Caesars intends to close the Showboat in Atlantic City on August 31; three other New Jersey casinos are also shutdowns that are facing. (Image: Atlantic-City-Guidebook.com)
With four Atlantic City casinos potentially closing this 12 months, many in the town in addition to greater New Jersey are understandably shocked. Keeping those gambling enterprises open only a little longer might help soften the blow a little by providing employees and officials more time for you to plan for the future. But while that might be nice, state officials state they can not force those casinos to remain in operation if the properties want to turn off.
New Jersey state casino regulators have said they cannot force two casino owners to keep open for the extra four months as they wait to see if new buyers can be found. The two gambling enterprises, the Showboat and Trump Plaza, are both anticipated to close come early july.
Private Business Decision
Final month, State Senator James Whelan, along with Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and Chris Brown, had asked the New Jersey Casino Control Commission (NJCCC) to force both of these casinos to keep open for many months past their intended closing dates. But, NJCCC Chairman Matthew Levinson composed back earlier this to say that determining a closing date is a decision that belongs to those businesses alone, and sits far beyond the commission’s authority month.
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