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article Ocean Resort, Hard Rock Could Put Some AC Casinos In Precarious Position
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic City casino industry was in full crisis not too long ago. There was little reason for optimism after five of city’s 12 casinos...
article Veterans job fair to be held in A.C. in April
(Atlantic City) -- A job fair for veterans will be held in Atlantic City next month. Casinos including Bally’s Atlantic City, Ocean Resorts Casino and the...
article Bad Weather Hurts Atlantic City Gaming Revenue Again
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casino revenue numbers in February 2018 were 8.9 percent lower than the numbers from February 2017. The likely culprit for the decline...
article Atlantic City casinos experienced a disappointing February
(Atlantic City) -- It was reportedly a rough February for the seven casinos in Atlantic City as aggregated land-based gross gambling revenues for the 28-day month fell...
article Online gaming the plus point as Atlantic City endures poor 2018
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic City land based and online casino industries had a month of contrasting fortunes in February, with an overall total gaming win decline of...
article Atlantic City Casinos Experience February Revenue Plunge while Online Gambling Thrives
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City is known as the gambling hub located on the East Coast and with its perfect positioning and conditions it focuses on boosting the...
article Online Gaming Helps AC Casinos Weather The Winter Storms
(Atlantic City) -- Severe weather was a factor in Atlantic City casinos getting off to their worst two-month start in recent memory. But as they say, every cloud has a...
article Steven Van Zandt to host film festival in A.C. this year
(Atlantic City) -- Steven Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation and the New Jersey School Boards Association will host a film festival at the Atlantic City...
article Atlantic City gaming revenue falls 6.5 percent in February
(Atlantic City) -- It was a rough February for citywide gambling revenue, which was down 6.5 percent compared with a year earlier, according to state figures released...
article February was lousy for Atlantic City casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s table games and slot machines were as cold as the weather in February, with revenue down 6.5 percent from a year ago. The city...
article Will Resorts Have Better Prospects For AC Job Seekers?
(Atlantic City) -- Amid all the buzz about jobs coming back to Atlantic City with the opening of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, one businessman who visited the site...
article 95 Vacant Properties Up For Auction As Atlantic City Embraces A Possible Rebirth
(Atlantic City) -- The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) has scheduled an auction of 24 packages that include 95 excess Atlantic City properties. The...
article In Atlantic City, casinos blur the line between traditional entertainment and sports
(Atlantic City) -- The more Atlantic City morphs from just another gaming town into a true destination resort, the more the line tends to blur between different forms of...
article Will Ocean Resort Casino Defy Recent History And Open Its Doors As Planned?
(Atlantic City) -- Perhaps the property was cursed. Maybe it was simply a result of poor management or closing casinos in Atlantic City. Two previous companies, both...
article Pieces of Trump Plaza exterior torn off during nor'easter storm
(Atlantic City) -- A nor'easter storm with wind gusts up to 60 mph caused pieces of the former Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino to tear away from the east side of the...
article Atlantic City Story: Small signs of development
(Atlantic City) -- On what used to be the Revel Casino Hotel are now small signs of hope for an opening as the Ocean Resort Casino. Literally, small signs.
article With AC’s Future Still Unknown, NJ Governor Hires Former Rival To Aid In State Takeover
(Atlantic City) -- Ever since the state’s takeover of Atlantic City last year, there has been no shortage of debate about the right way to proceed in bringing the...
article 'Bet on a Vet': Atlantic City Casinos Want to Help Get Veterans Jobs
(Atlantic City) -- A New Jersey casino authority is looking to help military veterans find jobs with the various casinos and resorts that populate Atlantic City.
article Another Casino In Atlantic City? Showboat Hotel On The Hunt For NJ Casino License
(Atlantic City) -- When the Showboat re-opened as a hotel in 2016, you couldn’t help but notice that gambling was no longer a part of the property’s daily...
article BLOG: Wheels Set In Motion For Hard Rock AC, Ocean Resort And Showboat
(Atlantic City) -- The wheels are grinding into motion for the two Atlantic City casinos set to reopen in 2018. Hard Rock AC and the Ocean Resort Casino plan to welcome...
article Commission to host casino job fair for veterans
(Atlantic City) -- The Casino Control Commission is partnering with the American Legion and the State Parole Board to help veterans find jobs in the casino industry.
article Showboat Atlantic City Could Reopen, But as What Still Up in the Air
(Atlantic City) -- New Showboat Atlantic City owner Bart Blatstein has taken the first steps towards obtaining a casino license from the New Jersey Division of Gaming...
22 Total Articles on this Issue


