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article COLUMN: The 'nots' of the slots
(11/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- I don’t know about you, but I get a little irritated when I notice someone standing behind me while I play one of my favorite slot machines. For...
article Atlantic City casinos post October gains but fear further competition
(11/18/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos posted a small brick-and-mortar gaming revenue gain in October but a new study is casting doubt on the market’s ability to...
article New investigation highlights Atlantic City oversaturation concerns
(11/18/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- In New Jersey and a new state-backed investigation has reportedly determined that the nine-casino market of Atlantic City is currently oversaturated...
article Rutgers Study Paints Ominous Picture For Atlantic City Due to Market Saturation, Increasing Regional Competition
(11/17/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Buoyed by internet gaming and sports betting, casino operators in Atlantic City, N.J., broadly speaking, are enjoying a solid 2019 on the gross gaming...
article Should New Jersey limit the number of Atlantic City casinos?
(11/14/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Some New Jersey officials think the state should consider placing a limit on how many casinos would be allowed to operate in Atlantic City. There are...
article Should Atlantic City get a cut of sports betting tax revenue?
(11/12/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Sports betting has been an undeniable boon for the city’s casinos and their online gaming partners, while also helping to grow the state’s tax coffers...
article What are the biggest changes in gambling over the years?
(11/11/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Asked the biggest change I’ve seen in my 30-plus years on the casino scene, I recently told a reader that the expansion of legal gambling beyond...
article Celebrity chef Michael Symon announces new TV projects at Borgata
(11/9/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Get ready to see more of Michael Symon. The acclaimed Iron Chef, Food Network Star and co-host of "The Chew" announces he will be the...
article 'Unacceptable' that Atlantic City does not get a cut of sports betting tax, mayor says
(11/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Sports betting has been an undeniable boom for the city's casinos and their online gaming partners while also helping to grow the state's tax...
article Elderly Atlantic City woman who successfully battled the CRDA died late last month
(11/4/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Sadie Helen Brewington Marks, one of the few people in the resort's history to successfully fight the state, died Friday. She was 101.
article OP/ED: Blackjacks seemed capable of bucking Atlantic City sports trend
(11/2/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- It’s not looking good for the Atlantic City Blackjacks. With the Arena Football League now in danger of folding due to a $2.4 million lawsuit...
article ‘Bible business has really gone soft’: Philly printer to lay off 174, shut plant by Christmas
(11/1/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata, Atlantic City’s largest hotel-casino, made headlines when it declined to stock rooms with Gideon Bibles in 2003. And the wide...
article CRDA plans to improve Boardwalk bathrooms, end 'sloppy housekeeper' reputation
(10/28/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- If they are lucky, visitors walking on the Boardwalk or visiting Gardner’s Basin can find a functional public restroom. Many times they can...
article Atlantic City casinos on pace for $3 billion in gaming revenue
(10/27/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Sports betting, online gaming and two new properties are helping push the casino industry toward a revenue benchmark in 2019 it has not reached since...
article 2019 is a banner year for Atlantic City casino business, experts say
(10/26/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s nine casinos are taking in revenue at a pace that would bring them back to performance levels not seen in years. Roger Gros at...
article Atlantic City gambling revenues expected to hit new highs in 2019
(10/26/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Some casino experts down the shore are suggesting revenues for 2019 may flirt with numbers we haven’t seen since gambling venues hit hard times...
article Atlantic Club owner hires N.J.-based broker
(10/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The New York-based firm that purchased the shuttered Atlantic Club Casino Hotel last month has hired a real estate broker and marketing manager for...
article The Most Expensive Cocktail in Atlantic City will Set You Back $40,000
(10/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- At the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, their newest bar is serving up a $40,000 drink! You get more than just a swig of hooch...you...
article Atlantic City casinos on pace for $3 billion in gaming revenue
(10/22/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Sports betting, online gaming and two new properties are helping to push the casino industry toward a revenue benchmark in 2019 it has not reached...
article Atlantic City taxes could go up next year, but they don't have to
(10/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Property owners caught off guard by a tax increase this summer may see more of the same in coming years unless state and city officials develop long-...
article Atlantic City casino slots and table win slumps in September
(10/15/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s casino slot machine revenue took a hit in September, spoiling a spectacular month for the casinos’ new gaming verticals.
article Atlantic City to transfer power amid corruption – yet again
(10/15/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- For over a decade, things had been quiet in Atlantic City, the seaside gambling resort known as much for its colorful political corruption as for its...
article Can Atlantic City’s New Sportsbooks Handle NFL Gameday Crowds?
(10/7/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- After visiting all eight Atlantic City sportsbooks for an NCAA college football Saturday, I noticed that the seating capacity — perhaps a shade...
article Gamblers Battle With Ocean Casino Over Disappearing Rewards Dollars
(10/7/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- In the movies, Danny Ocean pulls one over on the casinos. In Atlantic City, Ocean Casino pulls one over on its customers. At least that’s how some of...
article Hedging bets: AC is finally getting around to diversifying its economy
(10/7/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City built and lost its fortune on legalized gambling. While the casino business appears to have stabilized after long decline, some experts...
article Atlantic City gets a new mayor after another one is disgraced. Will it matter?
(10/4/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A day after Atlantic City lost another mayor to the criminal justice system, it placed a new bet on a familiar player: City Council President Marty...
article Atlantic City Mayor Stole $87,000 From Youth Basketball Program
(10/3/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The mayor of Atlantic City had already been caught in an unflattering light after he got into a fight outside a casino last November that was caught...
article Gov. Murphy to address Gilliam guilty plea at 1:30 p.m. press conference
(10/3/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam pled guilty in federal court Thursday of defrauding a local youth basketball program of more than $87,000 instead...
article Atlantic City casino that N.J. college almost bought gets a new owner
(10/1/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A former Atlantic City casino and resort has been sold to a New York City-based investment firm. In a statement released Tuesday, Clearwater, Fla.-...
article Atlantic City Casinos Economic Stability Will Be Further Tested With Atlantic Club Sale, Reopening
(10/1/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- TJM Properties, a real estate firm based in Florida, has been trying to sell the shuttered property for several years. The company acquired the resort...
article Ex-Atlantic Club casino sold again. (This time for real?)
(10/1/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Will the fourth time be the charm for Atlantic City's former Atlantic Club casino? The Boardwalk property, which has been shuttered since January...
article Former Atlantic Club Casino Sold to NYC-based Investment Firm
(10/1/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The former Atlantic Club Casino in Atlantic City has been sold to a New York City-based investment and construction firm.
article TJM Properties sells Atlantic Club Casino Hotel to Colosseo Atlantic City INC
(10/1/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- TJM Properties sold the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel to Colosseo Atlantic City INC., a New York City-based investment and construction firm. One of two...
article TJM Properties Sells Atlantic Club Casino Hotel To Colosseo Atlantic City INC.
(10/1/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- TJM Properties, a noted Florida real estate firm and hotel management company, has sold the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel to Colosseo Atlantic City INC...
34 Total Articles on this Issue

