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article Four women holding top roles in Atlantic City casinos: 'It's long overdue'
(9/25/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- On a cool, sunny Monday afternoon in late summer, four women gathered on the Boardwalk in front of one of the city’s most iconic buildings,...
article PofA EDITORIAL: Casinos, state and city interests may align on appealed deed restrictions
(9/25/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Casino companies have long used deed restrictions to help limit their competition. A prohibition written into the deed of a property can stop another...
article Atlantic City casino tax relief approved, goes back to Senate
(9/24/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The state General Assembly voted Thursday afternoon in favor of providing temporary financial relief for an Atlantic City casino industry struggling...
article In whistleblower lawsuit, fired AC casino exec claims she dealt with misogyny, retaliation
(9/22/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- A former executive of Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City claims she was fired in retaliation for raising concerns the company filed a falsified...
article State budget committee passes Atlantic City casino relief, full Assembly vote Thursday
(9/22/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The Assembly Budget Committee on Tuesday voted in favor of temporary tax breaks for Atlantic City casinos in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic...
article Atlantic City Is Leading A Wave Of Female Casino Leaders
(9/21/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- For decades, women have dealt cards or served drinks in casinos, but they rarely got the chance to run the joint. But women now run four of Atlantic...
article Showboat Atlantic City owner wants to build beach bar to complement indoor water park concept
(9/20/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- In addition to aspirations of a world-class indoor water park, Philadelphia-based developer Bart Blatstein wants to construct a beach bar in front of...
article Trop boss makes 4 of 9 Atlantic City casinos run by women
(9/18/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Four of Atlantic City's nine casinos will be run by women, following Wednesday's appointment of a veteran female executive to run the...
article Why A PointsBet Retail Sportsbook At Bally's Makes A Lot Of Sense
(9/18/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The Wild Wild West is one step closer to separating from Bally’s Atlantic City. During this week’s Casino Reinvestment Development...
article Trop boss makes 4 of 9 Atlantic City casinos run by women
(9/16/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Four of Atlantic City’s nine casinos will be run by women, following Wednesday’s appointment of a veteran female executive to run...
article Bally's sale closer to completion after CRDA grants land-use split for Wild Wild West
(9/15/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority approved a request Tuesday to divide the land lots containing the Wild Wild West Casino and parking...
article Atlantic City Casinos And NFL Action: Back To Normal, Almost
(9/14/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Were Atlantic City casino visitors “ready for some football” on the first Sunday of the NFL season? No doubt about it. Boardwalk...
article Defected casino exec must return phone with high-roller info
(9/11/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- An executive who left Atlantic City’s top casino to work for a competitor must return a cellphone laden with valuable information on his...
article Inside Atlantic City’s indoor restaurants, customers say they’re lucky to feel normal again
(9/11/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- As the Labor day weekend unofficially closes the door to one of the strangest summers anyone can remember another door opens. The door to your...
article Our view: Casinos should do what’s relatively easy to reduce COVID risk
(9/9/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Evidence is mounting that lockdowns weren’t a very helpful reaction to COVID-19 by governments and health experts with too little information on...
article AC Profits Fell 170 Percent in 2Q
(9/3/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Second-quarter results for eight of Atlantic City’s nine casinos showed a steep decline in gross operating profits. Buoyed by its strong iGaming...
article What were the biggest jackpots scored at Atlantic City casinos in July?
(9/2/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- This is a monthly list of jackpots scored of $50,000 or more in Atlantic City.
article Beverage service and smoking on casino floors to resume Friday
(9/1/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Beverage service on casino floors will resume Friday, state officials said. Drinks must be ordered from a server and consumed in your seat, according...
article Thousands returning to work in Atlantic City casinos with indoor dining back on tap
(9/1/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- It’s been a long six months out of work during the coronavirus pandemic, but at least a few thousand casino workers will be back on the job in...
article Borgata Atlantic City to lay off over 2K employees as COVID tanks casino industry
(8/31/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- MGM Resorts International, which owns Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, plans to lay off 2,295 staff at the South Jersey resort, as the COVID-19...
article Borgata Lawsuit Accuses Rival Ocean Casino Of Poaching Key Executives
(8/31/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- It took eight years, but a settlement in the epic $10 million Phil Ivey vs. Borgata mini-baccarat “edge sorting” saga appears to have been...
article Claridge, Atlantic Club appeal casino regulator's failure to lift deed restrictions
(8/31/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The owners of the Claridge Hotel and the former Atlantic Club are appealing the Casino Control Commission's decision to not remove deed...
article Casino industry's lackluster summer will dent Atlantic City's budget in 2021
(8/30/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The ongoing struggles of the casino industry as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and subsequent state-imposed restrictions, will mean millions of...
article Murphy signs bill making permanent Atlantic City open-container rules
(8/28/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Friday that permanently allows for the public consumption of alcohol within the Atlantic City Tourism District....
article Borgata: Ocean Casino is poaching our execs, trade secrets
(8/28/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The city’s top casino is accusing a rival of poaching a half-dozen of its top marketing executives in an attempt to “cripple” it by...
article Twin River all in on returning Bally's to prominence in Atlantic City
(8/26/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. may not be a familiar name to some casino players, but the Rhode Island-based company has strong ties to the market...
article MORON ALERT: Casino in A.C. has 'mask Nazis' to totally ruin your experience
(8/26/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- I love Atlantic City too much to disparage a casino by name. I want people to continue going to Atlantic City and enjoying all that the beautiful...
article Atlantic City Casinos Post $112M Operating Loss in Second Quarter
(8/25/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos were closed for the duration of the second quarter, and their balance sheets reflect the extraordinary situation caused by COVID...
article Atlantic City’s casinos see 170 percent decrease in operating profits in Q2
(8/25/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- According to data released Monday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, Atlantic City’s casinos reported a 170.4% year-over-year...
article Coronavirus closures send Atlantic City casinos to $112M Q2 loss
(8/25/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The coronavirus outbreak sent Atlantic City’s casinos plunging to a $112 million second-quarter gross operating loss as the gambling houses remained...
article Atlantic City casinos report operating loss of $112 million in second quarter of 2020
(8/24/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The second quarter of 2020 is the only three-month period without in-person legalized gambling in the seaside resort since it was first introduced in...
article Fewer people heading to Atlantic City: Will hotels survive?
(8/23/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- As the COVID-19 health emergency continues, there is growing concern about New Jersey’s casino industry. Some casinos are doing better than...
article Atlantic City casino employment down 15% in July, restaurant workers remain in limbo
(8/22/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Deb McGinnis has been a cocktail server at Bally’s Atlantic City for nearly 30 years. The 55-year-old from Egg Harbor Township is among those...
33 Total Articles on this Issue

