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

Showboat Gets OK To Close August 31

New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement issued its final closing order for the Showboat on Monday night; the casino will shut down at 4 p.m. on Aug. 31.

08/19/2014

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Slot Machines In Atlantic City May Soon Have Bigger Jackpots

Jackpots at some Atlantic City slot machines could soon be getting a big boost. New Jersey gaming officials approved a plan to participate in a slot system called “Powerbucks.”

03/01/2014

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Slots Revenue Rises In Pennsylvania For 6th Straight Year

State gambling regulators say gross revenue from slot machines was up 2.7 percent last year.

01/03/2013

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Pennsylvania Casinos Have Record Month For Slots In March

The $233-million dollars in gross slots revenue for March was the highest for any month since the state’s tenth full-size casino opened, or any month since legalized gaming began in Pennsylvania.

04/04/2012

(The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, in 2012 file photo.  Credit: KYW's Tony Romeo)

Valley Forge Casino Awarded License For Table Games

The Gaming Control Board Wednesday officially awarded the soon-to-be opened Valley Forge Casino Resort a license for table games.

02/08/2012

A new delivery of slot machines arrives at the Valley Forge Casino Resort. (Credit: Brad Segall)

Valley Forge Casino Resort Taking Shape In King Of Prussia

The Philadelphia region is getting another gaming hall and officials at Valley Forge Casino Resort say everything is on target for an early spring opening in King of Prussia.

01/25/2012

(Gamblers at slot machines at Parx Casino, in Bucks County, Pa.  File photo)

Pa. Reveals 2011 School District Payments Coming From Gambling Taxes

Now, as required by state law, the Pennsylvania Department of Education has released its calculation of what relief homeowners can expect on a district-by-district basis.

05/09/2011

Record Month For Pa. Slot Machine Tax Revenues

Pennsylvania casinos generated a record $116 million in revenues from slot machine play last month.

08/03/2010

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