Aztar Reports Reopening of Tropicana

PRNewswire-FirstCall PHOENIX Nov. 6 :

Aztar Corporation reported the reopening of facilities at the company`s
flagship Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Access
had been restricted since a construction accident on an adjacent site last
Thursday. The facilities that reopened include the 600-room West Tower of
the hotel and 1,200 garage parking spaces. Remaining closed for the time
being are 950 garage parking spaces, the pedestrian bridge over Pacific
Avenue and the bus terminal. Buses are being staged on an adjacent surface
lot. Patrons in the just-reopened facilities have access to the main part
of Tropicana Casino and Resort by walking across Pacific Avenue at Morris
Avenue and entering the porte cochere at Morris. All of the Tropicana`s
1,625 rooms are now open for guests.
Aztar is a publicly traded company that operates Tropicana Casino and
Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Tropicana Resort and Casino in Las
Vegas, Nevada, Ramada Express Hotel and Casino in Laughlin, Nevada, Casino
Aztar in Caruthersville, Missouri, and Casino Aztar in Evansville, Indiana.

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