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Notice of settlement filed for Atlantic Club casino

A notice of settlement has been filed regarding the sale of the former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel — but the owner of the shuttered property denies there has been a sale.

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8/23/2019

article Atlantic City casino market records mixed second-quarter results
(Atlantic City) -- The nine-casino market in Atlantic City reportedly had a mixed second quarter after its aggregated gross operating profit fell by 6.8% year-on-year to...
article Atlantic City casino profits down 6.8% in second quarter
(Atlantic City) -- More competition continues to mean smaller profits for Atlantic City’s casinos. The nine casinos saw their gross operating profit decline by...

8/22/2019

article Atlantic City casino profits down 6.8% in second quarter
(Atlantic City) -- More competition continues to mean smaller profits for Atlantic City’s casinos. The nine casinos saw their gross operating profit decline by...
article Atlantic City casino profits drop in second quarter of 2019
(Atlantic City) -- Casino profits were down almost across the board for the second quarter of 2019, according to state gaming regulators. Industrywide gross operating...
article Borgata the only Atlantic City casino to post profit gain in Q2
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s casino profits continued to shrink as the gaming revenue pie is sliced ever thinner to accommodate the market’s two new...

8/21/2019

article Banned Gamer's Pro Se Suit Against Borgata Gets Another Play
(New Jersey) -- A federal appeals court partially reinstated a suit against the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City by a banned patron who the casino claims...

8/20/2019

article CRDA gives Atlantic City BOE $650,000 for programs
(Atlantic City) -- The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority has given the city Board of Education $650,000 for programs. The money is in lieu of a proposed plan to...

8/19/2019

article Inside Aerosmith’s bizarre little New Jersey concert: review
(Atlantic City) -- First, a reality check: The fact that Aerosmith still performs at all, after 50 years on stage — and enough drugs smoked, snorted, shot and...

8/14/2019

article Atlantic City casino revenue up in July, year-to-date
(Atlantic City) -- The double-digit percentage increases for monthly casino gaming revenue stopped in July but the market was still up compared to the prior year. Total...
article Year after two new casinos, Atlantic City revenue up nearly 8%
(Atlantic City) -- A year after two new casinos opened in Atlantic City, the seaside resort’s gambling and sports betting revenue is up nearly 8%, and its top...

8/9/2019

article Atlantic City may become focal point in big gaming merger
(Atlantic City) -- In the midst of a blockbuster merger that will create the United States' largest gaming company, Eldorado Resorts Inc. and Caesars Entertainment...

7/22/2019

article Cape Assist offers gambling addiction treatment
(Atlantic City) -- For those in Cape May County dealing with a gambling problem, one Wildwood addiction counseling service is now offering resources closer to home. Cape...

7/19/2019

article New Study Reveals Insights Into NJ Sports Betting On Young Adults
(Atlantic City) -- Many casinos across the country that have lobbied for legal sports betting are doing so in order to attract a younger crowd. A recent survey conducted...
article Survey sheds light on Stockton students' gambling habits
(Atlantic City) -- If Stockton University students are gambling, you’re likely to find them at the slots. Or at the corner store buying lottery tickets. Or on...

7/18/2019

article 36 Hours in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s boom-and-bust cycle has been in motion for decades now, with new casinos and restaurants sowing high hopes for revitalization,...

7/17/2019

article What will the impact of Caesars, Eldorado deal be in Atlantic City?
(Atlantic City) -- The yet-to-be-finalized $17.3 billion deal between Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment could have just as large an impact in New Jersey as it...

7/16/2019

article Rash of Atlantic City gun violence 'tragic reminder' of work to be done, state says
(Atlantic City) -- Amidst a growing concern about gun violence in the city, the Executive Council addressed the issue Tuesday morning during its monthly meeting. There...

7/15/2019

article Despite Higher Gross Gaming Revenue in New Jersey, Several Atlantic City Casinos Winning Less Money
(New Jersey) -- Several Atlantic City casinos are winning less money in 2019 than they did in 2018, and it comes despite higher gross gaming revenue (GGR) being...

7/14/2019

article Atlantic City’s newest casinos the stars of June’s revenue report
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos scored a double-digit gaming revenue rise in June, despite only one of the ‘veteran’ casino properties reporting a year-on-year...

