×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Skip to main content
Tags: Trump | Mulls | Starting | Casino | Las Vegas

Trump Mulls Starting New Casino in Vegas

Trump Mulls Starting New Casino in Vegas
An aerial view of the Trump International Hotel & Tower on November 6, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Friday, 26 February 2016 10:36 AM EST

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump may be moving back into the casino business — with a new gambling palace built next to his luxury Trump Hotel in Las Vegas, The Wall Street Journal reports.

The billionaire developer's son Eric Trump and casino owner Phil Ruffin, who co-owns the hotel, told The Journal work on the project could begin this year.

Eric said if Ruffin, who is spearheading the idea, wants to go forward, "we would certainly do it. [He is] one of our closest friends. We're almost inseparable."

The proposed casino would sit on four acres — currently used as a parking lot — next to the eight-year-old Trump Hotel.

Ruffin told The Journal that building the new casino would cost about $100 million casino and the Trumps would own 50 percent of it.

It would be Donald Trump's first foray into gambling in Nevada, after having developed several gambling operations in Atlantic City which he is no longer associated with.

If the casino project does go ahead and Trump is elected president, he would likely have to place his business interests in a blind trust, The Journal reports.

© 2023 Newsmax. All rights reserved.


Newsfront
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump may be moving back into the casino business - with a new gambling palace built next to his luxury Trump Hotel in Las Vegas, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Trump, Mulls, Starting, Casino, Las Vegas
186
2016-36-26
Friday, 26 February 2016 10:36 AM
Newsmax Media, Inc.

Sign up for Newsmax’s Daily Newsletter

Receive breaking news and original analysis - sent right to your inbox.

(Optional for Local News)
Privacy: We never share your email address.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Download the NewsmaxTV App
Get the NewsmaxTV App for iOS Get the NewsmaxTV App for Android Scan QR code to get the NewsmaxTV App
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved