Filings lists many errors that helped kill Revel casino

The former owners of Atlantic City’s Revel casino are acknowledging a long list of mistakes that helped kill the $2.4 billion resort, including an onerous energy contract that strangled the property from the get-go.

A proposed disclosure form for its bankruptcy case includes a history of Revel, which shut down last September without ever having turned a profit.

One of the costliest missteps was its contract with its sole utility provider, ACR Energy.

The 20-year contract obligated Revel to pay the firm not only for utility service, but to help pay down debt from its construction. It also guaranteed the company a 15- to 18-percent return on its investment.

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The contract wound up costing Revel $2 million a month, over and above its actual energy costs.

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