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Online Gaming On It's Way - November 22, 2013 - The last casino to secure it's online gaming license, Caesars and it's three sister hotels, are now set to go. Most executives in AC believe this is important to the future of the city. Read More here

New Airline Added at ACY Incentives Offered - November 20, 2013 - United Airlines announced it will fly in and out of ACY from Houston & Chicago.  New incentives have been created to add more Airlines, very positive news. Get the Facts Here!

Miss New York Crowned Miss America - September 15, 2013 - After nine years, Miss America returned to Atlantic City for a tremendously successful week at the Jersey Shore.  First runner up Miss California and Winner Miss New York - Read the Fox News Article Here!

Casinos Jockey to Align with Online Gaming! August 7, 2013 - With the recent passing of a massive "online casino" bill, local AC casinos must connect with an online entity to manage their online gaming relationships.  The Tropicana has announced it partnered with Gamesys Limited, read more here!

Revel Casino Declares Bankruptcy - Restructures Debt! February, 2013 - The cost to build and operate such an amazing hotel casino was simply too much to bare as Revel is forced to file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection.  View The Details Here

Poker Stars Parent Company Interested in Atlantic Club! January 22, 2013 With the possibility of online gaming being approved in New Jersey, PokerStars and FullTilt is moving forward on purchase details of the Atlantic Club Casino on the Boardwalk.  View Article

New Atlantic City Arts District Underway! December 19, 2012 - Staple of the new Arts District in AC to open in 2013.  Plans were announced for an Art Gallery and Cafe to be located at the corner of Mississippi ave and Fairmount. Read This

Atlantic City, NJ is 100% Fine, No Damage to Boardwalk! November 15, 2012 - Contrary to the news reports, the Boardwalk is "Un-Damaged" in the casino district and everything is business as usual in AC, casinos are open and waiting for your arrival. Great Article

Hard Rock Not Coming! September 28, 2012 - Hard Rock Casino announced that it will not be not be building in Atlantic City.

Margaritaville in Atlantic City? July 20, 2012 - Resorts Casino has inked a deal to bring the Jimmy Buffett theme to it's casino, here's a glimpse of what they have on tap! More Info -  UPDATE: November 16, 2012 Construction Official Begins!

New Light Show Coming to Boardwalk! June 21, 2012 - Atlantic City, NJHistoric Boardwalk Hall will soon don an exterior light show similar to Las Vegas.  Pulsating 3D lights and sound will display on the building. New AC Light Show

Revel To Open April 2, 2012! March 21, 2012 - Atlantic City, NJThe Revel Casino will begin it's soft opening on April 2, the grand opening and ribbon cutting will take place on Memorial Day Weekend with a 3 day performance by Beyonce!  News

New Parking Garage Opens! March 20, 2012 - Atlantic City, NJ.  A new, state of the art multi-level parking garage opened for Tanger Outlets, the Walk.  Located just off the expressway at Fairmont Ave, solar panels and more.  Details

DJ Pauly D from "Jersey Shore" signs with Pool at Harrah's! March 9, 2012 - Atlantic City, NJ.  Paul Delvicchio aka DJ Pauly D from MTV's Jersey Shore will become a resident DJ at Harrah's Pool After Dark beginning this month. Info

Bally's Atlantic City Adds New Beverage Feature! February 9, 2012 - Atlantic City, NJ.  For the first time in Atlantic City and for now, only at Bally's, you can order a drink while playing at a slot machine and the server will bring it to you!  More

Sports Betting Inches Closer!  January 25, 2012 - Atlantic City, NJ.  Governor Christie signed a bill last week that brings the possibility of Sports Betting in New Jersey closer.  Two unique bills offer hope.  Read More

Sports Betting Bill Progressing!  December 12, 2011 - Atlantic City, NJ.  Senator Ray Lesniak, the force behind the Sports Betting bill, said he is willing to remove a portion of the bill that allowed NJ residents to bet on sports using their phone or computer. News 

