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Iconic Trump Taj Mahal faces new troubles

Icahn said he had planned to invest up to $100 million in the Trump Taj Mahal, which he owns an operates. But he is reconsidering the investment due to broken promises by New Jersey politicians who vowed to protect the beach resort from competing operations upstate.

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6/11/2020

article Carl Icahn wants to raze a former Trump casino. But when?
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has filed plans to demolish a former Atlantic City casino built by Donald Trump before he was president, but Icahn and...
article Former Trump Plaza Casino in Atlantic City to be imploded, officials say
(Atlantic City) -- The old Trump Plaza Casino at the center of the Atlantic City Boardwalk will be imploded, officials said Thursday. The casino has been closed and...

6/6/2020

article Former Trump Hotel Housekeeper Sues Over Alleged Religious Discrimination
(Las Vegas) -- A former housekeeper at President Donald Trump’s Las Vegas hotel claims she was fired for refusing to work Sundays so she could attend church. Sonia...

4/13/2020

article Trump Plaza Debris Rains on Atlantic City Boardwalk During Violent Storm
(Atlantic City) -- Debris from Trump Plaza has once again dangerously fell from the permanently closed Atlantic City Boardwalk property. Much of the Mid-Atlantic saw a...

4/10/2020

article Court wants Trump Plaza demolition plan
(Atlantic City) -- The owner of the former Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino has roughly six weeks to present the court with a plan to demolish the building. A Superior...

4/4/2020

article Demolition plans for Trump Plaza already underway, attorney says
(Atlantic City) -- The owner of the former Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino says the building is coming down and that the city’s legal action seeking its immediate...

3/13/2020

article Atlantic City Government: Mr. Icahn, Tear Down This Boardwalk Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City officials are requesting authorization from the New Jersey Superior Court to force billionaire Carl Icahn to immediately demolish the...

3/12/2020

article Goodbye Trump Plaza? Atlantic City Seeks Court Order For Demolition
(Atlantic City) -- It is no secret that Trump Plaza needs to be demolished. Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small Sr. is now getting the courts involved. During Thursday’s...

2/24/2020

article Trump owned Taj Mahal, and there are photos to prove it
(India) -- While newspapers and channels around the country are reporting on every minute detail of US President Donald Trump’s first visit to the country—...

1/20/2020

article Atlantic City mayor wants former Trump casino ‘eyesore’ torn down
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s mayor wants to demolish the former Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino. Mayor Marty Small said in a speech Thursday to a business...

1/19/2020

article Atlantic City Mayor Demands Demolition of Vacant Trump Plaza
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City could soon tear down the abandoned Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino that Mayor Marty Small recently called an “embarrassment.”...

1/18/2020

article Atlantic City Mayor Wants to Tear Down ‘Eyesore’ of Ex-Trump Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's mayor wants to demolish the former Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino. Mayor Marty Small said in a speech Thursday to a business group...

1/17/2020

article Atlantic City mayor: Tear down 'eyesore' of ex-Trump casino
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's mayor wants to demolish the former Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino. Mayor Marty Small said in a speech Thursday to a business group...

11/6/2019

article Former Trump Princess Gambling Boat Now Selling for $6M
(Indiana) -- A pair of Gary, Indiana gaming vessels — one of which formerly belonged to a company run by Donald Trump — are listed for sale at an asking...

8/29/2019

article The world is talking about Trump's relationship with Deutsche Bank. Here's why it's drawing intense scrutiny.
(Washington D.C.) -- Deutsche Bank confirmed in a letter Tuesday responding to a congressional subpoena that it held tax returns tied to President Donald Trump.

7/30/2019

article Fact-Checking Trump’s Claim He ‘Spent a Lot of Time’ With 9/11 Responders
(Atlantic City) -- President Trump walked into the Rose Garden on Monday and signed into law a bill that would permanently fund the care of emergency workers who became...

6/19/2019

article OP/ED: Trump and the Persian Gulf Have a Long, Surprising History
(Atlantic City) -- A library’s stacks can be a time warp pushing you into unexpected corners of history. On Tuesday, I went looking for articles I worked on more...

5/26/2019

article Trump Plaza’s casino failure in Atlantic City should be a lesson for Baltimore
(Atlantic City) -- Stand here on the boardwalk, between Mississippi Avenue and Columbus Place, and behold the shadow that haunts this whole seaside resort. It’s a...

3/19/2019

article Trump’s Casinos Couldn’t Make Atlantic City Great Again
(Atlantic City) -- Like many people, photographer and New York City resident Brian Rose was blindsided by Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election...

1/4/2019

article Icahn purchases deed, terminates lease on Trump Plaza
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire hedge-fund manager Carl Icahn has removed a potential hurdle for selling his lone remaining holding in the resort, Trump Plaza, by...

12/24/2018

article SCHWARTZ: Trump's Palace Casino That Wasn't
(Atlantic City) -- Before he was President, before he was the star of The Apprentice, Donald Trump was a merely a high-profile real estate developer and casino owner. He...

10/6/2018

article Former employees of closed Trump casino to receive severance
(Atlantic City) -- Former employees of the now-closed Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City are set to receive their long-awaited severance checks. A...

7/9/2018

article Former Taj Mahal Workers Get $850 Each From Labor Dispute Settlement
(Atlantic City) -- This past month, 944 employees of the former Trump Taj Mahal received a check in the mail for $850.76.Consider that amount a modest “I’m...

