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Straub Double Header: Showboat and Revel Deals Increase AC Rebound Momentum

Revel Casino Hotel was FINALLY sold to developer Glenn Straub for $82 million. For now, it’s called “Polo North”. It will reopen by summer says Straub. Since Mr. Straub had a few bucks left after this deal, he announced his purchase of the former Showboat casino, right next to Revel, from Stockton University for $26…

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Tropicana Gets Green Light for Extreme Makeover

Tropicana Casino and Resort on the Boardwalk got the OK for their $35 million dollar upgrade/makeover. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority gave it the green light on Tuesday. The extreme makeover includes a revamp of Trop’s Boardwalk facade, upgrades to 434 rooms in the North Tower and construction of a brand spanking new fitness center….