History of White House Subs in Casino Connection AC

The latest Casino Connection Atlantic City is out, and my AC History piece is about a real Atlantic City institution, White House Subs: Mention the White House to longtime Atlantic City residents, and their first thought isn’t the building with the Oval Office, but the local landmark at Arctic and Mississippi avenues. Now part of … Read more

Casino gambling lessons

Interesting piece in the Philly Inquirer about a pay-to-learn-to-gamble service: As far as Roberta Pickett is concerned, it was $100 well spent. “When I left,” said the 53-year-old Myrtle Beach, S.C., resident, “I really felt I could play craps.” Pickett was referring to her recent dice-shooting lesson at Trump Taj Mahal with Assisted Casino Entertainment … Read more

Happy birthday Trump Taj

I somehow missed celebrating one of the biggest milestones in Atlantic City gaming history earlier this month: on April 2, the Trump Taj Mahal celebrated its 20th anniversary. But I did write a little about the road to opening in this month’s Casino Connection: Even before Atlantic City’s first casino, Resorts International, opened in 1978, … Read more

“New Taj” opens

My old stomping ground the Trump Taj Mahal has gotten a makeover and is getting a new hotel tower. From the AC Press: They are de-Tajing the Taj. First they ripped out the gaudy pink and purple hues that dominated the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resorts over-the-top decor since the 1990s. Then they converted the … Read more