The yellow signs are up on the doors to the boardwalk entrance of Trump Plaza. At 6am it became the fourth casino to close this year and the third since Labor Day Weekend.
Before summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City officials looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk.
The rapid disintegration of Atlantic City’s casino market might be an early indicator of what could happen in other parts of the country that have too many casinos.
Atlantic City started the year with 12 casinos. By Labor Day, it could be down to nine.
The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City says it will close on January 13th, reducing the number of casinos in the struggling gambling resort to eleven.
The Atlantic Club, the old Hilton, tried to lure in locals with lower-priced table games, economical food, and entertainment. Even free parking.
The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday, the second Atlantic City casino to do so this year.
A New Jersey appellate court has rejected a bid by the world’s largest online poker website to regain the right to buy an Atlantic City casino.
Michael Frawley, who is in charge at the Atlantic Club, is optimistic. That casino is being purchased by an online gambling firm.
You’ve probably never heard of the Rational Group, but “Poker Stars” might ring a bell.
Cranes are being set up in Atlantic City for a free high wire act that in one respect will top Nik Wallenda’s walk across Niagara Falls.