Published: Sat, May 12, 2018
Medicine | By Brett Sutton

Hard Rock accepts AAA Four Diamond Award

Hard Rock accepts AAA Four Diamond Award

Smoking will also be allowed, a change from the Revel which opened in 2012 and closed two years later.

Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino, the site of the former Revel Casino, will open on June 28, officials announced on Monday.

OCEAN RESORT CASINOAs the tallest building in Atlantic City, the landmark Ocean Resort Casino will offer unparalleled ocean views in its 1,399 rooms and capture the essence of what draws people to this popular waterfront destination situated on 20 acres along the city's famed Boardwalk. "It was important for us to share this news with you directly, as the team here at Ocean, both as part of our family and as a part of the wonderful community that is Atlantic City that will continue to play an integral role in our future success".

In New Jersey, yesterday reportedly saw the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City take another step towards its previously stated goal of opening from June 28 after its application for a gaming license was unanimously approved by the three-member New Jersey Casino Control Commission.

Ocean Resort was one of five local casinos that shuttered over the past four years.

It will transform the 4.2 million square feet of defunct casino hotel space into a state-of-the-art casino, hotel, retail, dining and entertainment facility, aiming to increase employment opportunities, strengthening the faltering Atlantic City resort and by virtue the economy of New Jersey. The two properties will collectively create 6,500 new jobs.

Diefik told the Associated Press last month the casino wouldn't open until it is absolutely ready.

According to, Carrie Underwood and Pitbull will headline the opening festivities at the Hard Rock.

Tickets for country star and "American Idol" victor Underwood on Friday, June 29, and Pitbull the next night go on sale Friday.

The gaming and hospitality giant invested $500 million to bring down Trump Taj Mahal's emblematic minarets and to redevelop what had been dubbed as the eighth wonder of the world before its closure in the fall of 2016 into a music-themed gaming and entertainment resort.

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