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The Showboat Casino in Atlantic City (credit: Getty Images)

Atlantic City Casino Closures Spur Mass Unemployment Filing

Hundreds of newly laid-off casino workers began filing for unemployment Wednesday morning, the first attendees at an assistance center that expects to process 5,000 workers over the next three days.

09/03/2014

The Showboat Casino in Atlantic City (credit: Getty Images)

Curtain Falls On Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino

The Mardi Gras-themed casino is shutting down at 4 p.m. Sunday after 27 years on the Boardwalk.

08/31/2014

The 'Stink House,' a former fish processing factory in South Jersey. (Credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

Radio Free Montone: Atlantic City Going The Way Of The ‘Stink House?’

As I navigated my boat, the MOJO, across Great Bay in South Jersey last week I came upon one giant relic and maybe another bigger one.

08/22/2014

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

Atlantic City casinos (file/credit: Getty Images)

Poll: Some New Jersey Gamblers Would Use New York Casinos, But Most Prefer Atlantic City

About 12 percent of New Jersey gamblers would take their business to one or more of the four new casinos being built in New York, according to a new poll.

06/16/2014

Rendering of casino proposed in New York (Credit: CBS 2)

Developers Propose Casino Resorts For Upstate New York

Casinos are a jackpot of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to begin with. And for the Catskills, a chance to reclaim the glory days of the old lavish resort hotels.

05/27/2014

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NJ Online Gambling Revenues Come In Below Expectations

Atlantic City casinos brought in nearly $8.5 million in the first five weeks of online gambling. That figure is off track towards meeting the state’s projected $1.2 billion mark at the end of June and slightly below the expectations of Union Gaming Research.

01/15/2014

Gamblers play slot machines in Atlantic City, N.J. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Expanding Video Gaming, Slots

Connecticut might gamble on slots and video gaming in Bridgeport, New Haven and Windsor Locks.

01/13/2014

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Battle Brewing Over Casino Expansion In New Jersey

With competition in New York and Pennsylvania eating into New Jersey’s gambling revenue, state lawmakers are considering bringing casinos to Bergen County.

12/12/2013

Online Gambling (file/credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Online Gamblers Near N.J. Borders May Be Shut Out By Digital Fences

Technology companies working with the Atlantic City casinos tell The Associated Press they intentionally set their digital fences slightly away from the edge of New Jersey’s borders.

11/17/2013

Casino (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

N.Y. Casino Proponents, Foes Make Their Cases

A discussion presenting both sides of a referendum on amending the state constitution to allow Las Vegas-type casinos was held.

10/21/2013

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Lawyer: New York Casino Referendum Was Passed In Secret

The referendum was reworded to promise more jobs, tax cuts and aid for schools — all additions made to the initial version.

10/08/2013

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New Legislation Would Bring Casinos Upstate, Video Slot Centers To L.I.

State lawmakers are poised to vote as early as Friday on a measure that would authorize Las Vegas-style resort casinos in three upstate areas.

06/20/2013

Lyoto Machida kicks Dan Henderson in their light heavyweight bout during UFC 157 at Honda Center on Feb. 23, 2013 in Anaheim, California, an example of mixed martial arts. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Connecticut Legislature Lifts Ban On Mixed Martial Arts

Though some matches are currently permitted at Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos, national promoters and venues in Hartford and Bridgeport have campaigned for years to host the fights.

06/06/2013

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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

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