ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two Atlantic City casinos are paying New Jersey $50,000 after they improperly jacked up parking rates during special events in Atlantic City last summer.
The state’s Gaming Enforcement Division says Bally’s and Caesars charged customers as much as $50 to park, despite being authorized to only charge $30.READ MORE: Biden Administration Enacts New Travel Rules Due To Spread Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant
The state also says the casinos changed parking rates while some customers were already in the garage, demanding they pay a higher rate than what was in effect when they entered the garage.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: District Attorney Larry Krasner, Gun Violence Task Force To Announce Arrest, Charges Of Gun Trafficking Suspect
The DGE did not fine the casinos. But they agreed to pay $50,000 to the state for consumer protection programs.
Parent company Caesars Entertainment says it regrets what it termed “misunderstandings” about its parking rates, and says it is committed to transparency in its operations.MORE NEWS: Water Main Break Flooding Multiple Buildings In Society Hill Section, Officials Say
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