July 16, 2010
Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. announced today that it has emerged from Chapter 11 reorganization, days after the New Jersey Casino Control Commission approved a plan that lets Donald J. Trump and his daughter Ivanka retain at least partial control of the company that bears their name. - Inquirer staff
October 1, 2014 |
A bid in bankruptcy court to set aside a labor contract for 1,136 employees at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino has set up a pitched battle between Unite Here Local 54 and Carl Icahn. Icahn, a billionaire investor known for taking control of financially distressed businesses by buying debt at a discount, controls the fate of Trump Entertainment Resorts because he owns $286 million in first-lien debt and stands first in line to be paid in any bankruptcy deal. As a condition of keeping Trump Taj Mahal open, Icahn wants massive concessions from labor and government.
July 19, 2005 |
Donald J. Trump is looking to two Atlantic City veterans to turn his struggling casino business around. Mark Juliano, who resigned as president of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Friday, will replace Mark Brown as head of the three Trump casinos in Atlantic City, according to Trump. Juliano's last day at Caesars Palace is July 31. "I'm very happy about it," Trump said yesterday in a phone interview from New York. "It's fantastic. There's no better team in the business. " Juliano, 50, joins James B. Perry, who was tapped by Trump earlier this month to become chief executive officer of New York-based Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc., which operates a riverboat casino in Gary, Ind., in addition to the three casinos in Atlantic City.
May 28, 2009 |
A shift manager at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort was fatally shot yesterday in a storage room just off the casino floor. Minutes later, a suspect identified by state police as a 57-year-old man from Norristown, Pa., was arrested inside the casino's parking garage. Police also recovered a handgun that may have been used in the shooting. The manager, identified by a company official as Ray Kot of Egg Harbor Township, was pronounced dead about 5:30 p.m., 2 1/2 hours after the shooting.
February 25, 2010 |
Donald J. Trump characterizes billionaire financier Carl Icahn as a good friend but says that his friend doesn't spend money. "I've known him for many years," Trump told a U.S. Bankruptcy Court hearing in Camden this morning, referring to the man who has put forth a plan to bring Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. out of its third bankruptcy. But, Trump continued as he answered a question from one of Icahn's lawyers, "He doesn't spend any money. If he spends 10 cents, it's a major event.
January 8, 2011 |
Trump Entertainment Resorts has come out a loser in the Pennsylvania casino market. Again. The U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday rejected the two-year bid of the company - known for its three Atlantic City casinos and its high-profile partial owner Donald Trump - to overturn a 2006 ruling by the state Gaming Control Board. Trump, using the name Keystone Redevelopment Partners LLC, pitched a casino at the old Budd Co. plant in Nicetown. The board rejected Trump's bid for one of two casino licenses in Philadelphia, in part because it worried he would use the local casino to draw customers to Atlantic City, where the tax rate on gambling profits is lower.
November 30, 2011 |
TRENTON - Ready. Set. Go get married! A couple of New Jersey lawmakers are proposing a bill to eliminate the state's 72-hour waiting period for couples seeking a license to wed. Assemblyman Louis Greenwald, D-Voorhees, and state Sen. Nicholas Scutari, D-Linden, argue that the law is antiquated - it dates back to 1934 - and getting rid of it would give New Jersey a competitive edge in the wedding-tourism market. Other nearby states, like New York and Delaware, have only 24-hour waiting periods.
October 20, 2011
Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc., owner of two casino hotels in Atlantic City, is about to enter a partnership with another firm to offer online gambling. Trump Entertainment has "determined that such a joint venture represents the most advantageous way for the company to participate in opportunities in online gaming at minimal cost to the company," according to an Oct. 14 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Trump Entertainment would own 10 percent of the new venture.
November 3, 2012 |
Gov. Chris Christie this morning allowed Atlantic City's casinos be reopened to the public, six days after his executive order declaring them closed in preparation for Hurricane Sandy's arrival. Christie ordered gaming suspended on Saturday. He said they could reopen starting 10 a.m. today. Sandy officially came ashore in Atlantic City 8 p.m. Monday night and was severely impacted by the storm, with part of the the boardwalk being washed away in the northern end. Christie had suspended operations at all 12 casinos, which forced closure of all the hotels, simulcast facilities and gaming.
August 10, 2010
Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc., which runs three Atlantic City casinos, says it may seek a hotel partner to rehab the Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino, Bloomberg News reported today. One possibility is a joint venture that would help provide money to, among other improvements, add 560 rooms to the 940-room Trump Plaza, chief executive Mark Juliano told the news service in an interview. This would help the company win more convention business, as the Shore gambling resort seeks to fill the gap created by gamblers' going to nearby states that also offer gambling, Juliano told Bloomberg.