Philadelphia-based developer Bart Blatstein purchased the Showboat property from Stockton University and reopened it as a hotel (a deed restriction prevents it from having a casino floor). The owner has since converted some of the existing hotel space into apartment rentals. Blatstein has toyed with the idea of adding casino gambling but no details have been announced.
Althea Borck is the managing editor of PlayNJ. A longtime journalist with an MBA, Althea has a decade-plus of experience in newspapers and content management including stints at the Houston Chronicle and Azure Standard. While she has dabbled in everything from local news to marketing organic food in Oregon, New Jersey online gambling is now her focus.View all posts by Althea Borck