DraftKings

article DraftKings And Resorts ‘Share The Same Vision’ In Growing Their Atlantic City Sportsbook
(11/12/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- November is quickly becoming one of those big months for DraftKings. Last week, the DraftKings Sportsbook app went live in Pennsylvania. And Nov. 20...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article In Atlantic City, Borgata introduces Esports wagering to New Jersey – 1st bet placed by Howard Eskin on League of Legends World Championship
(11/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Putting $100 on Team G2 to take home the crown, Philadelphia-based sportscaster Howard Eskin made the first-ever esports wager Thursday afternoon at...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article The Flavor Tour at Hard Rock takes our taste buds on the road
(11/7/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- George Siganos does everything the right way. From The Marketplace locations at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and Tropicana Atlantic City to his Café...
article Dancing Under The Atlantic City Stars at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
(11/5/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The crowd in attendance on Saturday night for the second annual Dancing Under the Atlantic City Stars event knew they were in for a night of great...
article Hard Rock Atlantic City donates $32K for cancer research, awareness
(10/30/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Employees of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino raised more than $32,000 for breast cancer awareness and research in October. As part of its Pinktober...
article Atlantic City man given second chance arrested in drug deal
(10/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City man spared a prison sentence this year is back behind bars after he was caught allegedly selling heroin in the city. “Thank you...
article Hard Rock celebrates 45th anniversary of 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' with screening, shadow cast and original Brad
(10/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- At 11 a.m. on the dot, I dialed the number for Barry Bostwick, the actor who is perhaps best known for his roles as Brad Majors in “Rocky Horror...
article This Candy-Covered Ice Cream Sundae at the Jersey Shore Will Set You Back $99
(10/11/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- In Jersey Shore news, Sugar Factory in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City is selling a $99 publicity stunt in the form of a massive ice...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Ocean Resort Casino

article Ocean Casino plans long stay in Atlantic City, Two Cape towns hold votes on pools and more
(11/2/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- At this time last year, Ocean Casino Resort was struggling financially and many industry watchers wondered whether it could survive the brutal winter...
article Ocean Casino will be in Atlantic City for a 'long time'
(11/1/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- At this time last year, Ocean Casino Resort was struggling financially and many industry watchers wondered whether it could survive the brutal winter...
article Dive into a unique experience at Ocean Casino Resort
(10/30/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- At some resorts you get a comfortable stay, luxurious amenities and delicious culinary offerings, it’s expected. You certainly get all of that...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Showboat Casino

article Showboat owner seeks to divide lots for future investments
(10/28/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- For the second time this year, the owner of the Showboat Hotel has applied for a subdivision of the larger lots under the former casino. Showboat...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Notable bets: Bettor drops $300K on Carolina Panthers
(10/28/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 would've turned 27 today. Signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on Oct. 28,...
1 Article on this Issue

