November 21, 1991 |
Trump Plaza Fined for Gaming Violation: Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., was fined for providing luxury cars to a high roller in a scheme that allowed him to exchange the vehicles for $1.6 million to gamble. The Casino Control Commission voted 3 to 0 for the $450,000 penalty, which it said was an effort to evade then-existing bans on cash complimentaries. Deputy Atty. Gen.
February 20, 2013 |
An 85-year-old Beverly Hills building erected in the golden age of Hollywood by movie mogul Jack Warner has been sold for $11.75 million to a local investor. The two-story structure that curves along Little Santa Monica Boulevard downtown at North Beverly Drive is one of the oldest commercial properties in the city, real estate broker Mark Esses said. Warner built the 11,000-square-foot building in 1928 to house the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce. The young city had yet to open a public library, The Times reported early in 1929, but one was being planned.
June 8, 1989 |
An agreement between boxing promoter Don King and Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, N.J., has paved the way for Mike Tyson to defend his heavyweight title against Carl (The Truth) Williams on July 21. The official announcement of the fight had been held up by contract negotiations.
December 14, 1992 |
Trump's Plaza Hotel Bankruptcy Plan Confirmed: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Prudence Abram approved the bankruptcy reorganization plan for Donald Trump's landmark Plaza Hotel in New York. The prepackaged Chapter 11 plan was confirmed without creditor objection. Under the plan, the junior bank lenders will receive a 49% ownership stake, while Trump's stake will decrease to 51%. Trump bought the Plaza in 1988, and incurred $300 million of long-term debt.
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.