Hard Rock to Roll Dice on Trump Taj Mahal, Upping Renovation Budget to $500 Million

Hard Rock to Roll Dice on Trump Taj Mahal, Upping Renovation Budget to $500 Million

Complex Rock International does not like what it sees in the previous Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, that your company purchased in March for $50 million.

Complex Rock Chairman Jim Allen, a previous trump entertainment resorts employee, is now tasked with renovating his previous boss’s grand vision in Atlantic City.

Billionaire Carl Icahn’s discount cost selloff suggested the tricky Rock was acquiring a Boardwalk home for pennies on the buck, as former casino developer turned US President Donald Trump built the resort for $1.2 billion in 1990.

But upon closer inspection, Hard Rock officials say it’s going to price a penny that is pretty refresh the 2,010-room hotel and video gaming space, and rid it of an India-themed décor.

‘The amount of money we’re going to have to spend to eliminate all those minarets and all that purple, Jesus! Just What were we thinking?’ Hard Rock Chairman Jim Allen told the Associated Press this week.

The minarets Allen refers to would be the spire and crowns that are onion-shaped ornaments discovered round the Trump Taj Mahal.

Hard Rock Ups Ante

Although the company owned by the Seminole Tribe in Florida got a premiere spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk for a rock-bottom cost, Hard Rock professionals say the initial budget of $350 million will not be nearly enough to trnsform the room into a proper Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Allen estimated that the p Continue reading “Hard Rock to Roll Dice on Trump Taj Mahal, Upping Renovation Budget to $500 Million”