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Palms Place (connected to the Palms casino) opened, followed by Trump (behind the now imploded New Frontier). Both have been scrambling to make good on sales contracts and close deals with prospective residents that were made before the credit crunch.
But at least these properties made it through construction. Donald Trump told me he has suspended his original plan to build a second tower next to the first Trump. Asked if he had any regrets about having no gambling at his Vegas property, the usually verbose Trump said: "No."