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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

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Almost Half Of Atlantic City’s Casino Revenue Lost In 8 Years

Atlantic City has lost nearly half its casino revenue over the past eight years as competition in nearby states cannibalized its market and drove four casinos out of business.

01/14/2015

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Atlantic City To Receive Millions To Help Laid-off Casino Workers

New Jersey’s Congressional delegation announced today that Atlantic City could receive up to $29.4 million in emergency grants to help the oppressed work force.

01/13/2015

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 sign coming down in September 2014, after the shutdown of the facility. (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

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