6/29/2018

article Former Trump Taj Mahal employees receive settlement checks
(Atlantic City) -- Former employees of the closed Trump Taj Mahal received settlement checks as a result of a labor dispute with their ex-employer on the very day the...

5/31/2018

article Trump Plaza’s Ending Is On Hold As Atlantic City Gears Up For A Busy Summer
(Atlantic City) -- Trump Plaza isn’t going anywhere just yet. Once the biggest casino in Atlantic City, the 34-year-old Trump Plaza had been scheduled for demolition...

5/29/2018

article Demolition of Trump Plaza casino on hold
(Atlantic City) -- The vacant Trump Plaza will remain standing through the summer, despite previous comments from resort officials that the 34-year-old casino hotel...

1/16/2018

article Hard Rock Atlantic City Looks to Rehire Former Trump Taj Mahal Workers
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Atlantic City is making good on its promise to revitalize the local region by encouraging former Trump Taj Mahal workers who were laid off...

12/14/2017

article Hard Rock NJ Casino Plans Gas Station In Taj Redevelopment Plans
(Atlantic City) -- When Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City opens its doors in 2018, it plans to offer more than just gambling, entertainment, and food and drink....

12/12/2017

article Relics From Trump's Former Taj Mahal Casino Are on Display at Art Basel
(Florida) -- The glitzy spectacle on the beach outside of Faena Hotel was a telling start to a frenzied week of consumption, anchored by Art Basel Miami Beach.

12/7/2017

article Peter Tunney Recycles Trash From Trump's Bankrupt Casino Into Art
(Atlantic City) -- Thirty years ago, before he made his foray into politics, Donald Trump had this crazy idea to create the most opulent, over-the-top casino the world...

11/4/2017

article The long shuttered Trump Plaza Hotel Casino in Atlantic City is coming down early next year to make way for something new. What that “something” is remains to be seen.
(New Jersey) -- The long shuttered Trump Plaza Hotel Casino in Atlantic City is coming down early next year to make way for something new. What that “something...

11/3/2017

article Trump’s Name Soon To Be Erased From Atlantic City When It Blows Up Trump Plaza
(Atlantic City) -- Trump Plaza is counting its final days. Once one of the crown jewels of Atlantic City, Trump Plaza will be imploded in the spring of next year,...

11/2/2017

article Iconic domes, spires removed from ex-Trump Taj Mahal casino
(Atlantic City) -- His name was stripped from the facade weeks after he became president. Now Donald Trump's Indian-inspired architectural flourishes are coming down...
article Trump Plaza Set for Demolition in Atlantic City, Property Liquidation Underway
(Atlantic City) -- Trump Plaza is reportedly on the chopping block in Atlantic City, as Mayor Don Guardian (R) told the Press of Atlantic City this week that plans are...

9/21/2017

article Lawsuit: SCORES Strip Club Jeopardizes A.C. Casino Development
(Atlantic City) -- A federal lawsuit filed this week in New Jersey states that SCORES Atlantic City, a strip club that once operated inside the now-shuttered Trump Taj...

9/20/2017

article Taj Mahal casino closed, but strip club wants to return
(Atlantic City) -- The Trump Taj Mahal casino has been shuttered for a year, but a strip club that used to be inside of it says it has the right to re-open when the...

8/31/2017

article Last chance to buy at Taj Mahal liquidation sale
(Atlantic City) -- Bargain hunters have at most until Sunday to buy pieces of the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, where a liquidation sale has been ridding the...

8/30/2017

article Trump Taj Mahal liquidation sale coming to a close
(Atlantic City) -- The ground level of the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort was buzzing with activity Wednesday as people bought and loaded their vehicles with what...

8/4/2017

article Donald Trump's Casino Was Deficient in Anti-Laundering Protections
(Atlantic City) -- Per the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network at the Department of the Treasury (think of them like the Navy Seals of spreadsheets) release on March 6...

7/26/2017

article Taj Facade Demo Underway, But The Liquidation Auction Steals Spotlight
(Atlantic City) -- The transformation of the former Trump Taj Mahal has begun with a vengeance. Earlier this month, Hard Rock International began demolition of the...

7/24/2017

article Is Local 54 President Bob McDevitt to blame for the Trump Taj Mahal closing?
(Atlantic City) -- As the anniversary of the closing of Trump Taj Mahal approaches, Unite Here Local 54 president Bob McDevitt says he wouldn't change the way he or...
article A Trip To The Remnants Of Donald Trump’s Atlantic City Casino Empire, Now Up For Sale
(Atlantic City) -- I was in what used to be a high-roller lounge. It’s on the 50th floor of the former Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City. End tables, beds,...

7/12/2017

article Mattresses, chairs and lamps popular as Trump Taj Mahal liquidation sale continues
(Atlantic City) -- The liquidation sale at the closed Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort continued Monday as people searched for deals at the property once owned by President...

7/11/2017

article We bought furniture at an “everything must go” sale at Trump’s failed casino
(Atlantic City) -- The house always wins, unless the house is owned by Donald Trump in Atlantic City. Trump can’t win back the New Jersey gambling mecca, where he...
article Donald Trump’s Atlantic City Taj Mahal Casino Decor Is Up for Sale
(Atlantic City) -- Those hoping to get their hands on a piece of Atlantic City history now have the chance to own actual pieces of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort,...
article Trump Taj Mahal liquidation sale continues
(Atlantic City) -- The liquidation sale at the closed Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort continued Monday as people searched for deals at the property once owned by President...

