ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For people and groups planning to stay in Atlantic City, the resort's main union for casino workers is warning that “labor disputes” could occur if the casinos don’t agree to new contracts by a May 31 deadline.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s casinos, horse tracks that offer sports betting and the online partners of both types of gambling outlets won $422 million from gamblers in April, up 20% from a year earlier, figures released Monday show.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Inflation may be soaring, supply chains remain snarled and the coronavirus just won't go away, but America's casinos are humming right along, recording the best month in their history in March.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Coast Guard authorities say two people were rescued after their sailboat ran aground and overturned in breaking surf off New Jersey.
Officials say the 33-foot sailing vessel Free Bird was heading for Atlantic City when it ran aground and began heeling over in shoals near Little Egg Inlet at about 8 p.m.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As Atlantic City’s casinos work to recover financially from the coronavirus pandemic, the workers who keep those casinos operating are trying to do the same.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A union representing Atlantic City casino dealers is calling on New Jersey lawmakers to prohibit smoking in the resort’s casinos.
The United Auto Workers wrote earlier this week to state legislators asking them to hold hearings on a bill that would close a loophole in state law that leaves casinos as virtually the only indoor workplace where smoking is permitted.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Orsted, the Danish wind power developer, signed an agreement Thursday with New Jersey officials to use a state-financed manufacturing port to build the components of the state's first offshore wind farm.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Wednesday that Russia's war on Ukraine “screams” that the world needs to stop importing oil and gas from Russia and instead move toward other forms of energy.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's robust sports betting market broke the $1 billion mark for the sixth time last month in terms of the amount of bets taken.
But the news was bad in March for seven of the nine casinos that continued to lag behind their in-person gambling revenue levels from before the coronavirus pandemic hit, according to figures released Monday by state gambling regulators.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As a casino dealer, Shamikah Townsend knows when the odds are in her favor.
And they definitely are right now.
While working at one Atlantic City casino last year, she went to a job fair held by a different one, and was surprised at how instantly in-demand she was when the recruiter wanted to hire her as a craps dealer.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — On the 16th anniversary of a New Jersey law that banned indoor smoking in most public places — except in casinos — hundreds of Atlantic City casino workers called on state lawmakers Tuesday to ban smoking in the gambling halls.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casino earnings have surpassed where they were before the coronavirus pandemic broke out, but most of the improvement is due to the two newest casinos.
Figures released Friday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show eight of the nine casinos posted a gross operating profit last year.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The thwack of hammers and the whine of power saws are vying for attention with the beeping of slot machines and the clack of the bouncing roulette ball at many Atlantic City casinos this spring as the gambling halls spend millions on updating their properties.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines has hired a bus company to carry passengers between Philadelphia and two airports that are only a short hop away by air.
The service will start June 3 between Philadelphia International Airport and airports in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Atlantic City, New Jersey, the airline said Thursday with the bus company called Landline.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's first company to take bets on competitive video games said it planned to begin full operations Monday, having completed a trial period for state regulators.
Esports Entertainment Group was approved Friday to end a testing period of “soft play” while New Jersey regulators evaluated its product.
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — Jurors convicted a man of sexually assaulting a housekeeper in an Atlantic City hotel hours after he was released following his arrest on charges that he had beaten his girlfriend.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering a measure to cut Atlantic City in on taxes being generated from the state's thriving sports betting market.
A state Senate committee on Thursday advanced a bill that would divert a 1.25% tax on sports betting that currently goes to the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority to promote Atlantic City.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It started slowly, as the opening band's intro music played to a quiet audience at Atlantic City's Tropicana casino.
Plush ripped into their opening number, “Athena,” pounding away at power chords and sending vocals soaring into the rafters.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — BetMGM took less than $100 worth of bets last year on New Jersey college basketball games that weren’t supposed to be wagered on. Now, it will pay a $25,000 fine.
State law prohibits betting on New Jersey college teams, as well as on any collegiate game played in New Jersey — even if they feature teams from other states.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Some New Jersey lawmakers want to harness the power of the ocean's waves to create a new source of clean electricity, and several companies say they are eager to build projects there.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Phil Murphy has named a longtime insurance industry executive to head the state agency tasked with helping to redevelop Atlantic City using reinvested casino money.
Sean Pattwell was appointed executive director of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority on Thursday, two days after the Middletown resident was unanimously approved for the job by the CRDA’s board of directors.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — John Raymond made a plan and was sticking to it after arriving at Atlantic City's Borgata casino to bet on the March Madness college basketball tournament Thursday.
“I'm going to drink as much as I can, win as much money as I can, watch every single game, eat some good food and hang with my friends,” the Wilmington, Delaware man said.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's in-person casino revenue in February was 43% higher than it was a year ago, and just below the level of February 2020, right before the coronavirus pandemic hit.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort is planning a $5 million facility merging a bar, traditional gambling and sports betting.
