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The 2014 Miss America Competition Parade

Miss New York Wins As Miss America Pageant Returns To Atlantic City

The Miss America pageant returned Sunday night to the place where it all started: Atlantic City.

09/15/2013

Poker (credit: Clip Art)

Court: Pro Poker Player Can Play In Legal Games While Awaiting Sentencing

Lawyers for the pro players have argued their clients make a legitimate living playing poker. They say the players should be able to pursue their careers until the case is resolved _ and a judge has agreed.

09/14/2013

People walk along the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Miss America Pageant’s Boardwalk Parade Returns To Atlantic City

Some contestants will sport footwear that reflects their state. Miss Florida’s shoes depict alligators, Miss Indiana’s have basketballs and hoops, Miss New Jersey will sport sea shells and Miss Arizona’s have a cactus.

09/14/2013

Mallory Hytes Hagan, Miss New York, reacts after being crowned the new Miss America January 12, 2013 in Las Vegas (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Atlantic City To Welcome Miss America Contestants

The 53 contestants — one from each state, plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands — will gather across from Boardwalk Hall for the welcoming ceremony Tuesday afternoon.

09/03/2013

The 56-foot boat ran aground near The Pier Shops at Caesars shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday. (credit: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cynthia Oldham)

Fishing Boat Lands On Atlantic City Beach After Captain Reportedly Falls Asleep

The 56-foot Jessica Heather hit the shore shortly near The Pier Shops at Caesars, and was found around 2 a.m., the Coast Guard said.

08/19/2013

Trump Taj Mahal and other casino hotels in Atlantic City, New Jersey (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Return Of Miss America Pageant To A.C. Sparks Concerns Among Local Fans

Some local groups and businesses that have entered floats in the past tell The Press of Atlantic City they won’t attend this year.

07/28/2013

Greyhound Bus

Woman Threatens To Shoot Up Passengers On Bus From Atlantic City

Some people on their way back to New York City from Atlantic City on a Greyhound bus Sunday afternoon got a little bit of a scare.

06/09/2013

Google Glass (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Jersey Casinos Ban Google Glass

Casinos in New Jersey and Nevada are among those forbidding gamblers from wearing Google Glass, the tiny eyeglasses-mounted device capable of shooting photos, filming video and surfing the Internet.

06/05/2013

Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Toni On! New York: Takes On Atlantic City

This week WLNY’s Toni Senecal took a trip down the Garden State Parkway and explored Atlantic City. She sampled some serious eats and even caught a bird’s eye view of the entire town.

06/01/2013

Sign at Atlantic City International Airport (credit: South Jersey Transportation Authority)

Port Authority To Run Atlantic City International Airport

The South Jersey Transportation Authority on Wednesday approved the $500,000 a year payment under the 15-year agreement, which takes effect on July 1.

05/30/2013

The Revel casino is seen from the boardwalk in Atlantic City (file / creidt: Dough4872 via Wikipedia)

Smoking Now Allowed In Atlantic City Casino Revel

Revel emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week. The move to allow smoking was part of the casino’s rebranding effort.

05/28/2013

Madison Hotel (credit: Wikipedia.org)

Historic Madison House Hotel In Atlantic City Bought By Anonymous Bidder

The lone bidder for the Madison House was not identified. But a representative for the buyer told The Press of Atlantic City that the new owner intends to resurrect the hotel.

05/26/2013

The Revel casino is seen from the boardwalk in Atlantic City (file / creidt: Dough4872 via Wikipedia)

Revel Casino Emerges From Bankruptcy Filing

The pre-planned Chapter 11 filing wiped out $1.2 billion of the casino’s $1.5 billion in debt, by giving lenders an 82 percent ownership stake.

05/21/2013

5.3.13 Leslie Sbrocco

This Weekend: Atlantic City Boardwalk Wine Promenade

The Do AC Boardwalk Wine Promenade is this weekend in Atlantic City, showcasing the best local wines around.

05/03/2013

Cash (file/credit: CBS 2)

Fantasy Leagues To Be Operated By NJ Casinos Under New Regulations

Casinos can partner with fantasy league operators to let them run the tournaments. The gaming halls can also take entry fees and pay out winnings at casino cages, according to the regulations.

04/21/2013

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