion, whether an applicant is eligible to participate in any eating event, and/or related activities. The MLE/IFOCE may revoke an applicant's eligibility to participate in the eating contest, or related activities, at any time, for any reason, at its sole discretion. The MLE/IFOCE and the event sponsors reserve the right, at any time, to change any and all details concerning the event, including, e.g., time, duration, location and prize structure.

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