Brookfield Asset Management just got a roughly 95 percent discount on what was meant to be Atlantic City's high-end casino.
The company won the auction for the the bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City with a $110 million bid, Reuters reported Wednesday.
The casino cost $2.4 billion to build, Reuters noted, and opened in 2012 and closed on Sept. 2 of this year.
People walk past the closing Revel Casino Hotel, Sept. 1, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J. The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Sept. 1 when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel. Its casino closed Sept. 2. Revel shut down a little over two years after opening with high hopes of revitalizing Atlantic City's struggling gambling market. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Revel Casino is one of several major Atlantic City casinos that has been forced to close this year as the one-time East Coast gambling mecca grapples with a steep decline in casino revenues.
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