The casino said Monday it will open The Gallery Bar, Book & Games, a 12,000-square foot facility where its current sports book is located.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The battle over whether smoking should be prohibited in Atlantic City's casinos heated up Thursday, with a major business group opposing a ban, and a public health agency resigning from the business group in protest.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Rick Pitino, the Hall of Famer who led Iona to the regular-season Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title, was honored as the coach of the year Wednesday.
In his second season with the program, the 69-year-old Pitino guided the Gaels to a 25-6 overall mark and a 17-3 record in the MAAC to secure the top seed in the conference tournament underway in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The likelihood of additional casinos opening in New York City concerns Atlantic City's casino bosses, but they feel there is still time to fix the seaside gambling resort's woes before that happens.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Amid a renewed push to ban smoking in Atlantic City's casinos, a new report released Wednesday predicts that doing so could cost up to 2,500 casino jobs and nearly 11% of casinos' revenue as they struggle to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Travis Lunn takes over Atlantic City's top-performing casino as its two newest competitors are surging in the market. But far from being worried, he's glad for the success of Hard Rock and the Ocean Casino Resort.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The airplane made Atlantic City's Bader Field famous, but it could be the automobile that resurrects it.
A $2.7 billion recreational, residential and retail project aimed at car lovers is being proposed for the historic but vacant former site of the first U.S.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former corrections officer who accepted bribes to deliver drugs to inmates at a federal prison in New Jersey has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.
Paul Anton Wright, 36, of Cinnaminson, will also have to forfeit the $50,000 he received in bribes as part of the 26-month sentence imposed Thursday.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal jury has acquitted an Atlantic City police officer of charges stemming from a K-9 attack that resulted in a $3 million settlement.
The panel on Thursday found Sterling Wheaten not guilty of a civil rights violation and falsifying records after deliberating about three hours.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hard Rock, the global gambling, hospitality and entertainment company, has three potential sites on which it could build a casino in New York City, its chairperson said Thursday.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal jury began deliberating Thursday in an excessive force case against an Atlantic City police officer.
Sterling Wheaten was charged with a civil rights violation and falsifying records stemming from an encounter with David Castellani outside a casino in 2013.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When New York state started taking mobile sports bets last month, everyone assumed it would take a big chunk out of New Jersey's nation-leading market.
And although New York did become the top market in the U.S.
HAMMONTON, N.J. (AP) — At least six people were injured when a commuter bus headed to Philadelphia ran off the Atlantic City Expressway and hit a tree early Tuesday.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The owners of Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort appointed its interim CEO on Monday as its permanent leader, and he quickly set a daunting challenge for himself and his employees: to become Atlantic City's top casino.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A bill that would ban smoking in Atlantic City's casinos is picking up more bipartisan support, but it remains unclear whether the state's Democratic political leadership will allow it to move forward.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has approved its first company to take bets on competitive video games, a fast-growing activity known as esports that is popular with young people around the world, officials said Monday.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Casino gambling, sports betting and online wagering in New Jersey brought in over $4.7 billion in 2021, but the casinos' core business — in-person gambling — did slightly poorer than it did before the coronavirus pandemic hit.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The head of a state agency tasked with helping to redevelop Atlantic City using reinvested casino money is stepping down.
Matthew Doherty is leaving his post as executive director of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority at the end of January for a job in the private sector.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein broke ground Wednesday on a $100 million indoor water park on the Atlantic City Boardwalk that is designed to give families a year-round option in the seaside resort that doesn't involve gambling.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would redirect some sports betting taxes from a state agency to the city of Atlantic City for property tax relief.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Travis Lunn, a veteran casino executive, was named Wednesday as the new president of Atlantic City's Borgata casino.
He most recently served as the southeast group president and chief operating officer for MGM Resorts, where he led Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, and Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, Mississippi.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s casinos are forging ahead with ambitious new projects in 2022, even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to make it harder to do business.
And non-casino projects involving family entertainment, education and the offshore wind industry will take flight in the new year.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drivers will be paying higher tolls in 2022 on some major roadways in New Jersey.
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority, which operates the Garden State Parkway and the New Jersey Turnpike, will raise tolls by 3% starting Saturday.
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — Two New Hampshire residents and a teenager were killed when a vehicle crashed into a toll booth in New Jersey and burst into flames, an accident that also injured a young girl in the car and a toll booth attendant.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday night that will give tax relief to Atlantic City’s casinos — and possibly prevent the closure of as many as four of them.
The action by the Democratic governor hands the casinos long-sought relief from an existing law that allows them to make payments in lieu of property taxes to Atlantic City, Atlantic County and the school system.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill that would give tax relief to Atlantic City's casinos — and possibly prevent the closure of as many as four of them — was being considered Monday in the New Jersey Legislature.