Articles tagged “revel”

Two Atlantic City Casinos, Two Different Paths to Reopening

Two Atlantic City Casinos, Two Different Paths to Reopening

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

Over time, casinos proved to be both a boon and a detriment to Atlantic City. Is it possible for a hotel to survive in Atlantic City without a casino? Can Revel succeed the second time around? It'll be fascinating to see how it all plays out.

3 years ago

What Revel’s Demise Tells Us About Gaming Tourism’s Shortcomings

What Revel’s Demise Tells Us About Gaming Tourism’s Shortcomings

Bloomberg

Outside of the big gaming destinations like Macau and Las Vegas it's rare to read a success story of a destination that's embraced tourism. There are small ones, to be sure, but the vast majority are all flash and so substance.

5 years ago

Revel Closes Poker Room One Month After Launching Gaming Ad Campaign

Jennifer Bogdan, The Press of Atlantic City

News of the poker room closure hints at how little Revel has improved since its emergence from bankruptcy and its optimism towards online gaming is a sour sign of how far AC has yet to fall.

6 years ago

Revel rebrands and admits it’s a casino to reach Atlantic City gamblers

Revel rebrands and admits it’s a casino to reach Atlantic City gamblers

Wayne Parry , Associated Press

Revel is at last executing a marketing strategy that speaks to Atlantic City’s primary visitors, who come for gaming and entertainment, rather than relying on New York weekenders to fill rooms.

6 years ago

Visitor spending in Atlantic City was on a steep incline before Sandy hit

Hoa Nguyen, The Press of Atlantic City

Despite Revel’s bankruptcy declaration last week, the AC resort, a new marketing campaign, and gubernatorial initiatives contributed to a significant uptick in visitor spending in 2012.

6 years ago

The $2.4 billion Revel resort files for bankruptcy, 11 months after opening

The $2.4 billion Revel resort files for bankruptcy, 11 months after opening

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

Atlantic City's own crumbling fortunes can't be divorced from its glitzy gambling business and boardwalk businesses, and Revel is just the highest profile symptom of the deeper issues that lie below the surface.

6 years ago

Atlantic City’s Revel hopes for comeback following CEO shake-up

Atlantic City’s Revel hopes for comeback following CEO shake-up

Donald Wittkowski, The Press of Atlantic City

Revel tried to make Atlantic City classy -- a tough act. The realization that success rests on gaming and entertainment and not New York's cool crowd may fix its previous marketing missteps.

6 years ago

There goes Atlantic City’s reinvention plans: Revel to file for bankruptcy

There goes Atlantic City’s reinvention plans: Revel to file for bankruptcy

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

Atlantic City can't get a break from its sordid past, and current woes. Revel was way too ambitious, tried to do too much, too soon.

6 years ago