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Donkey Sauce Is Just Aioli, and Other Things I Learned at Guy Fieri’s Philly Restaurant

Sometimes, celebrity chefs stab kettle cooked potato chips into half of a frozen, store-bought chocolate marbled cheesecake and call it art. Other times, they add six cheeses […]

Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City
Business

Last Chance to See Trump Taj Mahal Is This Weekend

Investors behind the transformation of Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal to a Hard Rock Hotel and Casino say demolition of the property’s façade is expected […]

Donald Trump ascends the stairs with his fist raised after the opening of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. on April 5, 1990.
Business

Trump Taj Mahal Sold For Pennies on the Dollar

When Carl Icahn announced his wish to sell Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal back in February, Hard Rock International swooped in a month later to […]

An aerial view of the beach and casinos in Atlantic City.
Business

Shuttered A.C. Casino to Reopen as Indoor Water Park

Building on a chain of recent deals in Atlantic City, Ventnor-based R&R Development Group announced on Monday that it has entered into an agreement to […]

Business

South Philly Casino: Dealers Expected to Make $70,000

The leadership team behind the forthcoming $450 million casino in South Philadelphia’s stadium district has released a comprehensive plan outlining its hiring practices. Stadium Casino LLC […]

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Business

Court Upholds Weight Restrictions for “Borgata Babes”

Casinos can legally regulate the weight of their waitresses, a New Jersey court has ruled. On Thursday, a New Jersey appeals court upheld a lower […]

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DO THIS: ActionAIDS Fundraiser “Glamsino Royale” Comes to Hotel Palomar

Full disclosure: last year when I attended Glamsino Royale, the casino benefit thrown by ActionAIDS, I had a little too much fun. Evidence is provided below […]

News

Auditor General to Review Pa. Casino Gambling

The Morning Call reports that Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will review whether casino gambling is paying its way in Pennsylvania — specifically if it is bringing […]

Property

Blatstein, SugarHouse Appeal Casino Decision

The Inquirer reports this morning that last month’s decision to permit a second Philly casino in South Philadelphia is being appealed by the losing bidders […]

Property

Senator: Lack of Diversity in Philly Casino License

Here’s a statement from Sen. Vincent Hughes that’s come across the transom in the wake of the announcement that the PA Gaming Control Board has […]

News

State Sets Date to Decide Philly’s Second Casino

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has set November 18th for a vote on whether Philadelphia will get a second casino — and if so, which proposed […]

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News

Blatstein Frustrated by Casino Delay

Newsworks reports that developer Bart Blatstein, one of four remaining bidders to build a second casino in Philly, is fretting about the time it’s taking […]

An aerial view of the beach and casinos in Atlantic City.
News

Report: Atlantic City May Have Just 6 Casinos by 2017

The bad news is getting worse: Atlantic City, which has seen the announcement of three casino closures this summer, is likely to see even more: […]

News

Delaware Casino Bailout Stinks

  Something stinks in Delaware and it’s not just the horseshoe crabs decaying on the beaches of the Delaware Bay. It is the bailout of […]

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News

Study: Philly Has Room for One More Casino

CBS Philly reports that a private consultant has told the Pennsylvania Legislature that Philadelphia has room for one more casino.