Courtesy SOSH Architects
Finally, someone has found a use for one of Atlantic City’s closed casinos.
The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority yesterday approved a new usage for the former Atlantic Club, the first casino of four to close in 2014. Devon-based Endeavor Property Group wants to turn the casino into a waterpark complex. Read more »
Well, it’s official. Atlantic City now has eleven casinos remaining. We knew it was coming since last December, but the closing of the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel earlier this morning (just a minute past midnight) has undoubtedly left a sad mark on former employees and visitors.
Wayne Parry of the Associated Press describes one of the Atlantic Club’s final scenes:
The few die-hards that stayed on the casino floor until the end counted down its final five seconds as dealers who were suddenly unemployed burst into tears and hugged each other. Within moments, casino staff began stacking and counting chips and preparing to remove cash boxes from the casino floor.
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