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Old 10-10-2016, 11:32 AM   #1
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Taj Mahal Casino closes after 26 years

Kind of makes me sad! Rounders.

http://www.usnews.com/news/business/...rump-opened-it

I made a trip and stayed there solely because of the movie in 1999. It was probably a dump now, but had its glory years!
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Old 10-10-2016, 12:08 PM   #2
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Re: Taj Mahal Casino closes after 26 years

Wasn't it closed and reopened already?

Edit, yeah https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/29...ight=taj+mahal

https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/29...ight=taj+mahal

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Old 10-10-2016, 12:26 PM   #3
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Re: Taj Mahal Casino closes after 26 years

damn! i always wanted to play there...might be going to vegas next year...too late :/
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Old 10-10-2016, 12:33 PM   #4
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Re: Taj Mahal Casino closes after 26 years

It's going to reopen in the Spring, book it
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Old 10-10-2016, 12:38 PM   #5
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Kind of makes me sad! Rounders.

http://www.usnews.com/news/business/...rump-opened-it

I made a trip and stayed there solely because of the movie in 1999. It was probably a dump now, but had its glory years!
Congratulations to the union.. They "held the line" alright. Now they got their ultimate prize, unemployment. Well done indeed...
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Old 10-10-2016, 01:53 PM   #6
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Re: Taj Mahal Casino closes after 26 years

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damn! i always wanted to play there...might be going to vegas next year...too late :/
it was never in vegas anyway lol
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Old 10-10-2016, 02:00 PM   #7
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Re: Taj Mahal Casino closes after 26 years

Those were the times, when Taj Mahal existed

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Old 10-10-2016, 02:03 PM   #8
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I could turn this truck around and be at the Taj in 26 1/2 hours.
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Old 10-10-2016, 02:05 PM   #9
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Re: Taj Mahal Casino closes after 26 years

I could fly in over the Atlantic before it's too late.
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Old 10-10-2016, 03:06 PM   #10
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it was never in vegas anyway lol
lol man, thanks for update, I actually really thought it was in Vegas lol

not sure how I missed Atlantic City...

anyway, love the name Taj Mahal, best name ever
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Old 10-10-2016, 03:23 PM   #11
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anyway, love the name Taj Mahal, best name ever
That's why those Indian copycats stole the name and built their own Taj Mahal!
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Old 10-10-2016, 03:38 PM   #12
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Congratulations to the union.. They "held the line" alright. Now they got their ultimate prize, unemployment. Well done indeed...
^This... Good job union nitwits!!! Funny thing is that the union bufoons who told all the now unemployed workers to make a stand still have their cushy union jobs
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Old 10-10-2016, 10:20 PM   #13
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I could turn this truck around and be at the Taj in 26 1/2 hours.
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Old 10-10-2016, 10:56 PM   #14
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Re: Taj Mahal Casino closes after 26 years

I loved the place as a vacation and for the games, pool, boardwalk, restaurants ... pretty much everything.
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Old 10-10-2016, 11:03 PM   #15
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Re: Taj Mahal Casino closes after 26 years

loved that dump despite feeling like I needed a tetanus shot when I left. first casino I ever pokered in. practically learned to play there. will miss it
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Old 10-10-2016, 11:28 PM   #16
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Re: Taj Mahal Casino closes after 26 years

i will pour out some of my chips for the fallen
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Old 10-11-2016, 01:25 AM   #17
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I could turn this truck around and be at the Taj in 26 1/2 hours.
all-time great line
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Old 10-11-2016, 03:36 AM   #18
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loved that dump despite feeling like I needed a tetanus shot when I left. first casino I ever pokered in. practically learned to play there. will miss it
I feel the same way, and remember when that was the place to play. It was definitely a long slide downhill, but still have some good memories.
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Old 10-11-2016, 04:28 AM   #19
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^This... Good job union nitwits!!! Funny thing is that the union bufoons who told all the now unemployed workers to make a stand still have their cushy union jobs
So you must not like the 5 day workweek and the 8 hour day that striking workers of the past gave us.
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Old 10-11-2016, 09:53 AM   #20
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I could turn this truck around and be at the Taj in 26 1/2 hours.
solid

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^This... Good job union nitwits!!! Funny thing is that the union bufoons who told all the now unemployed workers to make a stand still have their cushy union jobs
agreed, but this is a homage thing not a political thing..something like that could turn unnecesarily ugly

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So you must not like the 5 day workweek and the 8 hour day that striking workers of the past gave us.
operative word would be past, or "back then". we have really good attornies now

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Old 10-11-2016, 09:54 AM   #21
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Re: Taj Mahal Casino closes after 26 years

mid/late 90s

where i cut my teeth, my very first "shot take" if you will haha

where i made quads and was beat by quads an unusual amount of times imo

where i banged my longest session evar @ 40ish hours and saw the sun rise 2x woot woot

where i met my first super smoking hot lady of the night (did not bang)...only, in the day tho

where i always knew i was just a quick elevator ride to the best cafateria food on the planet

where i have gone broke plenty

...where, at one time, the regs and atmosphere of the room were often as entertaining as the game you were sat

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Old 10-11-2016, 10:37 AM   #22
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So you must not like the 5 day workweek and the 8 hour day that striking workers of the past gave us.
I'm betting that the union reps like the 8 hours/day-5 day work weeks that they still have, but I'm quite sure that the newly unemployed Taj workers that listened to these nitwits do NOT like their new 0 hours/day-0 days work weeks that they now have. I'm wondering if they are still being told by their union reps not to worry management is bluffing... stay the line they will cave in... Only to be told later: "Sorry folks they werent bluffing and now your're out of a job.. good luck and make sure your union dues are paid up." Good job union blowhards you guys really played that one well.
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Old 10-11-2016, 03:57 PM   #23
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That's why those Indian copycats stole the name and built their own Taj Mahal!
I think you'll find it was actually named after my local curry house.
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Old 10-12-2016, 02:59 AM   #24
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So you must not like the 5 day workweek and the 8 hour day that striking workers of the past gave us.
you fail at history
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Old 10-12-2016, 03:46 AM   #25
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So you must not like the 5 day workweek and the 8 hour day that striking workers of the past gave us.
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you fail at history
...During the 1870s, eight hours became a central demand, especially among labour organisers, with a network of Eight-Hour Leagues which held rallies and parades. A hundred thousand workers in New York City struck and won the eight-hour day in 1872, mostly for building trades workers...
...On 1 May 1886, Albert Parsons, head of the Chicago Knights of Labor, with his wife Lucy Parsons and two children, led 80,000 people down Michigan Avenue, Chicago, in what is regarded as the first modern May Day Parade, in support of the eight-hour day. In the next few days they were joined nationwide by 350,000 workers who went on strike at 1,200 factories, including 70,000 in Chicago, 45,000 in New York, 32,000 in Cincinnati, and additional thousands in other cities. Some workers gained shorter hours (eight or nine) with no reduction in pay,....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight-...#United_States

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