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You Could Soon Gamble at Philadelphia International Airport

You’ve probably heard by now that Gov. Tom Wolf signed several pieces of legislation on Monday aimed at funding the state’s $32 billion spending plan. The bills […]

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Hard Rock to Buy Trump Taj, Plans Casino Opening in 2018

There will be a new casino on the Atlantic City boardwalk next year. Yesterday the Hard Rock struck a deal with Carl Icahn to buy […]

Revel Casino Hotel, now called TEN
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The Revel Casino Finally Has a New Name

The summer season has come and gone in Atlantic City, and despite an initial mid-June opening date, the former Revel casino remains shuttered — and owner […]

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SugarHouse Won’t Serve Alcohol 24/7 — and That’s Bad for Pennsylvania’s Budget

When Pennsylvania passed a massive liquor reform bill this spring, politicians and media outlets labeled it as a push for more consumer choices. “This is […]

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Christie Says He’ll Vote to Expand Casinos to Northern New Jersey

New Jersey governor Chris Christie said he plans to cast his ballot in favor of expanding casinos outside of Atlantic City and into parts of northern […]

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Forget Casinos: Let’s Make Atlantic City a Marijuana Tourism Destination

Philadelphia thought it was pretty darn progressive by decriminalizing marijuana in 2014, but if one New Jersey lawmaker has his way, Atlantic City could one-up […]

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SugarHouse’s New Event Space Opens This Weekend

SugarHouse opens its new events space to the public this weekend with a LeAnn Rimes concert. And, the casino announced this week the second performer […]

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N.J. Announces Regulations for Skill-Based Casino Video Games

New Jersey gambling is going to get a little more exciting soon. Today, the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement today legalized more ways to gamble: […]

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There Will Be an Atlantic City Segment on New Year’s Eve the Next 3 Years

Yesterday, the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority agreed to pay $12.5 million to keep Miss America in Atlantic City for the next three years. […]

Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City
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Appeals Court: Trump Taj Mahal Can Strip Union Benefits

A federal appeals court has ruled that Trump Entertainment — the parent company of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City — can strip pension […]

Business

Board to Monitor South Philly Casino’s Lofty Diversity Promises

Last week, Stadium Casino announced ambitious diversity goals for its soon-to-be-built casino in the South Philadelphia. It promised that 50 percent of the post-construction workforce will be minorities […]

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Why Pennsylvania Should Follow Nevada’s Lead and Regulate FanDuel and DraftKings

Nevada is rarely a pillar of morality or model lawmaking. However, the state’s decision last week to shut down daily fantasy sports operators such as DraftKings […]

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These 2 Bills Would Allow Sports Gambling, Airport Slots in Pa.

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is in a mood to expand legalized gambling. Not only does he want to make it legal for you to gamble on […]

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Shaq Invented a New Form of Blackjack and He’s Debuting It at Parx

Shaquille O’Neal is a man of many talents. Basketball, acting, rapping, trying to build apartments in Atlantic City, tweeting, et cetera. And now, perhaps, he’s […]

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Stockton: Icahn Wanted 1,331 Hotel Rooms to Waive Casino Pact

Yesterday, an independent report commissioned by Stockton University about the school’s disastrous purchase of the former Showboat casino was released. The report blamed many, but […]