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New Yorkers’ Travel Guide To Casinos

Sure, you can have fun with scratch-off lottery tickets and off-track betting — even occasional church bingo or raffles sorta make do — but the thrilling action of a casino’s table games and the unending music of paying slots just aren’t part of the Big Apple’s scene.

08/04/2011

Timothy J. Rooney, Sr. speaks at the groundbreaking for the expansion of Empire City - Yonkers, NY - Jul 26, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

Ground Broken For Expansion Of Empire City Casino

As patrons streamed into the Empire City casino at Yonkers Raceway, golden shovels went into the dirt, breaking ground on a new $40 million expansion on Tuesday.

07/26/2011

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Atlantic City Preps Firefighting Plans For Revel Casino

Fighting a fire will rely on sprinkler systems and internal pipes, as well as scores of firefighters working from inside the building.

07/25/2011

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Seminole Tribe Seeks Permit To Build New Atlantic City Casino

The project would be the first of two new “boutique” casinos recently authorized by New Jersey regulators.

06/22/2011

Gaming machines are seen at Mohegan Sun - Unvasville, CT - Nov 20, 2002 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Mohegan Sun Set To Unveil New Gigantic Buffet

Mohegan Sun poured nearly $10 million into renovating their Seasons buffet restaurant.

06/20/2011

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Commission Greenlights License For Building Smaller Atlantic City Casinos

The state Casino Control Commission on Wednesday approved a process for companies to apply for a license to build two new smaller casinos. One could have as few as 200 rooms, while the other would eventually have to expand to 500 rooms within five years.

06/15/2011

Donald Trump (credit: Gary Coronado/Palm Beach Post/AP)

Atlantic City Casino Trump Marina Becoming Golden Nugget AC

The Atlantic City casino that once bore Donald Trump’s name was changing hands Monday. The casino was being bought by Texas-based Landry’s Restaurants, which is renaming it the Golden Nugget Atlantic City.

05/23/2011

Tourists and a pedicab are seen on the boardwalk - Atlantic City, NJ - Aug 17, 2010 - Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

Poll: Atlantic City 3rd In Nation Among Casino Destinations

A Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll puts the seaside casino resort behind Las Vegas and New Orleans when it comes to where gamblers would like to spend their time and money.

05/02/2011

Report: Atlantic City Having Trouble Enforcing Casino Smoking Ban

After nearly banning smoking altogether at casinos, the city imposed the partial ban in 2007. The change of heart came when the economy crashed and casinos feared a complete smoking ban would cost them more customers.

04/24/2011

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Police: Man In Casino Parking Garage Fall May Recover

Police said Richard J. Vogel, 22, of Westville had been fighting with another casino patron on the fourth floor of the Harrah’s Resort garage around 5:40 a.m. Casino security found him on the outer area of the structure, where he apparently having lost his footing and fell.

04/23/2011

The 'Lady Liberty' Stamp depicts the statue outside the New York-New York casino in Las Vegas. (credit: Raimund Luke/USPS.com)

‘Lady Liberty’ Stamp Features Image Of Replica From Las Vegas

The stamp may have been issued to stir feelings of national pride, but instead it has stirred up controversy.

04/15/2011

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Lawsuit: New Costumes Lead To Firing Of 15 Casino Servers

Resorts Casino Hotel was being sued by seven fired waitresses. Several others were considering legal action.

04/01/2011

Revel Inks Pacts With 3 Laborer Unions

Revel was expected to create 2,000 construction jobs and about 5,500 permanent jobs once the facility is open.

03/21/2011

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Christie Vetoes Internet Gambling Bill

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have made his state the first in the nation to legalize Internet gambling.

03/03/2011

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Revel Casino Financing Shot In Arm For Atlantic City

Recession-pummeled construction workers expect to see a year and a half of steady work on the casino project, while residents hope they’ll be able to land one of the estimated 5,500 permanent jobs the casino and hotel will create.

02/18/2011

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