7/10/2017

article Man caught taking shower at Trump Taj Mahal liquidation sale
(Atlantic City) -- Hundreds of people took advantage of the Trump Taj Mahal's bargain prices as part of its liquidation sale on Thursday. But one person took the...

7/9/2017

article Bargain Hunters Hit Liquidation Sale at Trump’s Former Taj Mahal Hotel & Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Thursday was a big day for those looking to win big at Trump’s former Taj Mahal Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. The table games and slots...
article Liquidation sale set for Trump’s former Taj Mahal casino
(Atlantic City) -- The crystal chandeliers from Austria that President Donald Trump bought for an Atlantic City casino he proclaimed “the eighth wonder of the...

7/8/2017

article Art of the steal: Liquidation sale at Trump's former casino
(Atlantic City) -- For some, it was The Art of the Steal. Hundreds of people swarmed the lobby of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino on Thursday, hoping to score...

7/7/2017

article Trump Taj Mahal to begin liquidation sale
(Atlantic City) -- President Donald Trump was once a big businessman in the casino industry, owning several gaming facilities. Among them, there was “the eighth...

7/6/2017

article Liquidation sale set for Trump’s former Taj Mahal casino
(Atlantic City) -- The crystal chandeliers from Austria that President Donald Trump bought for an Atlantic City casino he proclaimed “the eighth wonder of the...

7/5/2017

article Take an inside look at the ghostly Trump Taj Mahal; what will be for sale starting Thursday
(Atlantic City) -- The only noise Wednesday coming from within the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal was the creak of the escalators being restarted after a nine-month hiatus....

7/4/2017

article Trump Taj Mahal hosting liquidation sale beginning Thursday
(Atlantic City) -- Fans of the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort will have a chance to take home a piece of what’s left inside before it’s gutted to make...

6/23/2017

article Hard Rock Eyes Fantasy Sports In Atlantic City When It Reopens Former Trump Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- A document sent by Hard Rock International to gaming regulators in New Jersey indicates that the casino and hospitality giant might want to get into...
article Opening Date Set for Former Trump Taj Mahal Casino
(Atlantic City) -- This week, Hard Rock International announced plans to reopen the former Trump Taj Mahal casino by Memorial Day weekend 2018, following what will be a...

6/9/2017

article Hard Rock reveals renovation plan for Trump Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- A wish list the company submitted to New Jersey gambling regulators was obtained by The Associated Press, the Miami Herald reported. At a major casino...
article Sneak peek at Hard Rock plans for Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- Poolside and restaurant gambling, skill-based slots, fantasy sports betting and hidden VIP gambling rooms are among Hard Rock International's...

5/22/2017

article Icahn Flipped Taj For Atlantic City’s Chelsea Hotel
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, a perennial on the merry-go-round that is Atlantic City real estate, last week acquired the mortgage to the Chelsea...
article Trump's casino was a money laundering concern shortly after it opened
(Atlantic City) -- The Trump Taj Mahal casino broke anti-money laundering rules 106 times in its first year and a half of operation in the early 1990s, according to the...

5/14/2017

article Trump’s ‘8th wonder of the world’ sold for fraction of cost
(Atlantic City) -- Donald Trump wrote “The Art Of The Deal,” but it was Florida’s Seminole Indians who made a truly amazing deal to buy the opulent...

5/12/2017

article Trump Taj Mahal sold for fraction of cost
(New Jersey) -- Donald Trump wrote “The Art Of The Deal,” but it was Florida’s Seminole Indians who made a truly amazing deal to buy the opulent casino...

5/5/2017

article That Time Hundreds Of People Thought Donald Trump's Casino Was Giving Them A Rolls-Royce
(Atlantic City) -- Sweepstakes! Gotta love ‘em. Sure, in signing up for a contest, you’re giving the green light to receive reams of junk mail in the future...

4/27/2017

article Icahn’s appeals could ruin Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Carl Icahn, former owner of the Trump Taj Mahal and Trump Plaza, is asking millions of dollars in property tax appeals. The magnate opened appeals on...

4/26/2017

article Casino owner's tax appeal reportedly could cost AC millions
(Atlantic City) -- A prominent Atlantic City casino owner's latest property tax appeal could leave the financially troubled city on the hook for millions of dollars...
article Icahn’s casino tax appeals could cost AC millions
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City could be forced to again refund millions of dollars in property taxes to another casino owner. The Press of Atlantic City reports...

4/18/2017

article "Trump" Taj Mahal sign case ends
(Atlantic City) -- The legal battle over who owns two “TRUMP” signs from the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort is over, according to a lawyer involved in...

3/31/2017

article Sale of ex-Trump Taj Mahal casino to Hard Rock is finalized
(Atlantic City) -- It's official: Atlantic City's former Trump Taj Mahal casino now belongs to Hard Rock International. The sale of the shuttered casino opened...

3/26/2017

article OP/ED: Trump's tattered Taj legacy
(Atlantic City) -- By President Donald Trump's description, he and his Cabinet picks, policies, judicial nominees, crowd sizes, businesses, residences, ideas and...

3/18/2017

article Legal battle over signs from shuttered Trump casino goes on
(New Jersey) -- An Atlantic City firm says it planned to destroy two "TRUMP" signs once affixed to the now-shuttered Trump Taj Mahal Casino before an artifacts...

