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AC Casino Operators Look For New Options In Search Of Profits

Atlantic City casino operators are looking for new options to turn their fortunes around as profits continue to shrink in the midst of increased competition from other states.

05/25/2013

Margaritaville Casino At Flamingo Las Vegas Celebrates Grand Opening With World Record Margarita

$35M Margaritaville Complex Opens At AC’s Resorts

The casino will hold a grand opening Thursday for Margaritaville, the $35 million restaurant, bar, and gambling complex that’s part of a $70 million expansion and renovation of Resorts.

05/23/2013

Stigall Show Log 5.2.13

Chris details the story of a woman who has reappeared 11 years after walking away from her family, the decision to offer Plan B over the counter to girls as young as 15, and the third day of deliberations in the Kermit Gosnell trial. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, and Scott Wagner, owner of Penn Waste Inc.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/02/2013

Margaritaville Casino At Flamingo Las Vegas Celebrates Grand Opening With World Record Margarita

Some Waste Away Trying Out For AC’s Margaritaville

Four days and 50 versions of “Margaritaville” later, talent scouts for the Jimmy Buffett-themed restaurant, music and gambling complex that will open next month have a pretty good idea which acts they’ll hire to perform there.

04/21/2013

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Trump Plaza Buyer Says Sale Is Temporarily On Hold

The California development company that plans to buy Atlantic City’s Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino for $20 million says the deal is temporarily on hold.

04/20/2013

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

Second Day Of Gaming Control Board Hearings On Philadelphia Casino License

Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger told the panel at some point the city will make a recommendation, but for now, they’re still evaluating each of the proposals.

04/12/2013

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Public Hearing Underway For 2nd Philadelphia Casino

A Philadelphia official has told the state gaming board that the city is still evaluating the six proposals for a second casino in Philadelphia and hasn’t decided yet which one it likes best.

04/11/2013

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Atlantic City Casino Revenues Fall 10.5 Percent In March

This is not the kind of March madness Atlantic City was hoping for.

04/10/2013

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Atlantic City Casinos Profits Fell 27 Percent In 2012

Atlantic City’s casinos saw their gross operating profits fall by more than 27 percent last year, even as revenue from non-gambling sources inched upwa

04/03/2013

Revel Resort (Credit: Revel)

Atlantic City’s Revel Files For Bankruptcy

On Monday, the $2.4 billion resort found it could not break the law of supply and demand as it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Camden.

03/25/2013

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New Jersey To Let Casinos Accept Bets On Fantasy Teams

New Jersey is allowing casinos in Atlantic City to offer fantasy sports betting in a pilot program that will be announced Monday.

03/16/2013

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Atlantic City’s Revel Replaces Casino’s CEO

Kevin DeSanctis, the man who guided Atlantic City’s Revel casino-hotel through its tortuous development, only to see it struggle in the cutthroat East Coast gambling market, is stepping down as head of the $2.4 billion resort.

03/13/2013

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Atlantic City’s Trump Plaza Casino Sold For $20 Million

The Meruelo Group of Downey, Calif., plans to close the deal by May 31. It is the lowest price ever paid for a casino in Atlantic City.

02/14/2013

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Casino Regulator: Revel Seeks Help With Finances

Revel was supposed to help the struggling Atlantic City market turn around. Instead, it is the struggling casino-hotel that needs help turning around.

02/13/2013

(Slot machines in the Sugarhouse casino, on North Delaware Avenue in Fishtown.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Gaming Control Board Hearing Proposals For Second Casino In Philadelphia

Gaming Control Board spokesman Doug Harbach says this is not a public input hearing. In fact, even the board members will mostly just listen as the applicants for the casino license make presentations.

02/12/2013

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