Donald Trump

article The Trump Files: The Shady Way Fred Trump Tried to Save His Son’s Casino
(9/24/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Donald Trump’s career was built on help from his father, Fred, whether it was the years Trump spent managing his dad’s apartment building...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article Former Ocean Casino executive files whistleblower suit
(9/24/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The former general counsel of Ocean Casino Resort filed a lawsuit Tuesday in state Superior Court claiming she was unjustly fired after raising...
1 Article on this Issue

Ocean Resort Casino

article Former Ocean Casino executive files whistleblower suit
(9/23/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The former general counsel of Ocean Casino Resort filed a lawsuit Tuesday in state Superior Court claiming she was unjustly fired after raising...
article Atlantic City’s Ocean Resort offers sky-high views with outdoor dining 11 stories up
(8/22/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Reinaldo Delgado and his girlfriend Sadia Hasib haven’t been out much since the coronavirus pandemic began, but decided they would venture out...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Trump Casinos

article Trump Plaza History: Atlantic City Stardom To Demolition And Beyond
(9/22/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Once upon a time, Trump Plaza was used to film a scene in Ocean’s Eleven. Danny Ocean (played by George Clooney) tried to recruit Frank Catton (...
article Crews continue work to demolish former Trump Plaza in Atlantic City
(9/9/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Construction crews are continuing the process of preparing the former Trump Plaza Casino in Atlantic City for its demolition.The property, owned by...
article Atlantic City's Trump Casino Demolition Set For 9 Days After 2021 Presidential Inauguration
(8/26/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City officials have reached an agreement with the developer who bought the former Trump Plaza Casino to topple the structure in January 2021.
article Implosion of Trump Plaza Casino eyesore in Atlantic City set for early next year
(8/26/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- After years of back-and-forth over the future of the former Trump Plaza Casino in Atlantic City, a date for the implosion has finally been set. The...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Public Smoking

article Smoking is currently banned in Atlantic City casinos. Will it ever return?
(9/21/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The novel coronavirus, an airborne pathogen that affects the respiratory system, provided state officials a legitimate public health reason to...
article Smoking is currently banned in Atlantic City casinos. Will it ever return
(9/20/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The novel coronavirus, an airborne pathogen that affects the respiratory system, provided state officials a legitimate public health reason to...
article NJ bans smoking inside casinos after reopening restaurants
(9/5/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Gov. Phil Murphy banned smoking inside New Jersey casinos after rescinding a mandate that allows any "retail, recreational, and entertainment...
article Gov. Murphy bans smoking indoors at casinos
(9/4/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday ordered a ban on all smoking inside casinos, the same day it was to have been allowed to resume after more than five months...
article Murphy allows smoking in casinos when indoor dining resumes Friday. Some say that’s a bad idea.
(9/3/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order that allows limited indoor dining and drinking to resume on Friday also permits smoking again inside Atlantic...
article Smoking inside Atlantic City casinos returns Friday despite health concerns
(9/3/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Indoor dining and beverage service on the casino floor will return Friday morning, much to the delight of the gaming industry, employees and guests....
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Stories Of The Week

article Trop Boss Makes 4 of 9 Atlantic City Casinos Run by Women
(9/20/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Four of Atlantic City's nine casinos will be run by women, following Wednesday's appointment of a veteran female executive to run the...
1 Article on this Issue

