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article Atlantic City land-based casino revenues on the rise as good feelings grow
(10/16/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s gambling industry is celebrating another great month, with revenues at land based casinos rising 7.9% last month in comparison...
article New Jersey’s Atlantic Club Casino Nearing Sale
(10/12/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, the first of a slew of Atlantic City casinos to close in 2014, may soon be sold, according to a report...
article Atlantic Club casino finds interested buyer
(10/11/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The owners of the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, which has been closed since January 2014, revealed on Monday that they’re close...
article Atlantic City Could See Two Casinos Reopen in 2018, Atlantic Club Deal Reportedly in the Works
(10/10/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City will get its eighth casino when the former Trump Taj Mahal reopens as Hard Rock next year, but the Boardwalk resort might not be the...
article Shuttered Atlantic Club casino reportedly has new buyer
(10/10/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The owners of the closed Atlantic Club casino have found a buyer, according to a report. TJM Properties, which owns the vacant building, declined to...
article A year after Taj Mahal closure, Atlantic City has a different feeling
(10/9/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- When the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort closed its doors for good, it signaled the continuation of one of the darkest eras in the history of the city....
article Atlantic Club deal in the works
(10/9/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The owners of the closed Atlantic Club Casino Hotel said Monday they are close to reaching a deal with a buyer. Dale Schooley, director of...
article Why Atlantic City is over its bonding limit
(10/8/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City has exceeded its limit of borrowing, but not for the reason you might think. It’s not that the city’s debt has grown to...
article Borgata reveals 'Welcome to the Show' campaign
(9/30/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- MGM Resorts International wants you to know there’s more to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa than gambling. That goes for all its other...
article Hugh Hefner's time in Atlantic City was short-lived
(9/29/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Chairman Hugh M. Hefner and his Playboy Enterprises opened the Playboy Hotel and Casino on April 14, 1981, in Atlantic City, but he never turned into...
article Atlantic Club ceiling collapses onto driveway
(9/27/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A portion of the ceiling of the covered entrance at Atlantic Club collapsed onto the casino's driveway early Wednesday morning. The drywall...
article State sells bonds for remaining Atlantic City casino tax appeals
(9/21/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The state has sold more than $68 million in bonds to cover tax-appeal settlements with seven current and former Atlantic City casino properties. The...
article Atlantic City Tourism Report Provides Plenty of Optimism for Casinos
(9/19/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- It’s a new day in Atlantic City and the sun is shining bright. New tourism statistics hint that there’s plenty of reason to justify Hard...
article Potential TEN Buyer Decides To Sweeten The Pot
(9/19/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Back in July, rumors swirled that there was a $200 million offer to buy TEN Resort in Atlantic City. The property’s current owner, Glenn Straub...
article Remaining Atlantic City Casinos See Revenues Increase in August
(9/16/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos saw their revenues jump in August to $244.8 million, a 5.5 percent premium on the same month last year.
article Man burned by caustic beer at casino eatery awarded $750,000
(9/16/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A man whose esophagus and stomach were severely burned when he drank a beer tainted by a caustic chemical at an Atlantic City casino restaurant has...
article Atlantic City’s casinos win $244.8 million in August
(9/15/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s casinos won marginally less from gamblers in August 2017 than they did the year before. Figures released this week by the New...
article Inside Gaming: Online Earnings Providing Boost to Atlantic City Revenue
(9/15/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- This week's installment of Inside Gaming shares the latest monthly revenue report from New Jersey where increased online gaming revenue is helping...
article Atlantic City casinos report slight loss in revenues
(9/14/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's casinos won slightly less from gamblers in August than they did a year earlier, according to figures released Wednesday by the New...
article Atlantic City casino revenue increases by 5.5 percent
(9/13/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The resort’s seven remaining casinos saw gambling revenue, including internet gaming, increase by 5.5 percent in August compared with last year...
article Atlantic City casinos win down less than 1 percent in August
(9/13/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's casinos won slightly less from gamblers in August than they did a year earlier, according to figures released Wednesday by the New...
article Atlantic City’s elite eight casinos enter autumn on a roll
(9/13/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos reported another modest gaming revenue decline in August, proving that all things named Trump are really bad for anyone trying...
article August 2017 casino revenue compared to August 2016
(9/13/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Bally's: $20.9 million, up 0.2 percent compared to August 2016
article Castellani excessive force law suit settles for $3 million
(9/10/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A Linwood man seriously injured in an arrest outside the Tropicana Atlantic City in 2013, requiring hundreds of stitches to repair bites by a police...
article Experts say the shows will go on, despite Atlantic City casino closures
(9/2/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Some of the biggest movers and shakers on the Atlantic City concert scene, including the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and Boardwalk Hall, think the...
article LOOK BACK: Revel's Sept. 1, 2014, closing left A.C. with only nine casinos
(9/2/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- And then there were nine. Atlantic City’s stock of gambling halls will be slashed for the second time this week, as Revel Casino-Hotel, the...
article Atlantic City's Dusk nightclub at Caesars closes for good
(9/2/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- After eight years in operation, including an expansion three years ago, Dusk nightclub at Caesars Atlantic City has closed. According to a ruling from...
article Atlantic City Casino Revenue, Profit Is Booming In First Half Of 2017
(8/28/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Revenue and profit was up substantially for the Atlantic City casino industry for the first half of the year, according to data from state gaming...
28 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Poker