article Harrah’s Atlantic City WSOP Circuit Main Event win goes to Soheb Porbandarwala
(Atlantic City) -- The World Series of Poker Circuit has been in Atlantic City over the past few days with Harrah’s Resort playing host to quality poker events....
article COLUMN: The skinny on blackjack
(Atlantic City) -- In the last few weeks, while I was focused on new slot games, a number of blackjack questions piled up. Let's try to answer a few. What do you...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Caesars, Bally’s And Harrah’s Already Expect To Be Hard Rock Losers
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Entertainment, which operates the Caesars, Bally’s and Harrah’s casinos in Atlantic City, is already expecting to lose customers...
article Grand Entrance: Hard Rock AC Releases Drawings Of Luxurious Vehicle Turnaround
(Atlantic City) -- Aside from an interest in opening casinos outside the city, very few things in Atlantic City could be considered “minuscule.” The new Hard...
article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City present signage plans as opening draws near
(Atlantic City) -- With plans to open this summer, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City continues its efforts to prepare the Boardwalk property for the public...
article Hard Rock plans continue as signage presented to CRDA
(Atlantic City) -- Plans are moving forward on the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino as representatives laid out plans for 80 signs at the property. Representatives for the...
article OP/ED: 53-foot guitars, at least, needed for makeover of Hard Rock’s building
(Atlantic City) -- Representatives from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City are to seek a variance from the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority today to let...
article Hard Rock Atlantic City launches Greentube-powered social casino site
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's soon-to-open Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has linked its rewards programme to the Greentube-powered free-to-play gaming portal...
article Hard Rock AC Moves Closer To Opening, Submits Plans For Iconic Guitar Sign
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Atlantic City submitted its plans for its casino signage to the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) and let’s just say...
article Hard Rock Atlantic City Taking Shape Ahead Of Summer Reopening
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock intends to put on a good show for Atlantic City when it reopens the former Trump Taj Mahal under its own brand this summer. Three or four...
article Hard Rock to appear before CRDA March 15
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock representatives are scheduled to appear before the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority’s Land Use Division next week as they...
article Check out this new rendering of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in AC
(Atlantic City) -- Representatives of the Hard Rock Casino Hotel in Atlantic City have released a new rendering of what the renovated resort will look like at the valet...
article Hard Rock Casino all set to rock Atlantic City with great music
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Casino, the newest casino of the Atlantic City is all set to rock it with some excellent music! As the casino itself is themed around music...
article Atlantic City Approves Hard Rock’s Plans To Build Beach Bar On Casino Property
(Atlantic City) -- It’s going to be slots on the Boardwalk and shots on the beach. This past week, Atlantic City’s council announced that they approved Hard...
article Hard Rock Atlantic City rolling toward summer opening
(Atlantic City) -- It’s been almost a year since the Seminole Tribe of South Florida — which owns the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino brand – announced it...
article Hard Rock casino to flood Atlantic City with music
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's newest casino promises to flood the city with live music. The music-themed Hard Rock casino opening this summer intends to become...
article Atlantic City Labor Union Pens Agreement with New Trump Taj Mahal Casino Owner
(Atlantic City) -- Officials for labor union UNITE HERE Local 54 and casino operator Hard Rock International have signed a “card count neutrality” agreement...
article Hard Rock agrees to recognize Local 54, clearing way for union's return to casino
(Atlantic City) -- The leader of the union representing hundreds of Atlantic City hospitality workers called it a "pleasure" to work with the owners of the...
article Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City inks union deal
(Atlantic City) -- In New Jersey, the local chapter of the UNITE HERE trade union has reportedly agreed a deal with Hard Rock International that may see it become the...
article BLOG: With Summer On The Horizon, Hard Rock AC Executives Stay Positive On Future In Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City continues its attempt to establish itself as a viable, sustainable and all-out success — even if it...
article Could Local 54 be part of Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City?
(Atlantic City) -- Unite Here Local 54 and Hard Rock International have signed an agreement that could see the union return to the property. The union and management of...
article Music-Themed Hard Rock Casino Promises Over 200 Nights Of Live Music In Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City promises over 200 nights of live music every year when it finally opens its doors this summer. According to Hard...
article Hard Rock casino to flood Atlantic City with live music
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's newest casino promises to flood the city with live music. The music-themed Hard Rock casino opening this summer promises to become...
21 Total Articles on this Issue

