Dennis Gomes, a Resorts Casino co-owner, dies

    Dennis Gomes, co-owner of Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City and a former mob-busting prosecutor in Las Vegas, whose exploits were chronicled in the movie “Casino,” has died.

    Casino spokeswoman Courtney Birmingham says Gomes died overnight Thursday of undetermined causes.

    Gomes and New York real estate magnate Morris Bailey bought Resorts in August 2010 and saved the struggling casino from having to close.

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