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Native Voices

article Traditional, Futuristic Native American Art of Vigil Ortiz
(7/1/2020)
(New Jersey) -- One wears an oxygen tank. One is a blind archer. The figures marching across the desert are Native Americans, in the year 2180. “Odyssey of the...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article Developer Dropping Bid for Sports Betting at Former New Jersey Track
(6/25/2020)
(New Jersey) -- A developer is dropping a bid to offer sports gambling at the site of a former South Jersey racetrack. In a letter to a federal judge on Tuesday, Cherry...
article EDITORIAL: N.J. casino reopening: Do it fast, do it right
(6/24/2020)
(New Jersey) -- There are nine casino hotels in Atlantic City. They might as well be cats, since nine could be the limit of their number of lives. Once again, they will...
article Casinos in Atlantic City and outside Philly are poised to reopen in the next few days
(6/22/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Casinos around Philadelphia will begin reopening Friday following more than three months of closure because of the coronavirus pandemic, and almost every...
article Gov. Phil Murphy Reminds Residents They Will Not 'Tolerate Knuckleheads' As Indoor Dining, Casinos Allowed To Reopen July 2
(6/22/2020)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey casinos and indoor dining can reopen with limited capacity just in time for Fourth of July weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday morning...
article N.J. coronavirus recovery: Casinos and indoor dining to return July 2
(6/22/2020)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey officials reported Sunday a total of 169,142 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 12,870 deaths from the virus. There are 1,029 hospitalized patients...
article State Senate approves casino tax breaks to aid pandemic-hit industry
(6/16/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The state Senate approved a host of tax breaks and deferrals – albeit scaled back from what they originally proposed – aimed at propping up...
article New Jersey’s online gambling ops win record $86m in May
(6/12/2020)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s regulated online gambling market continues to set new revenue records as Atlantic City casinos remain closed due to COVID-19, while...
article N.J. casinos could be allowed to skip or lower tax payments that fund programs for seniors
(6/11/2020)
(New Jersey) -- A bill that would let New Jersey’s casinos skip, lower or delay tax payments that fund programs for seniors and people with disabilities was...
article PASCRELL: When sport returns: Treating the corona crisis as industry wake-up call
(6/4/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The past several months have been challenging to all of us. The way we work, school our children, take care of the elderly and socialize have changed...
article Monmouth Park purses could be impacted by pandemic
(6/2/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Maximum Security wins the 2019 Haskell Invitational after a crazy hot day at Monmouth Park Asbury Park Press. The optimism surrounding the arrival of the...
article PPAG’s Pascrell joins gaming-focused customer experience company
(6/2/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Bill Pascrell III was named president of A Game Above, North America. Bill Pascrell III, a prominent government affairs expert, has joined A Game Above,...
article Push On For Casino, Outdoor Amusements Reopening
(6/2/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Local businesses not yet allowed to reopen showcased their efforts to ensure safety and enforce physical distancing to Congressman Andy Harris this week.
article EDITORIAL: Proposed NJ help for its closed casinos needed, appropriately modest
(5/24/2020)
(New Jersey) -- When the coronavirus pandemic and statewide shutdowns quickly put many American companies in great distress, the U.S. government and Federal Reserve...
article Bridgeton man wins $1 million on Golden Nugget online slot game
(5/23/2020)
(New Jersey) -- A Bridgeton man won $1 million on a single spin while playing a video slot game on Golden Nugget Online Casino. The man, identified as Scotty W., won the...
article AGS announces partnership with Kindred Group to provide igaming in New Jersey
(5/21/2020)
(New Jersey) -- AGS today announced a new partnership with the Kindred Group to provide its online games for the Kindred Group’s Unibet brand in New Jersey.
article Casino Slip-and-Fall Suit Filed Amid Bankruptcy Gets Another Play
(5/20/2020)
(New Jersey) -- A personal injury case by a New Jersey couple against Harrah’s Atlantic City casino and its parent company, Caesars Entertainment Inc., can proceed...
article With No Brick-And-Mortar Alternatives In New Jersey, Online Gambling Continues To Thrive
(5/14/2020)
(New Jersey) -- With physical casinos in New Jersey still closed to prevent the coronavirus spread, online gambling is essentially the only source of revenue left for...
article Why N.J. is a better bet than Las Vegas for sports gamblers
(5/14/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Thursday marks the two-year anniversary of the Supreme Court throwing out the federal ban on sports betting. “The legalization of sports gambling...
article Casino relief bills introduced, but local lawmakers split on approach
(5/5/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and John Armato, D-Atlantic, have major concerns about casino relief legislation introduced Monday by leading Democrats, saying...
article Food lines a mile long in America’s second-wealthiest state
(5/3/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Jean Wickham’s two sons are in college. Her husband has worked at the same New Jersey casino for 36 years. She recently felt secure enough to trade...
article N.J. losing billions in epic tax revenue shortfall. These stunning examples show how bad it is.
(5/1/2020)
(New Jersey) -- By all accounts, state tax collections are in for a beating. Gov. Phil Murphy has described them as “falling off the cliff." Budget experts...
article PointsBet Touts NJ Sports Betting Handle Share Growth In Quarterly Report
(4/28/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Australian-listed sportsbook operator PointsBet turned out positive results for its fiscal third quarter despite a coronavirus-shortened sports schedule...
article SCHUETZ: Sports Wagering: A Vector of Death in New Jersey
(4/27/2020)
(New Jersey) -- There’s nothing like a great headline attaching everybody’s new favorite thing, sports betting, with a vector of death. This is right out of...
article South Jersey Faces Possible 28% Economic Contraction Due to Virus
(4/27/2020)
(New Jersey) -- South Jersey’s economy appears particularly vulnerable to be dragged down by the coronavirus pandemic due to its reliance on hospitality businesses...
24 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Gaming