7/13/2019

article Take a look inside Borgata’s new $12M spot for gambling, drinking and eating
(Atlantic City) -- Borgata unveiled its new $12 million sportsbook and entertainment venue during a grand opening party on June 29, which included an appearance from...

7/12/2019

article Atlantic City casino revenue growth continues in June, up more than 20%
(Atlantic City) -- Casino revenue increased more than 20% in June, compared to the same period last year, marking the 13th consecutive month of double-digit percentage...
article The Best Hotels In Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- I’ve been going to Atlantic City ever since I was old enough to chew salt water taffy. Back then, I was too young to play the slots, so my...

7/7/2019

article Atlantic City sportsbooks catch Women's World Cup fever
(Atlantic City) -- Patriotism was at a fever pitch for the U.S. Women’s National Team World Cup final at the resort’s sportsbooks on Sunday. And the game...

7/3/2019

article Girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera drops assault charges from Atlantic City casino hotel incident
(Atlantic City) -- The girlfriend of Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera has dropped charges against him for allegedly assaulting her. A judge reportedly...

7/1/2019

article Haven Nightclub in Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino closing this month
(Atlantic City) -- Haven Nightclub in the Golden Nugget casino in Atlantic City is permanently closing later this month.
article $40K ‘Bambino’ cocktail comes with a check signed by Babe Ruth
(Atlantic City) -- Babe “The Great Bambino” Ruth was no stranger to excess. He frequented brothels, crashed Cadillacs, smoked cigars prolifically and once...

6/30/2019

article Golden Nugget casino's Haven Nightclub to close this summer
(Atlantic City) -- The casino nightclub made infamous as the scene of an early-morning brawl involving the mayor, a councilman and several employees is shutting down...

6/28/2019

article 2 Atlantic City Casinos Expanding Sportsbooks Worth $20 Million
(Atlantic City) -- Two new sportsbooks worth more than $20 million are making their debut in Atlantic City in the latest sign of how important casinos consider New...
article Borgata Casino to celebrate Grand Opening of Moneyline Bar & Book on Sat; New Jersey sportsbooks top Nevada for first time
(Atlantic City) -- Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City will celebrate the Grand Opening of its new Moneyline Bar & Book and Level One Cocktail Bar &...

6/27/2019

article Ocean Casino Resort celebrates its year anniversary
(Atlantic City) -- Ocean Casino Resort is the go-to overnight destination in the city for Greg and Joanne Murphy. The couple from Gloucester Township, Camden County,...

6/26/2019

article Borgata and Bally’s take different approaches to new sportsbooks
(Atlantic City) -- There’s a good reason the newly built sportsbook at the Borgata Casino won’t feel like a traditional sportsbook when it opens this...

6/25/2019

article Borgata's new Moneyline sportsbook opens Friday
(Atlantic City) -- Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will unveil its new sportsbook to the public Friday evening, marking the last permanent sports betting facility to be...
article Atlantic City Marina project overdue but worth waiting for
(Atlantic City) -- In May, MGM Resorts International and Boraie Development LLC announced tentative plans to build 200 luxury condominiums on land MGM owns in Atlantic...

6/24/2019

article Borgata 'books' big acts to emphasize sports and spirits
(Atlantic City) -- Welcome to Phase II. Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa made history last year, becoming the first casino to accept a legal sports wager under new state...
article Staying In Atlantic City For A While? You Can Now Rent An Apartment At The Showboat
(Atlantic City) -- Just in time for the busy summer season on the Jersey Shore, the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City now offers long-term rentals. According to a press...
article Borgata 'books' big acts to emphasize sports and spirits
(Atlantic City) -- Welcome to Phase II. Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa made history last year, becoming the first casino to accept a legal sports wager under new state...

6/23/2019

article Redevelopment plan ready for Atlantic City's MGM marina district deal
(Atlantic City) -- A new redevelopment zone in the Marina District allows multi-family housing there, paving the way for luxury housing and other projects sought by MGM...
article Mark Wahlberg drives crowd crazy at opening of Atlantic City Wahlburgers
(Atlantic City) -- Hundreds of fans greeted actor and producer Mark Wahlberg as he arrived Friday for the grand opening of his family’s Wahlburgers restaurant at...
article Wahlberg joins fans for poolside F45 workout at Ocean anniversary event
(Atlantic City) -- Christine Sava sat on an orange-cushioned couch at HQ2 Beachclub with her daughter and cousins Saturday morning and waited for the workout with Mark...