3/5/2017

article Who are the N.J. guys behind the Trump Taj Mahal sale?
(Atlantic City) -- When the new Hard Rock casino opens in Atlantic City, possibly as early as next year, it will bring a globally known brand to the boardwalk in the...

3/4/2017

article Hard Rock Bought Trump Taj Mahal and Union Workers Could Benefit
(Atlantic City) -- The sale of Trump Taj Mahal casino to Hard Rock International has left some winners and losers in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The winners included a...

3/3/2017

article Are Atlantic City's worst days over in wake of Trump Taj Mahal sale?
(Atlantic City) -- This week brought something to Atlantic City that's been relatively scarce there the last few years: good news. A group of investors led by Hard...

3/2/2017

article Blatstein "thrilled" about Hard Rock buying Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- Developer Bart Blatstein, who owns the Showboat Atlantic City hotel, called Hard Rock's purchase of the Taj Mahal "the best possible outcome...
article Casino union rep: Can't tell you how happy Taj sale makes me
(Atlantic City) -- As news of the blockbuster sale of the former Trump Taj Mahal to Hard Rock International spread Wednesday night, the view from the union whose...
article Hard Rock purchase of Trump Taj Mahal another chapter in its NJ forays
(Atlantic City) -- The Hard Rock Café has been an Atlantic City fixture at Trump Taj Mahal since 1996, but Hard Rock International has also flirted with being a gambling...
article Hard Rock to buy Trump Taj Mahal, site will remain a casino
(Atlantic City) -- A group of investors led by Hard Rock International is buying the closed Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort. Investor Carl Icahn announced the sale...

2/27/2017

article Companies head to court over casino's "Trump" signs
(Philadelphia) -- A Philadelphia recycling company has sued an Atlantic City casino and a sign company over ownership of the signs that once adorned the Trump Taj Mahal...
article Recycler sues after 'Trump' signs from Taj Mahal posted on eBay
(Philadelphia) -- A Philadelphia recycler says it bought two iconic “TRUMP” signs removed from the Taj Mahal in February for $250, and is suing for at least...

2/25/2017

article Philly company sues over ownership of Trump Taj Mahal signs
(Atlantic City) -- A Philadelphia company has filed a lawsuit claiming ownership of two signs removed from the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City.

2/22/2017

article Trump sign removed from eBay after ownership dispute
(Atlantic City) -- It's a case of who owns it. A dispute over who owns a “TRUMP” sign that once adorned the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort...

2/21/2017

article Trump Taj Mahal casino sign removed from eBay auction
(Atlantic City) -- So much for being able to buy one of the "TRUMP" signs that once hung on the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City. The...

2/20/2017

article eBay bids for 'Trump' Taj Mahal casino sign letters pass $7K
(Atlantic City) -- A casino sign with the letters of President Donald Trump's last name has passed $7,000 bidding on eBay. The sign was part of "Trump"...

2/18/2017

article Trump sign from Taj Mahal up for sale on eBay
(Atlantic City) -- Now that his name is coming down from the signs at the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, the new president of the United States...

2/17/2017

article Icahn Bill Vetoed But He’s Still Selling Atlantic City Taj Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Governor Chris Christie vetoed a move by the New Jersey Legislature to keep Carl Icahn from re-opening the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, but the...

2/15/2017

article 'Trump' removed from Taj Mahal casino's Boardwalk entrance
(Atlantic City) -- President Donald Trump's name has been removed from a part of the Atlantic City casino that bore his brand since 1990, the Press of Atlantic City...
article The de-Trumping of the Taj Mahal has begun
(Atlantic City) -- The de-Trumping of the Trump Taj Mahal has begun. The casino hotel, closed since October and not owned by President Donald Trump in years, began a...
article Trump name removed from Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- Work continued on Wednesday to remove the Trump name off the Taj Mahal. The president's name was removed from the entrance of the property, as...

2/14/2017

article Chris Christie’s Veto of Casino License Bill Stands
(New Jersey) -- The Trump Taj Mahal saga continues: Last week Governor Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would punish the casino’s owner — billionaire Carl...
article New Jersey Senate fails to override anti-Icahn legislation veto
(New Jersey) -- There is no longer a legal impediment that will prevent billionaire investor Carl Icahn from selling the now shuttered Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City...

2/13/2017

article N.J. Senate fails to override Christie veto of bill to punish Trump adviser Icahn
(New Jersey) -- The state Senate failed to gather enough votes Monday to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of controversial legislation that some lawmakers said...
article NJ Senate Fails To Override Christie Veto On Trump Taj Mahal Bill
(New Jersey) -- The governmental in-fighting over a bill seeking to punish Trump Taj Mahal owner Carl Icahn hit a speed bump on Monday. The New Jersey Senate was poised...
article Senate fails to override Icahn bill veto
(New Jersey) -- The state Senate failed Monday to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a bill that would have punished billionaire investor Carl Icahn for...

2/8/2017

article Icahn says he’ll sell ex-Taj Mahal casino; blames NJ pol
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says he will try to sell the former Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, blaming a failed bill by the leader of...

2/7/2017

article Carl Icahn to Sell His Shuttered Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Investor Carl Icahn plans to sell his shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, even after Governor Chris Christie vetoed a bill...
article Carl Icahn to Sell Shuttered Trump Taj Mahal Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Business magnate Carl Icahn is set to embark on a quest for a new owner of the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal hotel and casino complex.
article Icahn to sell closed Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said on Monday he planned to sell his shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, likely...

