A popular restaurant at Trump Plaza is suing the Atlantic City casino, asking a judge to permit it to keep operating after the casino shuts down on Sept. 16.
The Rainforest Cafe, whose parent company owns the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City, wants a judge to force Trump Entertainment Resorts to allow the restaurant to stay open for 90 days after the closing.
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That would give the cafe time to connect its own utilities and continue operating independently of the casino.
Steve Scheinthal, general counsel for Houston, Texas-based Landry's Inc., says the cafe's customers enter and leave through the Boardwalk, and have nothing to do with the casino.
The issue has also arisen this week with HQ, a club at the now-closed Revel, which also wants to stay open.