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(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

(File photo)

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

(Kiki Bolender of the Design Advocacy Group testifies before the Pa. Gaming Control Board.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Design Group Says Wynn’s Casino Proposal Is Worst Among Philadelphia Applicants

“Only the green roof parking garage saves it from an F” in their report card on the applications, the group’s spokeswoman said.

04/11/2013

(The Atlantic City skyline at night.  File photo)

Atlantic City Will Open To Legalized Fantasy Sports Betting

Fantasy sports enthusiasts will be able to place bets on the results of matchups between their (nonexistent) teams, but it won’t be taxed like gambling.

03/18/2013

(The Pinnacle site, after the Sands casino-hotel was demolished.  File photo)

Beachfront Site of Defunct ‘Pinnacle’ Project Sells For $30 Million

Pinnacle spent over $270 million to buy the former Sands hotel-casino, and millions more to implode it, with plans for a mega-casino that never got off the ground.

03/08/2013

(Graphic by Ed Fischer)

NJ Lawmakers Give Gov. Christie A Revised Online Gambling Law

New Jersey legislators have once again approved a plan to allow for online gambling within the state. And this time, proponents expect Governor Chris Christie to approve it.

02/26/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Again Vetoes New Jersey’s Internet Gambling Law

Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have made New Jersey the third state to legalize gambling over the Internet, but he says he will support such a law if it were put on a 10-year trial period.

02/07/2013

(Dr. Walter Lomax at lectern.  Joe Procacci listens with Joe Canfora, president of Procacci's PHL Local Gaming LLC, applicant for a casino license.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

South Philadelphia Physician Takes Stake As Partner For A Philadelphia Casino

Dr. Walter Lomax began with a small private practice in South Philadelphia and now controls a business empire that includes real estate, venture capital, and media.

01/29/2013

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