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Atlantic City casino revenue increased 20 percent in November

Gaming revenue in the resort's casinos was up 20 percent in November compared to last year, according to state gaming regulators.

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3/17/2019

article Gun violence is one of Atlantic City's biggest health threats
(Atlantic City) -- A little less than two hours before the sun rose over the city Feb. 10, Demond Tally was shot dead as he walked from his neighbor’s home to his...

3/9/2019

article What do the numbers tell us about Atlantic City's growth in 2018?
(Atlantic City) -- Visitation, casino employment, gaming revenue and state taxes and fees increased in 2018, all of which is real evidence that after several down years...

3/7/2019

article Atlantic Club Casino having a hard time finding a buyer
(Atlantic City) -- One of the formerly most popular hotel casinos on Atlantic City’s Boardwalk is not feeling any love. The Atlantic Club has been closed since...

3/5/2019

article Atlantic Club owner cancels sale of closed casino
(Atlantic City) -- The owner of the former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel canceled a notice to sell the shuttered property to a Philadelphia-based company. The Feb. 19...

3/4/2019

article Report: Tropicana Finds Its Footing In A Crowded AC Sports Betting Market
(New Jersey) -- Eldorado Resorts is one of the newer players in the Atlantic City casino market. The Nevada-based company is running the show at Tropicana Atlantic City...

3/3/2019

article Net bets push Golden Nugget casino near top in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Don't look now, but a new contender is quietly rising to the upper echelon of Atlantic City's casino market. In recent years, the Golden...

2/28/2019

article Charges dropped against AC Mayor in casino fight, councilman fined
(Atlantic City) -- Charges against Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. for his role in a fight outside an Atlantic City casino nightclub in November have been...

2/22/2019

article Atlantic City police say crime down in 2018
(Atlantic City) -- Violent crime in the resort in 2018 was down just shy of 30 percent from 2017 while police responded to more calls for service and dealt with the...

2/16/2019

article Casino revenue up 20 percent to start 2019
(Atlantic City) -- Casino gaming revenue continued to surge in the first month of 2019 with a reported increase of nearly 20 percent bolstered by online and in-house...
article Man who lost part of his foot when casino sun deck ‘cooked’ his feet like meat in a pan will see suit go to trial
(Atlantic City) -- A Philadelphia man who claims a sun deck Harrah’s Casino Resort gave him third-degree burns on his feet - and lost part of one to amputation -...

2/15/2019

article CRDA loses 5-year eminent domain battle with Atlantic City homeowner
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey appellate court has ruled against the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority in an eminent domain case involving an Atlantic City...

2/13/2019

article Atlantic City casinos celebrate blizzard-free January
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s casinos started 2019 on solid footing, as hot slots overcame cold tables. According to the New Jersey Division of Gaming...
article Casino revenue up 20 percent to start 2019
(Atlantic City) -- Casino gaming revenue continued to surge in the first month of 2019 with a reported increase of nearly 20 percent bolstered by online and in-house...

2/12/2019

article Our view: Airline incentives need more non-casino A.C. attractions to work
(Atlantic City) -- The incentives the South Jersey Transit Authority is offering to lure another airline to Atlantic City International Airport are a nice try but alone...

2/11/2019

article Atlantic City Is Really Going Down This Time
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City covers the northern third of Absecon Island, a barrier island made up of an alarming amount of sand. It is a bad town to die in —...
article Art is a tool in the fight against blight. How can A.C. see more of it?
(Atlantic City) -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Jenn Hampton was walking past boarded up buildings on Asbury Park's boardwalk when she had an idea. The...

2/10/2019

article How weather favors Las Vegas vs. Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City has made progress in recent years to diversify its offerings. But weather may be one of the largest reasons the city lives in Las Vegas...

2/8/2019

article Atlantic City’s Ocean Resort Casino lost $22.7m in five months
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Ocean Resort Casino’s latest ownership change took a step forward Wednesday, despite compliance failures by its existing...

2/7/2019

article OP/ED: Atlantic City: A Word of Caution
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City is seemingly experiencing a resurgence. Gaming revenue has grown year over year for the last two years after ten years of declines. In...

2/6/2019

article Atlantic City casino employment up 20 percent at end of 2018
(Atlantic City) -- With the addition of two reopened properties, casino employment at the end of 2018 was up more than 20 percent compared to the same time the year...

2/3/2019

article Owner denies notice that ex-Atlantic Club Casino Hotel sold
(Atlantic City) -- The owner of the former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel denies the shuttered property has been sold despite the filing of a notice of settlement last month.

2/2/2019

article Notice of settlement filed for Atlantic Club casino
(Atlantic City) -- A notice of settlement has been filed regarding the sale of the former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel — but the owner of the shuttered property...

1/31/2019

article Resorts, Hard Rock roll out new sports betting products
(Atlantic City) -- Just days before the Super Bowl, two Atlantic City casinos have rolled out new sports betting products to capitalize on interest in the big game....

1/26/2019

article Growing A.C. market more important than number of casinos, experts say
(Atlantic City) -- Even before Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Ocean Resort Casino opened in late June, some wondered whether the Atlantic City market could handle more...