Hard Rock Casino to Begin Construction!  November 17, 2011 - Atlantic City, NJ.  Hard Rock International CEO Jimmy Allen announced plans that will start construction in July 2012 and open the Rock N Roll themed casino on the boardwalk in 2014.  Under the new Boutique Casino bill, Hard Rock will thrive.  Read More

Sports Betting Referendum Passes Unanimously ! 
November 9, 2011 - Atlantic City, NJ.  The ballot question to allow sports betting inside Atlantic City casinos passed by a wide margin, the process continues forward.  The News

Revel Casino On Schedule for 2012 Opening !  October 1, 2011 - Atlantic City, NJ.  Back in April, Revel hired it's upper level management and began fine tuning it's plan for each department.  The construction aspect is on schedule and the behind the scenes diligence is being done now by Kevin DeSanctis, Bob Franklin and their team, they are targeting a June 2012 opening.  Read The Revel Casino Update!

Developer Submits Plans for Bader Field !  July 15, 2011 - Atlantic City, NJ.  A 106 page proposal for the development of Bader Filed was submitted for review, the $426 Million Dollar plans call for a large family entertainment complex.  Some of the key attractions would be an indoor water park with wave pool, casino, monorail,  condo's, ballroom, movie theatre, arcade, spa, parking garage & much more.  Read

Seminole Hard Rock Atlantic City News !  June 22, 2011 - The Seminole Hard Rock Casino was the first to apply for the new smaller casino license under the new Boutique Casino arrangement recently passed in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The application was received by the NJ State DEP and featured a $275 Million project that would be built in phases. More Details

Smaller Casinos Approved for Atlantic City !  June 15, 2011 - It's official, casinos wishing to submit applications for the Boutique Casino license have until July 8th, 2011. The creation of the small-scale and staged casino facility licenses will be a boost to Atlantic City and it's expected that the Seminole Hard Rock will be first to apply.  Read More

Golden Nugget Coming to Atlantic City !  February 14, 2011 - Details of the purchase of the Trump Marina Casino in Atlantic City by Landry's a company that owns the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas were released today.  Sale prices is said to be in the $38 Million range and the New Golden Nugget Atlantic City will get a $150 million dollar makeover, similar to it's amazing improvements in Vegas. Read More

Atlantic City Tourism Bill Signed by Gov Christie !  February 1, 2011 - Under the Tourism District bill, a unique partnership between private businesses and the CRDA (Casino Reinvestment Development Group) which will oversee funding and infrastructure improvements in Atlantic City. The tourism district will allow for better security and will dramatically improve the physical appearance of the beach resort’s busiest areas. Read More

Bill Signed into Law for Smaller Atlantic City Casinos !  January 5, 2011 - The next step is complete. Governor Christie signed a bill submitted by Jim Whelan that will allow Atlantic City casinos to be built with 200 rooms. The bill requires that these new casinos are new construction and commit to grow to 500 rooms.  Story

NJ Assembly Voting on Atlantic City Bills !  November 23, 2010 - Three bills that may shape the future of Atlantic City are being voted on in Trenton, NJ. S-11 is the bill regarding the restructuring of the Tourism District and marketing, S-12 pertains to the shift of casino regulatory powers to the DGE, the other bills are about Online Casinos, smaller casino hotel room requirements, horse racing industry etc  Story

Boardwalk Empire on HBO!  September 16, 2010 - A new HBO Series about the Prohibition years in Atlantic City, NJ.  Very highly anticipated show written by "The Sopranos" writer Terence Winter and directed by the talented Martin Scorsese who recently directed "Shutter Island".  Check out the 12 part series on HBO. Read More

Dennis Gomes to Buy Resorts Atlantic City Casino!  August 26, 2010 - The former Casino Executive leads a group that is very close to sealing a deal to purchase Resorts Casino in Atlantic City. Gomes claims that if the deal goes through, that his casino will be a place to see & be seen, this could be a little boost AC needs.  Read More

