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- The Trump Taj Mahal Casino
Trump Taj Mahal

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort has filed court papers to close the casino by the end of the year 2014. 

The Trump Entertainment Resorts reports that its board has approved a shutdown of the casino by 12 December 2014. 

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino was officially opened on 2 April 1990. When the casino opened in 1990, it was the largest and highest grossing casino in Atlantic City until the opening of The Borgata in 2003. It was renovated in 2008. The addition of the Chairman Tower in 2008 brought the total number of rooms to over 2,000. 

The closing of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort will make it the 5th of Atlantic City's 12 casinos to shut down during 2014.

As reported Friday 14 November 2014.
- The Trump Plaza
Trump Plaza Atlantic City
The Trump Plaza Casino Hotel in Atlantic City is scheduled to close on Tuesday, 16 September 2014. The Trump Plaza opened 26 May 1984. The Trump Plaza has a Luxury Resort theme and has 906 rooms. 

The Trump Plaza originally opened in 1984 as a joint venture between Donald Trump and Harrah's Atlantic City. Trump built the complex and it was managed by Harrah's. Donald Trump resigned from the Board of Directors of the Trump Entertainment Resorts ( which owns the Trump Plaza). Trump Entertainment runs two properties - The Trump Taj Mahal and the Trump Plaza. 

As reported Saturday 30 August 2014.
- The Revel
The Revel Atlantic City
The Revel Casino in Atlantic City is scheduled to close on Tuesday, 2 September 2014. The Revel Casino opened on 2 April 2012.  Ten months after opening, The Revel Casino Resort filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In August 2014, after failing to find a buyer in bankruptcy court, Revel announced it would close.

The Revel's hotel tower is the tallest structure in Atlantic City and the second tallest building in the state of New Jersey.  It is the second tallest casino tower in the United States. It is 57 stories and rises 710 feet. ( The tallest casino building is the Fontainebleau Resort Las Vegas which rise 735 feet and was topped out in 2009. The tallest structure related to casinos is the Stratosphere Tower that rises 1,149 feet in Las Vegas. However, since the Stratosphere Tower is not fully habitable, it is not considered a building. The tallest building in the state of New Jersey is the 30 Hudson Street Building in Jersey City at 781 feet and 42 floors.)

The Revel has 1,399 rooms and employs approximately 2800 full-time and 1000 part-time workers.

As reported Saturday 30 August 2014.
- The Showboat
Showboat Atlantic City
The Showboat Casino in Atlantic City is scheduled to close on Sunday 31 August 2014. The Showboat is one of four Atlantic Casinos owned by Caesars Entertainment.  The Showboat is a Mardi Gras themed casino that opened on 2 April 1087. The Showboat Atlantic City contains the House of Blues. Although still profitable, Caesars Entertainment as decided to close the Showboat to help stabilize the remaining properties in the Atlantic City market.

Caesars Entertainment Corporation ( formerly Harrah's Entertainment from 1995 to 2010 ) owns and operates over 50 casinos and hotels as well as seven golf courses. The company is based in Paradise, Nevada. Caesars Entertainment owns and operates the Bally's Atlantic City, Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah's Resort Atlantic City, Showboat Atlantic City. 

As reported Saturday 30 August 2014.
Atlantic Club in Atlantic City
The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel officially closed on Monday 13 January 2014. The 33-year old casino had filed for bankruptcy in November 2013. It was was sold for $23.4 million just before Christmas to to competitors who will strip it for parts. Tropicana Entertainment bought the table games, slot machines and customer lists. Caesars Entertaimeet bought the 801-room hotel. No immediate plans for the hotel have been announced. 

The Atlantic Club Casino opened on 12 December 1980 as the Golden Nugget. At that time, it was owned by Steve Wynn. Under various ownership during the years, it was named: The Grand, Bally's Grand, The Atlantic City Hilton, ACH,, and the Atlantic Club. Competition has been particularly fierce since the first Pennsylvania casino opened in 2006.

There has been competition from other newer larger casinos. 

Atlantic City now has 11 casinos.  As reported Monday 13 January 2014.

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