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Atlantic City




Kickstart Boardwalk Playground, Dr. David Schwartz' New Atlantic City Book

My dear friend, Vegas Gangster, VIMFPian and our community's leading light of historical brilliance and insight Dr. David G. Schwartz (you know him here as... » continue


New Feature Posted: The Revel Review

Just a quick note to those tuned into RSS and or @actripping or @vegastripping on the Twitter that we've posted a new feature, our review... » continue


A Programming Note: We're AC Tripping

Dear friends, This is just a quick note for the regulars that this blog will be on temporary break for the next week as we are... » continue


Boardwalk Empire

Just when we were getting ready to give HBO the old heave ho, they went and released the trailer for Boardwalk Empire. "Was ist das?"... » continue


The Dr. Is In

A month or so ago there was a documentary on PBS about a famous person in American politics. One of the many people interviewed... » continue


P-Ho AC?

It has been revealed that Planet Hollywood has bid on the Tropicana Atlantic City. More on this at CityBOOM, our dedicated Atlantic City blog.... » continue


Atlantic City Bans Smoking In Casinos

Atlantic City has extended its ban on smoking in all public buildings to include casino floors. Effective October 15th 2008, you will not be allowed to... » continue


Tropicana AC Elevator Plunges From 34th Floor

Something to think about next time you find your self about to be crammed into an elevator in Vegas. Jackie Dufner, 21, who was visiting from... » continue


Atlantic City Hilton Opens On-Premises Gold Exchange Pawn Shop

The rising price of gold coupled with the downturn in the economy has spawned all sorts of 'cash for gold' businesses all over the country.... » continue


Atlantic City Featurette Posted : Building the Ark - Pinnacle Atlantic City

For those tuned into the RSS feed, and those who have an interest in Atlantic City, I just posted a little featurette all about the... » continue


Tropicana House of Cards Further Implodes

Recently deposed owner of the Tropicana Atlantic City, Tropicana Casino Resorts (aka Columbia-Sussex) announced that they are selling a bunch of their riverboat operations in... » continue


Tropicana Atlantic City Gaming License Revoked... Owners Forced To Sell

In a shocking turn of events, the New Jersey Casino Control Commission has revoked Tropicana Atlantic City's gaming license. As we reported on our dedicated AC... » continue


Van Halen To Play Atlantic City March 28, 2008

Van Halen has announced some dates for the next leg of their tour including a stop at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Tickets go on sale... » continue


Cityboom Has MGM Atlantic City Renderings

With the dust finally setting after our mega-redesign project, we're finally getting around to adding more cool stuff to all of our sites. The... » continue


Featurette: Revel Atlantic City Renderings

Revel Entertainment has published architectural renderings for a $2B Atlantic City resort which will be called, simply, Revel. Revel, scheduled to open in late... » continue


MGMMirage Eyeballs Bader Field Property In Atlantic City

Gaming monolith MGMMirage's VP of Something or Another Alan Feldman told the New York Daily News that they are extremely interested in snagging the rights... » continue


Revel Entertainment To Unveil Architectural Renderings November 7th

Revel Entertainment, the development group on the verge of beginning construction of the first new casino on the boardwalk in Atlantic City since the Trump... » continue


Harrah's Opens 'No Co-Pay' Pharmacy For Employees

We've done a lot of bashing of Harrah's over the years. Well, we're going to give them a bunch of props today for their... » continue


Man Busted for Holding Up Four Atlantic City Casinos

Jason Herring found himself in a pickle Tuesday afternoon after he was caught outside of the Atlantic City Hilton carrying $10k in cash (with a... » continue


Sands AC Imploded

By now, you've probably seen video of the Sands Atlantic City's implosion, in case you haven't here's some video: NBC 10 - (just the building) NBC 10... » continue


Sands AC and Viva Laughlin! Two Ba-BOOOMs For The Price Of One

Thursday night is chock full of casino excitement! First, the legendary (sort-of) Sands Atlantic City will start the evening off with a bang as... » continue


Dr. Schwartz Puts MGM Grand Atlantic City Into Perspective

Dr. David G. Schwartz - the G. stands for Gamblin - has a great piece in the Las Vegas Business Press on the historical significance... » continue


MGM Grand Atlantic City Rendering

Here's a rendering of MGM Grand Atlantic City, provided by MGMMirage/PRNewsFoto as poached from the New York Times' website. Click on the image to launch the... » continue


Welcome MGM Grand Atlantic City

Finally, the other shoe has dropped! MGM Mirage officially announced today that they will be constructing MGM Grand Atlantic City on 60 of their... » continue


MGMMirage Announces Preliminary Plans for City Center Atlantic City

MGMMirage, owners of Mandalay Bay, Luxor, Excalibur, Bellagio, City Center and a bunch of other joints in Vegas have made preliminary announcements regarding their plans... » continue


Trump's Atlantic City Rumors and Retractions

It's been widely reported in the press over the last two days that Trump Entertainment was in the process of negotiating offers from Baltimore-based Cordish... » continue


Fire Damages Water Club Tower at Borgata Atlantic City

A fire has broken out in the WaterClub tower at Borgata Atlantic City torching a large portion of the exterior of the building all the... » continue


Sands Atlantic City to Implode October 18

The venerable Sands Atlantic City which closed earlier this year after being purchased by Pinnacle Entertainment, will be imploded in a massive fireworks display on... » continue


Revel Entertainment Announces Plans for Atlantic City Project

Revel Entertainment, co-conspirators (along with investment firm Morgan Stanley) in the first new Atlantic City Boardwalk casino since the Taj Mahal opened in 1990 ... » continue


Steve Wynn Breaks Silence on Atlantic City, Lays Smackdown on Pinnacle CEO

Steve Wynn has finally broken is silence about his plans for an Atlantic City casino [ map of AC Casinos ]. In an interview... » continue


City Center AC to Commence Within Five Years

Dow Jones has an interview with Dan D'Arrigo, SVP of Finance at MGM Mirage about their plans for two parcels of land in Atlantic City. MGM... » continue


Tropicana Atlantic City Completes South Tower Renovations

AC Trippers rejoice! the Tropicana Atlantic City has finally finished the renovations for all their tower rooms. Tropicana AC has been in the throes of room... » continue


Trump Atlantic City Casino Sale Follows The Apprentice Down the Turlet

The rumored sale of Donald Trump's Atlantic City Casinos (Trump Plaza, Trump Marina and Trump Taj Mahal) has followed the tired Apprentice tv show down... » continue


Trump Casinos Inching Closer to Sale

Donald Trump may be slowly weasling his way out of Atlantic City. According to a report on the Dow Jones, Trump Entertainment has... » continue


Harrah's Atlantic City Opens Spiffy New Pool & Spa

A major part of the $550 million dollar renovation and upgrade at Harrah's Atlantic City opened this weekend. "The Pool" at Harrah's - a $28 million... » continue


Trump in Preliminary Talks To Sell Taj Mahal, Trump Plaza, Trump Marina

There's been a bunch of chatter that Trump Entertainment is fielding offers for its three Atlantic City Casinos - Trump Plaza, Trump Marina and Trump... » continue


Sands AC Has Closing Garage Sale

The closed Sands in Atlantic City is having a mega garage sale. All sorts of nutty stuff is for sale, including: The sale includes 200... » continue


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