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Trump Entertainment Resorts Company Profile

Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc., a gaming company, engages in the ownership, operation, and management of casino hotel properties in the United States. It offers slot machines and various table games, including poker. The company's casino hotels also provide amenities and services, which include ballrooms, conference space, prefunction area space, a cabaret theater, cocktail lounges, restaurants, player clubs, health spas, indoor pools, and retail outlets.

The company was formed in 1995 and was formerly known as Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts, Inc. It changed its name to Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc. in May 2005. Trump Entertainment Resorts is based in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Trump Entertainment Resorts history

1984: Harrah's at Trump Plaza opens on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, as a joint venture between Harrah's/Holiday Inns and New York developer Donald Trump

1985: Donald Trump pays $325 million for the Atlantic City Hilton in the Atlantic Marnia, after Hilton Hotels is denied a license by the New Jersey Casino Control Commission. The casino opens as Trump's Castle that year

1986: Harrah's sells its interest in Harrah's at Trump Plaza to Donald Trump. The casino becomes "Trump Plaza"

1989: Donald Trump purchases the closed Atlantic City casino the Atlantis (formerly the Playboy) and operates it as the Trump Regency, a non-casino hotel

1990: Trump Taj Mahal opens

1995: Trump Hotels and Casinos Resorts founded as operating company for Donald Trump's casinos

1996: With gaming regulations relaxed to permit one company owning four casinos, the Trump Regency becomes the Trump's World's Fair, a casino-hotel

1998: Trump's Castle becomes "Trump Marina"

2002: THC&R, in agreement with the 29 Palms Band of Mission Indians in Coachella Valley in California, begins managing the Trump 29 casino (formerly Spotlight 29)

2004: Management agreement for Trump 29 terminated

2005: THC&R renamed Trump Entertainment Resorts

2005: TER sells Trump Indiana to Don Barden's Majestic Star

2006: TER announces renovations and expansion of Trump Taj Majal, including an 800-room hotel tower

2007: Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort begins a $240 million renovation and addition

2007: TER sold the Trump Casino Hotel, a riverboat casino in Gary, Indiana.

2008: The 800-room Chairman Tower opened at the Trump Taj Mahal

2009: TER filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

2011: TER sold the Trump Marina in Atlantic City to Landry's, which rebranded it as a Golden Nugget

Trump Entertainment Resorts : Current Properties

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Trump Plaza

Trump Taj Mahal

Trump Entertainment Resorts: Financial Info online

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Trump Entertainment Resorts corporate information

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Annual reports (2004 annual report)

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