2/6/2017

article APNewsBreak: Icahn Says He'll Sell Ex-Taj Mahal Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says he will try to sell the former Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, blaming a failed bill by the leader of...

1/9/2017

article Casino deed restriction insults and violates N.J. public policy, says Carl Zeitz
(New Jersey) -- Carl Icahn is a billionaire. He is a friend of the president-elect, with whom he has much in common, including ways they have done business, each having...

1/4/2017

article Guardian calls on Icahn to sell Trump Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- Sell the Trump Taj Mahal. That was Mayor Don Guardian's message to Carl Icahn, the owner of the shuttered property. Guardian made the statement...
article Icahn: Trump Taj Mahal not for sale
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn will not be selling the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, but plans to surrender its casino license....
article Investor says he'd sell casino to mayor at $300M
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn (EYE'-kahn) says he'd be happy to sell Atlantic City's former Trump Taj Mahal casino — if the city...

1/3/2017

article Gambling reportedly could be off limits if Taj Mahal is sold
(Atlantic City) -- If the closed Trump Taj Mahal is sold, gambling might not be part of a potentially revamped property, according to a report on PressofAtlanticCity.com...
article Icahn plans to surrender Trump Taj Mahal casino license
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn plans to surrender the casino license for his shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino and wants to make sure that anyone who...

12/25/2016

article Christie to decide on effort to punish Icahn for closing Trump Taj Mahal
(New Jersey) -- Gov. Chris Christie will now decide on legislation that would prevent Trump adviser Carl Icahn from reopening the Trump Taj Mahal with non-union workers...

12/21/2016

article Icahn may sell Trump Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- Carl Icahn is allegedly discussing the possibility of selling Trump Taj Mahal with fellow casino operators. The investor had failed to reach a new...
article New Jersey lawmakers approve gambling bill that will hurt Carl Icahn for Trump Taj Mahal closure
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire Carl Icahn decided in August to close the iconic Trump Taj Mahal on October 10, 2016 as the management was unable to reach agreement with...

12/20/2016

article Icahn in talks to sell Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal casino
(Atlantic City) -- Carl Icahn is in talks with fellow casino operators about selling control of the recently shuttered Trump Taj Mahal, The Post has learned. News of the...

12/19/2016

article NJ lawmakers OK bill to stop owners closing casinos to avoid union contracts
(New Jersey) -- State lawmakers gave final approval on Monday to a bill that would punish billionaire investor Carl Icahn for closing Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal...

11/26/2016

article Trump Taj Closure Cause of Operating Profits Decline Q3 2016
(Atlantic City) -- Well, with Trump Taj Mahal closing its doors, Atlantic City is still continuing to see financial struggles with the casino industry. Reports released...

11/23/2016

article Trump Taj Mahal strike contributes to double-digit drop in casino profits
(Atlantic City) -- The labor unrest that led to the closing of Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort contributed to a 10.6 percent decrease in the operating profits at the city...

11/22/2016

article Taj Mahal strike hurts Atlantic City casino earnings
(Atlantic City) -- The strike that preceded the shutdown of the Trump Taj Mahal casino helped drag Atlantic City's casino industry to a 10.6 percent decline in gross...

11/17/2016

article Atlantic City Casinos Gladly Bid Adieu to Trump Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- Only seven Atlantic City casinos remain following the October 10 closure of Carl Icahn’s Trump Taj Mahal, but the fifth casino resort to close...

11/16/2016

article Eateries forge on in shells of shuttered Trump casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Not quite everything is dead and quiet at the two Atlantic City casinos built by President-Elect Donald Trump and shut down by his successors. Despite...

11/11/2016

article On Poker: Poker history takes a hit with Taj's closing
(Atlantic City) -- The politics and financial details that surround the recent closing of the formerly Donald Trump-owned Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City are too...

11/9/2016

article The next job: Casualties of Taj, other employers scramble for new paychecks
(Atlantic City) -- Laura Hall worked at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort for 26 years, and on Atlantic City’s casino floors for 36 years. Then one day in October, she...

10/25/2016

article NJ Senate Passes Bill to Suspend Trump Taj Mahal Casino License
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Senate passed a bill on Thursday designed to keep billionaire investor Carl Icahn from re-opening the Trump Taj Mahal for five years.

10/23/2016

article Casino Owned by Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Violated US Anti-Money Laundering Laws Repeatedly
(Atlantic City) -- Federal law enforcers fined gaming company more than $10 million for leaving “financial system unacceptably exposed” to criminal activity...

10/21/2016

article Icahn closer to losing Taj Mahal casino license after N.J. Senate passes bill
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers are one step closer to taking the Trump Taj Mahal's casino license out of Carl Icahn's hands following the state Senate'...
article New Jersey bill could prevent the Taj Mahal’s reopening
(New Jersey) -- Carl Icahn has warned New Jersey lawmakers that a bill concerning the reopening of shuttered Atlantic City casinos is “ill-advised” and...

10/20/2016

article Icahn frowns at bill limiting casino re-openings
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire Carl Icahn has two options for the now shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino – either he will re-open it or sell the casino property.
article New Jersey Senate passes anti-Icahn casino shutdown bill
(Atlantic City) -- The New Jersey Senate approved a measure Thursday that would punish billionaire Carl Icahn for shutting down the Trump Taj Mahal casino by prohibiting...
article Senate approves bill to block casino license "warehousing"
(New Jersey) -- The state Senate approved a bill Thursday that would prevent casino owners from “warehousing” their gaming licenses, a bill that could make...

