Press of Atlantic City: Revel Opening

Revel Opening

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    People gamble on the casino floor during opening day at Revel, Atlantic City. Monday April 2 2012 (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)

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    Dancers perforf for gamblers at the Royal Jelly Burlesque Loung on the casino floor during opening day at Revel, Atlantic City. Monday April 2 2012 (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)

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    Dancers perforf for gamblers at the Royal Jelly Burlesque Loung on the casino floor during opening day at Revel, Atlantic City. Monday April 2 2012 (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)

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    People look at the view of the ocean from the upper levels during opening day at Revel, Atlantic City. Monday April 2 2012 (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)

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    Patrons near the restaurants on The Row. Revel Hotel and Casino opens in Atlantic City. April 2, 2012. (Dale Gerhard/Press of Atlantic City)

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  1. Revel opens new era in Atlantic City with a party that started at dawn and lasted through the night

    ATLANTIC CITY — By the time night fell on Atlantic City’s newest attraction, the party scene at Revel was in full swing and the resort was well on its way to establishing itself as a destination.

    Updated: 02/24/16

  2. For Revel CEO DeSanctis, opening the Atlantic City megaresort is a challenge met

    ATLANTIC CITY — Kevin DeSanctis, Revel’s chief executive officer, said there was never one moment when he had any doubt that his $2.4 billion megaresort would be built.

    Updated: 04/03/12

  3. Revel draws younger, hipper crowd on opening day

    ATLANTIC CITY — Revel’s crowd overwhelmed the 6.4-million square-feet megaresort within hours of its sunrise opening Monday, swarming the upper-level outdoor decks and trailing tour guides in attentive packs.

    Updated: 04/03/12

  4. The bar is open at Revel

    ATLANTIC CITY - By noon, dozens of people at Revel were bellied up to the bar on neon-colored stools at Jose Garces’ Distrito Cantina, doing shots of tequila, drinking Dos Equis beer and waiting for their fish tacos to arrive from the adjacent Guapas Tacos truck.

    Updated: 04/03/12

  5. Revel's differences are obvious when a guest checks in

    ATLANTIC CITY – Guests see that Revel is different from the moment they check into the hotel.

    Updated: 04/03/12

  6. Young professionals liking what they see at Revel

    ATLANTIC CITY – Within hours of Revel opening, young professionals said they think the $2.4 billion mega resort is on track to become the go-to destination for their demographic.

    Updated: 04/03/12

  7. Built to impress: Attention to detail is key at Revel

    Photographers pulled out their wide-angle lenses and jostled for a spot where they could take in Revel’s imposing facade during a recent media tour.

    Updated: 09/20/14

  8. Revel expected to enhance Atlantic City as a dining destination

    Industry experts believe Revel is Atlantic City’s second coming when it comes to dining. They believe Revel, which will open more than a dozen restaurants in its $2.4 billion casino, can further expand on Borgata’s success in making people come to Atlantic City to eat and be entertained, even if they aren’t gamblers.

    Updated: 04/01/12

  9. A or B list, Revel venues ready for stars of all sizes

    ATLANTIC CITY — Revel’s designers looked to Las Vegas when planning performance venues for the new megaresort.

    Updated: 04/01/12

Full speeches Revel opening

NJ Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and CEO Kevin DeSanctis' full speeches at the opening of Revel Casino...

Gamblers line up for the opening of Revel Casino

The first gamblers enter Revel Casino in Atlantic City, Monday April 2, 2012.

Light ball at Revel

Revel Casino tests its rooftop light ball ahead of its April 2, 2012 soft opening in Atlantic City.

Revel Casino tour

Media Tour of the soon to open Revel Casino in Atlantic City Wednesday March 20, 2012.

A Tour of Revel

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