1/23/2019

article Atlantic City’s economy relies on casinos. $38M health complex may change that.
(Atlantic City) -- A new medical complex may be coming to Atlantic City. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority’s Board of Directors unanimously approved a...
article CRDA to auction off vacant properties in South Inlet district
(Atlantic City) -- The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority will auction off six vacant properties in city’s South Inlet tourism district on Feb. 7. The six...

1/22/2019

article Hard Rock hotel casino has $4.8M tax surprise for Atlantic City NJ
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City will again be forced to pay out millions to settle casino tax appeals just a year after they were told all issues were settled. The...

1/21/2019

article Prop bets popular for Super Bowl, but NFL wants them gone
(Atlantic City) -- Many Americans in places where sports betting is legal for the first time are beginning to make wagers on the Super Bowl, including some bets on the...
article Successful ownership of Atlantic City casinos by an individual getting harder to pull off
(Atlantic City) -- If entrepreneurs still dream of owning a casino and succeeding in Atlantic City, the high cost of entering the market and the gaming competition from...

1/20/2019

article Atlantic City casino revenue up, but newbies hurt others
(Atlantic City) -- Two reopened casinos and half a year of sports betting helped push Atlantic City's casino revenue up 7.5 percent in 2018 to nearly $2.86 billion,...

1/16/2019

article Atlantic City casino market records higher annual gaming revenues
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic City casino market had a good 2018 after its nine venues managed to record a 9.2% increase year-on-year in annual aggregated gross gaming...

1/15/2019

article Surprise! Atlantic County may have another casino tax appeal to contend with
(New Jersey) -- An unexpected property-tax appeal settlement with the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort and billionaire Carl Icahn is leaving Atlantic County...

1/14/2019

article Atlantic City Casino Revenue Up, but Newbies Hurt Others
(Atlantic City) -- Two reopened casinos and half a year of sports betting helped push Atlantic City's casino revenue up 7.5 percent in 2018 to nearly $2.86 million....
article Casino gaming revenue up nearly 20 percent in December, nearly 8 percent for the year
(Atlantic City) -- The opening of two new casino properties, the introduction of legalized sports betting and the continuous growth of internet wagering all contributed...

1/11/2019

article Inside Gaming: Ownership Change at Recently Opened Ocean Resort Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Two casinos opened the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk last summer, with the Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino both opening their doors on...
article Ocean Resort Casino Might Be On The Market
(Atlantic City) -- Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City opened its doors on June 27, 2018 to the public. The casino was developed at the former Revel Casino which had a...
article Borgata Announces $11 Million Plan for Sportsbook Bar
(Atlantic City) -- Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa announced this week its construction plans for their new $11 million sportsbook. The new sportsbook will be designed and...

1/10/2019

article Is this AC casino cursed?
(New Jersey) -- Is the former Revel Casino Hotel cursed? It’s starting to look that way, as new rumors about financial trouble are blooming and the Colorado-based...
article Ocean Resort Casino changing hands after six months
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino is changing hands after just six months of operation, the latest indication the seaside resort may have bitten...
article Atlantic City's Borgata to open $11M sports betting & bar venue
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is making a major investment in sports betting, with plans to build a multimillion-dollar project...
article Borgata to build $11M sports betting 'destination bar'
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City will start construction next week on an $11 million sports betting bar, the luxury resort announced...

1/9/2019

article Mayor, councilman charged in casino brawl to appear in court
(Atlantic City) -- Two Atlantic City political figures are scheduled for new proceedings later this month. North Wildwood Municipal Court officials say Atlantic City...
article Borgata to start $11 million sports betting bar project
(Atlantic City) -- The first New Jersey casino to offer sports betting is expanding its space to do so. The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa says work will begin next week...

1/7/2019

article COLUMN: 2019's New Year's resolutions for gamblers
(Atlantic City) -- As 2019 begins, I begin my 26th consecutive year of writing casino columns on a weekly, and sometimes twice weekly basis. It’s been a long,...

1/4/2019

article Fans Placing 3X As Many Bets On Eagles Than Bears, Borgata Says
(Atlantic City) -- While the live action was betting on the ponies Friday afternoon at the Borgata’s Race & Sports Book, the wagers at the counter told a...

1/2/2019

article So, You Think Sports Betting Is Easy? Here’s Why It’s Not
(Atlantic City) -- Wanna bet on sports? First, make sure you know what you’re doing — and the odds against you. Seven U.S. states now offer legal sports...

12/31/2018

article Atlantic City looks to build on 2018 successes, execute in 2019
(Atlantic City) -- The first year of the Murphy administration’s oversight of the resort built upon the groundwork already in place and produced a blueprint for...

12/28/2018

article What Makes Atlantic City Casinos Different From Las Vegas Casinos?
(Atlantic City) -- As a Las Vegas resident who covers its gaming industry, I walk through nearly every Las Vegas casino four times a year. But I decided to make a trip...

12/27/2018

article 2 A.C. casinos busted for taking illegal bets on college games
(Atlantic City) -- Sports betting has been a boon for Atlantic City casinos, but it hasn’t always gone smoothly. Recent filings show that two of the city’s...
article Gambling before the casinos — A look back at Atlantic County history
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City never waited for gambling to be legal. Long before legislation was passed to legalize gambling in Atlantic City, it was widely known...

12/25/2018

article Some developers look to take advantage of Atlantic City's Opportunity Zones
(Atlantic City) -- The newest in hotel design — shipping containers — may soon come to this resort as a result of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s...

