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Revel: The AtlanticCityTripping Review 2012

Test Driving The New Kid On The Boardwalk

Revel: The AtlanticCityTripping Review 2012

From the day the idea was conceived until the day of its soft opening, Revel has thwarted naysayers, economic meltdowns, construction issues, ownership changes, a collapsing economy and the eternal battle with the cost of doing business in New Jersey to become a shining reality at the easternmost end of the Atlantic City boardwalk. Comparisons to the newest kid on the block in Las Vegas, The Cosmopolitan are obvious. Not only do both resorts share narrative... » continue


Heavy Metal Revelations

Photo Tour of Revel Atlantic City Construction Site

Heavy Metal Revelations

Here's a special treat... ACT reader/contributor Tom M stopped by Revel's construction site a week or so ago and did a full 360 of the joint, snapping a bajillion photos all the way around. Revel is really starting to take great shape... very very exciting. Big huge shoutouts to Tom for taking the time to take these photos and share with them. Thanks T! For those who don't know what Revel is, you... » continue


The Lion In Winter

The Long Sad Tale of MGM Grand Atlantic City

The Lion In Winter

MGM Grand Atlantic City's October 2007 announcement was a clarion call to gamblers everywhere that Atlantic City's 2.0 renaissance is officially underway. MGM Grand Atlantic City's gestation started about 20 years ago in the mind of a guy named Steve. The story of the MGM Grand Atlantic City has more twists, turns and 100% more Wynn than any given John Grisham novel. The history of the MGM Grand Atlantic City stretches way back... » continue


Summer In The (Atlantic) City : Some Thoughts And Photos

Atlantic City Casinos at Thirty, August 2008

Summer In  The (Atlantic) City : Some Thoughts And Photos

I was born in Atlantic City. Both my parents were, too. We went to the same high school-Atlantic City High School-and for a while it was entirely possible that I'd be spending the rest of my life there. So it's no exaggeration to say that I feel pretty strongly about the town. When I grew up I was surrounded by stories of the good times of the 1950s and 1960s (which I later learned weren't nearly... » continue