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Internet Gambling Opens To The Public In New Jersey

Starting today, New Jersey joins only two other states — Delaware and Nevada — in offering Internet gambling within its borders.

11/26/2013

An artist's rendering of Valley Forge Casino's gaming floor. (Credit: VF Casino Resort)

Valley Forge Casino Fined $200,000 For Violating Its License Terms

Valley Forge has a Category 3 license, which mandates that patrons must pay at least $10 out of pocket before hitting the casino floor.

11/20/2013

(African-American community leaders show their support for Ken Goldenberg, center, and his "Market 8" casino project.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Local Black Leaders Throw Support Behind ‘Market 8′ Casino Applicant

Supporters of the “Market 8″ casino project say it has aggressive but attainable goals of hiring African-Americans at all levels.

11/19/2013

(Bart Blatstein speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new shopping center at 9th Street and Girard Avenue in Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Rival Casino Developer Not Surprised By Steve Wynn’s Bow-Out

Developer Bart Blatstein, one of the remaining applicants for Philadelphia’s second casino license, says this week’s withdrawal of Wynn’s application removes what Blatstein calls a “distraction.”

11/13/2013

(The Atlantic Club casino-hotel.  Credit: Atlantic Club)

Another Atlantic City Casino-Hotel Struggling Through Bankruptcy

The Atlantic Club, the old Hilton, tried to lure in locals with lower-priced table games, economical food, and entertainment. Even free parking.

11/08/2013

(PGCB commissioner Annemarie Kaiser looks at the graphs prepared by AKRF consultants for the city as commerce director Alan Greenberger goes over their findings.   Credit: Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Official Says City Prefers Center City For 2nd Casino

“The three proposals in South Philadelphia are less likely to induce further development and less likely to generate a new audience than the other three proposals,” city commerce director Alan Greenberger told a state oversight panel.

09/24/2013

(Revel Casino-Hotel.  File photo provided)

NY Couple Sues Atlantic City Casino Over Slots Advertising

A new York couple claims in a lawsuit that Revel Casino-Hotel’s slots promotion this summer was misleading and illegal.

09/15/2013

(Joe Procacci says one of his tomato processing warehouses in South Philadelphia can be coverted quickly for use as a casino.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Hopeful South Phila. Casino Developer Says He Can Get Going Quickly

The principals of PHL Local Gaming say they have a head start on their five competitors because CEO and chairman Joe Procacci would use one of his warehouses to house the casino.

08/06/2013

(Revel Casino-Hotel.  File photo provided)

For Its Poker Room, Revel Casino Knows When To Fold ‘Em

Casino officials say they are closing down the poker room in an effort to improve the casino’s overall operating performance.

07/31/2013

(The web site of 2Up Group promotes its online poker.)

Another Internet Gambling Company Angling For an Atlantic City Casino Partner

The latest to enter the fray is a British company you’ve probably never heard of.

07/26/2013

Danny Ngo. (credit: Bensalem Township Police Department)

Another Parent Charged With Leaving Child In Car While Gambling at Parx Casino

Bensalem (Bucks County), Pa. police were called to the parking lot at Parx casino on Saturday night, where they found an 18-month-old boy screaming inside a Lexus.

07/09/2013

(Revel Casino-Hotel.  File photo provided)

Revel Casino Offers Loss-Rebate Promotion As It Attempts To Rebuild Customer Base

It’s the Atlantic City version of taking a mulligan, according to Revel CEO Jeff Hartmann.

06/20/2013

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Table Games Revenue Up in Pennsylvania During April

That good news must be taken with a grain of salt, however, because table game revenues in April were less than a third of the overall take from slots, which are taxed at a much higher rate.

05/16/2013

(Sugarhouse Casino.  File photo)

Pa. Casino Regulators Okay SugarHouse Expansion, Including Smaller Garage Tower

Sugarhouse casino officials say construction should take about two years now that the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has approved a revised plan to expand their waterfront casino.

05/15/2013

(The Atlantic Club casino-hotel.  Credit: Atlantic Club)

Online Gambling Company Calls Off Purchase of Atlantic City Casino-Hotel

What led to the sudden change of heart is not clear.

05/01/2013

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