12/24/2018

article Caesars, Golden Nugget accepted illegal sports bets
(Atlantic City) -- Two casinos violated state gaming regulations by taking action on football games involving college teams from New Jersey. Golden Nugget Atlantic City...
article Atlantic City casinos needs to adopt the 'Las Vegas model' to survive
(Atlantic City) -- Nearly three decades ago, the largest and most lucrative gaming jurisdiction in the United States collectively shifted its focus from gambling profits...
article Lakewood man wins $1M at Borgata poker tables
(Atlantic City) -- A Lakewood man got an early Christmas gift Saturday after he beat the odds and won $1 million at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa’s poker...
article Poker player turns $5 bet into $1M at casino
(Atlantic City) -- A man playing poker at an Atlantic City casino has won $1 million on a $5 bet. The man, identified only as a Lakewood resident, made the three-card...

12/18/2018

article Miss America may be leaving Atlantic City ... again
(Atlantic City) -- Miss America may be leaving Atlantic City again. The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News and the Press of Atlantic City report the Miss America...

12/14/2018

article Atlantic City Casinos Thankful in November, Gaming Revenue Surges 20 Percent
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos reported a 20 percent increase in gross gambling revenue (GGR) last month, with total win coming in at $247.65 million. Paired...

12/12/2018

article Atlantic City casino revenue increased 20 percent in November
(Atlantic City) -- Gaming revenue in the resort's casinos was up 20 percent in November compared to last year, according to state gaming regulators.
article Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr Pleads Not Guilty to Casino Parking Lot Assault as FBI Probe Looms
(Atlantic City) -- Embattled Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. and councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy II have pleaded not guilty to charges of harassment and simple...

12/10/2018

article Ocean Resort Casino to up its concert, entertainment game with promoter deal
(Atlantic City) -- The Ocean Resort Casino is joining with a major concert promoter to expand its entertainment offerings as it seeks to compete in the cutthroat...
article Atlantic City councilman in court Tuesday for casino nightclub melee; mayor's date postponed
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City At-Large Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy II is scheduled to appear in a Cape May County municipal court Tuesday afternoon to enter a plea...

12/9/2018

article Hard Rock, Ocean Resort still have work to do
(Atlantic City) -- Three months is a small window to judge success or failure of a business venture, but based on 2018 third-quarter casino revenue figures, both the new...
article Food Network darling Guy Fieri shows how to ‘wing’ it in his A.C. kitchen
(Atlantic City) -- It began with a childlike desire to be normal — like other families. Guy Fieri, then Guy Ferry, grew up eating his mom’s homemade foods, things like...

12/8/2018

article The Mayor and the F.B.I. Raid: Atlantic City Is Stained Once Again
(Atlantic City) -- At a lavish inaugural gala in March for the new mayor of Atlantic City at Resorts Casino, donors and supporters with business before the city paid up...
article Atlantic City casino facing $10M suit from nightlife guru
(Atlantic City) -- There’s trouble in paradise at Atlantic City’s Ocean Resort Casino, according to a nightlife guru who’s suing the property for $10...

12/6/2018

article Atlantic City mayor's legal issues taint political future
(Atlantic City) -- One day after being involved in a fight outside a casino nightclub, Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. filed campaign paperwork with the state for the 2021...

12/3/2018

article BLOG: Casinos celebrate season with shows, contests, special events
(Atlantic City) -- Casinos aren’t all about gambling – especially around the holidays. Check out what Atlantic City’s casinos are doing this month to...
article FBI raids Atlantic City mayor's house, state monitoring situation
(Atlantic City) -- Federal authorities searched the home of Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr., for more than four hours Monday morning. Speaking to reporters outside...
article Fight Involving Atlantic City Councilman Impacts Casino Visitors
(Atlantic City) -- Who would have thought that visiting popular land-based casinos could land authority figures in hot water all splashed out in the media? We could say...
article FBI Agents Raid Home of Atlantic City Mayor in Office 11 Months
(Atlantic City) -- Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in Atlantic City, New Jersey, removed property during a five-hour search at the home of Mayor Frank Gilliam,...
article Fight Involving Atlantic City Councilman Impacts Casino Visitors
(Atlantic City) -- Who would have thought that visiting popular land-based casinos could land authority figures in hot water all splashed out in the media? We could say...

12/1/2018

article New Jersey mayor, councilman filmed brawling outside casino
(Atlantic City) -- A Democratic New Jersey mayor brawled with a local councilman, a casino surveillance footage released on Thursday shows.. Atlantic City Mayor Frank...

11/30/2018

article In The End, Atlantic City Casinos’ Third-Quarter Revenue A Mixed Bag
(Atlantic City) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) released the New Jersey casino industry’s third-quarter report card this week. Like most of...
article VIDEO: Atlantic City mayor caught on video brawling with fellow politician outside casino
(Atlantic City) -- Most constituents are happy to see a mayor fight for his beliefs -- just not literally. Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam is suffering further...

11/29/2018

article Hope for this Atlantic City comeback to be the one that sticks
(Atlantic City) -- Since the state takeover in 2016, residents of Atlantic City have been told that better days are coming, and, while for many residents things are the...
article These 2 casinos have the best slot payout rates in AC
(Atlantic City) -- Everyone knows that slot play gives you pretty lousy odds at the casinos. But if you do choose to play slots, you’ll be interested in this data.

