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Showboat Casino

(Photo by David Madden)

Union and State of NJ Extend Helping Hand to Laid-Off Atlantic City Casino Workers

A resource center has opened in Atlantic City, NJ to assist the thousands of people laid off by this weekend’s shutdown of the Revel and Showboat casinos.

09/03/2014

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Showboat Casino Closing Impacts Many

On Labor Day weekend, it was the worst kind of Irony as nearly 2,000 employees lost their jobs.

08/31/2014

(Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian, on the boardwalk, holds a "Don't Stop Believing" promotional coaster.  Photo by David Madden)

Atlantic City Mayor Optimistic Despite the Breaking Wave of Casino Closures

Labor Day may not be much of a holiday for several thousand workers at the Showboat and Revel casinos in Atlantic City, both of which will be closing their doors. Mayor Don Guardian is hopeful for the town’s future.

08/29/2014

(Showboat Casino-Hotel, in Atlantic City.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Showboat Casino Offers Job Fair To Its Atlantic City Employees Being Laid Off

This job fair is one in a series of eight being held by the Showboat — which plans to close August 31st — and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

07/29/2014

(The Showboat Hotel-Casino, on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

Showboat Casino Workers To Protest Planned Closing

Several hundred workers at Atlantic City’s Showboat casino will stage a rally to protest its planned Aug. 31 shutdown.

07/24/2014

(NJ assemblyman Chris Brown announces his plan to help Atlantic City's economy.  Photo by David Madden)

NJ Lawmaker Hopes His Bills Will Stabilize Atlantic City’s Struggling Economy

Assemblyman Chris Brown is introducing measures limiting corporations to two licenses each, going forward, and requiring any profitable casino that closes to return any financial incentives previously given to it.

07/08/2014

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

Atlantic City Mayor Untroubled By Shore Town’s Troubled Casino Industry

Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian says he has a four-year plan that will turn the city back into the destination resort it was before the casinos arrived.

06/27/2014

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

Showboat Casino, Planning To Shut Down, Could Be Saved By A Buyer

Some industry experts are suggesting the struggling casino-hotel might not have to close after all.

06/27/2014

(Credit: Tom Briglia/PhotoGraphics Photography)

Stars At The Shore: Everlast

Grammy Award-winning rapper and songwriter Everlast performed over the weekend at the House of Blues in the Showboat Casino. Before his concert in the resort, the musician spoke candidly about his life, his music career and his dreams for the future.

01/24/2012

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