March 26, 2016
Two 16-year-old boys were shot late Thursday inside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, police said Friday. The shooting happened on the 47th floor of the hotel about 11:15 p.m. Police responding to the scene did not find the victims there, but later determined that two teens who showed up at the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center were the ones shot, Atlantic City Police Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Their injuries were not life threatening, he said. Fair said police are searching for three known juveniles, whose names are not being released because they are minors.
March 19, 2016
Casinos Borgata Hotel & Casino 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City; 609-317-1000. www.theborgata.com . America. $55-$59.50. 3/18. 9 pm. Piff The Magic Dragon. $25. 3/19. 7 pm. Experience Hendrix: The Legacy of Jimi Hendrix. $69-$89. 3/19. 8 pm. Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack 777 Harrah's Blvd., Chester; 484-490-1800. www.harrahschester.com . Scythian. $15-$25. 3/18. 7 pm. Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-449-1000. www.trumptaj.com . Kathleen Madigan.
March 16, 2016 |
TRENTON - In what may be a watershed day for the future of Atlantic City, the Legislature voted Monday in favor of a proposed constitutional amendment to expand gaming to North Jersey, while the Senate also passed controversial legislation to take control of the resort town's finances. Some lawmakers, as well as local officials, called the proposals destructive and vowed to fight them. Voters will get the final say on the amendment in November, amid what is expected to be a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign waged by supporters and opponents of casino expansion.
March 14, 2016 |
ATLANTIC CITY — Stockton University isn't starting with a shuttered shell of a casino this time. Instead, it has a parking lot and two empty fields at the southern end of the city, near homes, small shops, and the beach. There, at the intersection of Atlantic, Albany, and Pacific Avenues, Stockton plans to finally create its long-discussed Atlantic City campus by putting up three buildings: a housing and student center on the Boardwalk for 500 or so students, a parking garage with 850 spaces topped by new offices for South Jersey Gas, and an academic building for up to 1,800 students.
March 9, 2016 |
Country's yodeling homewrecker, LeAnn Rimes, christened Philadelphia's newest live-performance venue Sunday in the glittering slots palace of the still-expanding SugarHouse Casino's Event Center. Along with opening its 600-person concert hall, SugarHouse introduced its cosponsorship of country gigs with 92.5XTU and LiveNation at Camden's BB&T Pavilion featuring Dierks Bentley (May 14), Keith Urban (Aug. 26), Jason Aldean (Sept. 17), and more. The low-ceilinged center, which has a wall of windows fronting the Philly/Camden waterfront, looked and sounded good.
February 25, 2016 |
New Jersey gambling regulators on Tuesday published temporary rules for skill-based gaming in Atlantic City casinos. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement defined the genre as any "approved casino game where game outcome is dependent in whole or in part upon the player's physical dexterity and/or mental ability. " Think Angry Birds, X-Box type games, or even old-time Asteroids, a casino executive said last year. Blowing up more asteroids than others would give the player a better chance of winning a jackpot, for example.
February 25, 2016 |
For a restaurant, it may have been a little odd - a morning meeting in the Palm's private dining room, held without pastries or coffee. Instead, what was served was hope, just in the nick of time for Palm's entire staff, all slated to lose their jobs Feb. 29, when Philadelphia's power eatery at the Bellevue closes for a year for renovations. Wendy Hamilton, general manager at the SugarHouse Casino, and a few of her human resource people asked for the meeting Tuesday so they could offer all of Palm's people jobs.
January 16, 2016
Casinos Borgata Hotel & Casino 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City; 609-317-1000. www.theborgata.com . Rob Thomas. $95-$120. 1/15. Resorts Atlantic City 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-344-6000. www.resortsac.com/ . Clint Holmes. 1/16. 9 pm. Tropicana Casino & Resort S. Brighton Ave., Atlantic City; 609-340-4000. www.tropicana.net . Bacon Week. Vary. 1/17. Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-449-1000. www.trumptaj.com . Martina McBride.
January 15, 2016 |
Expanding gaming to North Jersey could force more casinos to close in Atlantic City, Moody's Investors Service warned Wednesday, adding that such a result would increase the likelihood that the ratings agency would downgrade the resort town's credit. "We view any gaming supply expansion in New Jersey as particularly bad news for the already struggling Atlantic City gaming market," Moody's analysts wrote, adding that gaming revenue in the city had declined about 7 percent in the 12 months that ended Nov. 30. The report comes after Gov. Christie and lawmakers announced Monday that they had reached an agreement on a proposed constitutional amendment to add two casinos in separate counties in North Jersey.