article DraftKings, FanDuel Roll Out Standalone Online Casino Apps To Complement Sportsbooks
(6/24/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The expansion of the largest daily fantasy sports companies into other forms of gambling continued in earnest this week. On Tuesday, DraftKings and...
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eSports

article Dennis Drazin Explains New Jersey's Latest Esports Betting Bill
(6/23/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey sports betting industry has a new bill on the table that would make revisions to the state’s current sports gambling laws. Dennis...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City casinos can reopen in July but with limited capacity, Murphy says
(6/22/2020)
(New Jersey) -- More than three months after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic City casinos will be allowed to reopen for the all-important July 4th weekend...
article Casinos, indoor dining can resume on July 2, Murphy says
(6/22/2020)
(New Jersey) -- After spending more than three months closed during the global pandemic, casinos and indoor dining will finally be able to reopen on July 2 at reduced...
article N.J. reopening Atlantic City casinos in time for July 4th weekend after 3-month coronavirus shutdown
(6/22/2020)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey will allow Atlantic City’s casinos to reopen to gamblers on July 2 with 25% capacity limits after being closed for months to help reduce...
article Hundreds of casino employees demand health insurance amid COVID-19
(6/20/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Friday, around 500 Atlantic City casino workers got in their cars and drove around the Borgata and Harrah's as part of a car caravan. Demanding that...
article When will casinos in New Jersey be reopening?
(6/20/2020)
(New Jersey) -- All nine casinos in New Jersey remain closed since Gov. Phil Murphy first ordered all non-essential businesses in the state to shut down March 16 in...
article Shore casinos wait for their chance to reopen as New Jersey slowly loosens restrictions
(6/19/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City casinos are anxiously awaiting word from the Murphy administration that they can resume operations, and several are getting ready by making...
article N.J. Senate OKs tax breaks for casinos hit by coronavirus
(6/15/2020)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers voted for a scaled back set of tax breaks for Atlantic City casinos on Monday after social services providers for the elderly and...
article Senate passes emergency relief bill for Atlantic City casinos
(6/15/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The state Senate Monday approved a series of temporary and permanent tax breaks for a dormant Atlantic City casino industry that has been shut down since...
article Atlantic City casino relief bills clear one committee, held up in another
(6/3/2020)
(New Jersey) -- With the region’s primary economic engine approaching a third month of idleness, two bills introduced last month to alleviate financial pressure on...
article Out-of-work Atlantic City casino workers jam traffic for miles in line up for donated food
(4/23/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The line of out-of-work Atlantic City casino workers backed up for miles, snaked around empty department stores, continued across from a closed movie...
article Thousands of jobless Atlantic City casino workers line up for food
(4/22/2020)
(New Jersey) -- An hour before a planned drive-thru food distribution for out-of-work casino employees was set to open, the line of waiting vehicles snaked around the...
article South Jersey's economic pain from coronavirus could reach over $5 billion
(4/20/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The new coronavirus’ impact on the South Jersey economy could be more than $5 billion, and the regional recovery may take even longer than the 2008...
12 Total Articles on this Issue

