The two Atlantic County Democrats will introduce legislation stating that any covenants or deed restrictions on property held by public entities in the city’s tourism district violate the public interest. They say that would make them void and unenforceable.
New Jersey casino regulators have fined the local Internet gambling arm of Caesars Entertainment $15,000 for soliciting gamblers who signed up for a self-exclusion list that is supposed to prevent them from betting.
Officials at Stockton say they knew about the longstanding covenant between Trump Entertainment and the Showboat, but were assured it wouldn’t be a problem.
A Pennsylvania House committee charged with overseeing casino gambling within the commonwealth held a pair of hearings in our region, looking into ways to keep the industry more competitive.
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.
Atlantic City started the year with 12 casinos. By Labor Day, it could be down to nine.
Competitors are already picking at the soon-to-be-closed Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, trying to lure customers and employees to their own casinos.
Caesars Entertainment is taking steps to spin off its online gambling venture into a separate company.