Resorts AC

article Resorts Casino Contributes $ 30,000 to Boys & Girls Club of A.C.
(9/17/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Resorts Casino Hotel has paid the second of three $ 10,000 installments; a three-year commitment to provide a total $ 30,000 to The Boys & Girls...
1 Article on this Issue

William Hill

article William Hill now running Harrah's, Wild West Casino sports book
(9/11/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- William Hill is now running the sports book at Harrah's and Wild West Casino, according to the company. “It’s another exciting day for...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Casinos, state and city interests may align on appealed deed restrictions
(9/24/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Casino companies have long used deed restrictions to help limit their competition. A prohibition written into the deed of a property can stop another...
article William Hill Branding Expands To Two More Atlantic City Sportsbooks
(9/10/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- William Hill is doubling down on the Atlantic City casino market. As of this week, the retail sportsbooks at Bally’s and Harrah’s are officially...
article Claridge, Atlantic Club appeal casino regulator's failure to lift deed restrictions
(8/31/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The owners of the Claridge Hotel and the former Atlantic Club are appealing the Casino Control Commission's decision to not remove deed restrictions...
article Baseball betting booms at sportsbooks on opening weekend
(7/27/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The $100,000 baseball bets, one after another, started coming in over the weekend at the sportsbook at Borgata, the last casino in Atlantic City, New...
article Slot machines have more similarities to table games that you realize: Casino Answer Man
(6/24/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Despite visible differences, slot machines are more similar to table games than most players realize, Both slots and tables give the house an edge by...
article Atlantic City casino relief bills, new football coach at Cedar Creek and more
(5/6/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and John Armato, D-Atlantic, have concerns about casino relief legislation introduced Monday by leading Democrats, saying the...
article Phila. based casino supplier helping players keep their distance
(5/6/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, “sneeze shields” at buffets and other self-serve food stations may be going the way of the dinosaur....
article COLUMN: How will social distancing impact casinos?
(5/6/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Q. When casinos are allowed to reopen, will they be able to offer a full range of games? Will social distancing make a difference? A. Every...
article COLUMN: A few new slots to look forward to
(4/20/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- For decades, International Game Technology has provided one-stop shopping to the casino industry. That includes slot machines of all types so that no...
article Atlantic City Casinos Announce Layoffs, Two COVID-19 Cases Confirmed
(3/27/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos are laying off thousands of workers due to the state-mandated closure of their operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic....
article Slots: The coming attractions
(3/24/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- New games are the lifeblood of the slot machine industry. Players are always looking to try out the new bonus on the latest and greatest slot games....
article Borgata dealer tests positive for COVID-19
(3/20/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- A table games dealer who works at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is among the positive cases of COVID-19 in Atlantic County, according to a memo sent...
article BLOG: Problem Gambling Awareness Month is here
(3/9/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, a grassroots campaign that depends on organizations like the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (...
article BLOG: Dissecting the house edge in roulette
(3/9/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. Please explain to me about roulette and the 5.26 percent house edge. It seems to me like every time I play, I...
article HardRockCasino.com Launches World's First Live Slots at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
(2/10/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- There is a lot of buzz coming from a locked room at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, but don't try to open the door if you are visiting the...
article Super Bowl a super boost for Atlantic City sportsbooks
(2/3/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Bettors were in casino sportsbooks early Sunday putting money on the line for Super Bowl 54, and many were glued to the big screens there later that...
article 2 charged after 14-year-old girl human trafficked in NJ, 1 charged for sexual abuse
(1/30/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Authorities in New Jersey have charged a man and a woman with first-degree human trafficking after the pair allegedly sold a 14-year-old girl to...
article Two Charged With 1st Degree Human Trafficking in New Jersey
(1/30/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a woman and a man from Atlantic County were arrested and charged with first-degree human trafficking...
article Golden Toilets Used by Frank Sinatra Sell for Thousands at Auction
(1/30/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Die-hard Frank Sinatra fans will do anything to get their hands on some memorabilia like the late singer's clothes, his rare LP recordings, and even...
article COLUMN: Credit cards on the casino floor? Maybe...
(1/13/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Credit where credit is due: If you’re not getting complimentary rooms, meals and drinks at your favorite casino, you probably pull out a credit...

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