Lingering vacancy of former Revel casino leads to broken windows, money woes for power plant

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Atlantic City's former Revel casino has been vacant for nearly a year and is showing signs of decay, including missing or smashed windows.

And the never-ending litigation between its new owner and its sole power supplier has left the power plant in dire financial straits and running out of money.

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The former casino cost $2.4 billion to build. On Friday, three exterior windows were missing. One had clearly been smashed, with shards of glass clinging to the edges of a window frame.

It's unclear when or how the windows were damaged. Police say they've received no reports of damage at the building.

A bank asserts in a recent court filing the power plant has defaulted on its loans and may not survive.