STEEL PIER TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION

According to the Press of Atlantic City, Steel Pier in Atlantic City will be put up for auction by it’s owner, Trump Entertainment Group. The opening bid on the 113-year-old amusement pier is set at $2.5 million. The news came as a surprise to those in the casino industry, but not to the pier’s operator. The Press quoted Anthony Catanoso, who said his family’s agreement to operate amusements on Steel Pier runs through 2016 and will not be affected by the sale.