6/22/2019

article How have Ocean Casino Resort and Hard Rock shaped Atlantic City's gaming market?
(Atlantic City) -- As the Boardwalk's two newest casinos prepare to celebrate one-year anniversaries later this week, the impact those properties have had on the...

6/21/2019

article Mark Wahlberg drives crowd crazy at opening of Atlantic City Wahlburgers
(Atlantic City) -- Hundreds of fans greeted actor and producer Mark Wahlberg as he arrived Friday for the grand opening of his family's Wahlburgers restaurant at...

6/20/2019

article NBA Betting Could Be The Boost Golden Nugget Atlantic City Needs
(Atlantic City) -- A new sports betting bill was introduced on Monday in New Jersey to remove restrictions surrounding NBA betting. Sponsored by Assemblyperson Raj...
article Atlantic City Casinos Keep Getting A Little Friendly Help From Online Gambling
(Atlantic City) -- A new report from the American Gaming Association (AGA) details the decline and ascent of New Jersey gambling revenue. From 2006-14, Atlantic City...
article ‘Deep-seated racial bias’: Atlantic City officials blast effort to change form of government
(Atlantic City) -- City Council President Marty Small Sr. on Thursday called a newly announced effort to change the form of city government “an...

6/19/2019

article Atlantic City, already under state control with a mayor under FBI scrutiny, faces new push to change its form of government
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s mayor, whose authority is already under the control of the state of New Jersey, is facing a new threat: an effort to change the...
article Atlantic City, already under state control and with a mayor under FBI scrutiny, faces new push to change its form of government
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s mayor, whose authority is already under the control of the State of New Jersey, is facing a new threat: an effort to change the...

6/17/2019

article Odúbel Herrera Waived His Arraignment Appearance via His Attorney
(Atlantic City) -- Phillies centerfielder Odúbel Herrera was set to appear in an Atlantic City court today, but new broke that Herrera, via his attorney, had waived his...

6/16/2019

article Borgata Casino is Going to Invest $12 Million on Sports Betting
(Atlantic City) -- Famous Borgata Casino in the city is going to work on a new project to invest $12 million in sports betting and other entertainment projects. Top...
article ICYMI: Sports betting a 'surprising' success in NJ, but not a 'panacea' for casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Legalized sports betting in New Jersey will celebrate its one-year anniversary Friday and, by nearly any measure, has given a rebounding gaming...

6/14/2019

article Lesniak’s next big prediction: Bet on A.C.
(Atlantic City) -- Ray Lesniak was all alone when he said New Jersey would get legalized sports betting. And he had few supporters when he said the state would quickly...
article Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame event from June 20 through June 23
(Atlantic City) -- What promises to be a memorable weekend packed with boxing matches, a movie screening, comedy show, meet & greets and more will take place during...

6/13/2019

article Atlantic City’s Revenue Increases in May
(Atlantic City) -- May is proving to be another successful month for Atlantic City. For more than a year now, Atlantic City’s revenue has been increasing steadily...
article Atlantic City Casino Revenue Surges 22.5 Percent in May, Hard Rock Gains Market Share
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos won $266.76 million last month from their land-based, online, and sports betting operations. That’s 22.5 percent more than...

6/12/2019

article Atlantic City casino revenue up for 12th straight month
(Atlantic City) -- Casino gaming revenue increased by more than 22% in May, marking the 12th consecutive month of growth for the market. The city’s nine casinos...
article Atlantic City’s new casinos help May gambling revenue skyrocket
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s nine casinos saw their gambling revenue increase to nearly $267 million in May, an increase of 22.5% from a year earlier. There...
article Atlantic City’s veteran casinos still struggling with new competition
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos reported a double-digit gaming revenue rise in May, and even some of the older venues got in on the fun for a change. On...

