January 9, 2006 |
For want of a vacuum cleaner, the guest room carpets at Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino stayed dirty. For want of a dollar, Trump Taj Mahal couldn't add a hotel tower like its competitors did. For want of a little novelty, slot players at Trump Marina took their coin cups next door to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. But luck is turning for Donald Trump's casino company, which emerged from Bankruptcy Court protection last spring and is aggressively trying to regain lost ground.
February 25, 1996 |
Even with giant casino hotels dwarfing her crumbling three-story home, Vera Coking refused to sell. An unlikely player in a real-life game of Monopoly, the feisty widow turned down $1 million at least once for her 30-by-60-foot lot, and now says she wants $3 million. She may never get it. Coking watched from the outside as Donald J. Trump's newest casino project, a 22-story addition to neighboring Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, opened Feb.
February 14, 1994 |
Is The Donald back? Picture this: Donald Trump, surrounded by well-wishers, plunges a knife into a large gray-frosted cake shaped like a hunk of Manhattan's elevated West Side Highway. The party last year celebrated city approval of his planned apartment complex near the relocated road. Fast-forward four months, to Gulfport, Miss., where Trump wants to build a casino.
November 12, 1993 |
Trump May Regain Casinos: Donald Trump, who nearly lost his three Atlantic City casinos to creditors, appears to be on the verge of regaining full control. Trump has reached a tentative agreement with a group of Trump Taj Mahal Hotel & Casino investors to restructure the swank gambling hall's finances, the investors announced.
March 10, 1992 |
Two Trump Casinos File Chapter 11: Two of Donald J. Trump's three Atlantic City, N.J., casinos, the Trump Castle and Trump Plaza, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The prepackaged filings were made in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Camden, N.J. In a prepackaged deal, a plan that includes a reorganization blueprint and terms for paying creditors are worked out before a company enters bankruptcy. Bondholders completed voting Friday on an approval of the plans.