Revel and Showboat Close in Atlantic City Over Labor Day

Revel and Showboat Close in Atlantic City Over Labor Day

The Showboat and Revel Casinos in Atlantic City shut their doorways for the final time over Labor Day week-end. (Image:

It was the finish of the road for Revel and Showboat this as the two Atlantic City casinos closed their doors for good weekend. For gambling enterprises in this seaside resort town, Labor Day is usually a time that is celebratory of year. The traditional ‘end of summer’ in the us, the three-day weekend must be a booming time for this new Jersey gambling hub, as both gamblers and tourists may come to enjoy a three-day weekend and some great beach climate.

But for these two casinos into the beleaguered city, this 12 months’s Labor Day weekend marked the final curtain. The Showboat Casino ended a run that is 27-year Atlantic City on Sunday, while the Revel began their two-day shutdown on Monday. The 2 closures provides the number of gambling enterprises within the city down to nine, a number that will drop to eight as soon as the Trump Plaza resort closes later this month.

Showboat Closed Despite Remaining Successful

The Showboat Casino resort ended up being one of four casinos in Atlantic City owned by Caesars Entertainment (Bally’s Atlantic City, Caesars Atlantic City and Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City being the other three), and also for the business, that has been just one too many in the shrinking market. They hope that closing one casino shall benefit the remaining three. But Continue reading “Revel and Showboat Close in Atlantic City Over Labor Day”