Ocean Resort Casino to Drive Hard Rock Wave, Announces Same June 28 Opening Date
Ocean Resort Casino is opening June 28, the same time as Hard Rock, in what’s likely to become Atlantic City’s unofficial start to the 2018 summer.
Ocean Resort Casino is to open its doors in June on the very day that is same its neighbor down the Boardwalk.
Though summer technically starts a week previously June 21, the opening of Ocean Resort and Hard Rock on the day that is same attract a mob of people to New Jersey’s beachfront gambling hub.
Ocean Resort, the former Revel, and Hard Rock, the former Trump Taj Mahal, are only a short walk from a another.
Ocean Resort was acquired in by Colorado developer Bruce Deifik’s Integrated Properties for $200 million from Glenn Straub january. The home, which cost $2.4 billion to construct but shut less than two and a half years after its 2014 opening, ended up being offered to Straub in bankruptcy for just $82 million.
Deifik’s team is overhauling the resort at a cost that is unknown make it more attractive than its previous incarnation. The smoking ban is being lifted, two-night minimal weekend stays are no more, pedestrian traffic flow is being made simpler, and the entire ‘stuffy’ customer care will likely be transformed to ‘treat people with respect,’ Deifik recently told the Associated Press.
After rumors emerged that Ocean Resort Casino was considering opening the day that is same tricky Rock, Deifik confirmed as much in a statement issued on Monday. (more…)