Columbus/Indigenous Day

article West Orange To Remove Columbus Monument Amid Fierce Debate
(6/15/2020)
(New Jersey) -- West Orange will remove a monument to Christopher Columbus from a local intersection because it's "divisive" and a "symbol of hate and...
1 Article on this Issue

N.J. Sports Betting

article NJ Horsemen Get New Judge — And New Life? — In $150M Lawsuit Against Sports Leagues
(6/15/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The one-page notice is quite terse — but could it mean volumes for the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association? On Friday, a federal...
article Horse racing group closer to payday in sports gambling suit
(5/18/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to take up a dispute over whether the major pro sports leagues and the NCAA have to pay millions of dollars to...
article Examining The Biggest Issue In NJ Sports Betting Law With Senator Lesniak
(5/14/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The entire sports landscape has been flipped on its head for an undetermined amount of time due to the COVID-19 outbreak across the United States and as...
article Paltry April NJ Sports Betting Handle Somehow Still Feels Like A Win During Shutdown
(5/14/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Everyone was prepared to see the New Jersey sports betting handle drop significantly in April compared with last year. Now, we know how much. NJ sports...
article NJ sports betting: NFL Draft a glimmer of hope for beleaguered industry
(4/22/2020)
(New Jersey) -- It’s the time of year when the NBA and NHL playoffs are energizing fans everywhere, and Major League Baseball is cranking into high gear, filling...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Playtech

article Playtech To Enter New Jersey Via Bet365 Online Casino Deal
(6/1/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Playtech, one of the world’s largest online gambling suppliers, has secured approval to launch its casino products in New Jersey. The company said...
1 Article on this Issue

Supreme Court

article U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear $150M NJTHA Case Versus Sports Leagues
(5/18/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The United States Supreme Court on Monday opted not to get involved in a years-long court dispute over whether the major professional and college sports...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article New Jersey, leagues await word in sports betting suit
(5/4/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The major sports leagues are waiting to see if the U.S. Supreme Court will hear their arguments on whether they have to pay millions to a New Jersey...
1 Article on this Issue

Resorts AC

article Resorts Casino Hotel donates $50,000 to South Jersey community
(4/27/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Resorts Casino Hotel on Friday said it donated $25,000 to The Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s Southern Branch and $25,000 to the Jewish Family...
1 Article on this Issue

Meadowlands

article Meadowlands Casino Now Just a ‘Dream’ For Proponents
(4/23/2020)
(New Jersey) -- “The one constant through all the years, in North Jersey, has been Meadowlands Xanadu/American Dream Meadowlands. Construction has rolled by like...
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Other News

