Atlantic City Casinos
A resource center has opened in Atlantic City, NJ to assist the thousands of people laid off by this weekend’s shutdown of the Revel and Showboat casinos.
“This is a milestone moment in Atlantic City, one in which consolidation in the casino industry must make way for new opportunities,” said mayor Donald Guardian.
It takes progressive slots to a whole new level — and across state lines. And with that, the progressive jackpots are growing.
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Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian says he has a four-year plan that will turn the city back into the destination resort it was before the casinos arrived.
A half dozen Atlantic City casinos are now offering internet gaming to players within the state of New Jersey — and that has some people worried for those who don’t know when to stop.
New Jersey, like many other states, allows people who feel they have a gambling problem to place their names on a list of those who are not allowed to enter any of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos.
The Atlantic Club, the old Hilton, tried to lure in locals with lower-priced table games, economical food, and entertainment. Even free parking.
Casino officials say they are closing down the poker room in an effort to improve the casino’s overall operating performance.
The people behind an effort to put a Hard Rock Café casino in Atlantic City have pulled the plug on the project.
Revel is ready for gambling.
In November, Pennsylvania casinos outperformed Atlantic City’s facilities in overall gross revenue.
“The threat is, if we’re picketing without a permit that they’re going to arrest people. So there’s a possibility of mass arrests,” says Local 54 president Bob McDevitt.
Members of Atlantic City’s largest labor union are taking the Christie Administration to court over tax breaks being granted to a mega casino project.
Spending is up for hotel rooms, meals, concerts and nightclubs — even as the gambling take has dropped for the New Jersey resort’s11 casinos.