The casino industry in Atlantic City has a lot riding on Revel, a $2.4 billion upscale casino hotel with a 150,000-square foot gaming hall, 1100 rooms, a dozen restaurants, a private beach—and a lot of people working there.
Another milestone for a casino that’s under construction in Atlantic City. The first slot machines are due to arrive at Revel casino Wednesday.
“They want to treat regular, front line workers as if they’re professional athletes but they want to pay them like they’re hot dog vendors,” union president Bob McDevitt says.
The mega-casino opening next spring in Atlantic City has hired an award-winning TV chef to open its first three restaurants.
To get excited about a loss may sound crazy, but September’s drop of .6 percent has analysts like Joe Weinert at the Spectrum Gaming Group feeling cautiously optimistic about Atlantic City’s casinos.
Police have released the name of the construction worker struck by lightening Thursday. Authorities say 40-year-old Bryan Bradley, of Linwood, was pouring cement on the 7th Floor roof of the unfinished, Revel Casino in Atlantic City.