11/28/2018

article Prosecutor: No criminal charges against Atlantic City mayor, councilman in casino fight
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam and Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy will not face criminal charges stemming from a Nov. 11 fight outside the Haven...

11/26/2018

article Tropicana's new top man familiar face in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Steve Callender has paid his dues to the casino industry. Since starting as a craps dealer at Resorts International Hotel Casino in 1978, Callender...
article Atlantic City Democrats to denounce mayor, councilman after casino nightclub fight
(Atlantic City) -- The Democratic Committee is distancing itself from the mayor and an at-large councilman in the wake of the officials' involvement in a melee...

11/24/2018

article Atlantic City Casino Profits Decline in Third Quarter
(Atlantic City) -- Despite two new casinos opening, Atlantic City's casino industry saw a decrease in revenue in the third quarter. Figures released on Friday,...
article Atlantic City casino profits tumble after new venues launch
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos posted double-digit profit declines in the third quarter of 2018, as the market’s two new gaming venues cut into the other...
article HBO boxing ends its epic run in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Bernie Dillon was ringside for HBO's first televised fight in Atlantic City. He will also be there for the last one Saturday night. The Dmitry Bivol-...

11/23/2018

article Atlantic City casino profits down after opening of Hard Rock, Ocean Resort
(Atlantic City) -- The introduction of two new casinos to the resort's gaming market contributed to a reduction in profits for the city's gaming industry,...
article Earnings down in expanded Atlantic City casino market
(Atlantic City) -- Along with the excitement over the reopening of two of the five Atlantic City casinos that had shut down in recent years came this concern: Can a city...

11/22/2018

article Ranking the Atlantic City sportsbooks | Sports betting notes
(Atlantic City) -- Now that Resorts has transformed its sportsbook from a phone booth to a plush parlor, the boss asked for updated rankings of the spots down in...

11/21/2018

article Atlantic City sports books adjusting well
(Atlantic City) -- Well, here we are Atlantic City... already 11 weeks into the football season. I believe you are in the middle of a very good come-from-behind victory...
article Real-life casino heist mirrors ‘Ocean’s 8’ plot
(Atlantic City) -- “Ocean’s 8” — the jewelry-heist film starring Sandra Bullock, Rihanna, Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway — may have...

11/20/2018

article Casino chefs prep more than 2,500 meals for Atlantic City's homeless
(Atlantic City) -- Silver racks filled with dozens of cooked turkeys lined the floor of a kitchen inside the Atlantic City Convention Center as scores of volunteers in...

11/19/2018

article DraftKings And Kambi Ready To Unveil Retail Space At Resorts On Tuesday
(Atlantic City) -- The countdown to a DraftKings Sportsbook retail space nears its end. This week, the leading mobile sportsbook in New Jersey will open the doors to...

11/18/2018

article So what's behind the drop in crime in Atlantic City?
(Atlantic City) -- “I can remember hearing a police siren every five minutes, day and night,” Robin Siegfried said as she sat at the bar in the Ducktown...

11/16/2018

article Atlantic City casino revenue up 13.5 percent in October
(Atlantic City) -- Casino revenue was up more than 13 percent for the month of October compared to the same period last year. According to figures released Thursday by...
article Facebook group connects people through love of Atlantic City casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Forget going to TripAdvisor or Yelp, avoid the casino insider blogs and skip the hassle of trying to wrangle friends together for a last-minute...
article Holmes: Playing the game in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- This place was built on dreams, vice and real estate deals. Atlantic City started with a real estate deal. Dr. Jonathan Pitney, who believed the...

11/15/2018

article New Atlantic City casinos cannibalizing older properties
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos are crying ‘cannibal’ after all but one of the casinos that as open prior to the market’s two recent arrivals...
article Cereal Town opens at Ocean Resort Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Cereal Town is open at Ocean Casino Resort. The eatery features specialty bowls with numerous toppings, cookies, candies, fruits and even ice cream,...

11/14/2018

article Harrah's Coastal Tower to get $56 million upgrade
(Atlantic City) -- The Coastal Tower at Harrah's is getting a multimillion dollar facelift, with the first rooms and suites to be available next year. Caesars...
article Company in negotiations to buy former Atlantic Club casino
(Atlantic City) -- A consulting company is in negotiations with the owners of the former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel to buy the property, the firm said Wednesday....
article Harrah's casino plans $56M hotel renovation in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Harrah's casino in Atlantic City is planning a $56 million hotel renovation as it continues to reinvest in itself. The casino says it's re-...

11/13/2018

article Gilliam, Fauntleroy casino fight investigation transferred to Cape May
(Atlantic City) -- An investigation into the Sunday morning fight involving the mayor and a councilman outside a casino nightclub has been moved out of Atlantic County.

11/12/2018

article Casino nightclub fight involving Atlantic City mayor, councilman 'troubling' state official says
(Atlantic City) -- — The top state official overseeing the takeover of the city is concerned about reports of the mayor and a councilman being involved in a fight...
article Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver: Casino fight allegations against A.C. Mayor Frank Gilliam, councilman ‘troubling’
(Atlantic City) -- An early morning altercation Sunday outside the Haven Nightclub at the Golden Nugget casino involving Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam and City...

