The Deck is now at Golden Nugget, but the property’s owners recognized that the popularity of Fakefest, formerly at Trump Marina and featuring eight tribute bands, was worth preserving.
Sunday, July 10
Tusk (Fleetwood Mac), 2:30-3:20pm; Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi), 3:50- 4:40pm; Tusk, 5:10-6pm; Slippery When Wet, 7:30-8:20pm; Beginnings (Chicago) 8:50-9:40pm; Beginnings, 10:10-11pm.
Joe Perry: “I would have been fine doing the project [without Tyler]. It would have been quite exciting, but we never got that far and we’re still Aerosmith, which is where I would rather be.”
Golden Nugget partners with Paulaner, an ancient European brewery and originator of Germany’s Oktoberfest, for this year’s Craft Beer Festival.
Probably in the same way a casino revue show casting legends of the past can still fill showroom seats nearly 30 years after it debuted, and retro nightclubs with ’70s and ’80s themes have been outdrawing many of their contemporary counterparts, FakeFest remains a super-popular, three-day summertime musical event 12 years after it started.
“The Heartbreakers have had so many hits we could play five hours and everybody would know all the songs.”
Some of the qualities that allowed Tilman Fertitta to reach the apex of the business world, and transform Landry’s Restaurants Inc. into a conglomerate worth nearly $4 billion, he seems to carry around like a set of car keys.
By his own admission, Tilman Fertitta isn’t a gambling man. But that didn’t stop the Texas billionaire from recently placing a $38 million bet in Atlantic City when his company, Landry’s Inc., bought the financially-strapped Trump Marina and immediately re-branded it with one of the most iconic names in the gaming business: the Golden Nugget. “I’m really not a gambler in casinos, I never really have been,” Fertitta says. “I’d rather take a multi-million dollar gamble in business than spend a few dollars in a casino. Put it this way: Before I got into this business, they didn’t send many limos to pick me up.” Fertitta’s company was best known for its various restaurant brands before it got into...
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There’s a new player in Atlantic City as the Golden Nugget officially took over operations of the former Trump Marina Tuesday, promising a $100 to $150 million renovation of the aging, and frankly, somewhat boring casino.
Trump Marina will once again present its annual FakeFest on The Deck from Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27.
Those who long for the days when you could fill your car's tank for under 10 bucks, the kids you now label as freaks were you, and every song on the radio had coherent lyrics will be basking in their...
Once in a while the marketing minds whose job it is to kindle the public's interest will come up with concepts that far exceed any expectations for success. Such is the case with FakeFest, which sta...
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