- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 15, 2016

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City’s former Revel casino resort won’t be reopening Thursday, either.

For the second day in a row, city officials said the required inspections and permits needed for the resort to begin reopening have not yet been finished.

Owner Glenn Straub had hoped to have 900 hotel rooms and some amenities open by Wednesday, but Atlantic City officials rejected that.

It remained unclear when the complex might be given a certificate of occupancy. A city spokesman said it won’t be issued on Thursday.

Revel closed in September 2014, one of four Atlantic City casinos to do so that year. Straub bought the $2.4 billion complex for $82 million from bankruptcy court.

Elevator contractor vehicles were parked outside the building Wednesday, and workers continued to install a ropes course that will be part of the still-unnamed complex once it opens.

Straub plans to reopen its casino as well, but he estimates that might not take place until late August. State casino regulators have not given a timetable on a possible reopening of the casino, noting only that Straub’s license application is still being considered.

They also will have to rule on whether an outside company Straub plans to hire to run the casino and the hotel is qualified for a casino license. Straub has refused to publicly identify the company.

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