11/11/2018

article November’s Atlantic City casino sweeps
(Atlantic City) -- While everything is happily a go for three newly approved Pennsylvania casinos to enter the sports-wagering operations game — including Philly...
article Atlantic City mayor punched female casino guard, sources say
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic City Prosecutor's Office said it is investigating an "incident" involving Mayor Frank Gilliam and other members of the...
article Atlantic City mayor, councilman involved in 'incident' at casino
(Atlantic City) -- The mayor and a councilman of Atlantic City were involved in "an incident" early Sunday morning, Atlantic County officials announced. Mayor...
article Multiple Atlantic City officials 'under review' following incident at Golden Nugget casino
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic County Prosecutors office is being tight-lipped about an incident involving the multiple Atlantic City officials. According to the...

11/9/2018

article How big an impact has internet gaming made on Atlantic City?
(Atlantic City) -- Five years after legal online casino gaming was introduced in New Jersey, the jury is still out among industry experts about whether it was a good...

11/8/2018

article Pennsylvania to launch online/sports betting — will AC lose?
(Atlantic City) -- Competition from neighboring states, mainly Pennsylvania, was a major factor in the decline of the Atlantic City casino industry, including the...

11/2/2018

article The biggest jackpots scored at Atlantic City casinos in October
(Atlantic City) -- This is a monthly list of jackpots scored of $50,000 or more in Atlantic City. The list is sorted by casino and includes the date of the win, the...

11/1/2018

article Atlantic City stays on hot streak as credit bump shows everything that dies one day comes back
(Atlantic City) -- About a year and a half after nearly becoming the first town in New Jersey since the 1930s to go bankrupt, Atlantic City's financial outlook...

10/31/2018

article Atlantic City Employment Drops as Colder Temperatures Arrive
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City employment numbers continue to drop at the town’s nine casino resorts. That’s expected, as temperatures cool off and fewer...

10/30/2018

article Atlantic City casino drives LED walls the Analog Way
(Atlantic City) -- When the Supreme Court ruled last spring that US states could legalise sports gambling, Atlantic City’s Golden Nugget hotel and casino mobilised...
article Gordon Ramsay isn't wasting any time dreaming up new A.C. restaurants
(Atlantic City) -- Many regular visitors to Harrah’s Resort still haven’t tried the food at Gordon Ramsay’s new steakhouse, which opened just before...

10/29/2018

article Casino employment declining faster in 2018 shoulder season
(Atlantic City) -- After eclipsing a high-water mark earlier this summer, casino employment waned in September across all nine properties. Casino employment dropped 4.5...

10/26/2018

article Bart Blatstein eyes Atlantic City's former Showboat casino for apartments
(Atlantic City) -- Tower Investments CEO Bart Blatstein will look to further revive Atlantic City's former Showboat casino by converting one of its buildings into a...

10/25/2018

article A Fine Nine As Tropicana Joins Bustling New Jersey Sports Betting Market Thursday
(Atlantic City) -- Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City launched its sportsbook Thursday, bringing a ninth operator into New Jersey sports betting. William...
article Tropicana Atlantic City kicks off sports betting
(Atlantic City) -- Tropicana became the seventh casino to offer on-site sports betting Thursday morning. The sports book, run by William Hill US, is a temporary location...
article Tropicana expected to open its sportsbook within days
(Atlantic City) -- The Tropicana, with its popular Quarter entertainment area, has always had a Vegas vibe. Now it's opening a sportsbook, the Inquirer/Daily News...

10/24/2018

article Are you an avid gambler who loves the ocean? Well, then we have the condo for you
(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....

10/23/2018

article Tropicana expected to open its sportsbook within days
(Atlantic City) -- The Tropicana, with its popular Quarter entertainment area, has always had a Vegas vibe. Now it's opening a sportsbook, the Inquirer/Daily News...
article 'No one's home is safe' if agency can seize man's house for a fantasy project, group says
(Atlantic City) -- A man who is looking to protect his house from being claimed by eminent domain is about to fight his case in an appeals court hearing in Jersey City...
article Showboat may soon offer market-rate apartments
(Atlantic City) -- One of the Showboat’s three towers could be converted into apartments and made available for occupancy by the start of summer. The owner of the...

10/16/2018

article Early signs point to sports betting being a needed shot in the arm for A.C.
(Atlantic City) -- It’s still not a game-changer, but one of the first hints that sports betting was the badly needed shot in the arm that could help revive and...

10/15/2018

article Atlantic City Casino Revenue Took An Expected, But Larger Than Usual, Dip
(Atlantic City) -- On Friday, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) released the September revenue figures Atlantic City casinos. Currently, Atlantic City...
article Atlantic City market: 'very healthy' or 'cannibalized' after new casino openings?
(Atlantic City) -- Even before the opening of two casino properties in late-June, industry experts differed on what their overall impact would be on the existing gaming...

10/13/2018

article Atlantic City’s established casinos paying price for new entrants
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic City casino market reported solid year-on-year gains in September, despite nearly all of the established venues reporting double-digit...

10/12/2018

article This Atlantic City casino just won 'Property of the Year' at Global Gaming Awards
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata is the top gaming resort in the world, according to a panel of industry insiders. Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa was...

