The opening of Atlantic City and a homecoming for Chairman Jim Allen

For Hard Rock International Chairman, Jim Allen, the opening of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City in the former Trump Taj Mahal took him back to the city where he not only grew up, but began his career in hospitality.

The opening in June marked a homecoming of sorts for Allen, whose personal journey start near the iconic New Jersey beachfront city. Eventually playing a major role in the opening of the property that used to occupy the space, the former Trump Taj Mahal Resort and Casino, Allen now comes full circle with the $500 million dollar renovation and opening of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City.

Hard Rock Chairman Jim Allen in Atlantic City

To learn more about Jim Allen’s path back to Atlantic City, read the full story here.


Story originally published by Jena Tesse Fox on, Aug 8, 2018.