Mary Regalbuto, affectionately known as “Bingo Mary,” celebrated her 100th birthday at Foxwoods Resort Casino, October 29. She played a few of her favorite tunes on the Grand Piano to the 1,200 guests in attendance.
Born Oct. 27, 1908, Mary was an accomplished music teacher for more than 70 years and a renowned radio entertainer in her early years. Mary has dedicated her life to performing and teaching music and studied under the famous Frederick Riesberg, pupil of Franz Liszt. She along with her sister, performed for radio stations as one of the original two-piece piano teams and were billed as the famous “Regalbuto Sisters.”
“Bingo Mary” has a lifetime membership at the High Stakes Bingo Hall at Foxwoods Resort Casino for her loyal patronage of over 20 years.