10/19/2016

article Looking Back On The Rise And Fall Of Trump Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- The headlines said it all, framing the Trump Taj Mahal’s closure last week as a sentimental mix of a dying star and passing legend.
article Trump Taj Mahal hints at reopening shut casino
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire Carl Icahn's Atlantic City management team is holding out the possibility of reopening the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino.
article Will The Trump Taj Mahal Shut For Good?
(New Jersey) -- On Monday, October 17th, one of Atlantic City’s most iconic casino hotels, the Trump Taj Mahal, shutdown after losing more than $350 million for...

10/16/2016

article What’s Next For The Taj Mahal Casino? NJ Bill Could Limit Future
(Atlantic City) -- The Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City is closed, but some suggest maybe not forever. In fact, a bill up for a vote next week in the New Jersey State...

10/15/2016

article Losing bets, big-time, in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The closing on Monday morning of the Trump Taj Mahal, the last of four Atlantic City casinos that once bore Donald Trump's name, is big news,...
article VIDEO: Trump Taj Mahal Casino Contractors Say They Were Wronged
(Atlantic City) -- As two new women come forward with disturbing new accusations about Donald Trump's alleged inappropriate behavior, we're looking at another...
article What’s Next For The Taj Mahal Casino? NJ Bill Could Limit Future
(Atlantic City) -- The Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City is closed, but some suggest maybe not forever. In fact, a bill up for a vote next week in the New Jersey State...

10/14/2016

article The Trump Files: Donald Flipped Out When an Analyst (Correctly) Predicted His Casino's Failure
(Atlantic City) -- Just as Donald Trump was preparing in 1990 to open the Trump Taj Mahal, a gargantuan Atlantic City casino that was supposed to become the crown jewel...

10/12/2016

article Billionaire Carl Icahn Closes The Trump Taj Mahal Casino After Union Standoff
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire Carl Icahn is closing the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resorts in Atlantic City, N.J. after deciding to cut his losses in the money losing...

10/11/2016

article Bill would bar Icahn from keeping Taj Mahal casino license
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire Carl Icahn would not be able to retain the casino license for his now-shuttered Trump Taj Mahal under a measure making its way through the...
article How the Taj Mahal might re-open in a few months
(Atlantic City) -- Could the recently shuttered Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort be reopened in a couple of months with a different name and workforce? It’s a...
article Taj Mahal was site of special memories: Weinberg
(Atlantic City) -- As of Monday morning, there are only seven Wonders of the World. And only six operating casinos in Atlantic City. Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort has...
article The Last Night At The Trump Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- It’s debate night in America, and darkness has fallen in Atlantic City. The area where Pacific and Virginia Avenues meet — once a bustling...
article Trump Taj Mahal closes for good following bitter dispute with unions
(Atlantic City) -- Trump Taj Mahal, the Atlantic City casino-hotel Donald Trump once suggested was proof of his deal-making mastery, closed for good on Monday, putting 3...

10/10/2016

article At the Trump Taj Mahal, debate goes on mute
(Atlantic City) -- The Trump Taj Mahal went out on its last night much like it did on its first — with Donald Trump hogging the attention. Trump's face flashed...
article Carl Icahn loses $350 million bet to save the Trump Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said Monday he was “sad” that he was unable to save New Jersey’s Trump Taj Mahal from closing,...
article Trump Taj Mahal closed on the anniversary of executives' helicopter crash
(Atlantic City) -- The same date in October now marks two dark days for the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort. The former jewel of Atlantic City closed on Oct. 10, the 27th...
article Trump Taj Mahal closes after 26 years
(Atlantic City) -- The storied but hobbled Trump Taj Mahal shut its doors at 5:59 a.m. Monday after 26 years, as striking casino workers chanted and massed one last time...
article Trump Taj Mahal closes for the last time Monday morning
(Atlantic City) -- As the clock edged closer to the shuttering of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, Michael Angelo, a 72-year-old Atlantic City resident, wanted to say...
article Trump Taj Mahal closes its doors in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Donald Trump called it the Eighth Wonder of the World. Now it’s just another failed Atlantic City casino. The Trump Taj Mahal finally closed its...
article Trump Taj Mahal leaves a legacy of excess
(Atlantic City) -- When Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort opened 26 years ago, it was like nothing the city had ever seen. From over-the-top chandeliers to its lavish 4,500-...

10/9/2016

article Still picketing in Sunday's rain before Taj Mahal closes Monday
(Atlantic City) -- Thousands of workers will lose their jobs and Donald Trump's legacy in Atlantic City will come to an end Monday when the Taj Mahal casino closes.
article Trump Taj Mahal will close on the anniversary of executives' helicopter crash
(Atlantic City) -- The same date in October now marks two dark days for the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort. The former jewel of Atlantic City is closing on Oct. 10, the...

10/8/2016

article Shuffled Up: Once A Destination, Taj Mahal Poker Room Folds
(Atlantic City) -- The closing of the Trump Taj Mahal casino on Monday will cost thousands of workers their jobs and bring a final end to Donald Trump’s legacy in...

