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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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Trump Plaza Casino

Trump Plaza Casino is just steps away from the beach and ocean and offers great dining and gaming and one of the sexiest beach bars, as voted by the Travel Channel.

05/26/2011

A Montgomery County man was killed when a bus operating between Philadelphia and New York crashed March 14, 2011 along the NJ Turnpike. (credit: CBS New York)

As Safety Concerns Rise, Pennsylvania State Police Continue Inspecting Tour Buses

A couple of deadly inter-city commuter bus crashes in the northeastern US earlier this month has focused a lot of attention on the safety of those buses. Here in Pennsylvania, state police have been actively involved in motor coach inspections for the last three years.

03/21/2011

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New Jersey Casino Revenues Down 13.2 Pct In Snowy January

The blizzard of bad news just won’t go away for Atlantic City, N.J., which saw its casino revenue fall 13.2 percent in January.

02/10/2011

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Weather Blamed For Dip In Pa. Slots Revenue

HARRISBURG (CBS) – For the first time since it began comparing the data, the Gaming Control Board says Pennsylvania experienced an overall drop in slots revenue last month, compared to January of 2010. But a […]

02/03/2011

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Report: Grim Outlook For Atlantic City Casinos

A new report paints a grim picture of 2011 in the nation’s second-largest gambling market. The research report by a major casino analysis company predicts Atlantic City’s 11 casinos will continue to lose money and market share this year, even as the competition all around them prospers.

01/24/2011

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Expert Says Pa. Slots Revenue Has Eclipsed NJ

The Latest figures show Pennsylvania and New Jersey casinos running neck-and-neck in slots revenues, but one gaming expert believes the Keystone state has already taken the lead.

01/11/2011

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Rendell Reflects On His Time In Office

As the sun sets on his administration, Governor Rendell says signing the controversial 2005 pay raise bill is his biggest regret during eight years in office.

01/07/2011

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Atlantic City Casinos Face Challenges In The New Year

2011 is not expected to be a Happy New Year for Atlantic City’s 11 casinos in the eyes of one outsider, who keeps an eye on the gaming industry for a living.

01/02/2011

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Christie: Atlantic City Vote Could Come Soon

Efforts aimed at boosting tourism and gaming in Atlantic City may be at a critical stage. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie suggests an agreement with legislative leaders could be reached in time for those efforts to be approved in time for Christmas.

12/17/2010

Harrah’s Slots Numbers Drop After SugarHouse Opening

Early numbers for slots revenue suggest that SugarHouse is taking a bite out of Harrah’s hide.

12/03/2010

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