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March Marked All-Time High For Slots Revenue In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says the state set an all-time high for gross revenue from slot machines in March.

04/03/2012

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New Jersey Seizes $70,000 In Ineligible Casino Jackpots

New Jersey has seized nearly $70,000 in jackpots won by gamblers who told Atlantic City casinos to keep them out.

12/02/2011

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Atlantic City Undercover: Analyzing Casino Crime

Three men are charged with carjacking a couple in the Trump Taj Majal parking garage and killing 28-year-old Sunil Rattu in September.

11/23/2011

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Revenues at Atlantic City’s 11 Casinos Down For Second Straight Month By Less Than 1 Percent

To get excited about a loss may sound crazy, but September’s drop of .6 percent has analysts like Joe Weinert at the Spectrum Gaming Group feeling cautiously optimistic about Atlantic City’s casinos.

10/15/2011

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Gaming Control Board Approves New Access Rules For ‘Resort’ Casinos

The Gaming Control Board has approved regulations governing how members of the general public will be able to access the gaming floor of the new casino expected to open at the Valley Forge Convention Center next spring.

10/14/2011

William Ryan (credit: Tony Romeo)

Officals At Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Want To Restore Their Image

William Ryan says he and his colleagues know they have work to do. “A realization that we do have to regain the confidence of the people, the confidence of the legislature, the confidence of the governor.”

10/06/2011

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Atlantic City Casino Workers Union Ramps Up Opposition To Proposed Pay Cuts

Atlantic City’s largest casino workers union is ramping up its opposition to proposed pay cuts as contracts with nine of the 11 gambling halls are set to expire Thursday.

09/12/2011

Stigall Show Log 8.30.11

Chris talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe about a Politico article asking if Rick Perry is dumb, Gerri Willis about the appointment of Alan Krueger to the head of the White House Council of Economic Advisors and announced that he will interview former Vice President Dick Cheney on September 6th.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/30/2011

(The lobby of Resorts casino in Atlantic City, NJ was sparkling but deserted on Friday morning.  Credit: Tony Hanson)

Hurricane Irene Forces Closure Of All AC Casinos, Trenton Arena Used As Shelter

Hurricane Irene is forcing the third Atlantic City casino shutdown in 33 years.

08/26/2011

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Resorts Casino Union Local 54 Workers Receive Dramatic Wage Cut In Atlantic City

Labor contracts between Atlantic City’s largest union and nine casinos are due to expire in one month and Local 54 is negotiating a new contract with another.

08/14/2011

Locals line up to purchase lottery tickets in Philadelphia. (file photo)

Despite Competition From Casinos, Pennsylvania Lottery Sets Sales Record

Possible damage to the Pennsylvania Lottery was the source of much hand-wringing when legalizing casinos was being debated.

07/25/2011

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Pennsylvania Casinos Want New Laws To Punish Underage Gamblers

Michael Sklar, an attorney representing The Rivers, says the problem of underage gambling will continue unless the minors themselves are punished. “It’s like a bar: the kids are gonna try.”

07/21/2011

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Atlantic City Casinos Cut Prices To Gain Customers

From $10 concert tickets to $3 steak dinners, Atlantic City is using low-cost incentives to try to bring more gamblers through the casino doors.

07/16/2011

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Harrah’s Resort

One of the tallest buildings in Atlantic City, Harrah’s Resort is in a stratosphere all its own.

05/26/2011

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Guide To The Shore: Casinos

Known as the East Coast’s gaming capital, the city that’s always turned on is currently home to 11 casinos.

05/26/2011

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