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Atlantic City casino to shelter hurricane evacuees free

ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. – An Atlantic City casino owner says he will take in the people that the powerful hurricane due to strike the east coast this week.

Bruce Deifik (DIE’-fick) tells The Associated Press that he let everyone on the flight for the storm to stay at his Ocean Resort Casino free of charge until the storm has passed.

People must show identification proving they live in an area threatened by the storm.

Deifik is the definition of that area on the lips, saying, all reasonable requests for accommodation will be accepted as long as rooms remain.

The casino hotel features 1,399 rooms, and reopened in June after shutters since 2014.

The Carolinas are bracing for Hurricane Florence, which come with a gang of more than 10 million people on Wednesday.

Georgia, Virginia, and North and South Carolina have declared states of emergency.

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