Can Sports Betting Save Atlantic City!  August 10, 2010 - In my  opinion Atlantic City, NJ can benefit tremendously from sports betting. Organized crime, wise guys control book making in the region which is said to transact a billion dollars a year illegally. Atlantic City with legalized sports betting could be huge!  Read More  

Senate panel approves bill to allow smaller casino hotels in Atlantic City!  May 18, 2010 - A plan to revive Atlantic City's struggling casino industry by allowing smaller casinos with as few as 200 hotel rooms took a step forward Thursday when it passed a state Senate committee.  Read More

Hard Rock Casino Wants to Build in Atlantic City!
Atlantic City, NJ - March 24, 2010 - Under a new bill submitted by Senator Jim Whalen that could allow 4 new "Smaller" casinos in town (less than 500 rooms), the Seminole Hard Rock Casino would consider coming to Atlantic City. Hard Rock Casino Chairman Jimmy Allen (former Atlantic City guy) said in a statement. "Despite current headwinds, Atlantic City remains the country's second-largest gaming market and would be an exciting location for a Hard Rock Hotel and Casino."  Read More

N.J. State Senate panel OKs Sports-Betting Bill
Trenton, NJ - February 22, 2010 - A state Senate committee that put in charge of researching the possibility of Sports Betting in NJ offered its support Monday for consideration of an amendment to the state Constitution that would allow betting on professional and college sports at Atlantic City casinos and the state’s racetracks. This is the first step of many and the best news on this subject in a long time! Read More

Another AC Project Bites the Dust!
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - February 11, 2010 - Pinnacle Entertainment officially announced that it will not build it's dream casino in Atlantic City, in fact, they are throwing in the towel and preparing to sell their 191 acre Oceanfront property in the location of the former Sands casino.  This may open the door for another Casino Company to decide they want to build in AC. 

New Jersey Transit Adding Hub to Atlantic City Line !
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - September 17, 2009 - Today NJ Transit signed a contract that will result in direct linking of two southern New Jersey rail services. Acting as a hub, the New Pennsauken Transit Center will link the "River Line" light rail system with the "Atlantic City" Rail Line. The River Lines runs between Camden and Trenton and the Atlantic City line runs between Atlantic City and Philadelphia. This simple connection point in Pennsauken will make train travel easier for employees and visitors.

Revel Casino Signs Deal with Chinese Builder !
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - September 12, 2009 - Revel Entertainment announced today that it has reached an agreement with China State Engineering Corp to assist in completing the 57 Story Oceanfront Casino Project.  CSEC is one of the largest construction co's in the world and has completed projects Disneyland China and many others, they will team with the current contractor Tishman Construction to complete the $2.5 Billion Mega Resort, it is said that they pay $99 Million as a part of the deal for a small stake in the casino.

Atlantic City #1 Boardwalk in America - ForbesTraveler.com !
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - August 17, 2009 - The recent article released by Forbes Traveler division listed Atlantic City as America's Favorite Boardwalk City.  Other top choices were Wildwood NJ, Bethany Beach DE, Coney Island NY, Santa Cruz Ca etc 

WestJet Airlines Announces Air Service from Toronto to ACY!
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - July 15, 2009 - WestJet is a Canadian based discounted Airline that will begin flying direct flights from Toronto to Atlantic City in the fall of 2009.  The direct flights will start at $79 each way and take 1 hour 36 minutes one way.  This is more good news following the addition of AirTran into ACY earlier this year.  

New Nightclub "Dusk" Opening at Caesars!
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - June 26, 2009 - A nightclub experience like no other in Atlantic City or the east coast for that matter is how you describe Dusk, said Tony Penza a promoter for the new club. The owners say that Dusk will surpass Mixx and Mur.Mur as the top nightclub in town. Grande Opening will be July 4th, 2009.  More details here!

Deal to Buy Trump Marina Off!
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - June 2, 2009 - The deal that would have brought a Margaretville Casino to Atlantic City is now off, both party's involved verified the deal was dead on June 2nd. 2009. Both Coastal Marina, a privately held New York company and Trump Entertainment spoke to the media. 

