Casino Gambling

The Resorts iGaming Lounge allows up to 100 patrons to play different casino games online while at Resorts. (photo courtesy: Resorts Casino Hotel)

In Atlantic City, Resorts Opens Online Casino and Internet Gaming Lounge

The Resorts iGaming Lounge allows up to 100 patrons to play different casino games online while at Resorts.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

(File photo by Spencer Platt/ Getty Images)

Officials Challenge Planned Interim Use of Diesel Generators By Revel’s New Owner

New Jersey environmental officials say the large diesel generators that developer Glenn Straub has brought in to get the Revel’s fire-suppression system operating again might not meet federal clean air standards.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

New Owner Working To Get Electric Power Restored at Revel Casino-Hotel, in Atlantic City

Two generators and one backup have arrived at the site, and will be hooked up soon.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

(Glenn Straub, leaving bankruptcy court in Camden in October 2014.  File photo by David Madden)

Developer Glenn Straub Finalizes Purchase of Revel Hotel-Casino in Atlantic City

Straub now owns the glittering facility, which some might call a “white elephant,” that sits at the northern end of the Atlantic City boardwalk.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/07/2015

(Sunday, August 31, 2014 was the last day for gambling at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.   The adjacent Taj Mahal is in the foreground.  Behind the Showboat is the Revel.  File photo by David Madden/ KYW)

After Revel, Developer Glenn Straub Wants To Buy Showboat Casino Site, Too

Two sources confirm to KYW Newsradio that Straub is talking to Stockton University about taking the former Showboat off their hands.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/03/2015

(Sunday, August 31, 2014 was the last day for gambling at the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.   The adjacent Taj Mahal is in the foreground.  Behind the Showboat is the Revel.  File photo by David Madden/ KYW)

Stockton University Finds Itself Hamstrung By Trump Casino in Attempt to Convert Showboat

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

(Photo by David Madden)

Pa. Lawmakers Hear From Casino Execs About How to Protect the Gambling Industry Here

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/18/2015

(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

Bankruptcy Judge Puts Revel Casino Rulings On Hold As Legal Maneuvers Play Out

The judge overseeing the Revel hotel bankruptcy in Atlantic City has decided that she can’t rule now on the $82-million offer from Florida developer Glenn Straub.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

(William Ryan, chairman of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, testifies before members of the Pa. House.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. Gaming Control Chair Says Approval of 2nd Philadelphia Casino Was The Right Thing

Appearing today at state House budget hearings, William Ryan defended the board’s decision to award a license for a second casino in Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

(Parx Casino.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Parx Officials Say Child Left in Car Was Rescued Within 40 Minutes By Parking Lot Patrol

Officials at Parx Casino, in Bensalem, Pa. are clarifying the timeline surrounding the discovery of a seven-year-old boy whom police say was left in the car while his father played blackjack inside the gambling hall.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

(Glenn Straub, leaving bankruptcy court in Camden in October 2014.  File photo by David Madden)

Judge Declines to Extend Deadline For Purchase of Revel Casino by Florida Developer

Glenn Straub’s agreement to buy the defunct casino-hotel expired at midnight Monday. He wants another month to deal with utility issues and the appeals of commercial tenants who remain.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

The Revel sign coming down in September 2014, after the shutdown of the facility. (Credit: Cleve Bryan)

Owners of Former Revel Casino Move to Void Sale to Developer Glenn Straub

Straub had until midnight yesterday to close on the sale, but didn’t.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

The Revel sign coming down in September 2014, after the shutdown of the facility. (Credit: Cleve Bryan)

Hard Rock Gets State OK For Possible Future Casino Venture in Atlantic City

And it may center around the defunct Revel property, soon to be bought by Florida developer Glenn Straub.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Atlantic City. (credit: Cleve Bryan)

Christie Names Oversight Team To Dig A.C. Out Of ‘Enormous Hole’

By executive order, Christie appointed Kevin Lavin as the city’s emergency manager and Kevyn Orr as special counsel to the emergency manager.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

(The former headquarters of the Philadelphia Inquirer, at Broad and Callowhill Streets.  File photo by William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Blatstein Drops Casino Appeal, Says He’ll Move Ahead With Other Plans for Inquirer HQ

Blatstein was one of four developers hoping to build Philadelphia’s second casino; he proposed putting it in the former Inquirer headquarters, on North Broad Street at Callowhill.

01/19/2015

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