Trump Resorts’ Ch. 11 Shows Atlantic City Must Step Up Game

Law360, San Diego (September 9, 2014, 10:57 PM EDT) -- While Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc.’s Chapter 11 filing Tuesday on top of a string of recent casino closures doesn’t spell the end for Atlantic City just yet, experts say the gaming companies that remain must quickly figure out how to stand out from nearby competitors if the New Jersey resort city hopes to survive.

Trump Entertainment brought the case in Delaware bankruptcy court, listing more than $300 million in debt as a result of fewer customers traveling to Atlantic City to gamble and high labor and tax costs, among other factors. The company noted that its Trump Plaza is already expected...

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