Last week, Atlantic City reported its annual revenues at just over $3 billion. Pennsylvania’s slots and table games brought in $3.16 billion in gross revenue in 2012, according to the state’s Gaming Control Board.
New Jersey’s battle with the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA will continue after a judge on Friday rejected arguments that the leagues couldn’t prove they would be harmed.
Closures due to the storm sent Atlantic City’s casino revenue plunging nearly 28 percent last month.
The tourism district of Atlantic City was virtually unscathed by Hurricane Sandy, including its famed boardwalk. However, because of some erroneous news reports on television, many would-be tourists have gotten a false impression.
Christie announced at 10 a.m. Friday that the roads to Atlantic City were reopening and that the city’s casinos had permission to restart operations.
Touring storm-ravaged New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, President Barack Obama pledged that all affected residents would get help as quickly as possible.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he never thought he would see such destruction, after he took a helicopter tour of the wreckage wrought by Superstorm Sandy on the Jersey Shore.
Wind gusts up to 89 mph were reported in Surf City on Long Beach Island, after Sandy made landfall.
With Hurricane Sandy taking aim at New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie ordered Atlantic City’s 12 casinos to shut down by Sunday afternoon as part of his statewide emergency declaration.
The college athletic association said that it cannot host games in states where gambling is allowed in them. New Jersey plans to license sports betting as soon as Jan. 9.
“I think it’s outrageous that these U.S. senators are trying to take away from the state of New Jersey and other states,” New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak told WCBS 880′s Levon Putney.
The 33-year-old started 125 feet up at the Atlantic Club Casino and finished at the Tropicana Casino and Resort
Adults who patronize Atlantic City’s casinos will soon be able to gamble at the pool or while waiting in line at the buffet.
Millions watched in June as Nik Wallenda walked across Niagara Falls on a high wire. Now he’s back and on Thursday, he will take a high wire walk over the beach in Atlantic City.
The federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday morning in Trenton by the NCAA, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL. But lawmakers say the suit was not a surprise.