10/11/2018

article How To Transform An Aging, Empty Atlantic City Casino Into A Brand-New Building
(Atlantic City) -- “Everything dies, baby that's a fact. But maybe everything that dies some day comes back.” That’s Bruce Springsteen for you. Singing about Atlantic...

10/7/2018

article OP/ED: State must get serious about helping A.C., through CRDA or not
(Atlantic City) -- So the state is shocked, shocked to find that the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority has doled out casino money irresponsibly for years. And...

10/6/2018

article Travel: Roll the dice on Atlantic City and you may be pleasantly surprised
(Atlantic City) -- Knowing I’m from Southern California with Las Vegas so close, several people told me not to expect too much from Atlantic City. Sure, I heard “The...

10/5/2018

article Sports betting providers given more options with Atlantic City data center integration
(Atlantic City) -- Continent 8 is integrating their data centers in two of the resort’s casino properties with locations across the country in an effort to assist...

10/4/2018

article Eldorado Takes Control, Then Cuts Online Casino Staff At Tropicana Atlantic City
(New Jersey) -- Just one day after officially taking control of Tropicana in Atlantic City, Eldorado Resorts fired the online casino staff. In reporting at Online Poker...

10/3/2018

article Atlantic City NJ: Hard Rock Casino, Ocean Resort mark 100 days of gambling
(Atlantic City) -- One has Elvis Presley’s Rolls Royce, the costumes the Beatles wore onstage, and the management know-how and money of one of the world’s...
article Hard Rock, Ocean Resort Casinos Give Atlantic City Financial Boost
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's two newest casinos have been doing pretty well for themselves in their respective first 100 days of operation.

10/1/2018

article Eldorado Officially Takes Over Tropicana AC, Paving Way For NJ Sports Betting
(Atlantic City) -- Tropicana Atlantic City has officially become a property of Eldorado Resorts. In a Monday press release, the company out of Reno, Nevada, announced it...
article Tourism indicators show 'long-term positive trends for Atlantic City', report says
(Atlantic City) -- Several tourism indicators from the second quarter of 2018 produced evidence of positive long-term trends for the resort, according to industry...

9/30/2018

article When gambling goes haywire, you're unlikely to catch a break
(Atlantic City) -- When people gamble, things sometimes go wrong. Roulette balls glance off the wheel onto the table. Slot machines jam. Online betting apps freeze. Dice...

9/29/2018

article A.C. sportsbooks feature plenty of excitement
(Atlantic City) -- — The city’s casino properties used to be empty on autumn Sunday afternoons. By 1 p.m., the outbound Atlantic City Expressway would be...
article Atlantic City needs to clean up its act to be 'world class'
(Atlantic City) -- In order for the resort to re-establish itself as a world-class destination, city officials say main thoroughfares must be cleaned up. Council...

9/28/2018

article Bill to make drug offenders eligible for casino employee license delayed
(Atlantic City) -- A bill in the state legislature that would allow people with certain drug convictions to qualify for a casino key employee license if they complete...
article 3rd Deal to Sell Shuttered Atlantic City Casino Fails
(New Jersey) -- Not even the third time was the charm for the former Atlantic Club casino in Atlantic City, which on Thursday saw the third attempt to sell it fall...
article Atlantic City Had, Like, The Best Summer Ever And There’s Numbers To Prove It
(Atlantic City) -- It isn’t your imagination. Atlantic City had one of its best summers in recent memory. The reasons behind this season’s success are fairly...
press release US Pipelining Completes Major Resort Project for Ocean Resort Casino Atlantic City
(Pennsylvania) -- US Pipelining, LLC., an emerging leader in non-invasive, "no-dig" infrastructure technologies, announced the completion of a major resort...

9/24/2018

article CRDA tasked with new mission under governor's Atlantic City report
(Atlantic City) -- Decades of spending casino funds caught up with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority this month, as two reports portrayed an agency that has...

9/22/2018

article Summer was 'best in recent years' for Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- More tourists, jobs and casino revenue all added up to a historic summer for America's Playground. Compared to 2017, the number of visitors to the...

9/21/2018

article Atlantic City under state control for 3 more years
(Atlantic City) -- The state of New Jersey will continue overseeing the fiscal recovery of Atlantic City until 2021, the Office of the Governor announced. Gov. Phil...
article CRDA tasked with new mission under governor's Atlantic City report
(Atlantic City) -- Decades of spending casino funds caught up with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority this month, as two reports portrayed an agency that has...

9/20/2018

article Atlantic City to stay in state control for at least 3 more years
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City could remain under state rule until 2021, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday, despite saying during his campaign that he...
article No instant end to New Jersey's takeover of Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Democrat Phil Murphy campaigned for governor of New Jersey in part on a promise to end the state takeover of Atlantic City, the cash-strapped seaside...
article Drake Was In Atlantic City, And Hard Rock Nabbed $200K From The Rapper
(Atlantic City) -- Even celebrities can run bad from time to time. This weekend, musician Drake lost a reported $200,000 at Hard Rock Atlantic City.

9/18/2018

article Atlantic City casino reinvestment board defends performance after report criticizes spending
(Atlantic City) -- The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority briefly addressed a critical state audit during its first public board meeting since the report was...

9/15/2018

article Casino authority agreed to more money for Miss America but didn't track spending, audit says
(Atlantic City) -- A state audit of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority in Atlantic City says the authority failed to monitor costs and contracts relating to...