article Casinos, indoor dining to resume in NJ July 2
(6/22/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Casinos in Atlantic City can reopen and indoor dining may resume at limited capacity July 2, Gov. Phil Murphy announced on social media Monday morning....
article Do you know if your kids are gambling? | Parentally Speaking
(5/10/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Recently, we celebrated Problem Gambling Awareness Month. The goal of that campaign is to educate everyone about the warning signs of problem gambling...
article Bill Pascrell III named to software company board
(5/6/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Bill Pascrell III has been named to the advisory board of Gamban, a software company that makes an app to help gamblers control their betting. One of New...
article NJ sports betting: Freehold Raceway finally ready for sports betting
(3/4/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Some 20 months after sports betting was legalized at racetracks and casinos in New Jersey, Freehold Raceway is finally ready to build a sports book of...
article American Dream Meadowlands: The Endless Opening
(3/2/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The 1976 Johnny Cash song “One Piece at a Time,” about a Cadillac assembly line worker who pieces together a unique car built from spirited-...
article Gamblers in NJ wagered $540M on sports in January
(2/12/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Betting on the NFL playoffs in the run-up to the Super Bowl, along with soaring internet gambling revenue and a solid month at Atlantic City's brick-and-...
article New Jersey, Nugget crush online gambling records in January
(2/12/2020)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s online gambling operators started 2020 off on the right foot by utterly demolishing the state’s previous online revenue total. Figures...
article How to bet on the Super Bowl as legal sport betting spreads
(2/1/2020)
(New Jersey) -- With legal sports betting continuing to spread in the U.S., this year’s Super Bowl is likely to be among the most wagered-on championship games...
article Stick to agreement that ended fight between town and Ramapough tribe, judge rules
(1/25/2020)
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey court dismissed one man’s attempt to dismantle a settlement reached last year between the Ramapough Lenape Nation and the Township of...
article Gambling Revenues Are No Jackpot For New Jersey Or Pennsylvania
(1/13/2020)
(New Jersey) -- It’s no secret that the perpetual quest by states and localities for additional revenue has led to an expansion of legalized gambling. Once the...
article New Jersey Man Admits Forging Casino Tax Forms With IRS
(1/6/2020)
(New Jersey) -- False casino tax filings made with the IRS has left one New Jersey man facing up to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to the scheme.
article N.J. man admits role in stealing over $1M from the government by forging casino tax forms
(1/3/2020)
(New Jersey) -- A Middlesex County man admitted Friday that he ripped off the federal government by participating in a conspiracy that used phony gambling winnings forms...
article Montclair Art Museum Presents "Uncaged: Animals In The Collection"
(12/15/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Uncaged: Animals in the Collection, a new exhibition at the Montclair Art Museum (MAM), unleashes a cache of animal-themed works spanning generations of...
article New Jersey sportsbooks hit $5 billion milestone
(12/13/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks collected a staggering $562 million in bets in November, and the industry has now taken in more than $5...
article New Jersey's $563M sports betting handle in November sets new record
(12/13/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s fast-growing sports betting market continued to set monthly records in November as more than a half-billion dollars’ worth of wagers were...
article Police: Woman Stabs Husband, Herself in New Jersey Casino
(12/13/2019)
(New Jersey) -- A woman was hospitalized under police guard Friday after authorities said she stabbed her husband and herself in a casino hotel.
article Excavating subterranean histories of Ringwood Mines and the Ramapough Lunaape Nation, part 2
(12/3/2019)
(New Jersey) -- I first visited Ringwood, New Jersey, in February of 2018 with a group of fifteen students enrolled in my design studio class at Rutgers University...
article New Jersey Gaming Regulator Advises Media to Avoid Advertising Unlicensed Sports Betting Websites
(11/29/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s chief gaming regulator is advising all news and media outlets covering sports betting to avoid referencing or accepting advertising from...
article Industry leaders announced for Betting on Sports America 2020 speaker roster
(11/27/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Joe Asher (CEO, William Hill US), Kenny Gersh (EVP, Gaming and New Business Ventures, MLB) and legendary Las Vegas oddsmaker Roxy Roxborough are among a...
article The struggles of New Jersey’s Native American peoples are on display at JCTC
(11/15/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Jack “Crying Raven” Anderson has been using color to create since he was old enough to pick up a crayon. Drawing from his Ramapough-Lenape, Cherokee and...

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