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article Atlantic City Casino Financials Paint A Mixed Picture
(5/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic City casino industry’s revenues are growing significantly. But its gross profits are declining even more significantly.Those are...
article Atlantic City casino profits plunge 30% with two more mouths to feed
(5/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casino profits continued to shrink in the first quarter of 2019 as the combination of new casino competition and sports betting...
article Competition takes its toll on Atlantic City casinos
(5/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- More casinos have meant less profit in Atlantic City since two gambling halls reopened last summer. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey...
article Atlantic City’s Borgata goes all in on sports gambling
(5/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- According to a press release, the new $12-million Moneyline Bar & Book is coming on June 29. Connected to the sports bar and sportsbook will be...
article Borgata casino unveils $12M sports bet, nightspot project
(5/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. Casino officials tell The Associated...
article Borgata may wish it had let lawsuit by some ‘Babes’ proceed
(5/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Attention, Hollywood screenwriters — the discrimination lawsuit by 21 Borgata Babes would make a good streaming TV short series. The pitch: More...
article Atlantic City casino earnings way down amid more competition
(5/22/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- More casinos have meant less profit in Atlantic City since two gambling halls reopened last summer. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey...
article Borgata casino unveils $12M sports bet, nightspot project
(5/22/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. Casino officials tell The Associated...
article Payback percentage on slot floors can change dramatically
(5/22/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Changing the expected payback percentage on any one slot machine remains a time-consuming process for the most part. Yet overall payback percentages...
article Atlantic City casinos report 11th straight month of revenue growth
(5/18/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The casino industry continued its winning streak in April, reporting a 16.9% increase in total gaming revenue. The increase in gaming revenue is the...
article Atlantic City's Borgata Casino launches online sports gambling
(5/17/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata Casino in Atlantic City is expanding its sports-betting action to digital. It has launched an online sportsbook offering website and...
article Atlantic City Casino Industry Continues To Rebound; Is Sports Betting Playing A Role?
(5/15/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- It’s no secret that online gambling and sports betting (81% over the internet) in New Jersey are thriving, but what about the brick-and-mortar...
article MGM Resorts partnering to build luxury Atlantic City housing on land long targeted for a casino
(5/15/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- It is a tract of land long targeted for another casino in Atlantic City’s Marina District, back past the Golden Nugget along the bay, looking...
article NJ Transit rail service resumes in Atlantic City, Princeton
(5/12/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Rail service to Atlantic City and Princeton resumed Sunday, more than six months after NJ Transit shut down the lines to deal with personnel and...
article Are Atlantic City casinos cashing in on Vans Warped Tour?
(5/12/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The final weekend in June is shaping up to be a major tourism draw and the resort’s nine casinos have priced their hotel rooms accordingly. The...
article A self-serve beer bar is coming to Atlantic City
(5/11/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- There's a new bar coming to New Jersey where you can pour your own beer. Not going to lie: This is pretty awesome. The name of the bar will be...
article Are Atlantic City casinos cashing in on Vans Warped Tour?
(5/10/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The final weekend in June is shaping up to be a major tourism draw and the resort’s nine casinos have priced their hotel rooms accordingly. The...
article Atlantic City police say crime is down. Why don't people believe it?
(5/9/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A video that captured a fight inside the McDonald's on Arkansas Avenue in March racked up more than 1 million views on Facebook and sparked...
article What is next for Trump Plaza and the Atlantic Club?
(5/7/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Bob Smith finds himself at a loss for words when trying to explain to tourists what is happening with the Boardwalk’s two biggest vacancies. The...
article BLOG: New Jersey Sportsbook Review: Bally’s Wild Wild West Atlantic City
(5/6/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The Book at Bally’s Wild Wild West Atlantic City is a temporary sportsbook that took its first bets on July 30, 2018. The sportsbook is located...
article Caesars Entertainment close to opening new sportsbooks at Bally's, Harrah's Resort
(5/2/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. has invested nearly $11 million for construction of two permanent sportsbooks, including one that will be the largest in...
article Harrah's under no legal duty to deny problem gambler loan, state court says
(4/29/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A state appellate court Friday upheld a ruling which will allow Harrah's Resort Atlantic City to collect a six-figure debt from a self-described...
article Atlantic City should consider capping number of casinos, state report suggests
(4/26/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A new report suggests Atlantic City should consider capping the number of casinos in the resort town. A State of New Jersey transition report on the...
article Harrah's Atlantic City Had No Duty to Withhold Credit From Compulsive Gambler, Court Says
(4/26/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- An appellate panel ruled on Friday that Harrah’s Atlantic City casino can go ahead with its effort to collect a debt from a self-described...
article Should Atlantic City put a cap on the number of casinos?
(4/25/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Now that the casino market has stabilized after a brutal 10-year stretch, which saw gaming revenues cut in half and five properties close, some...
article Atlantic City: Commission hosting second casino job fair for veterans
(4/24/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The Casino Control Commission and the American Legion will host a veterans job fair Thursday. The event will be held at the commission’s...
article Atlantic Highlands PBA Ball at Shore Casino
(4/24/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic Highlands PBA Local 242 is hosting its annual charity ball benefitting many charitable organizations on Friday, May 24, at the Shore...
article BLOG: Loose slots — myth or reality?
(4/22/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Players now can try their luck at a slot machine based on the hit HBO show “Westworld.” In Atlantic City, they’ll find it...
28 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Collective Soul and Gin Blossoms head to Hard Rock for a double dose of ’90s nostalgia
(5/20/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Back in the mid-'90s, modern rock ruled the radio. The arrival of grunge a few years earlier had led to an explosion in alt-flavored rock, and it...
article Hard Rock Atlantic City Online Gaming Partner Fined $25K Over Illegal $29 Wager
(5/9/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The online gaming provider to Hard Rock Atlantic City mistakenly allowed a bettor located outside New Jersey to make a $29 wager. The incident led to...
article The Band Perry brings genre-bending sounds to A.C.'s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
(5/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Their notoriety as an exciting country music trio on the rise with plenty of chart-topping potential ahead of them is coming to an end.
article Get 'Zany' at Hard Rock this week
(5/2/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- You know someone was born to tell jokes when their last name is "Zany." Such is the case with Bob Zany, a seasoned veteran of the comedy...
article You auto head to Hard Rock Atlantic City for ‘Car-A-Day’ sweepstakes
(4/30/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- It will be a Camaro a day for the whole month of May as Hard Rock Hotel Casino Atlantic City Tuesday launches its “Car-A-Day-In-May”...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Trump’s casino years: a blockbuster disaster movie
(5/18/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- As a top adviser to Jeb Bush’s failed 2016 presidential campaign, Mike Murphy was unable to convince Republican voters that Donald Trump was a...
article Alleged Trump Tax Records Show Extent of Atlantic City Casino Losses
(5/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Purported printouts of Donald Trump tax transcripts from the mid-1980s to mid-1990s obtained by the New York Times reveal he lost $1.17 billion...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

