ATLANTIC CITY, NJ—Despite some expressions of interest in theproperty, the curtain will close on the Showboat CasinoHotel's run here this weekend.

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Katie Daugherty, a spokeswoman for CaesarsEntertainment, told The Associated Press Wednesday thatthe casino would close at 4 p.m. Sunday. The definitive closingdate and time came after Caesars officials conducted a tour of theShowboat on Tuesday afternoon with "an interested party" they wouldnot identify.

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Caesars, which announced the planned closure of the Showboat inJune, has stated that it was fielding offers from interestedparties and would consider a sale.

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In addition to the Showboat, Revel is windingdown operations on Monday and Tuesday, while TrumpPlaza is scheduled to close on Sept. 16. See story inThe Inquirer.

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John Jordan

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