The Showboat and Revel Casinos in Atlantic City shut their doorways for the final time over Labor Day week-end. (Image: CapitalOTC.com)
It was the conclusion of the road for Revel and Showboat this week-end due to the fact two Atlantic City casinos shut their doors for good. For gambling enterprises in this seaside resort town, Labor Day is usually a celebratory time associated with year. The standard ‘end of summer’ in america, the three-day weekend ought to be a booming time for the New Jersey gambling hub, as both gamblers and tourists may come to savor a three-day week-end and some beach weather that is great.
But also for these two casinos in the beleaguered city, this year’s Labor Day week-end marked the final curtain. The Showboat Casino ended a 27-year run in Atlantic City on Sunday, while the Revel began their two-day shutdown on Monday. The 2 closures will bring the quantity of gambling enterprises within the city down to nine, a number that will drop to eight if the Trump Plaza resort closes later this month.
Showboat Closed Despite Remaining Profitable
The Showboat Casino resort was one of four casinos in Atlantic City owned by Caesars Entertainment (Bally’s Atlantic City, Caesars Atlantic City and Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City being the other three), and for the business, which was just one single too many into the shrinking market. They hope that closing one casino shall gain the remaining three. B Read more