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Guitars oust minarets as Hard Rock redoes Taj Mahal casino

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Donald Trump, domes and minarets are out. Rock ‘n’ roll and guitars — lots of guitars — are in as the Hard Rock chain re-does Atlantic City’s former Trump Taj Mahal casino. The company owned by Florida’s Seminole Indian tribe on Wednesday unveiled its $375 million plan for the shuttered casino resort, which it bought last month from billionaire investor Carl Icahn, and plans to reopen by summer 2018. It will draw on the world’s largest collection of music memorabilia…

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For Donald Trump’s gambling bets, some wins and losses

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The first rule of gambling is sometimes you win and sometimes you lose. Not even Donald Trump was immune to that fundamental truth as he built a gambling empire. He helped Atlantic City grow its casino market into the nation’s second-largest while welcoming celebrity friends like Michael Jackson, smothering his casinos in neon purple carpeting and bringing his touch to decorating: If one chandelier is good, then 17 are better. But the debt he incurred while doing so repeatedly led…

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