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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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Regulators To Let Atlantic City Casinos Accept Bets On Fantasy Teams

The temporary adoption of the new rules will be effective on April 22, the Gaming Enforcement Division said Monday.

03/18/2013

Superstorm Sandy's destruction is seen in Atlantic City - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Atlantic City Casino Revenue Down 12.5 Percent In February

Figures released Monday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the city’s 12 casinos took in $212.3 million.

03/11/2013

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New Jersey Gaming Attorney Sees Online Gambling Coming Soon

The governor of Nevada has signed a bill legalizing online gambling there and one New Jersey gaming attorney and consultant believes it will happen in the Garden State, too.

02/22/2013

Atlantic City is seen after being hit by superstorm Sandy - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Chris Christie Grants Atlantic City Casinos Permission To Reopen After Sandy

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.

11/02/2012

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New Jersey Lawmaker Reacts To Bill In U.S. Senate That Would Outlaw Online Gambling

“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.

09/13/2012

A man places a bet prior to the Preakness Stakes at the Pimlico Race Course - Baltimore, MD - May 21, 2011 (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

New Jersey Voters Say Yes To Sports Betting Public Question

Wanna bet? New Jersey does, but Washington has the final say.

11/09/2011

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Poll: New Yorkers Want To Gamble On Casinos

According to a new Quinnipiac University poll, 56 percent of registered voters backed the creation of casinos “similar to those in Atlantic City and Las Vegas.”

09/21/2011

Atlantic City Casinos To Close By Noon Saturday As Hurricane Irene Approaches

All but one of Atlantic City’s 11 casinos planned to shut down Friday as Hurricane Irene moved toward the resort city, where a mandatory evacuation was ordered.

08/26/2011

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Revenues Keep Dropping In Atlantic City

Revenues have been down for 34 straight months, but experts say the almost three-year long streak could be broken soon.

08/10/2011

Gov. Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Washington Township (Gloucester County), NJ - Nov 15, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Christie: No Fast Track For Smaller Casino Bill

Gov. Chris Christie said he won’t sign a bill that would allow smaller casinos to be built in Atlantic City before the rest of an ambitious package to rejuvenate the nation’s second-largest gambling market is also approved.

12/20/2010

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Atlantic City Casino Bills Up For Votes

Bills to create a casino district with much greater state oversight and to loosen the amount of regulation that govern the city’s 11 casinos will be considered.

12/20/2010

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