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Meadowlands Chamber has plans for 250,000- square-foot casino and 1 million-square-foot convention center at sports complex. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Traffic Concerns Follow Unveiling Of Meadowlands Plan

Jim Kirkos, head of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce, says traffic is a priority.

08/20/2014

Meadowlands Chamber has plans for 250,000- square-foot casino and 1 million-square-foot convention center at sports complex. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Meadowlands Proposal Includes Casinos, Hotels

Casinos, hotels, a convention center and a monorail at New Jersey’s Meadowlands? That’s the plan business leaders laid out Tuesday to transform the area into a multi-venue entertainment district.

08/19/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Defends Decision To Not Take Control Of Ailing Atlantic City

More than 5,000 casino workers could be out of a job by next month between the closing of Showboat and Revel casinos alone.

08/15/2014

The Trump Plaza hotel and casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Layoff Notices Issued For 1,100 Workers At Trump Plaza Casino In Atlantic City

The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino confirmed Monday that it is indeed expecting to close at the end of the summer, and more than 1,100 workers were sent layoff notices.

07/14/2014

Developer Paul Fireman wants to build a casino near this site in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Casinos In Northern New Jersey? Idea Doesn’t Sit Well With Everyone

Two state lawmakers have been pushing to set up casinos in northern New Jersey, but they – along with a developer who wants to build a casino in Jersey City – have been hit with some obstacles.

07/10/2014

HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 02:  Singer Jerry Vale attends the ceremony as broadcaster/gameshow host Wink Martindale star on the Walk Of Fame on June 02, 2006 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Popular Crooner Jerry Vale Dies At The Age Of 83

A family attorney says Vale died Sunday morning at his home in Palm Desert. Harold Levy said Vale had been in declining health.

05/18/2014

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State Lawmakers Say Possible Casinos In Jersey City, Camden, Newark On The Table

New Jersey’s senate president says if gambling is ever expanded beyond Atlantic City, the Meadowlands is no sure bet.

02/07/2014

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N.J. Lawmakers To Mull Casino Gambling In Bergen County

Lawmakers in New Jersey will hold a meeting to discuss bringing casinos to Bergen County.

12/11/2013

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More Applicants Emerge As New York State Prepares To Grant Casino Licenses

More potential competitors for upstate New York casino licenses are emerging despite an increasingly crowded Northeast market.

12/07/2013

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Upstate New York Is A Step Closer To Getting 4 New Casinos

The approval of Proposition 1 in Tuesday’s voting allows for the building of four non-American Indian-owned upstate casinos in the Southern Tier near Binghamton, the Catskills and Mid-Hudson Valley region, and the Saratoga Springs-Albany area.

11/06/2013

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NY Voters Approve Major State Casino Measure

New York state voters on Tuesday authorized seven Las Vegas-style casinos to be built to boost the economy.

11/05/2013

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Back Of The Ballot: Vegas-Style Casinos In Upstate N.Y. To Be Decided Tuesday

It’s been a low-profile campaign for a high-stakes proposition. Should New York State go “all in” for casino gambling? To the surprise of some voters, the question will be on the ballot on Tuesday

11/04/2013

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Activists On Both Sides Hold Events In NYC On Casino Issue

Two events were held Thursday in New York City for and against the proposal that, if approved, would allow the development of as many as seven casinos across the state.

10/31/2013

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Candidates For Nassau County Exec. Urging Voters To Approve Casino Gambling In NY State

Thomas Suozzi and Ed Mangano are expected to join labor unions and business groups in support of the ballot referendum called Proposal No. 1.

10/15/2013

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

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