Caesars to close Atlantic City casino

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The parent company of Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel says the casino will shut down on Aug. 31.     

Caesars Entertainment told The Associated Press on Friday morning the company will shutter the poorest-performing of its four Atlantic City casinos.     

It will be the second casino to close this year in the nation's third-largest gambling market, leaving 10 operating gaming halls.     

The Atlantic Club closed in January.     

Also, the Revel Casino Hotel has warned it might shut down if a buyer can't be found in bankruptcy court.

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