Atlantic City

Caesars Palace
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David Madden
June 25, 2019 - 12:24 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A massive merger in the gaming industry could have serious financial repercussions down the shore. Eldorado Resorts is planning to take over Caesars Entertainment in a $17.3 billion transaction, which will result in the largest gaming company in America. About...
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Courtesy of Vernon Ray/Philadelphia Soul
Matt Leon
June 12, 2019 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Soul will welcome Atlantic City to the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday for a critical Arena Football League battle. The Soul fell to 3-4 last week with a 48-41 home loss to Washington. The Valor scored what proved to be the game-winning touchdown with...
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In this Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks during a news conference with Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin in South Amboy.
Julio Cortez/AP Photo, file
June 11, 2019 - 10:34 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that he and others said is the nation's first requiring most hotels to provide their workers with wearable panic buttons they can press to summon help quickly in an emergency. The...
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In this April 5, 2019 file photo, Gretchen Carlson attends Variety's Power of Women: New York presented by Lifetime at Cipriani 42nd Street Miss America-Carlson in New York.
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June 05, 2019 - 11:44 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gretchen Carlson, a former Miss America who helped eliminate the pageant's swimsuit competition, is stepping down as board chairwoman of the Miss America Organization. She was part of an all-female leadership team that took over the...
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Rough seas
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David Madden
May 30, 2019 - 10:44 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A pair of around-the-world cruisers had to be rescued in rough seas off the coast of Atlantic City on Wednesday night. A 55-foot sailboat called the Bertie capsized some 65 miles off shore in rough seas. "The two people that were on the sailboat had been...
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Borgata casino in Atlantic City
Wayne Parry/AP
May 22, 2019 - 1:11 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. Casino officials tell The Associated Press it will open a sports bar and sports betting facility named Moneyline Bar & Book on June 29. The name is a reference...
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After eight months NJ Transit Atlantic City Line trains are running again. This is the first train out of 30th Street on Monday morning.
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Tim Jimenez
May 13, 2019 - 6:50 am
UPDATED: 10 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit officials promise better, more efficient service now that the Atlantic City Line is back in operation first time in eight months. They hope riders come back and the line attracts new passengers. Monday was the first weekday the...
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The former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
Wayne Parry/AP
May 10, 2019 - 7:51 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's beaches, casinos, forests and cities attracted tourists who spent nearly $45 billion in 2018. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said tourism spending in New Jersey has increased for nine years in a row. Speaking at a tourism conference Thursday in Trenton, Murphy...
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In this March 22, 2019 photo, customers watch a game during the NCAA March Madness college basketball tournament at the Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City N.J.
Wayne Parry/AP Photo
May 04, 2019 - 4:43 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Mobile apps might drive the future of sports gambling in the United States, but casinos are still betting big on physical sportsbooks as legal wagering expands to new places. Lounges, bars and other shiny new spaces are giving casinos and other operators a new way to...
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There is a sudden change of venue for an information hub housed inside a visual staple on the Atlantic City Expressway.
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Justin Udo
April 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There is a sudden change of venue for an information hub housed inside a visual staple on the Atlantic City Expressway. For years, Joseph Polillo says he ran a postcard stand at the Atlantic City Visitor Welcome Center. "I tried to preserve the history of...
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