Marijuana & Hemp

article Mayor Sees A Match With Legal Marijuana And Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The New Jersey legislature recently began discussions about legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in the state. Atlantic City Mayor Frank...
article Just How Pot-Friendly Will Atlantic City (And The Casinos) Be If NJ Legalizes Marijuana?
(Atlantic City) -- “Going green” could be taking on a new meaning in two casino towns, both of which are of great interest for Frank Gilliam: Atlantic City...
article Mayor envisions pot-friendly zones in Atlantic City if N.J. legalizes marijuana
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s Assembly has started hearings on whether marijuana should be legalized and sold in retail shops in the Garden State. Many New...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article $10B will be bet on March Madness, most illegally
(Atlantic City) -- America's gambling industry predicts $10 billion will be bet on the March Madness college basketball tournament — nearly all of it illegally...
1 Article on this Issue

Revel Casino

article Ocean Resort Casino's name is now on the former Revel building
(Atlantic City) -- A new sign has been put up on Ocean Resort Casino, formerly known as Revel Casino Hotel, showcasing a logo for the property on a small scale.
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article The PolerCoaster Is Behind Schedule
(Atlantic City) -- This time last year, everyone was abuzz with the next hot thing to save Atlantic City: a massive, vertical, Boardwalk-fronting amusement-park ride...
article COLUMN: A 'slot machine queen' confesses all
(Atlantic City) -- “Confessions of a Slot Machine Queen” was published in 2010, but Megyn Kelly, during her 9 a.m. segment on “The Today Show”...
article WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Atlantic City Main Event Day 2 Kicks Off with 54 Hopefuls
(Atlantic City) -- The WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Atlantic City Main Event is set to kick off its Day 2 of play in a few hours. As many as 35 players made it to the end of...
article Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty takes $150K job at Casino Reinvestment Development Authority
(Atlantic City) -- Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty has been named deputy executive director of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, a $150,000 post he began on...
article LandShark Bar & Grill in Atlantic City Holds Job Fair
(Atlantic City) -- On Monday, March 12th, representatives with LandShark Bar & Grill held day one of their job fair to find qualified individuals to fill a variety...
article GROCHOWSKI: When to play the tie bet
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. Tell me something about the tie bet in baccarat. It seems to me that there must be some cards that make ties...
article Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa Announces New Programming Partnership For Famed Comedy Club
(Atlantic City) -- Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is pleased to announce that Chris Mazzilli and Steve Mazzilli, owners of New York City's Gotham Comedy Club, will...
article GROCHOWSKI: Betting on what's hot
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. I was at a roulette table where black numbers came up 15 times in 18 spins. It was all up there on the board...
article Tropicana Entertainment President and COO earns achievement award
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City Weekly's 10th Annual Nightlife Awards announced Tropicana Entertainment President and CEO Tony Rodio as the recipient of the 2018...
article Atlantic City casino hotel room fire leads to meth lab arrest
(Atlantic City) -- Authorities said Thursday in a news release that a fire Wednesday at the Tropicana casino-hotel "resulted in the discovery" of a make-shift...
article Tropicana casino fire sparked by would-be Walter White’s meth lab
(Atlantic City) -- A would-be Walter White has been arrested in Atlantic City after his meth lab caused a fire in a Tropicana Casino hotel room.
article BLOG: Hard Rock AC Partners With Online Gaming Giant GiG For NJ Online Casino Platform
(Atlantic City) -- The future of Hard Rock Atlantic City took another step toward clarity this past week when Hard Rock International announced its first partner for the...
article Man charged with victimizing women at AC hotel twice in one day
(Atlantic City) -- Authorities say a New York man sexually assaulted a hotel employee after he was released following his arrest on charges that he had beaten his...
article New York man, 32, 'sexually assaults an Atlantic City casino employee
(Atlantic City) -- A New York man who was arrested at a casino after assaulting his girlfriend returned to the scene hours later and sexually assaulted a hotel employee...
article COLUMN: How casinos get gamers to come back for more
(Atlantic City) -- A couple of overseas university students emailed to ask if I could help with a research project, and they sent a list of questions about how the...
article Question: What happens when you are mistakenly paid at the blackjack table?
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. I have a blackjack story for you. Full seven-player table, three players got blackjacks, one other had Ace-7...
article Atlantic City man charged for assaulting girlfriend with gun, police say
(Atlantic City) -- A city man was arrested and charged for allegedly assaulting and threatening his girlfriend with a gun. Officers responded about 8:19 a.m. Wednesday...
article COLUMN: Why have blackjack rules gotten so bad?
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. I noticed that video slot machines have more different symbols per reel than three-reel slots. On three-reel...
article Incoming A.C. mayor wants CRDA to drop Miss America over email scandal
(Atlantic City) -- Leaked emails that show the CEO of Miss America disparaging current and former contestants have led Atlantic City's mayor-elect to call for the...
article Skywalk between Tropicana and former Chelsea hotel set to open in spring
(Atlantic City) -- The skywalk connecting the former Chelsea hotel and Tropicana Atlantic City is expected to open in the spring. The City Council approved an ordinance...

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