6/11/2019

article Atlantic City: operators, regulators and officials seek to review casino regulations
(Atlantic City) -- Addressing a New Jersey state Senate committee last week about the need for a comprehensive review of the industry rules, casino operators, gaming...
article Man jumped from casino hotel room, police say
(Atlantic City) -- A man found dead near an Atlantic City casino appears to have jumped from his hotel room, Atlantic City police said Tuesday night. The man’s...

6/10/2019

article Atlantic City casinos, gaming regulators support review of industry
(Atlantic City) -- The continuing threat of increased competition and the finite amount of available gambling dollars means now is the time to review existing casino...
article Food truck festival satisfies Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The alluring aromas of pulled pork, cheese fries, empanadas, cupcakes, burgers and dumplings lured hundreds off the Boardwalk into Brighton Park for...
article LETTERS: Talkin' streaks
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. I don’t know how you can deny that streaks are real. When I win five hands in a row in blackjack, I...
article Murphy to sign hotel workers' panic button bill in A.C. Tuesday
(Atlantic City) -- Gov. Phil Murphy is about to sign a new law that will provide a measure of workplace safety for thousands of hotel housekeepers across the state.

6/8/2019

article Atlantic City's budget will suffer if the casino industry thrives this year
(Atlantic City) -- Just when it seems the seaside resort is poised to get its fiscal house in order, an obscure provision buried within the casino PILOT law is going to...

6/7/2019

article 3 NJ casinos team with businesses to jointly tout Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Three Atlantic City casinos are working together with local businesses and attractions to jointly promote their section of the Boardwalk in a resort...

6/6/2019

article 3 casinos team with businesses to jointly tout Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Three Atlantic City casinos are working together with local businesses and attractions to jointly promote their section of the Boardwalk in a resort...
article As Atlantic City Casinos Rise Again, Trying to Ensure Community Also Benefits
(Atlantic City) -- The casino industry is making a comeback in Atlantic City, but this time around state lawmakers want to ensure past mistakes are not repeated and that...

6/5/2019

article Atlantic City's Success May Depend Not On Casinos But On Street-Level Food And Drink ...
(Atlantic City) -- When people outside of New Jersey think of Atlantic City (AC), they tend to picture three, maybe four images: gambling, crime, the boardwalk, and, if...
article Atlantic City: By putting casino first, Ocean Casino Resort is poised for comeback
(Atlantic City) -- With another new owner – the $5 billion hedge fund Luxor Capital – plus a rebuilt management team and plans to invest $70 million on...

6/3/2019

article Heavy-hitters of casino industry headline Atlantic City gaming conference
(Atlantic City) -- The landscape of casino gaming is ever-changing and several titans of the industry will be in town next week to discuss all the hot-button issues...
article Heavy-hitters of casino industry headline Atlantic City gaming conference
(Atlantic City) -- The landscape of casino gaming is ever-changing and several titans of the industry will be in town next week to discuss all the hot-button issues...
article Brooks & Dunn make a triumphant return to A.C.
(Atlantic City) -- Country Music Hall of Famers Brooks & Dunn will make their triumphant return to Atlantic City on Friday evening with a guitar case full of hit...
article Pa. man accused of brutally beating his brother to death in Atlantic City casino
(Pennsylvania) -- No one knows exactly what happened in 11th-floor room at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City, but one Pa. man his dead and his brother is charged with...

5/31/2019

article Police: Philadelphia man killed brother at Atlantic City casino hotel
(Atlantic City) -- Authorities in New Jersey say a Philadelphia man killed his brother in an Atlantic City casino hotel room. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office...

5/30/2019

article Comparing The New Sportsbooks Opening At Borgata, Bally’s, And Harrah’s
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey sports betting is about to celebrate its one-year anniversary. And if you thought this past year was crazy, just know that there are plenty...
article How the 'Borgata Babes' Case Has Helped Define Employee Appearance Standards
(Atlantic City) -- Filed a decade ago, a suit by employees of the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City has put appearance and weight standards front and...
article Borgata casino unveils $12M sports bet, nightspot project
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. Casino officials tell The Associated...
article Suspicious death in hotel room at Harrah’s in Atlantic City under investigation
(Atlantic City) -- Investigators were at Harrah’s Atlantic City Thursday after a body was found in one of the casino’s hotel rooms, authorities said.“...

