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Insider: African-American Leadership Is Rolling Over for Casino Deal

[Update: Wednesday, Sept. 23, 3 p.m.] After publication of this op-ed, Philly mag learned that the author performed public relations work for the National Action Network, […]

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WATCH: Documentary Examines Lives of Unemployed AC Casino Workers

2014 was a brutal year in Atlantic City : 8,000  jobs were lost in 2014 after the closure of four of the city’s 12 struggling casinos. Now […]

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Boutique Casinos Closer to Reality in Atlantic City

It was more than four years ago that Chris Christie signed legislation approving new boutique casinos in Atlantic City. Despite interest from a few groups […]

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Jersey Man Arrested After Peeing on Casino Slots

  A New Jersey man was arrested Friday after he peed in the coin tray of a slot machine at a Pennsylvania casino. William Compton, a […]

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Will More Atlantic City Casinos Close?

Atlantic City’s casinos recently reported a bit of good news: Gross casino operating profits more than doubled in the first quarter. The eight remaining casinos […]

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5 Charts That Show Just How Screwed Atlantic City Is

On Tuesday, Atlantic City’s Chris Christie-appointed emergency management team released its first report. The results were grim. “The acute financial distress facing the City is […]

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Judge Declines to Approve Sale of Revel to Glenn Straub

You’re not going to believe this. No, wait, you probably will. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Gloria M. Burns today did not approve the sale of the […]

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Caesars Atlantic City Fined for Losing Two Slot Machines

When a casino says it has loose slots, it doesn’t mean this loose. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement announced on Tuesday it has […]

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Energy Company Threatens to Turn Revel into $2.4B Fungus Tower

The future of the closed Revel casino, Atlantic City’s $2.4 billion boondoggle, continues to be up in the air. Not long after a judge placed […]

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Christie Announces State Takeover of Atlantic City

Chris Christie took a controversial step today that has some Atlantic City politicians fuming. At his third summit on the city’s future, Christie announced the […]

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Revel Sold to Backup Bidder, Who Plans to Appeal Ruling

Update, 1:45 p.m.: A judge awarded Revel to Glenn Straub‘s company. Straub did not get a discount he’d requested, and has been ordered to pay […]

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Union: Icahn Backs Out of Deal to Save Trump Taj Mahal

Last night, it seemed the Trump Taj Mahal had been saved with a last-minute deal. Carl Icahn, the lender for most of the Taj’s debt, […]

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UPDATE: Trump Taj Owner Asks Icahn to Stay Open

Update, 2:40 p.m.: The Trump Taj Mahal’s CEO is asking primary lender Carl Icahn to keep the casino open until a court fight with the […]

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Bill Would Provide Tax Break for A.C. Casinos

We started the news day telling you it appeared the Taj Mahal Casino was about the kick the bucket. We head into the late afternoon, […]

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Failure of Revel Sale Could Harm Local Businesses

That meeting scheduled Monday in an attempt to save the possibly-failed Revel sale to Brookfield? We don’t know what happened, or if it even took […]