N.J. Sports Betting

article iGaming helps Atlantic City casino market to record a successful April
(5/15/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The nine-casino market in Atlantic City reportedly had a very good April after chalking up a 23.8% rise year-on-year in aggregated gross gaming...
article Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Launches Sports Wagering Platform BorgataSports.com
(5/14/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa announced today the introduction of its new digital sports betting platform BorgataSports.com, offering an array of...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Labor & Unions

article Local 54 president McDevitt cruises to election win
(5/11/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Bob McDevitt secured another three-year term as president of the local casino workers union Friday night, defeating perennial challenger Al Tabei....
article Local 54 election pits familiar foes against each other
(5/5/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- More than 10,000 casino and hospitality employees will have the opportunity Friday to vote for union leadership, and the choice is between two...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ocean Resort Casino

article Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino is finally making money
(5/6/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A perennially challenged Atlantic City casino will finally turn a profit this month and chart the way forward under the ownership of a New York hedge...
article Atlantic City's Ocean Casino's finally making money
(5/5/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A perennially challenged Atlantic City casino will finally turn a profit this month and chart the way forward under the ownership of a New York hedge...
article Ocean Casino Resort in AC to shed Royal Jelly burlesque nightclub. Speakeasy-style lounge to take its place.
(5/2/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Amid sweeping changes less than a year after it reopened, the Ocean Casino Resort is saying goodbye to its burlesque club. Ivan Kane’s Royal...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Kentucky Derby

