Bruce Deifik, the earlier owner of Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City reportedly died in a car crash in Colorado on Sunday after attending a baseball sport, in retaining with a quantity of tales.
Deifik, 64, was a Colorado developer and CEO of Integrated Properties Inc., a enterprise precise property agency that owned higher than 100 properties in 5 states.
An authorized skilled for Deifik instructed the Associated Press his shopper was killed in a single-car crash after he attended a Colorado Rockies sport in Denver.
In January 2018, Deifik purchased the earlier Revel on line on line casino property from Florida developer Glenn Straub for $229 million.
After a quantity of years of dormancy, the property reopened closing June as Ocean Resort Casino. At the grand opening, Deifik was accompanied by Mark Wahlberg as consumers hoped to usher in a model new interval for primarily essentially the most distinguished developing on the Atlantic City waterfront.
Within a quantity of months, the property was dropping money and Deifik agreed to give up his majority possession to Luxor Capital Group, which had helped finance the reopening. The change was nonetheless ongoing on the time of Deifik’s loss of life, meaning the property shall be overseen by a trustee in the interim.
“The Ocean family is grateful for Bruce having the vision to re-open this beautiful oceanfront property and employing over 3,000 members of our community,” Ocean Resort Casino officers acknowledged in an announcement to The Press of Atlantic City. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.”