Sunday, September 28, 2014

New issue Atlantis Reno $1 chips

The Atlantis Casino Resort in Reno, Nevada released a new design $1 casino chip in September of 2014.  It is similar to the chip they released in April of 2013 except the new version is in blue ink

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Trump Plaza closes on Sept. 16

The Trump Plaza in Atlantic City closed on September 16th of 2014.  It is the fourth Atlantic City casino to close in 2014.  The Atlantic Club closed in January, the Showboat closed in August and Revel closed earlier this month

Trump Plaza cost $210 million to build
and opened on May 14th of 1984

Monday, September 15, 2014

Margaritaville Biloxi closes on Sept. 15

Margaritaville Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi closed at 10pm on September 15th of 2014.  The Board of Directors of Margaritaville Casino said they have been unable to put together a deal to build a hotel, and that means Margaritaville can't compete in the Biloxi market.  According to CDC Gaming Reports, the owners weren’t able to get the hotel component built because the owners of the land wouldn’t renegotiate the land lease.  The casino opened on May 22nd of 2012.

Friday, September 5, 2014

New issue Westgate LV casino chips

The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino has released their own rack of chips on September 5th of 2014.  All LVH chips have been removed from play.  The LVH was sold and renamed the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on June 30th of 2014.  Westgate is considering pursuing a gaming license, but for now will keep management of the casino in the hands of the Navegante Group, which specializes in the management of casinos in transition.

History of Property
On January 3rd of 2012 the Las Vegas Hilton was renamed The LVH (Las Vegas Hotel & Casino).  They lost the Hilton franchise after being foreclosed upon

Same center inlay designs on all denominations

This was the retired design

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Revel closes on September 2nd

Atlantic City's Revel closed at 6am on September 2nd of 2014 after failing to find a buyer in bankruptcy court.  It is the third of four Atlantic City casinos to shut down this year as the Atlantic City gambling market continues to crumble. Revel opened on April 2nd of 2012 and cost $2.4 billion.