10/7/2016

article Taj Mahal closing Monday, nearly 3K workers to lose their jobs
(Atlantic City) -- As of 5:59 a.m. Monday, the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City will close – another pockmark on the struggling city's gaming industry...
article Taj Mahal goes bust: Atlantic City casino to take final bets this weekend
(Atlantic City) -- The Taj Mahal was once the crown jewel of Trump family business in Atlantic City. When it opened 26 years ago in a garish celebration that drew A-list...
article Trump’s name officially exiting a beleaguered Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- For years in this seaside gambling resort, Donald Trump’s name and face seemed to be everywhere – in neon letters across the facades of...

10/5/2016

article Few there to see Trump Taj Mahal in days before its demise
(Atlantic City) -- The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort appears to be heading quietly toward its final silence. A few signs and a collection of message boards around the...

10/1/2016

article Countdown to Trump Taj Mahal closing memories
(Atlantic City) -- Monday marks 8 days until Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal closes its doors for good. We’re asking Press readers to send in their best...

9/28/2016

article All Quiet As Trump Taj Mahal Nears Closure Date
(Atlantic City) -- Many believed that the planned closure of the Atlantic City resort casino has always just been a bluff to end an ongoing labor strike.

9/13/2016

article Carl Icahn Files Closing Paperwork for Trump Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- Carl Icahn wasn’t joking about closing the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City. Icahn will be chalking up the “investment” as a...

9/11/2016

article Owner files petition to close Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire Carl Icahn’s management team is asking state gambling regulators for permission to shut down the Trump Taj Mahal casino next month.

9/10/2016

article Icahn files formal request to close Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal is officially living on borrowed time after owner Carl Icahn filed papers seeking regulatory permission to close...

9/9/2016

article Icahn files formal petition to close Trump Taj Mahal casino
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire Carl Icahn’s management team is asking state gambling regulators for permission to shut down the Trump Taj Mahal casino next month....
article Trump Taj Mahal files papers to close Oct. 10
(Atlantic City) -- Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort will close its doors for good on 6 a.m. Oct. 10 , according to a casino closure plan filed with the state Department of...

8/31/2016

article Trump Taj Mahal Says No Dice to Union Bid to Stay Open
(Atlantic City) -- Management of Trump Taj Mahal rejected UNITE HERE Local 54’s labor contract offer intended to stave off the planned October closing of the...

8/30/2016

article Carl Icahn says no to resolution offer in Trump Taj Mahal argument
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel remains set to close on 10 October, after its owner Carl Icahn rejected a settlement offer from a...
article Taj Mahal still closing despite latest union offer, report says
(Atlantic City) -- The Trump Taj Mahal remains on track to close in October after management rejected the union's latest proposal to keep the struggling hotel-casino...

8/29/2016

article Atlantic City could soon lose THOUSANDS more casino jobs
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s casino employment picture is still evolving. A new Stockton University study finds one in five Atlantic City casino jobs have...
article Icahn rejects union bid to keep Trump Taj Mahal casino open
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has rejected an offer by Atlantic City's main casino workers union that it says would have saved the struggling...
article Trump Taj Mahal and Local 54 hold talks for the first time since late June
(Atlantic City) -- For the first time since late June, representatives of Unite Here Local 54 and Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort management held discussions on a new...

8/27/2016

article Christie-Trump Casino Tax Settlement Draws Scrutiny
(New Jersey) -- A top New Jersey lawmaker is pressing Gov. Chris Christie to release details on a controversial 2011 tax settlement agreement forged between the...
article Icahn, Union Argue Reasons for Trump Taj Mahal Closure
(Atlantic City) -- Less than six months after emerging from bankruptcy as property of billionaire Carl Icahn, the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., is slated for...

8/25/2016

article Trump Taj Mahal leadership claim union heads prevented deal
(Atlantic City) -- Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort leadership has accused Unite Here Local 54 President Bob McDevitt and members of the union’s bargaining committee...
article Taj workers look to Caesars for new jobs
(Atlantic City) -- A line formed at the entrance to the grand ballroom in Bally’s Wednesday morning as job seekers, many of them Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort...
article Christie critic seeks answers about Trump's Atlantic City tax break
(New Jersey) -- One of Gov. Chris Christie's most vocal critics in the New Jersey Legislature said she's filed a public records request to the governor's...

8/24/2016

article Christie took $25 million off Trump’s unpaid $30 million casino tax bill
(Atlantic City) -- After Donald Trump’s failing Atlantic City casinos racked up as staggering $30 million of unpaid taxes, Republican New Jersey Governor Chris...

8/22/2016

article Even if Taj closes, Atlantic City still gets its PILOT money, officials say
(Atlantic City) -- The closing of Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort won’t impact the so-called PILOT bill. Even with one fewer casino, the city will still receive $120...
article Trump Taj Mahal drama leaves Steel Pier, other local businesses hurting
(Atlantic City) -- During its more than 110 years of operations, Steel Pier has faced its share of challenges, from a fire in the 1920s to the Ash Wednesday Storm of...

8/19/2016

article Inside Gaming: Questions About Trump Casinos' Taxes, Hard Rock Buys Miami Stadium Naming Rights
(New Jersey) -- According to an investigation published this week in The New York Times, by the early 2010s current Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's...

8/18/2016

article Chris Christie unaware of reduced settlement in Donald Trump casino case: spokesman
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s office said the governor had no involvement in or knowledge of a 2011 settlement that reduced a tax bill owed by...

