Straub had offered $95 million for the Atlantic City property. A hearing is scheduled for Friday to consider the motion.
Sunday is the last day for gaming at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City. Monday, Revel will close its hotel during the day and the casino overnight.
Roger Gros, who publishes Global Gaming Business magazine, believes next month’s scheduled auction in federal bankruptcy court will produce a new owner.
A national gaming analyst calls this a major win for online gaming in New Jersey.
The latest to enter the fray is a British company you’ve probably never heard of.
Revenue at Atlantic City’s casinos fell 8 percent in 2012, to just over $3 billion. It was the sixth straight annual decline.