What’s new in Atlantic City ? A new Seawall and Boardwalk coming soon.

So why are we so lucky to get a new seawall and boardwalk in the Northend of Atlantic City? Since Atlantic City doesn't had extra money, the Federal government is picking up the tab on the first two phases of the flood prevention project. It could also be one of the most important tourism projects in the city's 40 year…

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New Jersey Gov Christie signs internet gambling into law

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie signed a measure today allowing internet gambling in Atlantic City, a move his administration expects to nearly double casino revenue and provide a lifeline to the struggling seaside resort. "This was a critical decision, and one that I did not make lightly," Christie said in a statement. "But with the proper regulatory framework and safeguards that I…

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10 Date Night Atlantic City Area Destinations

It’s date night and there’s a certain someone you’re eager to impress. No romantic night out is complete without quality time shared together over a memorable meal. The right cuisine and the perfect ambience can create date night magic. In fact, the restaurant you choose plays an essential role in whether your night is a windfall or a wipeout. So…

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Online gambling giant moves to purchase Atlantic Club casino in Atlantic City

Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 By DONALD WITTKOWSKI, Staff Writer The parent company of online gambling giants PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker has agreed to buy the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel in a deal that would help revive one of Atlantic City’s weakest casinos. Rational Group, based on the Isle of Man in the British Isles, has filed papers with…

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Worst may be over for Atlantic City casinos as competition starts to flatten out

Posted: Sunday, January 13, 2013 By HOA NGUYEN Staff Writer At the start of 2006, 15 casinos were within about 600 miles of Atlantic City. Today, that number has nearly tripled to 39 casinos, including six that opened in 2012. The crowded scene directly affected Atlantic City, which previously had seen gambling revenue grow consistently year-over-year. But in 2006, at the…

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Revel may be rethinking no-smoking policy as Atlantic City’s only smoke-free casino struggles financially

Posted: Monday, January 7, 2013 By DONALD WITTKOWSKI, Staff Writer Customers entering Atlantic City’s newest casino are greeted by small signs taped to the doors: “This is a smoke-free property. Thank you for not smoking.” But there are indications that Revel is rethinking its nonsmoking policy and may allow customers to light up in a new gambling area that is in…

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CRDA to study developing an indoor marketplace in Atlantic City

Posted: Sunday, December 2, 2012   By JENNIFER BOGDAN Staff Writer An indoor marketplace resembling Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal Market could be among the next projects undertaken by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority. In September, the authority took steps toward spending $100,000 on a feasibility study to determine whether the project would be a good fit inAtlantic City. That study is moving…

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Most storm-damaged properties are second homes, creating a dilemma for owners and governments

Posted: Sunday, December 2, 2012 By LEE PROCIDA Staff Writer HurricaneSandy’s impact on the New Jersey shore line was felt far from the coast in a number of ways, but mainly because most people who own property by the ocean live somewhere else. An analysis of tax records by The Press of Atlantic City shows the majority of residential properties in…

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Casino revenue climbs 13 percent on calmer August weather

            Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2012       By DONALD WITTKOWSKI, Press of Atlantic City   Hurricane-free weather in August and the newly opened Revel megaresort gave Atlantic City’s struggling casino industry its first monthly revenue increase since December. Altogether, the 12 casino hotels won $313.9 million from gamblers in August, a nearly 13 percent increase compared…

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