NJ Supreme Court: Trop should have lost license

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - November 25, 2008 Tuesday's ruling clears the way for a state-appointed trustee to resume the process of trying to sell the troubled gambling hall in a bankruptcy court auction.

Tropicana Entertainment LLC had appealed the license denial to the high court, alleging, among other things, political interference by state Senate President Dick Codey. He wrote a letter to the Casino Control Commission urging that a casino workers union be allowed to participate in the renewal hearings.

The former owners cut nearly 1,000 jobs, leading to problems with cleanliness, service, and compliance with state gambling regulations.

Click here to get the latest Philadelphia news and headlines from across the Delaware and Lehigh valleys.

Copyright © 2020 WPVI-TV. All Rights Reserved.