Caesars has starring role in promoting ‘Boardwalk Empire’

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CasiNotes

In case you just got back from an extended trip to the Crab Nebula, “Boardwalk Empire” stars Steve Buscemi as Enoch “Nucky” Thompson, a character based on the real-life Nucky Johnson. As Atlantic County treasurer between the World Wars, Nucky ran all of AyCee’s rackets.

The series, executive-produced by superstar director Martin Scorsese and actor/producer Mark Wahlberg, is based on the nonfiction book of the same name by  Nelson Johnson.

In some quarters, “Empire” is being anticipated as a major marketing godsend for Atlantic City, which, of course, has not received much good news the past few years.

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promoting HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’
Philadelphia Daily News | 08/20/2010
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