Atlantic City

Officials marked the end of a $2.3 billion project to widen the New Jersey Turnpike on Oct. 24, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

NJ Senate President Says Transportation Trust Fund Is Key Priority

The Transportation Trust Fund is set to run out of money at the end of this fiscal year, June 30, to pay for roads and bridge repairs. But Gov. Chris Christie said nothing about it during his budget address Tuesday.

02/25/2015

Revel Casino Hotel (Credit: (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Potential Buyer Straub Says He’s Still Negotiating For Revel Casino Sale

A Florida developer trying to buy the former Revel casino in Atlantic City said Tuesday that he was still negotiating with its owner to salvage the sale.

02/17/2015

Revel Casino Hotel (Credit: (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Owners: Revel Casino Deal Must Close Or It’s Off

The owners of the former Revel casino in Atlantic City said they will cancel a deal to sell it to a Florida developer if the sale does not close by midnight.

02/09/2015

Tourists t-shirts are viewed for sale along the boardwalk in Atlantic City on July 29, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Appoints Team To Help Atlantic City Get Back On Its Feet

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.

01/22/2015

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Some Find Borgata Casino Restaurant’s MLK Day Menu Offensive

Some Twitter users objected to what they considered racially offensive choices. Others called the criticism political correctness run amok.

01/20/2015

The Showboat Casino in Atlantic City closed on Aug. 31, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Atlantic City Casino Revenue Plunges Nearly 50 Percent In 8 Years

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.

01/14/2015

Revel Casino Hotel (Credit: (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Developer Plans Water Park For Former Site Of Revel Casino

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.

01/08/2015

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N.J. May Lower Requirements In ‘Boutique’ Casino Law

New Jersey isn’t giving up on its effort to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City.

12/09/2014

Atlantic City officials are trying to reinvent the town after two casinos closed and more are threatening to do so. (Credit: CBS 2)

Atlantic City Region Job Loss Hit 9,900 Over Past 12 Months

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.

12/09/2014

The Showboat Casino in Atlantic City closed on Aug. 31, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Former Atlantic City Showboat Casino To Be Turned Into College Campus

The old Showboat casino on the Atlantic City boardwalk will be repurposed as a satellite campus for a southern New Jersey college.

11/12/2014

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United Airlines Halts Service To And From Atlantic City After Just 8 Months

United Airlines is ending service to and from ailing Atlantic City after just eight months of serving the East Coast gambling resort.

11/08/2014

The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa is shown in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 24 May 2007. The hotel, which opened in 2003 and features 2,000 rooms, touts itself as the first Las Vegas style resort in Atlantic City. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Borgata, Pala Indian Tribe Approved For Online Gambling In NJ

New Jersey gambling regulators have approved a California Indian tribe’s request to offer Internet gambling in conjunction with Atlantic City’s top casino.

11/05/2014

Atlantic City officials are trying to reinvent the town after two casinos closed and more are threatening to do so. (Credit: CBS 2)

September’s Employment Numbers Show Atlantic County’s Largest Unemployment Spike In 25 Years

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.

10/31/2014

Revel Casino Hotel (Credit: (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Revel, Atlantic City Battle Over Property Taxes

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.

10/25/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is pictured in 2007.  (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Hearing Set For Dispute Over Struggling Trump Taj Mahal Casino Name

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.

10/21/2014

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