5/29/2019

article 'Suspicious death' at Harrah's under investigation
(Atlantic City) -- Authorities are investigating a “suspicious death” at a casino Tuesday night. Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office spokeswoman Donna...

5/28/2019

article Why Atlantic City casino profits are down but gaming revenue is up
(Atlantic City) -- The casino industry has reported gaming revenue growth every month since the opening of two new properties last year, but operating profits have...
article Bet On Shaq? Former NBA Star Could Make Ceremonial First Bet At New Borgata Sportsbook
(Atlantic City) -- What are the odds that a former NBA All-Star places the first official bet at Moneyline Bar & Book? More specifically, what is the line that...

5/26/2019

article Atlantic City casino earnings way down amid more competition
(Atlantic City) -- More casinos have meant less profit in Atlantic City since two gambling halls reopened last summer. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey...

5/24/2019

article The first legal casino in New Jersey
(Atlantic City) -- On May 26th, 1978, the first legal casino in the US outside Nevada opened in Atlantic City. Resorts International opened on a site that had previously...

5/23/2019

article Atlantic City Casino Financials Paint A Mixed Picture
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic City casino industry’s revenues are growing significantly. But its gross profits are declining even more significantly.Those are...
article Atlantic City casino profits plunge 30% with two more mouths to feed
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casino profits continued to shrink in the first quarter of 2019 as the combination of new casino competition and sports betting...
article Competition takes its toll on Atlantic City casinos
(Atlantic City) -- More casinos have meant less profit in Atlantic City since two gambling halls reopened last summer. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey...
article Atlantic City’s Borgata goes all in on sports gambling
(Atlantic City) -- According to a press release, the new $12-million Moneyline Bar & Book is coming on June 29. Connected to the sports bar and sportsbook will be...
article Borgata casino unveils $12M sports bet, nightspot project
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. Casino officials tell The Associated...
article Borgata may wish it had let lawsuit by some ‘Babes’ proceed
(Atlantic City) -- Attention, Hollywood screenwriters — the discrimination lawsuit by 21 Borgata Babes would make a good streaming TV short series. The pitch: More...

5/22/2019

article Atlantic City casino earnings way down amid more competition
(Atlantic City) -- More casinos have meant less profit in Atlantic City since two gambling halls reopened last summer. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey...
article Borgata casino unveils $12M sports bet, nightspot project
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. Casino officials tell The Associated...
article Payback percentage on slot floors can change dramatically
(Atlantic City) -- Changing the expected payback percentage on any one slot machine remains a time-consuming process for the most part. Yet overall payback percentages...

5/20/2019

article Appellate court rules long-running Borgata Babes case can go to trial
(New Jersey) -- A state appellate court has ruled that a group of the scantily-clad cocktail servers known as the "Borgata Babes" can proceed to trial against...
article Borgata Babe servers can take weight-gain lawsuit to jury
(New Jersey) -- Five "Borgata Babes" who sued their casino employer more than a decade ago can finally present gender-bias claims to a jury, a state appeals...

5/18/2019

article Atlantic City casinos report 11th straight month of revenue growth
(Atlantic City) -- The casino industry continued its winning streak in April, reporting a 16.9% increase in total gaming revenue. The increase in gaming revenue is the...

5/17/2019

article Atlantic City's Borgata Casino launches online sports gambling
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata Casino in Atlantic City is expanding its sports-betting action to digital. It has launched an online sportsbook offering website and...

5/15/2019

article Atlantic City Casino Industry Continues To Rebound; Is Sports Betting Playing A Role?
(Atlantic City) -- It’s no secret that online gambling and sports betting (81% over the internet) in New Jersey are thriving, but what about the brick-and-mortar...
article MGM Resorts partnering to build luxury Atlantic City housing on land long targeted for a casino
(Atlantic City) -- It is a tract of land long targeted for another casino in Atlantic City’s Marina District, back past the Golden Nugget along the bay, looking...

5/12/2019

article NJ Transit rail service resumes in Atlantic City, Princeton
(Atlantic City) -- Rail service to Atlantic City and Princeton resumed Sunday, more than six months after NJ Transit shut down the lines to deal with personnel and...
article Are Atlantic City casinos cashing in on Vans Warped Tour?
(Atlantic City) -- The final weekend in June is shaping up to be a major tourism draw and the resort’s nine casinos have priced their hotel rooms accordingly. The...

