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Out of -- into the -- is Tony wrote yup he is -- -- Tropicana casino and resort president CEO.
And casino association of New Jersey president so -- anyone should -- Tony should know Tony what can you tell us.
Why can tell you put the -- unequivocally that the entire board -- mapping the strike if I know in front of the Tropicana the board -- as -- intact.
And the the water the -- not -- -- -- Atlantic City earlier today and that and -- the high -- It came over the -- a little bit and we're expecting another storm surge in in the next.
You know next hour to I believe what what's been reported -- -- seen them pictures and I've gotten home.
I think -- north the north section of the boardwalk north of the -- small section of the boardwalk what impact destroy that's that's -- a little.
Don't newest casino right that's on the northern most an -- they had even.
Completed the beach there right right right that's almost -- five remember votes almost soon.
Even with that -- ocean water right.
Right and actually this section of the boardwalk and even further north it's not directly in front of the -- -- of -- Further north of that head in toward the inland area and and again -- I can't give you budget should -- and did give you an eyewitness report from the pictures I've seen I believe that got this section of the boardwalk small section of the boardwalk it was damaged.
And there is history is they're not Tony we're parts of the boardwalk have been.
Ruptured or broken and obviously come back did and they connected again but.
Certainly it's certainly not unprecedented for -- the boardwalk meaning you know we get so much negative publicity on -- but we get a lot of the nor'easter little short forms and it's not uncommon purple parts of the war boardwalk to be destroyed you know and then -- -- -- pretty quickly.
All right you're looking Atlantic City right now and that open area the boardwalk out that you're seeing just about fifty -- -- so in front of -- You don't always amazes me about Atlantic City.
It's -- how close all the facilities.
I guess yours included -- to the ocean itself and that.
That is always made our view Atlantic City vulnerable -- suits suits in.
Even mediocre storms.
Let alone something of this magnitude would -- here.
-- -- I think you're actually right you know what I think that they just being seen in the south Jersey Shore areas that Atlantic City has the highest -- And we actually get a lot of complaints.
From vacationers and from the resident that the -- there's so I think you're on the boardwalk if he can't see the ocean.
I've seen video from the wildwood and Cape May and other short communities where the -- -- aside and I could tell yeah.
I thank god -- -- -- are so high today because that's what's kept that -- -- the earlier high tide from the storm surge coming in in and doing damage to.
To our casino facility to all the other businesses and homes.
And so hopefully we get through this next -- that again not service well so we're actually.
I think -- managed to get pretty well so far -- just gonna keep my fingers crossed that we get through the next six hours.
You know when I look at some of these images here you know -- you've had some bit bit -- fighting of their importance in the governor the mayor.
The governor blaming the mayor Atlantic City for encouraging people to stay here are camp out there was the governor or -- said.
Get the heck out of there.
And this is a -- that they do you know is was there could use in Atlantic City what folks who saw.
-- -- -- I'm not that analogy all eyes now you have a good idea that the governor has been a great supporter of the casino industry and and I think he's done a wonderful job that I thought that -- that.
I've had personal dealings with the -- on a regular basis and I think that.
That he's got a lot to help and support us as well.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I'll -- the last thing I'll say it's on and that is regardless how the storm ends up we do know is going to be a lot of flooding we do know takes awhile.
For those waters to recede and we do know that as a result Atlantic City is going to be hurting for while do you agree with our.
Wow I mean I think -- it is a short term or a one time -- you know.
-- current debt debt.
It certainly gonna impact -- -- they didn't have any indication or at any effect on the long term viability of Atlantic City Atlantic City has some challenges.
But this department -- were gonna either.
Six here they are not not as a result of by hurricane Danny it's going to be you know that.
Regular business metrics and things that we can do it and industry -- to move board I think that this in the short term one time you know unusual current and we'll get will get -- this.
Heartland nuclear rights -- -- erode erode it would probably over it to the top to get a sense of what's going on there.
Toner overdue -- -- Tropicana casino resort president and CEO also heads up the Cassini casino association of a major.
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