Atlantic City’s eight casinos saw their revenue increase by 5.3 percent in May compared with a year ago.
The town lost thousands of jobs when four casinos closed last year. As for the remaining eight, they’re looking for people.
There are 1,400 jobs available right now in Atlantic City’s casinos, but only 350 of them are full-time positions, according to a survey undertaken by a New Jersey casino regulator.
In late November, New Jersey became the third state in the nation to permit Internet gambling within its borders.
Starting today, New Jersey joins only two other states — Delaware and Nevada — in offering Internet gambling within its borders.
Quarterly profit numbers for Atlantic City’s 12 casinos are down…again, but officials are encouraged by trends outside of the gaming halls.
The tribe, which owns casinos in the Poconos and in Connecticut, now has a 10-percent stake in Atlantic City’s first gambling hall.