Tag Archives: trump taj mahal
- New Jersey introduces bill allowing New Jersey casinos to operate during state shutdown
July 7, 2017
New Jersey lawmakers are no longer taking any chances that Atlantic City casinos might be forced to close in the event of another state government shutdown due to a budget impasse. Atlantic City casinos were almost forced to shut down this week after the state legislature and New Jersey Gov....
- Hard Rock Int’l to spend $500m ridding Taj Mahal of Trump taint
May 26, 2017
The chairman of casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) can’t wait to rid the Trump Taj Mahal of everything that reminds people of the current occupant of the White House. In March, HRI struck a deal with Donald Trump’s buddy Carl Icahn to acquire the shuttered Atlantic City casino and...
- Making ‘The Art of the Deal’: Hard Rock snags Trump Taj Mahal for $50M
May 10, 2017
Florida’s Seminole Indians took a page out of Donald Trump’s book, “The Art of the Deal,” when they bought the U.S. president’s signature ex-casino—Trump Taj Mahal—for a fraction of its initial cost. In March, a consortium led by the Hard Rock International took the Taj Mahal off billionaire Carl Icahn’s...
- Hard Rock unveils $375m upgrade for Trump Taj Mahal casino
April 5, 2017
Florida-based casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) has unveiled its plans to rejuvenate the former Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City. On March 31, HRI officially took possession of the Taj Mahal from former owner Carl Icahn, who sold the property to HRI earlier that month. At the time,...
- The rise and fall of the Trump casino empire
March 8, 2017
On February 16, 2017, the last remaining remnant of businessman-turned United States President Donald Trump’s former glory was carted away by a recycling company based in Philadelphia. The relic was the “Trump” sign, which once glimmered in the then iconic resort town known as Atlantic City. As Trump ascended to...
- Hard Rock Int’l to buy Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino
March 2, 2017
Atlantic City’s casino count may inch back up to eight now that a consortium led by Hard Rock International (HRI) has agreed to buy the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal. On Wednesday, the Press of Atlantic City broke the news that the Florida-based HRI had agreed to take the Taj Mahal...
Melco-Hard Rock to open Cyprus gaming venues this summer
April 24, 2017
Melco-Hard Rock temporary Cyprus casino to open in 2017
November 17, 2016