on July 11, 2009
The hotel and restaurants are GREAT for drinking, partying and relaxing.Nothing more to add about the Hotel. The name means "little village" in Italian.The Borgata opened in 2003 as the first new hotel property in 13 years, Borgata – a joint venture between Boyd Gaming and MGM MIRAGE – it has experienced nothing but overwhelming popularity and near-capacity occupancy since its debut.Sala Miralto, the premium slot salon at the Borgata, is now a virtual ghost town.WARNING!!! never have their slots been so tight as these past 2 years and getting worse. This casino cannot afford to payout frequent jackpots as it once had. The overhead cost of running a Vegas style casino in NJ is testing its metal. Borgata responds with penny pitching machines and no slot winnings. Rake it in and keep the place afloat while the bad economy batters its golden armor plate is the new philosophy of the Borgata marketing management.Remember when Borgata was the new kid on the block and soon after run by Larry Mullin, the president of Borgata,who resigned to become the chief executive of the casino division of Tabcorp Holdings, an Australian gambling company just as the economy started to tank?The pre-economic downturn was the time when everything was happening at the Borgata, drinks were flowing, service was great and the slots had jackpots,BIG winnings, were talking 20,000-200,000 and more almost every week.The place was mad, hopping and jumping with players every night.Now 2009, all you can hear is the loud dance club music blaring out over lack luster deafening silence of the slot machines.Young kids puking their drinks on the casino floor and hustlers being escorted out by security.I got an Idea want to throw your money away? Run it through the slots at the Borgata .
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