Atlantic 10 Basketball Championship Extended 3 years!
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - March 25, 2009 - The very success A -10 Conference Men's Basketball Championships will stay in Atlantic City through 2012.  Bernadette V. McGlade the A - 10 commissioner made this announcement today. Temple University has won the last 2 Championships.  A - 10 Atlantic City Schedule! 

AirTran will fly to Atlantic City from Orlando and Atlanta!
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - March 23, 2009 - AirTran Airways announced today it will launch daily non-stop flights between Atlanta and Atlantic City, NJ, starting in June, 2009. Beginning June 11, AirTran will offer two daily round-trip flights between from its hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Jersey shore.  A day later, Air Tran announced it would also connect Atlantic City and Orlando to compete with Spirit Air for that popular Florida destination. "This is great news, any new air service into Atlantic City is very positive" said John Jackson owner of AC Hotel Experts 

NYC to Atlantic City Express Train (Live February 6, 2009)
FINALLY, it's ready to roll, the much anticipated Express Train from NYC to Atlantic City - ACES, will begin taking reservations on January 15th, 2009 and will make it's inaugural run on February 6th, 2009.   Introductory ticket prices will start at $50 for one-way coach seat and $75 for one-way first class seat.  The upscale train will feature a lounge with full beverage service and live entertainment on your trip. Upon arrival in Atlantic City, a complimentary shuttle service will be provided for passengers to the following - Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah's Resort Atlantic City and Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa.  Read the latest details!

Atlantic City News

Smoking Ban Removed - it's Ok to smoke again in Atlantic City!
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - October 28, 2008  - The smoking ban was officially removed by Atlantic City City's Council last night, this is big news in the wake of slumping casino revenues.  The casinos will revert to the previous arrangement which requires that only 25% of the casino floor be used by smokers.  It is known fact that gamblers also enjoy smoking, to eliminate smoking is like taking a golf club out of a golfers hand. This is great news and should help stimulate hotel and casino revenues in Atlantic City for 2009. 

Sale of Tropicana Casino Getting Closer! Sept 2008
ATLANTIC CITY - A Baltimore developer, Cordish Co. emerged Tuesday as a leading bidder for the Tropicana Casino Resort in Atlantic City. They are in talks with the state appointed conservator who has been overseeing Tropicana's sale.  Under the terms, Cordish would acquire the Tropicana and virtually all other assets of its former operator, Adamar of New Jersey Inc., for $750 million in cash and stock, according to the state Casino Control Commission. Cordish Co.'s bid for Tropicana reflects the company's desire to add casinos to its real estate empire.  Read More!

The Chelsea Atlantic City Opens it's Doors? July 2008
On July 9th, 2008 a new generation of Luxury opened it's doors in Atlantic City.  The Chelsea is an upscale boutique style hotel offering the finest of what hotels have to offer. From world class concierges, to rooftop pools with private cabana's to 5 star dining and service.  It's a really unique getaway experience for the discriminating traveler seeking the best of everything in a resort stay.  The fifth floor is amazing and includes many entertainment options including the "Oval Bar", outdoor "Terrace Patio", Chelsea Prime Steakhouse and ocean view bar, game room and much more! 

Margaritaville Casino Coming to Atlantic City? May 2008
Off the wire today:
Coastal Marina LLC, an affiliate of Coastal Development LLC, said Thursday it is buying the Trump Marina casino from Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. The New York based company will work with Jimmy Buffet's team to create a Resort Destination Casino called Margaritaville Casino Atlantic City.

Another New AC Casino Project in the Works!? April 2008
A casino group is planning a Multibillion Dollar Mega Casino Resort that will also become Atlantic City's tallest building!  The location of the proposed site is at the entrance to town off Albany ave / Route 40 near the Hilton Casino on the site of the never completed Dunes Casino.  The new proposed casino mega resort has a preliminary name of Atlantic Beach Resort and Casino.  The developers could spend between $1.5 - 2 billion dollars.  The development group is called AC Gateway LLC and is headed by Curtis Bashaw and Wallace Barr.    

