Trump's name officially exiting a beleaguered Atlantic City

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  • FILE  - In this April 5, 1990 file photo, Donald Trump raises his fist during ceremonies for the opening the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. The man who is now the Republican presidential nominee has been mostly gone from Atlantic City since 2009, when a well-publicized decline was starting its third year. And early Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, the last vestige of Donald J. Trump will vanish from Atlantic City when the new owner of the Trump Taj Mahal casino shuts it down. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

    FILE - In this April 5, 1990 file photo, Donald Trump raises his fist during ceremonies for the opening the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. The man who is now the Republican presidential nominee has been mostly gone from ... Atlantic City since 2009, when a well-publicized decline was starting its third year. And early Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, the last vestige of Donald J. Trump will vanish from Atlantic City when the new owner of the Trump Taj Mahal casino shuts it down. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File) (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2007 file photo, activist investor Carl Icahn speaks at the World Business Forum in New York. Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, tells The Associated Press that he’s sad that the Taj Mahal’s new owner, his friend and fellow billionaire Icahn, and the casino workers’ union couldn’t reach a deal to keep the casino open. Trump also says he will demand that Icahn take the Trump name off the casino once it closes, arguing that it damages his personal brand to have his name on a shuttered property. The casino will shut down at 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2007 file photo, activist investor Carl Icahn speaks at the World Business Forum in New York. Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, tells The Associated Press that he’s sad that the Taj Mahal’s new owner, his ... friend and fellow billionaire Icahn, and the casino workers’ union couldn’t reach a deal to keep the casino open. Trump also says he will demand that Icahn take the Trump name off the casino once it closes, arguing that it damages his personal brand to have his name on a shuttered property. The casino will shut down at 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Wednesday, July 6, 2016, file photo, striking workers shout and hold signs as they picket outside the Trump Taj Mahal hotel and casino in Atlantic City, N.J.  On Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, the last vestige of Donald Trump will vanish from Atlantic City when the Trump Taj Mahal casino shuts down. Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, tells The Associated Press that he’s sad that the Taj Mahal’s new owner, his friend and fellow billionaire Carl Icahn, and the casino workers’ union couldn’t reach a deal to keep the casino open. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    FILE - In this Wednesday, July 6, 2016, file photo, striking workers shout and hold signs as they picket outside the Trump Taj Mahal hotel and casino in Atlantic City, N.J. On Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, the last vestige of Donald Trump will vanish from ... Atlantic City when the Trump Taj Mahal casino shuts down. Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, tells The Associated Press that he’s sad that the Taj Mahal’s new owner, his friend and fellow billionaire Carl Icahn, and the casino workers’ union couldn’t reach a deal to keep the casino open. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File) (The Associated Press)

For years in Atlantic City, there was no escaping Donald Trump, the real estate magnate and casino owner whose face and name seemed to be everywhere.

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But on Monday, the last vestige of Donald Trump will vanish from Atlantic City when the Trump Taj Mahal casino shuts down.

Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, tells The Associated Press that he's sad that the Taj Mahal's new owner, his friend and fellow billionaire Carl Icahn, and the casino workers' union couldn't reach a deal to keep the casino open.

Trump also says he will demand that Icahn take the Trump name off the casino once it closes, arguing that it damages his personal brand to have his name on a shuttered property.