article Three States Reach Deal to Share Regulated U.S. Player Pools
(10/13/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A breaking news announcement Friday by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie could pave the way for legal online poker growth in the states of New Jersey...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article New Jersey online gambling revenue tops $20m for 7th month
(10/12/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market posted its seventh straight month of +$20m revenue in September, although the online poker...
article September casino gaming numbers to be released
(10/12/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The state Department of Gaming Enforcement will release casino revenue totals for the month of September this afternoon.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Donald Trump

article The day Frank Sinatra told Trump to 'go f*** himself' after The Donald tried to stiff him and his dying friend Sammy Davis Jr. at the opening of Trump's Atlantic City casino
(10/7/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Frank Sinatra told Donald Trump to 'go f*** himself' after the business mogul complained that he was paying too much to feature the singer at...
1 Article on this Issue

Revel Casino

article Former Revel casino in Atlantic City sells: Report
(10/5/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Documents filed with the Atlantic County clerk's office indicate the vacant Revel casino in Atlantic City has sold, but Florida developer Glenn...
article AC's Revel sold? Vegas, Denver developer documents a deal
(10/4/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A group involving the former head of the Nevada-based Greenspun Corp., owner of the Las Vegas Sun newspaper, said it has a deal to acquire the...
article Straub Dismissive of Suitor’s $225 Million Offer for Revel Casino in Atlantic City
(9/19/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Revel, Atlantic City has a determined suitor, although its current owner, the eccentric Florida property developer Glenn Straub, is either oblivious...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Sports betting surge hinges on N.J. case, report finds
(10/2/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Legal sports betting could be offered in 32 states within five years if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of New Jersey’s quest to offer...
article OP/ED: Sports gambling a much-better bet for A.C. area than Amazon
(9/28/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A few years of near-depression in the Atlantic County economy has made some officials and residents almost desperate for relief. That’s...
article Atlantic City in great position to take advantage of sports betting
(9/12/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- For decades, sports fans have dreamed about heading to a casino property in the resort and placing a bet on their favorite National Football League...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Phil Ivey

article Borgata Casino Replies to Gemaco Filing in Phil Ivey Baccarat Edge Sorting Case
(10/1/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata, the Atlantic City-based casino resort, has submitted a 34-page court filing earlier this week as a response to a recent filing by card...
article Borgata Causes Card-Maker Gemaco to Shuffle Nervously Over $10 Million Edge Sorting Case
(9/30/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata, Atlantic City, doubled down on its lawsuit against Kansas-based playing card manufacturer Gemaco as it attempts to claw back $10 million...
article Court Battle Unfolds Over Cards Used By Poker Legend Phil Ivey In Baccarat Sessions
(9/28/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A high-stakes legal battle between Atlantic City’s top grossing casino and a card manufacturer continues to play out in court.
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Caesars

article Caesars to collect funds for Hurricane Maria relief efforts
(9/29/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Entertainment has partnered with The American Red Cross to encourage local support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts in the Atlantic City...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article BLOG: Hard Rock Going To Get Things Rolling In Atlantic City
(9/25/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Is it too soon to get excited about the upcoming opening of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey? Hard Rock International,...
article Hard Rock Cafe moving off AC Boardwalk, into re-done casino
(9/2/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The Hard Rock Cafe on the Atlantic City Boardwalk will shut down and be relocated into the former Trump Taj Mahal casino when Hard Rock reopens it...
article Hard Rock Cafe Atlantic City to close Sept. 30
(9/2/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- When the Hard Rock Cafe Atlantic City reopens as part of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, at the former Trump Taj Mahal, in summer 2018...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Trump Taj Mahal

