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The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit:  KYW's Andrew Kramer)

Plan For Smaller Casinos, More Atlantic City Homes

New Jersey lawmakers are taking steps to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City and increase home ownership there as the city reels from a financial crisis partly brought on by the closings of large casino resorts this year.

12/11/2014

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit:  KYW's Andrew Kramer)

NJ May Lower Requirements In ‘Boutique’ Casino Law

New Jersey isn’t giving up on its effort to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City.

12/09/2014

The Revel Casino sign coming down. (Credit: Cleve Bryan)

Atlantic City Region Lost Nearly 10,000 Jobs Over 12 Months

The Atlantic City region lost 9,900 jobs over the past 12 months, battered by the closure of four of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos, according to data released Tuesday.

12/09/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Mayor: Tax Help Bills Should Save Taj Mahal Casino

A tax stabilization plan making its way through the state Legislature should keep Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino from closing, the city’s mayor said.

12/08/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Bill Would Aid Atlantic City, Casinos On Taxes 

Asked if the package, if enacted into law, would be enough to keep the Taj Mahal open, Robert Griffin, CEO of Trump Entertainment Resorts, would only say, “We will see.”

12/02/2014

Shuttered Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (credit: Cleve Bryan)

Trump Casinos, Atlantic City Agree On Tax Sale

Bankrupt Trump Entertainment Resorts and the city of Atlantic City have reached a deal to let the city collect unpaid taxes.

11/25/2014

(Credit: Jan Carabeo)

Revel Fights City’s Collection Of Back Taxes

The owners of the former Atlantic City casino, which closed on Sept. 2, filed an appeal Monday of a bankruptcy court order letting Atlantic City hold a tax sale of the unpaid debt.

11/25/2014

(File photo.  Credit: Philippe Lopez/ AFP/ Getty Images.)

Top Casinos In The Philadelphia Area

Looking to gamble a little bit closer to home? If you’re ready to take your chances at the slots or live table games, check out the places in this list.

11/24/2014

Atlantic City's Revel Casino building, seen from the boardwalk. (File photo by Ashley Wolf)

Atlantic City Alliance Agrees It Should Disband

Been there, done AC. Now it’s time to move on.

11/14/2014

Atlantic City's Revel Casino building, seen from the boardwalk. (File photo by Ashley Wolf)

NJ Lawmaker’s Proposed Bill Would Add Struggling Atlantic City To UEZ Program

A southern New Jersey lawmaker is proposing legislation to add Atlantic City to the state’s Urban Enterprise Zone project, enabling it to charge half the state sales tax and qualify for other economic incentives.

11/13/2014

(Showboat Casino-Hotel, in Atlantic City.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Richard Stockton College Buying Former Showboat Casino

The Richard Stockton College is buying the former Showboat casino and plans to use it as a satellite campus.

11/12/2014

(credit: Randall E. Scott)

SugarHouse Renews Effort To Kill Plans For Second Philly Casino

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is considering four applications for the city’s second casino license.

11/07/2014

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Desperate Taj Workers Walk Petition To AC Mayor

Workers from the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort marched to Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian’s office Monday to ask him to reconsider granting concessions that the struggling casino says are necessary to keep it open.

11/03/2014

Geoff Freeman, the president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, speaking at a conference in Philadelphia. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Lobbying Group For Casinos Shows Hand On How Pa. Should ‘Innovate’ Gaming Policy

A lobbying group for the gaming industry, in Philadelphia for a conference, says casinos in Pennsylvania must develop a next-generation gaming policy to remain competitive.

10/31/2014

Shuttered Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (credit: Cleve Bryan)

Shuttered Trump Plaza Selling Off Slot Machines

Trump Entertainment Resorts is asking a bankruptcy court in Delaware for permission to sell the last 353 of its slots to Patriot Gaming & Electronics, a New Jersey firm that sells new and used slot machines and parts.

10/27/2014

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