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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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Maryland Casino To Host Job Fairs In Atlantic City

Maryland Live! is holding job fairs next week at the Sheraton hotel across from the Atlantic City Convention Center.

07/25/2014

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

Atlantic City To Host Concerts On Beach As City Transitions Away From Casino Reliance

While the Trump Plaza, Showboat and Revel casinos all look at possible closures by early fall, a pair of free country concerts are a week away which will try to draw huge crowds of infrequent visitors to the resort city.

07/23/2014

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

Analysts Say Atlantic City Casino Shutdown Needed

Atlantic City started the year with 12 casinos. By Labor Day, it could be down to nine.

06/29/2014

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

Union: Showboat Casino Warns Of Possible Closure

A union official says employees of The Showboat Casino Hotel will receive notices on Friday warning that the casino may close in two months.

06/26/2014

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Revel Files Second Bankruptcy In 2 Years; Threatens Shutdown Without Buyer

Shortly after distributing the letters, Revel filed a Chapter 11 petition with the federal bankruptcy court, its second in as many years. Revel said it hopes to find a buyer quickly.

06/19/2014

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