Atlantic City NJ
Labor Day may not be much of a holiday for several thousand workers at the Showboat and Revel casinos in Atlantic City, both of which will be closing their doors. Mayor Don Guardian is hopeful for the town’s future.
“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.
From old-fashioned biplanes towing banners, to choppers, to the Air Force Thunderbirds, this show had something for everybody.
Despite the decline in casino gambling revenue in Atlantic City, NJ, marketing effort continue full steam ahead, promoting the fact that there’s more than gambling in AC.
This job fair is one in a series of eight being held by the Showboat — which plans to close August 31st — and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Philadelphia’s first casino is spreading its bets, breaking ground on an expansion.
NJT spokesman William Smith says the agency currently has no plans to act on any of the proposals in a 2009 consulting company’s report.
Assemblyman Chris Brown is introducing measures limiting corporations to two licenses each, going forward, and requiring any profitable casino that closes to return any financial incentives previously given to it.
“It’s kind of a mobile billboard as well as a nightclub on wheels, but it’s also a social media generator,” says Jeff Guaracino of the Atlantic City Alliance.
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.
Some industry experts are suggesting the struggling casino-hotel might not have to close after all.
The Garden State had tried to allow betting on professional and college sports in Atlantic City casinos and state racetracks.
Despite the classic oldie “Under the Boardwalk,” it’s actually what’s on the boardwalk that counts.
Wildwood deputy mayor Pete Byron says there’s a festival or a parade scheduled for almost every week of the summer season, and beyond.