Caesars Atlantic City renovates 1080 rooms and suites? Feb 2008
The total renovation of 2 major hotel towers, the Temple Tower and Centurion Tower will cost over $75 Million. All renovations will complete before summer of 2008. Caesars has also completed a renovation of their Circus Maximus Theatre and has increased table limits for all table games.  Caesars is getting closer to being the high end casino it strives to be.  Read the complete story by Scott Cronick here!

Caesars Atlantic City adding Qua Baths and Spa? January 2008
The new Qua Baths and Spa will open this June 2008 and will feature a new pool and outdoor deck. The Las Vegas version of this Spa is continually rated in the Top 10 Spas in America. Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars will rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit with its emphasis on "aqua" and ancient spa rituals. Qua (which is Italian for “here”) evokes a lavish Romanesque ambiance while offering several luxurious aromatherapy treatments. Qua will feature 14 Treatment rooms, a Roman Bath area that will have 3 pools with varying temperatures, including wet and couples rooms along with a mineral pool.  The new pool will feature outdoor jacuzzi's. A special unique treatment room will also be created that is one of a kind!  1/17/2008 Scott Cronick AC Press
Read more about "Qua" from the Press of Atlantic City

Revel Entertainment Casino Atlantic City (Update)? Nov 2007
Has received approval from the city of Atlantic City for it's new boardwalk casino plan.  The plan includes 2 towers with 1,900 rooms in each for grand total of 3,800 rooms and suites.  Large casino space of 150,000 square feet and a giant retail experience with restaurants and shopping covering 500,000 square feet.  Reed more about this new casinos plan here!  Revel Casino Atlantic City.  Take a look at the proposed layout and design. Revel Casino 11/10/2007 Press Release Read more from the 11/08/2007 Press of Atlantic City


Revel Casino Atlantic City, NJ

City Center East - Atlantic City by MGM Mirage in 2011? Oct 2007
 MGM Mirage has announced a plan to build a City Center East between the Borgata and Harrah's Atlantic City in the cities H tract.  The estimated $4.5 billion to $5.5 billion project would mimic the company's huge $7.4 billion CityCenter project under construction on the Las Vegas Strip, although on a smaller scale, according to people familiar with the plans.

MGM envisions a casino complex featuring three hotel towers of 1,000 rooms each and high-end retail on par with the acclaimed Forum Shops at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. In addition to its mammoth size, what would distinguish the MGM project from other Atlantic City casinos are plans for posh condos that would start at $1 million and top out between $5 million and $6 million, officials said. Press of Atlantic City 10/4/2007

Hilton Atlantic City Plans 1 Billion Renewal!
 The Hilton Casino Atlantic City recently revealed plans to Transform itself into a Mega resort.  They will add a 1,000 room hotel tower and double the the size of its gaming space.  The Hilton will also add Retail shops, restaurants and a 3,500 seat show room and entertainment complex along with a 3,000 space parking garage.  This project will convert the Hilton from the smallest casino in town to the middle of the pack in Atlantic City.

MGM Mirage and Foxwoods in Atlantic City?
The managing tribe of Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, CT and MGM Mirage are considering building a casino in Atlantic City on land owned by MGM next to the Trump Marina Casino.  The Mashantucket Pequot's Tribal Nation manages Foxwoods and could be the first Indian owned casino at the Jersey Shore.  The relationship is preliminary but Gordon Ashner thinks the these two companies working together with very string brand names is very intriguing.  We'll keep you posted.  This proposal didn't work out, however, Mirage plans to build on their parcel of ground between Harrah's and Borgata casino.  See City Centre East article above

Steve Wynn and Donald Trump Partners? Read Below
Casino mogul Steve Wynn wants to bring Las Vegas-style glitz and glamour to Atlantic City by teaming up with his former archrival Donald Trump for a $3 billion Mega Resort that could dominate the heart of the Boardwalk. “Steve and I are talking about something very exciting and very interesting,” Trump said in an interview Wednesday. “It would be great for the state of New Jersey and Atlantic City, but it's very preliminary.”