5/11/2019

article A self-serve beer bar is coming to Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- There's a new bar coming to New Jersey where you can pour your own beer. Not going to lie: This is pretty awesome. The name of the bar will be...

5/10/2019

article Are Atlantic City casinos cashing in on Vans Warped Tour?
(Atlantic City) -- The final weekend in June is shaping up to be a major tourism draw and the resort’s nine casinos have priced their hotel rooms accordingly. The...

5/9/2019

article Atlantic City police say crime is down. Why don't people believe it?
(Atlantic City) -- A video that captured a fight inside the McDonald's on Arkansas Avenue in March racked up more than 1 million views on Facebook and sparked...

5/7/2019

article What is next for Trump Plaza and the Atlantic Club?
(Atlantic City) -- Bob Smith finds himself at a loss for words when trying to explain to tourists what is happening with the Boardwalk’s two biggest vacancies. The...

5/6/2019

article BLOG: New Jersey Sportsbook Review: Bally’s Wild Wild West Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The Book at Bally’s Wild Wild West Atlantic City is a temporary sportsbook that took its first bets on July 30, 2018. The sportsbook is located...

5/2/2019

article Caesars Entertainment close to opening new sportsbooks at Bally's, Harrah's Resort
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. has invested nearly $11 million for construction of two permanent sportsbooks, including one that will be the largest in...

4/30/2019

article Borgata Is Ready For The Mane Event Of Kentucky Derby Betting In Atlantic City
(New Jersey) -- Want to bet on the Kentucky Derby in Atlantic City? Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Race & Sports Book is the only place to do it. And if you plan on...
article Divine Fortune Surrenders $139,000 Jackpot To Cancer Survivor
(New Jersey) -- The good luck just keeps on rolling. A Deptfort, N.J., woman won a $139,000 jackpot playing Divine Fortune on SugarHouse NJ online casino. The woman,...

4/29/2019

article Harrah's under no legal duty to deny problem gambler loan, state court says
(Atlantic City) -- A state appellate court Friday upheld a ruling which will allow Harrah's Resort Atlantic City to collect a six-figure debt from a self-described...

4/26/2019

article Atlantic City should consider capping number of casinos, state report suggests
(Atlantic City) -- A new report suggests Atlantic City should consider capping the number of casinos in the resort town. A State of New Jersey transition report on the...
article Harrah's Atlantic City Had No Duty to Withhold Credit From Compulsive Gambler, Court Says
(Atlantic City) -- An appellate panel ruled on Friday that Harrah’s Atlantic City casino can go ahead with its effort to collect a debt from a self-described...

4/25/2019

article Should Atlantic City put a cap on the number of casinos?
(Atlantic City) -- Now that the casino market has stabilized after a brutal 10-year stretch, which saw gaming revenues cut in half and five properties close, some...

4/24/2019

article Atlantic City: Commission hosting second casino job fair for veterans
(Atlantic City) -- The Casino Control Commission and the American Legion will host a veterans job fair Thursday. The event will be held at the commission’s...
article Atlantic Highlands PBA Ball at Shore Casino
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic Highlands PBA Local 242 is hosting its annual charity ball benefitting many charitable organizations on Friday, May 24, at the Shore...

4/22/2019

article BLOG: Loose slots — myth or reality?
(Atlantic City) -- Players now can try their luck at a slot machine based on the hit HBO show “Westworld.” In Atlantic City, they’ll find it...

4/20/2019

article Experts warn: Expanding casinos beyond Atlantic City is a stupid bet
(New Jersey) -- Internet gambling and sports betting have both been a big success in the Garden State, but don’t expect casinos to expand outside of Atlantic City...
article Is it fair to compare Atlantic City, Las Vegas crime data?
(Atlantic City) -- David Schwartz read off the headlines of a Las Vegas newspaper Wednesday afternoon in quick succession; police were arresting suspects and...

4/16/2019

article Many positive signs in Atlantic City casino market
(Atlantic City) -- The state of the resort’s casino industry is healthy, experts say, despite two seemingly contradictory reports released last week from state...

