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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

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

Poll Suggests Efforts To Turn AC’s Image Around Not Working As Well As Proponents Might Hope

A new poll suggests that New Jersey residents don’t have a lot of faith in efforts to turn Atlantic City’s economic situation around.

10/26/2014

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

Law Allowing Sports Betting In NJ Signed By Christie

New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.

10/17/2014

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

Judge Voids Trump Taj Mahal Casino Union Contract

A federal bankruptcy court judge voided the labor contract at Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino, raising hopes that the gambling hall and its 3,000 jobs could be saved.

10/17/2014

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

Union Makes Counteroffer To Save Taj Mahal Casino

Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union responded to Trump Entertainment Resorts’ demand that workers give up their entire pension and health care coverage as part of a complex plan to keep the casino open.

10/09/2014

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About 2 Dozen Facing Charges After Atlantic City Protests

The protesters blocked an intersection at Missouri and Arctic Avenues.

10/09/2014

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

Union Blocks Traffic To Protest Casino Givebacks

Casino workers plan to block traffic on an Atlantic City, New Jersey highway Wednesday night to protest demands for contract givebacks being made to keep the Trump Taj Mahal open.

10/08/2014

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Ruling Postponed In New Jersey Sports Betting Case

Casinos and racetracks in New Jersey will have to wait a bit longer for a judge’s ruling on the state’s efforts to allow legal sports gambling.

10/06/2014

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

Judge Rejects Trump Entertainment’s Pension Request

A Delaware bankruptcy judge has denied a request by Trump Entertainment Resorts to be relieved of its pension obligations under a collective bargaining agreement with workers at the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

10/03/2014

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Acrimony Surfaces In Revel Auction

Florida developer Glenn Straub, whose $90 million bid is the only publicly identified one, has asked a judge to delay an auction that resumed Tuesday until Thursday.

09/30/2014

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

Sprinkler Company Seeks To End Work At Trump Taj Mahal, Claims It’s Owed Money By Bankrupt Casino

Tozour Energy Systems is asking a bankruptcy court judge in Delaware to let it terminate its contract with the Taj Mahal on Oct. 18, claiming it is owed more than $250,000.

09/23/2014

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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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