Long before Carl Icahn or Eldorado came to town, a miniature version of The Tropicana (the former Ambassador Hotel) opened as a 500-room hotel/casino. The resort has expanded just a tad over the years as it now includes 2,400-plus hotel rooms and more than 125,000 square feet of gaming space along with a shopping and dining district known as The Quarter (with slot machines).
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