Caesars intends to close the Showboat in Atlantic City on August 31; three other New Jersey gambling enterprises are facing shutdowns. (Image: Atlantic-City-Guidebook.com)
With four Atlantic City casinos possibly shutting this many in the city as well as greater New Jersey are understandably shocked year. Keeping those casinos open just a little longer might help soften the blow a bit by providing workers and officials more time to policy for the future. But while that might be nice, state officials state they cannot force those casinos to keep in procedure if the properties want to power down.
New Jersey state casino regulators have said that they cannot force two casino owners to stay open for an additional four months while they wait to see if new buyers can be found. The two gambling enterprises, the Showboat and Trump Plaza, are both likely to close come early july.
Private Business Decision
Final month, State Senator James Whelan, along with Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and Chris Brown, had asked the New Jersey Casino Control Commission (NJCCC) to force both of these casinos to keep open for all months past their intended closing dates. But, NJCCC Chairman Matthew Levinson composed back earlier this month to say that determining a closing date is a decision that belongs to those companies alone, and sits far beyond the commission's authority.
' The commission simply does not have the authority to direct a