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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

Eric Schneiderman and Ray Kelly (credit: Office of the Attorney General, Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)

37 Suspects Rounded Up In Major Bust Involving Gambling, Loan Sharking Rings

The long-term investigation, called “Operation Flat Rate,” focused on gambling and loan sharking rings, the real moneymakers for the Gambino crime family.

10/18/2011

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Atlantic City Casino Workers Concerned Over Weak Gambling Market

The casinos have struggled for five years with plunging revenues amid ever-growing — and ever-closer — competition.

10/09/2011

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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

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Keidel: Don’t Concern Yourself With A-Rod’s Gambling Habits

Lord knows there are a thousand reasons to dislike Alex Rodriguez, but gambling isn’t one of them. What gets to me is A-Rod’s half-hearted mea culpa over steroids.

08/23/2011

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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

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New Jersey Lottery Cracks Down On Youth Gambling

More than 6,000 retailers across New Jersey that sell lottery tickets will be handing out pamphlets under the “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” campaign to discourage underage gambling.

08/01/2011

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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

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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

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

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

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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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Stalled Revel Casino To Resume Work, Open In 2012

Finishing Revel has long been seen as the single biggest move the nation’s second-largest gambling market could do to fight back against regional casinos popping up all around them.

02/02/2011

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Atlantic City Embracing Roaring ’20s Party Vibe

It’s a new strategy to attract new business by invoking the round-the-clock party vibe of a bygone era and cashing in on nationwide interest in the hit HBO show “Boardwalk Empire” about Prohibition-era Atlantic City.

01/31/2011

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