Trump declined to disclose details, but people familiar with the plans said the aging Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino would be demolished to make way for a gigantic development project. It would encompass as many as four blocks of Boardwalk property from Missouri to Texas avenues and stretch out to Atlantic Avenue on the land side, at the foot of the Atlantic City Expressway. The Trump-Wynn casino project also would include a hotel tower rising 50 stories over the beachfront and perhaps an entertainment pier jutting far into the ocean. A new tunnel underneath Pacific Avenue would be considered as one of the roadway improvements needed to accommodate casino construction. Wynn, who is renowned for transforming the Las Vegas market with mega Casinos such as Bellagio, Mirage and most recently the $2.7 billion Wynn Las Vegas, wants to make a spectacular return to Atlantic City. He left in 1987 after selling the Golden Nugget, now known as the Atlantic City Hilton Casino Resort.

The Trump Plaza Casino site would put Wynn in the middle of the Boardwalk and give him a prime spot off the expressway corridor, the main entrance into the city. Earlier, Wynn met with Gov. Jon S. Corzine to discuss the possibility of redeveloping the city's former Bader Field airport, but was told that site would take too long and prove too costly to convert for a casino. Press of Atlantic City


Sands Casino to Close November 10, 2006
ATLANTIC CITY — A Las Vegas gaming company announced Tuesday it is buying the Sands Casino Hotel and will tear it down to build a billion-dollar-plus resort.
Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. has agreed to pay $250 million, plus $20 million for tax benefits and real estate assets, for Atlantic Coast Entertainment, the company that owns the 26-year-old Sands and the adjacent site of the former Traymore Hotel.

Pinnacle Chairman and CEO Daniel R. Lee said the company — which owns casinos in Nevada, Louisiana and Indiana — is looking to build a megaresort - style casino rivaling the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa on the 18-acre parcel.
Press of Atlantic City 9/6/2006

NYC to Atlantic City Express Train (Fall of 2008)

Latest information about the ACES Train NY to Atlantic City!
New Train Service New York City to Atlantic City Planned - Atlantic City's casinos, already betting on the enticing effects of fancy shopping and high-end restaurants, will try to woo more customers by offering direct train service to and from New York City. The 2 1/2-hour Atlantic City Express Service will run from Fridays to Sundays between Atlantic City and Penn Station starting late next year. The board of New Jersey Transit approved a three-year trial of the service Monday. The casinos are going after New York City gamblers who don't have cars, part of a market that falls between high rollers who arrive in limousines and the lower-stakes bettors who take buses. Prices and schedules for the service will be determined over the next year, said George Warrington, NJ Transit's executive director.  Atlantic City-bound travelers coming from New York by train must now ride the Northeast Corridor line to Trenton, take a local train to Philadelphia and then transfer to the Atlantic City rail line. The new service would not stop in Philadelphia. It would have a limited number of stops, including one or more in New Jersey, which will be determined by the casino industry in consultation with NJ Transit. Three trains would run on Fridays, eight on Saturdays and seven on Sundays, Warrington said.  The new train service is coming at a time when casinos are investing millions in Atlantic City. Source = AP writer Janet Frankston June 19 2006.

Borgata Expansion (Summer of 2006) Now open!
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will bring a lot more Vegas flair when it opens the $200 million first phase of its $560 million expansion this summer (2006). While we know that there will be more casino space, a new Ultralounge / Night Club, retail space and great new restaurants IE: Bobby Flay opens his first steakhouse, Bobby Flay Steak, Wolfgang Puck and Michael Mina make their east coast debuts with Wolfgang Puck American Grille and Seablue by Michael Mina. With the addition of these three nationally heralded chefs, Borgata stakes its claim as a premier resort and dining destination. These exciting new properties are designed by David Rockwell, Tony Chi and Adam Tihany respectively, each offering a sophisticated and unparalleled experience in Atlantic City.

