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Bill To Permit Smaller Atlantic City Casinos Advances

The state legislature is watering down the requirements of a 2011 law designed to attract developers willing to build new, smaller and less costly casinos with as few as 200 hotel rooms.

06/24/2015

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Surviving Atlantic City Casinos’ May Revenue Up 5.3 Percent

Atlantic City’s eight casinos saw their revenue increase by 5.3 percent in May compared with a year ago.

06/12/2015

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Hard Rock Unveils New Details On Casino Planned Near The Meadowlands

Atlantic City leaders have opposed every attempt to even consider legislation expanding casino gambling beyond its borders.

06/03/2015

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AC Casino Conference: U.S. Gambling Market Saturated, Yet Casinos Keep Coming

Eugene Johnson of Spectrum Gaming Group says by the end of this year, there will be 60 casinos in the northeast.

05/28/2015

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New Revel Owner: ‘No Way’ The Casino Will Reopen This Summer

Glenn Straub says it’s doubtful whether any of the non-gambling attractions can be re-opened by Labor Day, but adds he hopes to open an indoor water park there by November.

05/26/2015

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

With The Start Of Summer, Unemployment Help Starting To Take Shape In AC

As the Jersey shore prepares for another summer season, Atlantic City and South Jersey continues to wrestle with massive unemployment in the wake of last year’s closure of four casinos.

05/23/2015

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Power Restored To Revel Casino; Re-opening Date Uncertain

New owner Glenn Straub said electricity was restored to the Boardwalk resort at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

04/29/2015

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Survey: 1,400 Casino Jobs Are Now Available In Atlantic City

There are 1,400 jobs available right now in Atlantic City’s casinos, but only 350 of them are full-time positions, according to a survey undertaken by a New Jersey casino regulator.

04/23/2015

The House of Blues at Showboat Casino on the Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Atlantic City Making Money Again After Closing Multiple Casinos

A bit of good news for a change for Atlantic City’s eight casinos. They’re making money again.

04/12/2015

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Icahn Strikes Deal To Keep Donald Trump’s Name On Taj Mahal

The Donald Trump name will stay in Atlantic City.

03/09/2015

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

Hard Rock Cafe: We’ll Be Open As Long As Taj Mahal Casino Is

Hard Rock says the April 22 date was a precautionary warning in case the casino does not emerge from bankruptcy and has to close.

02/26/2015

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

With Less Competition, Atlantic City Casinos Doing Better

Together the remaining casinos took in an extra $31 million, and that takes into account a $3 million drop at the Taj Mahal, the only loser of the lot.

02/12/2015

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Lost Slot Machines, Unshuffled Cards Draw Fines For Atlantic City Casinos

In actions made public Tuesday, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement fined Caesars Atlantic City $5,000 for losing two slot machines and filing monthly reports indicating that all machines were accounted for. The machines are still missing

02/03/2015

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

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Despite Bad Report On Gaming Revenue In AC, Experts Suggest The Trend Should Turn Around In Year Ahead

Atlantic City’s casinos made less money again in the year gone by, according to figures released this week by the state of New Jersey.

01/18/2015

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