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The New Jersey Casino Control Commission gave...

The New Jersey Casino Control Commission gave unanimous approval to entertainer Merv Griffin’s offer to buy Resorts International Inc., its casinos and property, despite lingering questions about whether Griffin will complete the deal. The decision came a day after Griffin’s company announced that it had allowed a deadline for its $36-per-share tender offer to Resorts’ stockholders to expire. There had been speculation that Griffin was trying to back out of the deal. Griffin said such speculation was “ridiculous.”


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