Stay tuned for more information about the exciting developments at Borgata.
(Info from Scott Cronick and Borgata Press Release)

The Pier at Caesar's (Summer of 2006)
The Pier at Caesars will transform Atlantic City's historic boardwalk into one of the most recognizable international shopping and entertainment landmarks in America. $175 Million project including 100 Retail Shops, 9 Restaurants,  Connected to Caesars Atlantic City by a skybridge, The Pier's four floors will be home to a world-class roster of elite retailers, including Tiffany, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Louis Vuitton, Tommy Bahama's Vilebrequin, Armani A/X, Bebe and Burberry. Also included will be nine exceptional restaurants, including Philadelphia restaurateur Stephen Starr's Buddakan, Jeffrey Chodorow of Las Vegas' Rum Jungle along with Continental, as well as Phillips Seafood of Baltimore. (Info from CityAtlantic.com and Pier At Caesar's Press release)

The Walk - AC Outlets Expansion (2006)
Atlantic City Tanger Outlets - The Walk, recently completed an expansion that included Jay Z's 40 / 40 club, Ruby Tuesday, Ruth's Chris Steak House and much more.  Currently over 320,000 square feet of shopping with 300,000 more planned for 2007.

Harrah's Atlantic City Room Expansion (2007- 2008)
Harrah's Atlantic City is expected to begin a $456-million expansion in September 2006. The project, which will feature 800 new hotel rooms and 255,000 square feet of retail, dining and entertainment space, will create more than 800 permanent jobs.

Trump Taj Mahal Expansion (2008)
Trump Entertainment Resorts is expected to begin construction later in 2006 on a 45 Story, 800 room hotel tower at the Trump Taj Mahal hotel casino. New restaurants, nightclubs and retail attractions also are planned for all three Trump gaming properties in Atlantic City.  The construction is estimated to cost $250 Million and will be the tallest structure in Atlantic City.  Jim Perry, CEO of Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc also said they are looking to do something with the Steel Pier site located on the Atlantic Ocean side of the Trump Taj Mahal.  They will begin Steel Pier planning this summer and the fate will depend on the success of the Pier at Caesar's and other factors. (original source - Press of Atlantic City March 8, 2006)

Resorts Atlantic City 
Show-time Tabou Bistro & Nightclub.
Resorts Casino Atlantic City is expected to open July 28th 2006 the "Showtime Tabou - Bistro & Nightclub". which originated with two locations in Quebec, Canada, will blend entertainment with a restaurant and nightclub, but this concept has a twist: the people serving you all night will be the ones performing, too.

Located in the former Camelot restaurant, the 150-seat "Showtime Tabou" will begin each evening by serving its guests mid-priced American cuisine with a French Canadian flair from 5 to 10 p.m. The entertainment for the dining hours will feature live music and vocal performances, including crooners. "We'll have a piano player and someone singing Frank Sinatra and dinner music," says founder Stephan Genest. "It will be a relaxed atmosphere for the dinner hours." After 10 p.m., and going to 4 a.m., "Showtime Tabou" will transform to a nightclub that will cater to the younger set, including performances that include classic rock and alternative rock and dance favorites provided by a DJ. There will also be specialty acts performing "Cirque-style" routines. The nightclub will offer a cool vibe since a DJ will constantly provide dance music. However, every half hour, three different performers will leave their posts as bartenders, servers and other tasks to take the stage to offer the crowd a truly unique experience. The variety of entertainment is impressive. We bring in dancers, percussionists, singers, rock bands, crooners, disco, whatever we can to attract a diverse crowd. It's the kind of place that a group of people with different tastes can come and enjoy. By the time the night is over, everyone will hear or see something that they will enjoy. "Original source -Press of AC June 22nd 2006" Atlantic Cape Community College - Atlantic.EDU

 

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