ï»¿Atlantic City Trump Plaza More Likely to Close in September
Trump Plaza’s shutdown will mean that as four Atlantic City casinos could be closed this 12 months. (Image: Lisa Andres/Flickr)
The casino industry of Atlantic City is presently dealing with an unprecedented freefall. After several years of declining revenues, at least two casinos have already closed or plan to shut this season, and another is facing a 2nd bankruptcy in 2 yrs. And now, a fourth has said that they also expect to shut down in just a few months.
That’s the fate that is apparent of Trump Plaza casino, as Trump Entertainment Resorts has said that they anticipate the venue to close on September 16. While the owners reportedly said that the choice isn’t entirely final, employees were to get warnings for the expected closing on previously this week.
‘Although [the] review hasn’t been completed and no concluding decision was made, the business expects so it will end the operations of Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino on or shortly after September 16, 2014,’ the company told the Associated Press.
Trump Plaza Joins Other AC Closures
If the closure goes through as anticipated, the effect could be that up to a third of Atlantic City’s casinos could close down this year. In January, the Atlantic Club shuttered its doors, while the Showboat is planning to close in August. Meanwhile, the Revel is in bankruptcy court for the 2nd time, and may potentially shut if a customer for the property cannot be discovered. Tha Leer más