Tropicana sale expected to close today

The Quarter at the Tropicana Casino and Resort is seen Jan. 29, 2009, in Atlantic City, N.J.(AP Photo/Mel Evans) (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

March 8, 2010 8:49:20 AM PST
It took more than two years, nearly $7.8 million in fees to lawyers and other consultants, and a billionaire's bargain-basement bid to rescue Atlantic City's Tropicana Casino and Resort.