4/15/2019

article Casino union shows regulators its concern about Wall Street's impact in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The US largest casino workers union is asking gambling regulators to protect employees from neglect by hedge funds or private equity firms seeking...

4/12/2019

article Atlantic City gaming revenue up 25% in March
(Atlantic City) -- Casino gaming revenue was up more than 25% in March, marking the 10th straight month of growth for the industry. According to figures released Friday...

4/11/2019

article Profits Down 15% in Expanded Atlantic City Casino Market
(Atlantic City) -- Casino profits fell by more than 15% in Atlantic City in 2018, a year in which the downsized market reopened two shuttered gambling halls. The result...
article Atlantic City property revaluation coming
(Atlantic City) -- The seaside resort will soon undergo its first property revaluation in more than a decade and only the second reassessment in the last 40 years....
article Rolling chairs, ice cream bikes create Boardwalk jobs for Atlantic City residents
(Atlantic City) -- The Boardwalk’s iconic rolling chairs and ice cream bicycles could, once again, give locals a chance to financially benefit from tourism and...

4/8/2019

article Profits down 15% in expanded Atlantic City casino market
(Atlantic City) -- Casino profits fell by more than 15% in Atlantic City in 2018, a year in which the downsized market reopened two shuttered gambling halls, according...
article Bruce Deifik, developer who reopened Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, dies in Colorado car wreck
(Colorado) -- Bruce Deifik, the developer who took on the shuttered Revel casino and reopened it as the Ocean Resort Casino last summer, has died in Colorado, according...

4/7/2019

article Atlantic City: 'Trump turned this place into a ghost town'
(Atlantic City) -- When Trump won the election, photographer Brian Rose made straight for the gambling town – to show the reality behind his billionaire boasts....

4/5/2019

article Atlantic City gamblers upset with Greyhound’s casino bus change
(Atlantic City) -- Casino commuters on Greyhound’s Lucky Streak bus line are confused and frustrated over a new ticket policy implemented this month. The bus...
article Will Miss America stay in Atlantic City?
(Atlantic City) -- As contestants start to gear up for competition on the state level, the Miss America Organization is still working to secure a venue for this year...

3/30/2019

article How Atlantic City’s main business district became ‘Night of the Living Dead’
(Atlantic City) -- Shirley Everett, 79, is shopping. Just plain old shopping for a couple of folding carts and, as things develop, a new shower curtain. These days, out...

3/28/2019

article $107K Seized From Underage, Banned Gamblers At AC Casino: Report
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey regulators seized more than $107,000 in winnings from underage and otherwise prohibited gamblers at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in...
article $107K Seized From Underage, Banned Gamblers At AC Casino: Report
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey regulators seized more than $107,000 in winnings from underage and otherwise prohibited gamblers at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in...
article BLOG: These 2 Casinos Are Dominating Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos may look like they're holding a hot hand, with slots and table game revenue jumping 15.7% in February from last year, but...

3/21/2019

article Atlantic City sportsbooks 'buzzing' during first March Madness
(Atlantic City) -- With just less than five minutes to play in the first-round matchup between Louisiana State and Yale, William Maloney’s bet on the Ivy League...
article Hoops fans line up to bet (legally) on March Madness tourney
(Atlantic City) -- College basketball fans lined up at casinos and racetracks or furiously tapped smartphone screens Thursday to get down bets on March Madness, many in...

3/20/2019

article Bart Blatstein's secret A.C. casino concept gets a green light
(Atlantic City) -- Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein says he believes Atlantic City can support a new casino concept. He's just not saying exactly what it is yet.
article OP/ED: NJ is giving Atlantic City its best shot at a fairy tale ending
(New Jersey) -- The fundamental problem with Atlantic City the past few decades is well-known. It’s a problem of human nature that has been widely understood since...
article Will The Return of The Showboat Casino Spell Doom For Atlantic City?
(Atlantic City) -- Property owner Bart Blatstein is at least seriously considering the idea. He appeared before the Casino Control Commission on March 18 and was granted...

3/19/2019

article Showboat Atlantic City Owner Bart Blatstein Pitches Standalone Casino Next to Resort
(Atlantic City) -- Showboat owner Bart Blatstein has gained a “certificate of compliance” from the New Jersey Casino Control Commission (CCC) to become...

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...

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