Casinos are open

As the post Hurricane Sandy recovery continues, Atlantic City is moving forward with returning to normalcy as all 12 casinos resumed operations Friday morning. The Golden Nugget sent out a press release stating that the hotel,casino and buffet were all operational as of 11:30 a.m. with other outlets scheduled to open at 3 p.m.
“It was important to us to open as quickly as possible so our employees can get back to work, our customers can have a place to take their mind off the storm and as a community we can start to recover and get back to normal”, Tom Pohlman, Golden Nugget executive vice president and general manager said in a press release.
The casino also will be coordinating efforts to provide food and clothing to those who were hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy.
Showboat posted “We are pleased to announce that we are open at 2pm today. Our restaurants and lounges are busy preparing to open and our employees are anxious to get back to work taking care of valued guests. Thank you to all of you for your well wishes and support through this difficult week.”
Please call or check the website of your preferred Atlantic City destination for updates, including the rescheduling of events as a result of the storm.
As of 2:40 p.m. Friday, the Walk was still closed as a result of Hurricane Sandy with its reopening status still to be determined.
The Pier Shops at Caesars will reopen Saturday.


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