Resorts AC

article Resorts Casino in A.C. rebrands itself as 'One of a Kind'
(10/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The city’s oldest casino has launched a new branding campaign designed to showcase its uniqueness among a crowded gaming market. Resorts Casino...
1 Article on this Issue

Skill-Based Gaming

article BLOG: Where are the skill slots?
(10/7/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Many said they would be the “savior” of the traditional slot machine. They would fill casinos with coveted millennials. What are “...
1 Article on this Issue

Caesars

article Gaming regulators approve Caesars' Atlantic City president pick
(10/2/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- State gaming regulators approved Caesars Entertainment Corp.'s choice for regional president who will oversee the gaming company's three...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article COLUMN: What are the biggest changes in gambling over the years?
(11/11/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Asked the biggest change I’ve seen in my 30-plus years on the casino scene, I recently told a reader that the expansion of legal gambling beyond...
article 5 charged with identity theft at Atlantic City casino
(9/20/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Five men, including two from the city, were charged with identity theft after using $11,900 worth of gift cards purchased at a casino with a stolen...
article New Jersey August Gaming Revenue Jumps 16 Percent, Boosted by Sports Betting, Borgata, Hard Rock Among Atlantic City Leaders
(9/13/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Casino win at the nine Atlantic City, N.J. casinos rose in August while revenue from internet gaming and sports betting surged, helping total gaming...
article Hard Rock’s Celebrate America Parade to honor America’s bravest
(9/3/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- With the Miss America competition skipping town this year for Connecticut, many folks in our area may have expected the weekend after Labor Day to be...
article COLUMN: Asian-themed games have been on the rise
(8/28/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Asian-themed games have been rising part of the slot machine mix for a number of years now, and not just because of the rise of gaming in Macau and...
article COLUMN: Asian-themed games have been on the rise
(8/27/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Asian-themed games have been rising part of the slot machine mix for a number of years now, and not just because of the rise of gaming in Macau and...
article BLOG: When to raise bets on a penny slot
(8/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. What’s the best time to raise my bet on a penny slot?
article BLOG: How the casinos get you to keep playing
(8/12/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa ranked No. 41 and Caesars Atlantic City ranked No. 49 among the Top 50 casinos in the United States. BusinessInsider....
article BLOG: Do better payoffs increase casino customers?
(7/29/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- What would you hold with these two hands if you were playing Double Double Bonus Poker?
article OP/ED: North Beach marketing wisely oriented to its target audience
(7/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- These are exciting times in Atlantic City, especially for a long-neglected oceanfront district where new businesses are opening, old ones are...
article BLOG: Slots to watch
(7/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- From the time it entered the casino market a decade ago, Incredible Technologies has been know for eye-catching slot machines and games with a...
article 2 Reopened Atlantic City Casinos Reshape Market in 1st Year
(6/26/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- June 27, 2018, was a day this seaside gambling resort had long waited for. Two of the five casinos that had shut down over the past four years were...
article The Future of Sports Betting is Online, Says Experts
(6/14/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Not long ago, we spoke about the East Coast Gaming Conference taking place in Atlantic City. This conference has now come and gone, and experts here...
article Pro volleyball star Eric Zaun jumps to his death from Atlantic City casino
(6/14/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun jumped to his death from the 29th floor of an Atlantic City casino earlier this week, police said.
article Police ID man who apparently committed suicide by jumping from Borgata
(6/13/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The man whose body was found in the parking lot of the Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa in Atlantic City has been identified. Police say Eric Zaun, 25,...
article New Jersey Gov. to sign hotel workers’ panic button bill in A.C. Tuesday
(6/10/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Gov. Phil Murphy is about to sign a new law that will provide a measure of workplace safety for thousands of hotel housekeepers across the state.
article Bring mom to the casino for her special day
(5/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Why buy or lease a car when you can win one at many of Atlantic City’s casinos? Probably your best chance this month is over at Hard Rock Hotel &...
article COLUMN: Games headed your way
(5/7/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Earlier this year, I explored new slot games from a number of manufacturers, games we’ll be seeing in the coming year. A number of readers asked...
article Borgata Ordered To Forfeit Illegal Winnings
(3/31/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The famous Borgata casino has to date handed over winnings to the tune of $107,000 to the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement; with every last...
article Casino expansion unlikely despite sports betting, internet gaming success
(3/25/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The success of sports betting and internet gambling has not yet revived the idea of expanding casino gaming outside of Atlantic City. But, neither...

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