article Lawsuit: SCORES Strip Club Jeopardizes A.C. Casino Development
(9/21/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A federal lawsuit filed this week in New Jersey states that SCORES Atlantic City, a strip club that once operated inside the now-shuttered Trump Taj...
article Taj Mahal casino closed, but strip club wants to return
(9/20/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The Trump Taj Mahal casino has been shuttered for a year, but a strip club that used to be inside of it says it has the right to re-open when the...
article Last chance to buy at Taj Mahal liquidation sale
(8/31/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Bargain hunters have at most until Sunday to buy pieces of the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, where a liquidation sale has been ridding the...
article Trump Taj Mahal liquidation sale coming to a close
(8/30/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The ground level of the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort was buzzing with activity Wednesday as people bought and loaded their vehicles with what...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

eSports

article Esports gaming another state and A.C. opportunity, regulatory challenge
(8/31/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey legalized daily fantasy last week, culminating a few years of work toward regulating and taxing the growing form of online gaming. Players...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Clinton Portis' Casino Debt Case To Go To Trial In December
(10/5/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Former NFL star Clinton Portis and Atlantic City’s largest brick-and-mortar casino are scheduled to go to trial in December over gambling debt...
article Advantage Player Kelly Sun Could Be Borgata’s Disadvantage in Lawsuit
(9/15/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The ongoing legal battle between Borgata Hotel and Casino and card manufacturer Gemaco has turned for the worse for the Atlantic City casino. In New...
article AGA files brief with Supreme Court detailing impacts of failing sports betting ban
(9/6/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The federal ban on sports betting is fueling an annual $150 billion illegal underground sports betting market, according to an amicus brief filed...
article Editorial: At last, some blue skies over Atlantic City’s casinos
(8/26/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- As five Atlantic City casinos closed from 2014 to 2016, analysts — at least those not intent on writing the resort’s obituary —...
article COLUMN: How do big title casino games get taken up by new companies?
(8/21/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. I know you don’t like the double-up systems where you keep doubling your bet after losses until you win...
article Chiesa law firm bills surpass $2.8 million for Atlantic City takeover
(8/17/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The law firm in charge of overseeing the state takeover of the resort has billed state taxpayers a total of $2.8 million since it was appointed in...
article A.C. skywalk granted between Tropicana, former Chelsea Hotel
(8/12/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The city has given a green light for Tropicana Atlantic City to build a skyway to the former Chelsea Hotel. The City Council approved a resolution...
article COLUMN: Not every first time in the casino is a good time
(7/24/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- When I’ve shared readers’ stories of their first casino trips, they’ve almost always involved winning times. There’s a great...
article Comedy Superstar Jeff Dunham Headlines the Borgata
(7/23/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- On July 22nd & 23rd, International comedy sensation Jeff Dunham will rock the house with laughter this summer at the Borgata Hotel, Casino &...
article GROCHOWSKI: Do crowded casinos mean more jackpots?
(7/15/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Rick and Ellen are slot players who are friends of friends. I see them two or three times a year at group outings, but they’re always ready to...
article Internet gambling boosts Atlantic City revenue in June
(7/13/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A nice boost from internet gambling helped push Atlantic City's casino revenue into the black in June. The city's seven brick-and-mortar...
article COLUMN: Money management while gambling
(7/11/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Q. I’ve been looking at tables of house edges on craps bets, and for some I see different house edges per roll and per decision. The edge on a...
article COLUMN: Strange stories from the casino floor
(6/5/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Every veteran blackjack player has seen odd things happen at the tables. Other players’ quirks, our own mistakes and interactions with players,...
article COLUMN: Why craps keeps getting better and blackjack keeps getting worse
(6/5/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Q. Once it became common knowledge to only play Jacks or Better video poker machines with a 9-6 pay table, Las Vegas casinos promptly responded by...
article COLUMN: Understanding jackpot payoffs in slots
(5/29/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A column on a woman’s attempt to beat slots by fooling the random number generator into thinking she was a big player drew several questions...
article Racetrack owner who wants Bergen casino says plan can wait
(5/26/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The owner of a New Jersey racetrack who wants to build a casino there says the proposal can wait for six years. Meadowlands operator Jeff Gural said...
article Interactive experiences seen as big part of casinos’ futures
(5/24/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Getting new customers involved in more interactive experiences is going to be a big part of the future for casinos in the United States and around the...
article GROCHOWSKI: What to do when virtual gambling goes glitchy
(5/23/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. A few years ago, I was playing a virtual craps game where the dice were vibrated to simulate a roll. The die...
article GiGse content director to lead iGaming discussion at Atlantic City conference
(5/17/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Ewa Bakun, Clarion Gaming’s Head of Content and long-time producer of GiGse, Clarion’s flagship US facing event, will moderate the iGaming...
article GROCHOWSKI: Can you fool the random number generator on a slot machine?
(5/15/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Slot machines don’t give systems players as many possibilities as roulette or craps. There are no combination bets such as hedging a pass bet...

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