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Atlantic City

(The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City.  File photo by Saul Loeb/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Firm Eyes Possible Showboat Purchase

A Florida company that develops restaurant and entertainment complexes is interested in the former Showboat casino in Atlantic City.

09/05/2014

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Impressive Outreach In AC As Miss America Shines Spotlight On Struggling Resort Town

It was the tale of two cities Wednesday in Atlantic City with Miss America contestants strutting on the boardwalk and laid- off casino workers filling out unemployment applications at the Convention Center.

09/03/2014

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Bernard Hopkins Braces For Another Daunting Challenge

Bernard Hopkins addressed the media on his upcoming fight against Sergey Kovalev on November 8, at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall.

09/03/2014

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As Atlantic City Grapples With Its Gaming Issues, The Miss America Pageant Comes To Town

Tourism officials in Atlantic City are hoping for some positive attention and energy as Miss America contestants arrive on the same day the Revel Casino closed.

09/02/2014

The Revel Casino sign coming down. (Credit: Cleve Bryan)

Workers, Customers Bid Farewell To Atlantic City’s Revel Casino

As the sun rose in Atlantic City, it was sunset for Revel’s time on the boardwalk.

09/02/2014

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New Jersey OKs Trump Plaza Shutdown On September 16

New Jersey casino regulators have given final approval to Trump Plaza’s plan to shut down in two weeks.

09/02/2014

One of the big attractions down the shore in September is the Margate Fall Funfest By The Bay. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Beach Volleyball, Good Old Days Festival and Fall Funfest By The Bay

After Labor Day weekend things don’t slow down — not even for a second — on Absecon Island. The first weekend after the holiday, the pros from a popular summer sport come to Atlantic City.

09/02/2014

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Resource Center For Laid Off Casino Workers To Open Wednesday

Called “AC Unites Here,” the center will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sept. 10th at the convention center before moving to a still-to-be-determined location following the Trump Plaza shutdown.

09/01/2014

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Is Popularity Of Gambling In Philadelphia Part To Blame For AC Casino Closings?

With more options in the Philadelphia area for places to gamble, many people say there is no need to head to Atlantic City.

09/01/2014

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Revel 2nd AC Casino To Close In As Many Days

Today, Revel will close its doors — a day after Showboat padlocked the place.

09/01/2014

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Showboat Casino Closing Impacts Many

On Labor Day weekend, it was the worst kind of Irony as nearly 2,000 employees lost their jobs.

08/31/2014

Atlantic City's Revel Casino building, seen from the boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Scale Will Matter For Success Of New York Casinos

Casino revenue is down. Casinos are closing in Atlantic City, while new ones are opening in Maryland and Massachusetts. Yet New York is just now getting into the game, with more than a dozen groups lining up to open upstate casinos.

08/31/2014

Sunday, August 31, 2014 is the last day for gaming at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.  (credit: David Madden/KYW)

Last Day For Gaming At The Showboat Casino In Atlantic City

Sunday is the last day for gaming at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City. Monday, Revel will close its hotel during the day and the casino overnight.

08/31/2014

Showboat Casino in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

470 Showboat Workers Get New Jobs With Company

More than 470 of the 2,000-plus workers at Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino Hotel have found new jobs with other casinos owned by its parent company.

08/29/2014

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Mood Is Somber In Atlantic City Going Into Labor Day Weekend

The Showboat will close Sunday followed by the Revel on Monday with the Trump Plaza slated to close in mid-September affecting nearly 6,000 workers.

08/29/2014

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