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Gabby Douglas Will Judge the Atlantic City Miss America Pageant

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas will judge the 2017 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City next month.

View of the New Jersey beach and Atlantic Ocean from a GEICO Skytypers plane
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I Flew Over Atlantic City in a World War II-Era Plane

I can admit, I was terrified. I knew I would be OK. My pilot was Bob Johansen, a Navy veteran who told me he’d been […]

Chris Christie
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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 […]

Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City
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Trump Taj Mahal “Losing Multi-Millions a Month,” to Close in September

It’s tempting to say this is bad news for Donald Trump, but Donald Trump doesn’t believe in bad news. So let’s just call it more […]

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Bob Brady: Trump’s Bankruptcies Have Been Terrible for Philly and A.C.

This is an opinion column by U.S. Rep. Bob Brady. Donald Trump routinely touts his casinos in Atlantic City as an example of his skill as […]

Hillary Clinton - Trump Taj Mahal
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Hillary Clinton Visits Striking Trump Taj Mahal Workers in Atlantic City

Workers cheered. The press swarmed. The Secret Service yelled at people to get on the sidewalk. After her rally in front of the closed Trump […]

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Outside Shuttered Casino, Hillary Clinton Assails Trump’s Record in Atlantic City

On the boardwalk outside a closed casino that was once part of Donald Trump’s Atlantic City empire, Hillary Clinton made her case that Trump is […]

Atlantic City - Trump Taj Mahal - Hillary Clinton
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Hillary Clinton to Campaign in Atlantic City Tomorrow

Hillary Clinton is heading to Donald Trump’s old playground to attack the presumptive Republican nominee tomorrow. Clinton will appear in Atlantic City at 12:15 p.m. […]

Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City
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1,000 Trump Taj Mahal Workers Go on Strike

Trump Taj Mahal workers walked out at 6 a.m. this morning, striking before the busy holiday weekend after their union was not able to reach […]

Atlantic City beach at night
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Atlantic City Union Reaches Deal With Three Casinos

UPDATE, 4:45 p.m.: Per The Press of Atlantic City, workers at the Tropicana Casino have reached a tentative agreement with management. Only the Trump Taj […]


With Just Days Until Deadline, Atlantic City Workers Preparing to Strike

Elaine Malloy has been a cocktail server at Bally’s for almost 26 years. She makes $8.99 an hour. “It’s a disgrace to work at $8.99 […]

An aerial view of the beach and casinos in Atlantic City.
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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 […]

Revel Casino Hotel, now called TEN
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Renaming Revel: Does It Actually Matter What Glenn Straub Calls A.C.’s Notoriously Troubled Casino?

The video is professional. Beach shots are interspersed with close-ups of Revel, the $2 billion failed casino experiment at the north end of Atlantic City’s […]

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MGM Buying Full Ownership of Borgata Casino

MGM will soon be the sole owner of the Borgata. Boyd Gaming and MGM Resorts International, co-owners of Borgata parent company Marina District Development Holding […]

Atlantic City beach and boardwalk at twilight
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A.C. Will Face Major Budget Cuts if Christie Signs Rescue Bills

The future of Atlantic City is now in Gov. Chris Christie‘s hands. Or, rather, his pen. A pair of state aid packages passed the Assembly […]