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Gov. Christie Convenes Summit To Discuss Atlantic City’s Future

“There is reason for real hope,” Christie said after the meeting with local elected officials, labor leaders and casino CEO’s at the headquarters for the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA).

09/08/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (Credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Chris Christie: Casinos, Tracks Can Offer Sports Betting

Through a combined Statewide Directive issued by the Attorney General’s office and a motion filed on behalf of Governor Chris Christie in the U.S. District Court, the Christie Administration took action Monday to allow casinos and racetracks to operate sports pools without fear of criminal or civil liability.

09/08/2014

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Impressive Outreach In AC As Miss America Shines Spotlight On Struggling Resort Town

It was the tale of two cities Wednesday in Atlantic City with Miss America contestants strutting on the boardwalk and laid- off casino workers filling out unemployment applications at the Convention Center.

09/03/2014

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As Atlantic City Grapples With Its Gaming Issues, The Miss America Pageant Comes To Town

Tourism officials in Atlantic City are hoping for some positive attention and energy as Miss America contestants arrive on the same day the Revel Casino closed.

09/02/2014

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

Workers, Customers Bid Farewell To Atlantic City’s Revel Casino

As the sun rose in Atlantic City, it was sunset for Revel’s time on the boardwalk.

09/02/2014

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Mood Is Somber In Atlantic City Going Into Labor Day Weekend

The Showboat will close Sunday followed by the Revel on Monday with the Trump Plaza slated to close in mid-September affecting nearly 6,000 workers.

08/29/2014

(The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City.  File photo by Saul Loeb/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Firm: Atlantic City Losing 3 Casinos, Not Business

A Wall Street firm predicts much of the revenue generated by three Atlantic City casinos that are closing will remain in the city after they’re gone.

08/29/2014

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Atlantic City Community Hopes For City’s Rebirth As Prayer Vigil For Workers Gets Underway

“We want to make it clear this is a prayer service and not a funeral for the city,” said President of Unite Local 54, Bob McDevitt.

08/20/2014

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Revel Shutdown Approved As Prayer Service Nears

Hours before hundreds of workers were to hold a prayer rally as three casinos are set to close, New Jersey officials issued a final closure order for another one.

08/20/2014

(The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. File photo by Saul Loeb/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Atlantic City Fears Closing Casinos May Be Eyesore

Before summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City officials looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk.

08/17/2014

Group protesting property tax increase staged outside Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall during Atlantic City Airshow. (credit: Cleve Bryan/CBS3)

Residents Rally In Protest Of 29 Percent Property Tax Hike In Atlantic City

With Air Show planes soaring overhead a group of local residents protesting a property tax hike held up signs Wednesday on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

08/13/2014

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Gov. Christie To Convene Summit Of NJ Leaders To Address Atlantic City’s Future

The summit will take place on September 8.

08/13/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in file photo. (credti: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Vetoes Sports Betting Bill In New Jersey

Christie on Friday rejected a bill that would have pushed New Jersey to circumvent a federal law banning gambling on professional and college sports in the state. The U.S. Supreme Court recently upheld the ban.

08/08/2014

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Donald Trump Sues To Get Name Off Atlantic City Casinos

The real estate mogul and reality TV star, who presided over a casino empire in the glory days of Atlantic City, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday demanding that his name be stripped from the remaining two.

08/05/2014

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Christie Signs Bill That Allows Gamblers To Ban Themselves From Casinos Without Having To Admit They Have A Problem

The law applies to people who sign up and make the request. Previously, anyone signing up for the self-exclusion list had to attest that they had a gambling problem.

07/31/2014

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