9/13/2018

article Audit sharply criticizes casino authority fiscal management
(Atlantic City) -- A state audit has found New Jersey's Casino Reinvestment Development Authority wasted millions of dollars on contracts including those associated...
article Local officials not surprised by scathing CRDA audit
(Atlantic City) -- Given the checkered history of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority’s fiscal practices, the findings from a state audit failed to...
article New Atlantic City casino Ocean Resort offers free rooms for people escaping Hurricane Florence
(Atlantic City) -- Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City announced Wednesday it would offer free lodging for people displaced by Hurricane Florence.

9/12/2018

article Casino revenues up 22.5 percent in August
(Atlantic City) -- The resort’s casinos saw overall gaming revenue, including internet gaming and sports betting, increase by 22.5 percent in August compared with...
article Atlantic City casino to shelter hurricane evacuees for free
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City casino owner says he'll take in people fleeing the powerful hurricane due to strike the East Coast this week. Bruce Deifik (DIE...
article Eldorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino
(Atlantic City) -- Eldorado Resorts was given temporary approval to own Atlantic City’s Tropicana casino, expressing optimism about a growing market rather than...

9/11/2018

article State audit blasts CRDA fiscal management
(Atlantic City) -- A state audit of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority identified numerous accounting, operational and organizational deficiencies, resulting...

9/8/2018

article Borgata Casino in the Atlantic City Sees a Woman Winning the Prize Money of More Than $2 Million
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in the Atlantic City saw a woman hitting the jackpot of securing more than $2 million on Saturday. It is owned as...

9/6/2018

article Atlantic City’s Miss America — Like the East Coast Gaming Capital Itself — Struggles to Stay Relevant
(Atlantic City) -- Miss America 2.0 — the rebranded swimsuit-less version of the competition — is being held at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall this...

9/5/2018

article Atlantic City's Diverse Meetings Offerings
(Atlantic City) -- Industry insiders have said for years that for Atlantic City to be successful, there needs to be a compelling reason for visitors beyond gaming -- and...

9/3/2018

article Atlantic City Casinos Begin Laying Off Temporary Summer Employees with Labor Day Weekend
(Atlantic City) -- It was just last month that Atlantic City’s nine casinos collectively employed more than 30,000 workers for the first time in over four years....
article New Jersey Woman Wins $2.4 Million Jackpot After Betting $10 at Atlantic City Slot Machine
(Atlantic City) -- A New Jersey woman walked away from a casino a newly minted millionaire after hitting the jackpot on her first turn at a slot machine, officials said...
article Woman Hits $2.4 Million Jackpot On Atlantic City Slot Machine
(Atlantic City) -- A Hawthorne, New Jersey woman is $2.4 million richer. She hit the progressive jackpot at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa on Saturday. The exact...

9/2/2018

article NJ woman wins $2.4 million jackpot at Borgata
(Atlantic City) -- A New Jersey woman won over $2.4 million at Borgata Saturday on a slot machine. The woman, from Hawthorne, Passaic County, won $2,481,940.75 on the...

9/1/2018

article In Atlantic City, casinos shed jobs as summer wanes
(Atlantic City) -- Seasonal layoffs in the tourism industry will begin after Labor Day, and the resort’s nine casino hotel properties will not be immune. Less than...

8/29/2018

article Should Atlantic City Casinos Be Worried About Growing Competition From Nearby States?
(Atlantic City) -- Recently, the American Gaming Association released its yearly report, State of the States 2018. The report takes a look at the 24 US states with legal...

8/28/2018

article Atlantic City casino taxes rise for third straight year
(Atlantic City) -- Casino taxes and fees were up for the third consecutive reporting period, due in large part to the rise in internet gaming, according to industry...

8/25/2018

article Atlantic City Casinos Priming The Pump For Good Year After Solid Second Quarter
(Atlantic City) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released its latest quarterly financial report last week, and after a tough first quarter, Atlantic City...

8/24/2018

article Competition, expansion may spell trouble for Atlantic City casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City is still the nation’s second-largest commercial casino market, but gaming expansion in nearby states will continue to test the...
article The cautious optimism of Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City hasn’t had much reason to celebrate in recent years. In 2014, four of the city’s 12 casinos closed. A fifth, the Trump Taj...

8/23/2018

article Revised numbers show A.C. casino revenue was up in second quarter
(Atlantic City) -- Good news for the gaming industry in Atlantic City: Updated numbers released Wednesday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement showed...

8/22/2018

article Borgata casino launches mobile sports betting in New Jersey
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Borgata casino has begun taking sports bets via mobile phones. The casino launched mobile sports betting for Android phones...
article A.C. casinos paid out $22 million in jackpots this year
(Atlantic City) -- Casino jackpots in 2018 have already surpassed the total paid out to lucky winners in each of the last three years. Atlantic City casinos have paid...

8/21/2018

article Hard Rock Off To A Fast Start In AC, But Don’t Sleep On Ocean Resort Yet
(Atlantic City) -- July was a mixed bag for Atlantic City’s two new casino properties: Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino. Hard Rock has already...

8/19/2018

article Why Atlantic City is a Hotspot for Cher, Britney, and Tons of Models This Summer
(Atlantic City) -- Forty years after the first casino opened in Atlantic City, the preferred vacation destination for East Coasters who can't decide between a beach...

