Former site of the Sands. Super 8 Motel Atlantic City. As casinos close, what's next AC. As casinos close, what's next 18, ;  the first-ever casino-hotel implosion on the East. Super 8 Motel Atlantic City. Former site of the Sands. As casinos close, what's next for Atlantic City?. Hotel information Cities nearby Galloway. As casinos close, what's next AC. Super 8 Motel Atlantic City.The Sands Hotel & Casino Implosion - Atlantic City - October 18, 2007 The Sands Casino Hotel was a casino and hotel that operated from August 13, until November 11, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It was formerly known as the Brighton Hotel & Casino. It consisted of a story hotel tower with rooms and a 5-story podium housing the 57, ft. The Sands Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City was imploded on October 18, to make way for Pinnacle Entertainment Atlantic City. R.E. Pierson was general. Overview. Sands Casino Hotel is a good accommodation choice in Atlantic City. Atlantic City Outlets - The Walk, Central Pier and The Borgata Convention Center are located meters from the hotel.