Revel Finally Sold? Sale Agreement For Atlantic City Resort Surfaces

That theft comes just a day after another robbery at the New York New York. This section does not cite any sources. All reservations after September 1 were canceled and room deposits were automatically refunded. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Surfing, wind surfing, and scuba lessons would also be available. We noted here back in October how Penn National was not at all happy about the new law. Global Gaming Business Magazine.

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An opposing bidder, Florida developer Glenn Straub, was selected as the backup bidder in case the Brookfield bid did not close on the deal. However, Brookfield Management backed out of this deal on November 19, On February 11, , due to court battles, the sale to Straub was canceled by Revel. Then, on April 6, , Straub got approval to discuss the sale of the casino to him.

Two days after Revel was sold to Polo North Country Club, on the afternoon of April 9, ; ACR, owner of the Energenic Inlet District Energy Center which is the sole source of primary power, backup power, and, hot and chilled water to the Revel stopped supplying power and water to the building. On April 29, , after 20 days without power or water, U.

Revel facilities staff said limited power was restored around The deal was later enforced indefinitely. Revel's chief engineer, John Lezenby, resigned on June 9, , leaving behind nine engineers and four security guards to continue to run the Revel's critical systems.

Lezenby stated the uncertain future of the building and the fact that it was closed to the public as reasons for his resignation. In late June, U. On September 30, Glenn Straub expelled nine unionized workers from the property, leaving the Revel's command center unstaffed. He said the union engineers, from Local 68 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, were overpaid, and announced that Siemens was in the process of training new engineers within 30 days.

ACR previously warned the city that bondholders were planning to foreclose on the power plant. On January 12, , Polo North announced it had completed purchase of the Energenic power plant, and introduced heat and full electricity back to the Revel. Also in January, Straub announced his plans for the former Revel Resort, including a smaller casino, water park, and other family attractions.

He initially planned to reopen the resort on June 15, On the night of February 29, , the signature Pearl at the top of Revel was lit for the first time since the resort closed. Straub also said he expected to have hotel rooms ready to go and most, if not all, of the property's restaurants up and running, stating that the restaurants' owners had been wanting to reopen since the property originally closed.

Additionally, he stated the reopened resort would not be named Revel, but he had yet to decide on a name. The officials also said that clubs were ready but HQ was not part of the reopening plan; the swimming pools were in good condition; there were at least guest rooms that were ready, clean and complete with bedding, artwork, lighting, and other fixtures; and that restaurants and gaming floors were ready to go.

In addition, there was now a ropes course in the lobby. However, as stated above, several bankruptcy court orders protected HQ's right to operate at the facility. Glenn Straub said a job fair was planned and that Polo North was looking to bring back as many former Revel employees as possible to the new Revel, and that it was ready to open as soon as possible.

As of June 13, , Glenn Straub announced plans to reopen the resort with a small casino, rope-climbing course, water park, a zip line, an e-sports lounge, equestrian facility, beach cabanas, and a bike endurance course in a section of the modern parking garage.

Surfing, wind surfing, and scuba lessons would also be available. The new resort would also feature a room spa where guests could have medical beauty treatments performed. In July, a white-sand beach area with pools and volleyball courts dubbed Nikki Beach will open in the former porte cochere area. Later in the year, ten restaurants were scheduled to open, along with a rock-climbing wall, three seat movie theaters, a skydiving course, and a heliport for high rollers to be flown to and from Revel.

Staub gave a hint about the new name stating, "we have some Asian painters coming up with the artwork". Straub's team had not held a job fair or hired staff to run the operation, apart from the few facilities and security staff that were inherited with the purchase of the Revel in Straub said anyone who learned the resort was open, was welcome to check in.

In late January , online casino supplier GAN announced it will power an online gambling arm of the Ocean Resort Casino and anticipates the site's launching in On April 2, , it was announced that the resort will join Hyatt Hotels as part of their unbranded Unbound Collection.

In May, casino officials confirmed a June 28th reopening date. However, after receiving approval from state gaming regulators, the property opened on June 27, In July , the Ocean Resort launched an online casino with over 50 available slot games.

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While the new law paves the way for current casino operators to obtain licenses to offer various online gambling games, the lawsuit more particularly objects to the provision allowing for the operation of 10 additional "satellite" casinos in the state.

The lawsuit filed in federal court states "that provisions allowing 10 more mini-casinos would cause 'significant and unique' harm to [Penn National's] suburban Harrisburg casino, Hollywood Casino. We noted here back in October how Penn National was not at all happy about the new law.

At the time Eric Schippers , senior VP of public affairs at Penn National, said the group was "beyond disappointed by the legislature's ill-conceived and hasty gaming expansion plan," indicating in particular its expected punitive effects upon Hollywood Casino. Penn National maintains the law "violates its constitutional rights to equal protection and due process, as well as Pennsylvania's constitutional prohibitions over legislation that benefits a particular person or entity.

It's not the first lawsuit targeting the new bill. Las Vegas Sands has also filed one since it was signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf , and Penn National has filed a second suit as well.

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Revel: Sale or No Sale?

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