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Hard Rock Gets OK for New Jersey Casino, But Where Will It Be?

A company has won preliminary approval to operate a new casino in New Jersey — and it has a license for more than just Atlantic […]

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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 […]

Atlantic City beach at night
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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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NBA Commish Asks Christie to Partner on Legalized Betting

New Jersey has been battling major sports leagues over its right to allow sports betting, but Monday brought a twist to the matter: NBA commissioner […]

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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 […]

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Suburban Officials Blast Possibility of New Philadelphia Casino

Officials from Delaware County gathered today to blast the idea of a second casino in Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will vote on Tuesday […]

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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 […]

Inquirer Building, 400 N. Broad Street
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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 […]

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Casinos: Valley Forge CEO Suspended, SugarHouse Fined for Underage Incidents

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board suspended Valley Forge Casino’s CEO 15 days for waving two 20-year-old women through a security guard ID checkpoint. Michael Bowman […]

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Ruling Delayed in Jersey Sports Betting Case

A federal judge was to have ruled today whether New Jersey casinos and racetracks can allow sports betting on their premises, but instead has postponed […]

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Big Leagues Sue Jersey Over Sports Betting

America’s major pro sports leagues are joining the NCAA to put an end to sports betting in New Jersey.

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Christie: Sports Betting Is Legal In New Jersey Now

Bookies in New Jersey suddenly have competition. AP reports: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a directive Monday allowing his state’s casinos and racetracks to […]

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Thousands of People Lost Their Jobs in Atlantic City and Donald Trump Is Gloating

What is happening in Atlantic City, casino closures, is very sad – but does anybody give me credit for getting out before its demise? Timing […]

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

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Did Penn State Run Up the Score to Beat the Spread in 1995?

A few years back Rev at The 700 Level wrote a tremendously entertaining piece about a 1995 Penn State-Rutgers game. I know, I know: That’s […]