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.
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.
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.
Maryland Live! is holding job fairs next week at the Sheraton hotel across from the Atlantic City Convention Center.
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.
Atlantic City started the year with 12 casinos. By Labor Day, it could be down to nine.
A union official says employees of The Showboat Casino Hotel will receive notices on Friday warning that the casino may close in two months.
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.
The CEO of Caesars Entertainment says Atlantic City has too many casinos, and that one or more needs to close.
A down year with a strong finish. That’s how New Jersey gaming officials describe the profits of the 12 Atlantic City casinos last year.
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement revealed Tuesday it has issued $26,500 worth of fines against the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, and Revel Casino Hotel.
Atlantic City’s casino revenue fell below $3 billion last year for the first time in 22 years, as increasing competition in the northeastern U.S. continued to shrink the market.
“Pennsylvanians like gambling where it is right now,” Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, said.
The number of people signing up for Internet gambling in New Jersey continues to rise.
Atlantic City’s casino revenue increased by more than 27 percent in November compared to a year ago, and that’s only because Superstorm Sandy forced the casinos to close for nearly a week in November 2012.