8/17/2016

article Trump's casino debt settlement in New Jersey questioned
(New Jersey) -- Gov. Chris Christie is facing new allegations that he may have helped Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump get rid of some of his casino debt...

8/14/2016

article Borgata casino has best month ever as Trump Taj Mahal closure looms
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's top casino had its best month ever even as the soon-to-close Trump Taj Mahal casino faltered amid a month-long strike that helped...

8/12/2016

article Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal Casino to Close
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire Carl Icahn is making good on his threat to close down the Trump Taj Mahal in the face of continued labor trouble, saying the casino will...
article Trump Taj Mahal bankruptcy pits Carl Icahn's casino against striking workers
(New Jersey) -- Most people lose money at the Trump Taj Mahal – that’s the way casinos work. But if you’re investor Carl Icahn, billionaire owner of...

8/9/2016

article Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal Casino to Close
(Atlantic City) -- In the midst of what has become the longest casino strike in Atlantic City history, the Trump Taj Mahal—owned by billionaire Carl Icahn’s...
article GROS: Placing Blame
(Atlantic City) -- The reasons for decline of Atlantic City over the past 10 years are easy to pinpoint, but hard to distinguish. But the reason for the closing of Trump...
article Nearly 3K Trump Taj Mahal workers to lose jobs in casino closure
(Atlantic City) -- Nearly 3,000 Trump Taj Mahal workers will be laid off in October when the casino shuts down, according to documents filed with the state. The owners...

8/7/2016

article As Taj, and Trump name, fade from A.C., no more extra pillows for guests
(Atlantic City) -- Inside the Trump Taj Mahal last week, "Ivana's" china was selling at half off. The gold-rimmed plates at the Trump Exchange at the top...
article Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal Casino to Close
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire Carl Icahn is making good on his threat to close down the Trump Taj Mahal in the face of continued labor trouble, saying the casino will...
article Trump Taj Mahal Casino closure could convince voters on North Jersey casino referendum
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire Carol Icahn, who had earlier committed to closing down the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic city after the Labor day weekend, has now...
article Trump, the Bad, Bad Businessman
(Atlantic City) -- The greatest scoop of my journalism career started at a poker table with a tip from an agitated banker. It was a Thursday night in late May 1990. I...

8/6/2016

article How the Trump Taj Mahal closure could sway casino expansion vote
(Atlantic City) -- The impending closure of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino may help bolster the arguments of both sides in a referendum over putting casinos...
article October Taj Mahal closing may sway NJ casino expansion vote
(Atlantic City) -- The closure of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino, planned for Oct. 10, may help bolster the arguments of both sides in a referendum over...
article Voting with their feet: Traffic plummets at Trump casinos and hotels
(USA) -- If Donald Trump's recent slide in the polls isn't yet enough to worry the billionaire real estate mogul, then the latest traffic numbers out of the...

8/5/2016

article How Trump Taj Mahal closure will impact local businesses
(Atlantic City) -- For years, the Mehfil Restaurant on Pacific Avenue was a popular Indian food spot for visitors to the neighboring Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort.

8/4/2016

article Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal Is Closing After 'Losing Multimillions a Month'
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino and hotel will close its doors permanently after Labor Day, less than seven months after the...
article Icahn: Union Got Taj Mahal Casino Workers to Kill Own Jobs
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn wrote a letter Thursday to the soon-to-be unemployed workers of the Trump Taj Mahal casino, accusing their union of...
article The rise and fall of Trump's once-crown jewel, the Trump Taj Mahal
(Atlantic City) -- Another Atlantic City dealer will soon go bust. The owners of the Trump Taj Mahal said Wednesday that the boardwalk casino has been bleeding millions...
article Trump Taj Mahal announces it will close
(Atlantic City) -- The owners of Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort said Wednesday that the casino will close after Labor Day weekend, blaming striking Unite Here Local 54...
article Trump Taj Mahal casino will shut down amid strike, costing 3,000 workers their jobs
(Atlantic City) -- The Trump Taj Mahal casino will shut down after Labor Day, the victim of the longest strike in Atlantic City's 38-year casino era. The closure of...
article Trump Taj Mahal closing a 'monumental decision'
(Atlantic City) -- When a celebrity owner hosted a lavish opening of Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in 1990, it made huge news well beyond the city. And with the current...

8/3/2016

article Trump Taj Mahal casino to close after Labor Day, owners say
(Atlantic City) -- Amid an ongoing labor strike, the owners of the Trump Taj Mahal announced Wednesday that they plan to close the Atlantic City casino after the end of...
article Icahn to Close Taj Mahal Leaving No More Trump Casinos in N.J.
(Atlantic City) -- Billionaire Carl Icahn will close the Trump Taj Mahal resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, citing ongoing labor strife 18 months after acquiring the...
article Icahn to close Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino, owned by Carl Icahn, will close at the end of the summer, the billionaire investor's company (IEP.O)...
article Trump Taj Mahal announces it will close
(Atlantic City) -- Trump Taj Mahal is set to close its doors after Labor Day weekend, according to a Wednesday statement from Tony Rodio, President and Chief Executive...
article Trump Taj Mahal casino shutting down; Icahn says he lost $100 million
(Atlantic City) -- Donald Trump has been gone from Atlantic City for years, but his name has lived on in glowing neon on the facade of a casino he no longer owned. But...

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