In episode 26 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, we welcome special guest Dr. David G. Schwartz to discuss the Trump Taj Mahal closing as well as AC past, present, and future. Dr. Dave is an Atlantic City native who worked in security at Trump Taj Mahal in the 1990s and is now one of the foremost scholars on gambling history and the casino industry. He directs the Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and has written books about Atlantic City, Las Vegas, and gambling history.
His book Boardwalk Playground: The Making, Unmaking, & Remaking of Atlantic City, offers a history of the people, places, attractions, and events that have shaped the city over time.
Find his books on Amazon:
- Boardwalk Playground: The Making, Unmaking, & Remaking of Atlantic City
- Tales from the Pit: Casino Table Games Managers in Their Own Words
- Grandissimo: The First Emperor of Las Vegas
- Roll The Bones: The History of Gambling
Episode info: [ 1:11:55 | 34.5 MB | download here ]