Officials at Stockton say they knew about the longstanding covenant between Trump Entertainment and the Showboat, but were assured it wouldn’t be a problem.
A Pennsylvania House committee charged with overseeing casino gambling within the commonwealth held a pair of hearings in our region, looking into ways to keep the industry more competitive.
The judge overseeing the Revel hotel bankruptcy in Atlantic City has decided that she can’t rule now on the $82-million offer from Florida developer Glenn Straub.
Appearing today at state House budget hearings, William Ryan defended the board’s decision to award a license for a second casino in Philadelphia.
Officials at Parx Casino, in Bensalem, Pa. are clarifying the timeline surrounding the discovery of a seven-year-old boy whom police say was left in the car while his father played blackjack inside the gambling hall.
Glenn Straub’s agreement to buy the defunct casino-hotel expired at midnight Monday. He wants another month to deal with utility issues and the appeals of commercial tenants who remain.
Straub had until midnight yesterday to close on the sale, but didn’t.
And it may center around the defunct Revel property, soon to be bought by Florida developer Glenn Straub.
By executive order, Christie appointed Kevin Lavin as the city’s emergency manager and Kevyn Orr as special counsel to the emergency manager.
Blatstein was one of four developers hoping to build Philadelphia’s second casino; he proposed putting it in the former Inquirer headquarters, on North Broad Street at Callowhill.
Company officials say operations at its facilities, including a pair of Atlantic City casinos, will go on as usual.
With four casinos gone in the past year, putting more than 8,000 people out of work, New Jersey’s congressional delegation got the US Labor Department to put together $29.4 million in grants for retraining that idled work force.
Icahn, who is poised to buy the Trump Taj Mahal casino-hotel, is ponying up $20 million so it can remain open while bankruptcy proceedings play out.
Judge Gloria Burns has granted a request by Revel Entertainment to cancel the $110-million sale to Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management.
Straub had offered $95 million for the Atlantic City property. A hearing is scheduled for Friday to consider the motion.