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Ivanka Trump And The Donald Will Sue To Remove Trump Name From Declining Atlantic City Casino

Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump have won the right to sue for the removal of the Trump name from Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal casino. Now, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump will demand that Trump Entertainment Resorts, with which Donald Trump is no longer associated, but holds a 10% stake in, remove the name Trump from the crumbling Taj Mahal. “Unfortunately, …

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Miss America 2014: Welcome Distraction

The Miss America 2014 competition is heating up. The excitement builds as the pageant is drawing closer to Sunday’s crowning of the new Miss America. The competition is being held in Atlantic City, where things are not looking so great economically. On the boardwalk, where the pageantry is taking place, the sight is a sad one. Where casinos and nightlife …

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Miss America 2014 Distracts Forlorn Atlantic City

The Miss America 2014 pageant is a welcome distraction this year in the midst of financial crisis. The city began the year with 12 casinos on the infamous boardwalk. But on the same day that the Miss America 2014 competitions started, Trump Entertainment Resorts filed for bankruptcy and threatened to close what will soon be its lone remaining casino, the …

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Trump Taj Mahal Closing Slated For November, Donald Trump Files Lawsuit

Atlantic City’s gambling industry is in danger following the announcement of the closing of one of its iconic casinos, the Trump Taj Mahal. If it closes in November, as Trump Entertainment Resorts threatened on Tuesday, Trump Taj Mahal will be the fifth casino shut down this year out of 12 establishments located in Atlantic City. In a statement e-mailed to …

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Trump Taj Mahal Closing? Atlantic City Casino To File For Bankruptcy

Could the Trump Taj Mahal close? Reuters reported that Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc, which operates Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, is set to file for bankruptcy. The news is yet another blow to the Casino industry in Atlantic City. Within a month, 8,300 people will lose their jobs with the announced closings of Showboat, …

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Poker Tournament Refund Announced By Borgata Casino

Here’s a piece of common sense advice for anyone trying to hide evidence, don’t flush anything down the toilet that will cause a clog. Christian Lusardi was charged with theft and rigging a public contest when the poker player from North Carolina allegedly flushed fake poker chips down the toilet at the Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City. Lusardi was playing …

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Borgata Casino Lawsuit Claims Gambler Cheated, Won $9.6 Million

The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, N.J., is filed a suit Tuesday against a big-time gambler, claiming he won $9.6 million while cheating at baccarat card games. The casino filed the federal suit on Tuesday against Phillip Ivey, Jr., who has won nine World Series Poker bracelets, and has a reputation as one of the best poker …

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Miss America Pageant Returns to Atlantic City

New Jersey officials confirmed this week that the Miss America Pageant will be returning to Atlantic City. The pageant had been held in Atlantic City for its first 85 years, but was moved to Las Vegas in 2006. “We are so very proud to bring Miss America back to her birthplace in Atlantic City,” said Sam Haskell, chairman of the …

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Atlantic City Firefighters Use Bible iPad App to Swear in During Promotion Ceremony

The image you see below is of several Atlantic City firefighters swearing allegiance to Steve Jobs in order to be promoted to the ranks of Battalion Chief and Fire Captain. No, not really. What you’re actually seeing is several Atlantic City firefighters swearing in on a bible iPad app in lieu of an actual bible because someone forgot to bring …

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