Hard Rock purchases Trump Taj Mahal
Date: 03-03-2017 | Posted in: News
The world-famous Hard Rock Casino will buy the legendary Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic Casino. The iconic casino closed it’s doors a few months ago
. A couple of investors from Hard Rock want to make a luxurious resort from the Taj Mahal, that again includes a casino.
Pretty big deal
The news was announced by investor Carl Icahn past Wednesday. It’s a pretty big deal for Atlantic City. Citizens of the world-famous gambling city are very happy that the new Taj Mahal is still going be a casino in the near future. Hard Rock purchased the former casino for 300 million dollars, which is about 285 million euros. The new name is going to be ‘Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City’.
Opening in 2018
It will take some time before the new resort will open it’s doors. The Taj Mahal will be the subject of a big renovation first. It’s very good news for Atlantic City. The project is going to create about 3000 jobs in total, some permanent and some temporary. The mayor of Atlantic City predicts that Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will open in the summer of 2018.