When Donald Trump opened the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City in 1990, the superlatives flowed like cheap champagne.
It was worlds biggest casino. It had the most slot machines and gambling tables. It had twice as many parking spaces than any other in Atlantic City.
The Taj Mahals run as the greatest didnt last long. A little more than a year after it opened, the casino was in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the first of many setbacks for the property.
Today (Aug. 3), the resorts management announced the property would close after Labor Day. It blamed workers who went on strike July 1 to regain health benefits lost in its most recent bankruptcy.
The casino is owned by investor Carl Icahn, who took control of it when it emerged from ban…
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