New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has appointed an emergency management team to oversee Atlantic City’s operations as part of plans to help the struggling seaside gambling resort get back on its feet.
Some Twitter users objected to what they considered racially offensive choices. Others called the criticism political correctness run amok.
Figures released Wednesday by the state’s Gaming Enforcement Division show the casinos took in $2.74 billion in 2014, down 48 percent from a high of $5.2 billion in 2006.
Glenn Straub told reporters during a break in a court hearing Thursday he plans high-speed ferry service between the site and New York City.
New Jersey isn’t giving up on its effort to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City.
The Atlantic City region lost 9,900 jobs over the past 12 months, battered by the closure of four of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos.
The old Showboat casino on the Atlantic City boardwalk will be repurposed as a satellite campus for a southern New Jersey college.
United Airlines is ending service to and from ailing Atlantic City after just eight months of serving the East Coast gambling resort.
New Jersey gambling regulators have approved a California Indian tribe’s request to offer Internet gambling in conjunction with Atlantic City’s top casino.
Between Showboat, Revel and Trump Plaza casino hotels all closing around Labor Day weekend this year, Atlantic County’s September unemployment, at 11.4 percent, was a huge 1.3 percent jump from August.
Lawyers for Atlantic City and the bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel are battling over as much as $30 million that Revel owes for property taxes and penalties.
A hearing is set for Thursday in a dispute between Donald and Ivanka Trump and the casino company he once ran, over whether Atlantic City’s struggling Taj Mahal casino can continue to use the Trump name.
Police in Atlantic City said the arrests follow a six month investigation into the sexual assault of a 34-year-old woman at the Taj Mahal Casino in April.
The action is part of a lawsuit Donald Trump and his daughter are pressing against Trump Entertainment — which they no longer control or are involved with — to have their name stripped from the Trump Taj Mahal casino, and the company itself.
Legislation that would allow sports betting in casinos and racetracks has been advanced by a New Jersey Assembly panel.