Showboat Hotel Owner Planning To Build $100 Million Year-Round Indoor Water Park In Atlantic CityBart Blatstein, the Philadelphia developer who runs the Showboat as a hotel that does not offer gambling, applied Tuesday for a state tax credit to help finance the water park.
Blatstein Buys The ShowboatA Philadelphia developer will take over the place once the sale closes before the end of 2015.
Surviving Atlantic City Casinos' July Revenue Up More Than 8 PercentData released Wednesday by New Jersey regulators shows the casinos won $257.5 million from gamblers last month, compared to $238.3 million in July 2014.
While Showboat Satellite Campus Bid Remains Stalled, Stockton University Sends Reassuring Letter To Prospective FreshmenStockton University Dean of Enrollment John Iacovelli says it's his job to stay in touch with students who've been accepted but haven't committed.
Richard Stockton College Buying Former Showboat CasinoThe Richard Stockton College is buying the former Showboat casino and plans to use it as a satellite campus.
Firm Eyes Possible Showboat Purchase A Florida company that develops restaurant and entertainment complexes is interested in the former Showboat casino in Atlantic City.
Impressive Outreach In AC As Miss America Shines Spotlight On Struggling Resort Town It was the tale of two cities Wednesday in Atlantic City with Miss America contestants strutting on the boardwalk and laid- off casino workers filling out unemployment applications at the Convention Center.
New Jersey OKs Trump Plaza Shutdown On September 16New Jersey casino regulators have given final approval to Trump Plaza's plan to shut down in two weeks.
Revel 2nd AC Casino To Close In As Many DaysToday, Revel will close its doors -- a day after Showboat padlocked the place.
Mood Is Somber In Atlantic City Going Into Labor Day WeekendThe Showboat will close Sunday followed by the Revel on Monday with the Trump Plaza slated to close in mid-September affecting nearly 6,000 workers.
Firm: Atlantic City Losing 3 Casinos, Not BusinessA Wall Street firm predicts much of the revenue generated by three Atlantic City casinos that are closing will remain in the city after they're gone.
Casino Owner: Showboat Will Shut Down SundayThe word came a day after Caesars officials conducted a tour of the Showboat with what they described as "an interested party."
Atlantic City Community Hopes For City's Rebirth As Prayer Vigil For Workers Gets Underway"We want to make it clear this is a prayer service and not a funeral for the city," said President of Unite Local 54, Bob McDevitt.
Showboat Gets OK To Close August 31New Jersey's Division of Gaming Enforcement issued its final closing order for the Showboat on Monday night; the casino will shut down at 4 p.m. on Aug. 31.
Atlantic City Fears Closing Casinos May Be Eyesore 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.