Revel Closes Poker Room in Ongoing Bid to Become Most Depressing Casino Ever


The Press of Atlantic City reports:

Gamblers might be wanted at Revel Casino-Hotel, but come August they won’t be playing poker.

The resort’s newest casino, which recently launched a “Gamblers wanted” marketing blitz, will close its poker room next month the casino said in a statement Tuesday.

“After careful consideration and in an effort to further improve the overall operating performance of Revel Casino-Hotel, management has made the decision to close our poker room operations effective August 2013,” the statement read.

The Press reports that Revel made just under $91,000 at its 37 poker tables in June, while the Borgata made $1.8 million from 80 tables during the same time period. Which: Ouch.