article Caesars Entertainment close to opening new sportsbooks at Bally's, Harrah's Resort
(5/5/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. has invested nearly $11 million for construction of two permanent sportsbooks, including one that will be the largest in...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Though future online, casinos pour cash into sportsbooks
(5/4/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Mobile apps might drive the future of sports gambling in the United States, but casinos are still betting big on physical sportsbooks as legal...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article 3-day college tournament helps Atlantic City make strides in esports market
(4/28/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- It was Shaun Byrne’s first trip to Atlantic City over the weekend, but he didn’t come to gamble or relax on the beach. Byrne, of Windsor,...
article Esports weekend begins in Boardwalk Hall
(4/27/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City may soon become a regular esports destination. At least, that’s the potential the city may have after hosting the 10th annual...
article Esports Heads To A.C. As Legalized Betting For Gaming Considered
(4/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Anthony Gaud likens the current environment for eSports in the U.S. to a period in the late-19th century rife with uncertainty for American baseball....
3 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article A.C.'s Borgata affected as parent company MGM Resorts eliminates 254 positions
(4/26/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa eliminated some positions as part of companywide layoff plan from parent company MGM Resorts...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article OP/ED: If we could legally bet on the Oscars, Game of Thrones, N.J. could make a lot more money, consultant says
(4/25/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey has been reaping financial benefits since becoming the third state in the U.S. to legalize sports betting on June 14, 2018. Since then,...
1 Article on this Issue

Rhode Island Gaming

article New Jersey's takeover of Atlantic City to last full 5 years
(4/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The administration of Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy plans to leave a state takeover of Atlantic City in place for the full five years that...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

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...
article BLOG: Ways to save on casino ATM fees
(3/25/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Many gamblers don’t like to carry lots of cash when they travel to Atlantic City. They used to depend on their bank’s ATMs in their favorite casino....
article Our view: A.C., NJ will be challenged to strengthen their casino industry
(3/20/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- One of the seven pillars of New Jersey’s plan to restore prosperity to Atlantic City is rebuilding the strength of its casino industry. Recent events...
article COLUMN: Table game nostalgia
(1/21/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Slot machines come and go so rapidly that virtually every player has a list of old favorites that now are absent from casino floors. Table games...
article 4 things to know about Trop’s Beach Bash
(1/14/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- In Atlantic City far too many events are one night only affairs. Sure that’s great if you happen to be free that night, but if not you are out of luck...
article COLUMN: What to do with the put bet at the craps table
(1/14/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. I read something you wrote about doubling down on soft 17 vs. the dealer’s 3, 4, 5 or 6, and something...
article Atlantic City-native Cooper appointed vice chair of Casino Control Commission
(1/9/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The Casino Control Commission named Alisa Cooper, a native of the resort, as vice chair for 2019. Cooper, 66, of Linwood, was nominated to the...
article No word on future of Trump Plaza as another demolition deadline passes
(12/15/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Another year has passed without any progress toward removing one of the resort’s largest and most recognizable eyesores, a failing some experts...
article Novomatic kiosk adds to sports betting experience at Resorts Casino Hotel
(12/12/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Novomatic’s F-V830 full-service sports betting kiosk has made its debut in North America recently at DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts Casino Hotel in...
article Atlantic City Ocean Resort Casino Announces Concert Schedule Targeting Baby Boomers
(12/11/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Ocean Resort Casino opened in June with such celebrities as Mark Wahlberg, Jamie Foxx, and Kesha, but the Boardwalk property...
article Nightclub manager sues Ocean Resort Casino for $10 million
(12/11/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- The owner of one of Atlantic City’s newest casinos is being sued by the former manager of a nightclub on the property, claiming he was pushed...
article COLUMN: A cold streak isn't just weather related
(11/25/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. This is more a story than a question. I know you shouldn’t stand on soft 17. I know that when the...
article Mayor, councilman threw punches in casino brawl, chased victims, complaints say
(11/21/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- The people involved in a fight with the mayor of Atlantic City and a councilman in a 2 a.m. brawl outside of a casino say the elected officials...
article Romantic revenge? Former Revel casino owner dates women, then sues them
(11/19/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Mega-developer Glenn Straub is a proud, hard-nosed businessman with a reputation as a litigious bulldog quick to pounce with lawsuits over broken...
article Are you an avid gambler who loves the ocean? Well, then we have the condo for you
(10/24/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City hotel could become a full-time home for hundreds of people, in a move that would create apartments out of the existing rooms....
article Ocean Resort Casino promoting esports to bring younger customers to Atlantic City property
(10/23/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- When it comes to esports, the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City is officially all in. The resort that reopened in June under new ownership has...
article COLUMN: Is Vegas still worth the trip?
(10/22/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Q. I was playing a Triple Play Poker machine that had progressive jackpots on each hand as well as a bigger progressive if you got all three royals. I...

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