8/17/2018

article Big Time Boxing Returns to Atlantic City’s Ocean Resort Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Top Rank’s matchmaker Brad Goodman and J Russell Peltz of Peltz Boxing will put on a show that headlines with heavyweights Philly’s Bryant...

8/15/2018

article Resorts Casino and Golden Nugget Officially Accepting Sports Bets
(New Jersey) -- Two Atlantic City Casinos have officially joined the world of sports betting in the Garden State. On Wednesday, August 15th, officials held a ribbon-...
article Atlantic City Tourism Outlook Strong Thanks To NJ Sports Betting, New Casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City received its quarterly tourism report card, and the news is mixed. The first quarter of the year returned expected seasonally low...
article Live In Atlantic City For The Debut Of Sportsbooks At Golden Nugget And Resorts
(Atlantic City) -- As legal sports betting has become more widespread in the Garden State in the last two months, the launches are becoming more lowkey. Borgata’s...
article Ocean Resort Casino puts mark on Atlantic City skyline
(Atlantic City) -- The resort's tallest building is being branded. Ocean Resort Casino has begun installation of its logo on the south-facing side of the 57-story...
article Down-on-its-luck Atlantic City seems poised for a comeback
(Atlantic City) -- The welcome sign that hangs over the Atlantic City Expressway, ahead of its oft-photographed vista of skyscraping casinos and neon signs against an...

8/14/2018

article Atlantic City casinos see revenue soar in July
(Atlantic City) -- The resort’s nine casino properties took in $299.8 million in total gaming revenue in July, a nearly 12 percent increase over the same month...
article Atlantic City revenues jump, but new casino bringing up the rear
(Atlantic City) -- Revenue was up at Atlantic City casinos on the heels of the opening of two new hotels, as the Hard Rock and Ocean Resort contributed to a 12 percent...
article 6th Atlantic City casino to offer sports betting
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino will become the sixth in New Jersey to offer sports betting. State Division of Gaming Enforcement Director...
article Atlantic City’s 9 casinos employing 30,000+ workers
(Atlantic City) -- Boosted by the opening of two gaming halls at the end of June, the number of casino employees in the city has topped 30,000 for the first time in...

8/13/2018

article July will be good for Atlantic City casinos, future uncertain, experts say
(Atlantic City) -- Gaming experts predict casino revenue will be up considerably in July but warn that the long-term ability of the market to sustain nine properties is...

8/12/2018

article Atlantic City casinos employing 30,000 for first time in 4 years
(Atlantic City) -- The last time this city had more than 30,000 casino employees, properties such as Trump Plaza and Showboat were still going gambling concerns. But the...

8/10/2018

article Boom In Atlantic City Casinos Leads To A Spike In The Job Market
(Atlantic City) -- It appears Atlantic City is on its way back to prominence. Not only because two new casinos opened along the Boardwalk in June. Not just because legal...
article Deal to purchase closed Atlantic Club Casino Hotel approved
(Atlantic City) -- In New Jersey, the board of trustees for Stockton University has reportedly approved a deal that would see the public college purchase the 20-acre...

8/9/2018

article University Board OK’s Purchase Of Former Casino Near Campus
(New Jersey) -- Stockton University’s board of trustees has given approval for the purchase of a former casino site near a campus slated to open next month in...

8/8/2018

article Something New Is Coming To Casino Pier, But What?
(Atlantic City) -- Oh, Casino Pier, you do love to tease us don't you? If you've been past the iconic Jersey Shore amusement pier recently, you may have noticed...
article Stockton trustees agree to pursue purchase of ex-Atlantic Club casino
(Atlantic City) -- A month before the scheduled opening of Stockton University’s new campus in Atlantic City, the college approved the purchase of the nearby...
article Another Atlantic City casino to come down, as Stockton expands its beachfront footprint
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City could soon have one less empty high-rise casino and hotel. On Wednesday, the Stockton University Board of Trustees approved plans to...

8/5/2018

article Atlantic City-Philadelphia rail line to shut down in September
(Atlantic City) -- NJ Transit plans to shut down the Atlantic City Rail Line in September through the end of the year, and possibly longer. The news, first reported by...

8/4/2018

article Boxing is making a comeback in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- When the fog rolls in off the ocean and blankets the Boardwalk, it can be awfully tough to see more than a few feet ahead. Boxing in Atlantic City has...

8/2/2018

article Resorts first Atlantic City casino to offer online, mobile sports betting with two partners
(Atlantic City) -- Resorts Casino Hotel announced a second online sports betting partnership Thursday, just one day after receiving approval from gaming regulators to...
article Resorts inks 2nd online sports betting deal
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Resorts Casino Hotel on Thursday announced its second deal in 24 hours for online sports betting. The deal with The Stars Group...

8/1/2018

article Fourth Atlantic City casino sports book opens at Harrah's
(Atlantic City) -- Harrah's Resort opened sports gambling Wednesday morning with two wagers placed on the New York Yankees. Alan and Carol Kallman, of Monroe...

7/31/2018

article Harrah's to become 4th Atlantic City casino with sports bets
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City casino will become the fourth in New Jersey to offer sports betting. Harrah's casino plans to start taking sports bets at 11 a.m...

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