Revel Alert: More Documents Filed

Denver-based developer Bruce Deifik took two more steps toward buying the former Revel casino last month. Deifik registered a new company as a “casino hotel resort” in New Jersey and, through that new company, agreed to a mortgage on the former Revel property with the investment bank JPMorgan Chase.

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Talking Tipping, Minimum Wages, Hospitality Fees and Atlantic City

Amid regulatory changes and a plan to hike the minimum wage, could the Atlantic City restaurant experience be about to change?

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Little Water Distillery In Conversation With Route 40 – Podcast

At the end of October we sat down with Mark Ganter of Little Water Distillery for a live interview. It was the second episode in our Business Bootcamp series, which showcases the stories of local business owners and provides networking opportunities for entrepreneurs in the South Jersey area. In this recording of the event, you’ll hear Ganter talk about the challenges that Little Water Distillery faced in finding their Atlantic City location, bringing their first products to market and balancing their need to follow their business plan with their interest in supporting community events. Ganter also has a lot of useful tips for others looking to start a business in the area, particularly when it comes to analyzing local loan and grant opportunities. Route 40 is grateful to Jake Perskie of Fox Rothschild for sponsoring the event.

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Straub Flips Revel To Denver Investor Deifik

The casino formerly known as the Revel is under a “notice of settlement agreement of sale” to AC Ocean Walk, which is controlled by Denver-based developer Bruce Deifik.

Calls to Deifik and a lawyer for Revel-owner Glenn Straub were not immediately returned. Deifik is backing TEN, which has been trying to reopen the Revel since last year.

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Ventnor-Based Filmmakers Get Video-On-Demand Release For Horror Flick

Just in time for Halloween, here’s a horror film with a local connection. American Gothic, the third feature film by Ventnor-based producers Dina Engel and Sherry McCracken, will be available on cable systems’ video-on-demand platforms on Tuesday.

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