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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 […]

City Life

Union Accuses SugarHouse of Spying On Organizers With Surveillance Cameras

The Unite Here Local 54 union has been working for years to unionize casino workers at SugarHouse, the gambling hall that opened in 2010 on […]

The Scene

Cheers for CHOP Featuring Salt-N-Pepa

On Saturday, February 28th, the 2nd Annual Cheers for CHOP (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia) was held at the Valley Forge Casino. This year the event […]

Revel Casino Hotel, now called TEN
City Life

Revel Sale Appears Dead. Again.

There will be no “university for geniuses,” it appears. Officials with the bankrupt Revel Casino said overnight they will ask a judge today to cancel […]

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City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

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City

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City

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, […]

City Life

Report: Icahn Will Save the Taj

Financier Carl Icahn has agreed to keep the Trump Taj Mahal Casino open, the New York Post reported Wednesday night, and has even made concessions […]

City

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 […]

Things to Do

15 Ways to Ring in the New Year in Philadelphia

Whether you want to party all night, spend a quiet evening enjoying the arts, or have some kiddies in tow, there’s something to do in […]