Atlantic City

This Monday, June 18, 2018, photo, shows the exterior of the soon-to-open Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.
AP Photo/Wayne Parry
June 20, 2018 - 11:07 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eight days before it plans to open, Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino will go before state gambling regulators to seek a casino license. The New Jersey Casino Control Commission will begin hearing Ocean Resort's licensing case Wednesday...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
June 14, 2018 - 8:31 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Newly released revenue numbers from Atlantic City's seven casinos might make some worry. But not casino regulators. Figures from the Division of Gaming Enforcement for the month of May show the so-called "casino win" — general gaming profits — at $193 million,...
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View from the new Ocean Resort Casino
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
David Madden
June 12, 2018 - 3:26 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — You haven't heard a lot about the replacement for the Revel casino in Atlantic City, mostly because the owners are readying for their June 28 opening. And a lot of work is still being done to prepare for Ocean Resort Casino's big day. The biggest difference...
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The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition from its nationally televised broadcast, saying it will no longer judge contestants in their appearance.
AP Photo/Mel Evans, File
Melony Roy
June 05, 2018 - 9:35 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When the Miss America pageant started in 1921, having young women parade around in bathing suits seemed like a great way to get tourists to come to the Atlantic City Boardwalk after Labor Day. But how America views women has changed drastically since then, and the Miss...
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Jose Garces
Ceisler Media & Issue Advocacy
Steve Tawa
June 01, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- While a Philadelphia celebrity chef has just closed one of his restaurants, as the date approaches for a bankruptcy auction, he's already planning to open new restaurants, with familiar menus. Chef Jose Garces says the closing of his Distrito restaurant in the...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
May 31, 2018 - 4:52 pm
DOVER, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — It appears Delaware will be the first state outside of Nevada to offer full-blown sports betting, starting next week. New Jersey has votes set on approving regulations on June 7. Pennsylvania's still working on it, with plans for casinos to apply for temporary licenses...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
May 30, 2018 - 10:40 pm
LAS VEGAS (KYW Newsradio) — Atlantic City casinos are getting ready for the onset of sports betting. Casinos like Ocean Resort are getting ready by teaming up a premier company in the field to open their facility next month. You may have never heard of William Hill , but the London-based company...
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David Legette
Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office
Ian Bush
May 30, 2018 - 12:51 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- A terrifying attack at an Atlantic City resort last summer will leave a Bucks County man behind bars for the next 16 years. David Legette of Bristol Township pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a former girlfriend who had a restraining order against him...
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William Hill
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Ian Bush
May 29, 2018 - 3:54 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — One of Atlantic City's newest attractions is getting in on the sports betting game. Ocean Resort Casino — the former Revel property that's expected to open June 28 — has announced it's partnering with sports bookie William Hill. Wagering will take place in a 7,...
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Tropicana Casino In Atlantic City
Credit: Andrew Kramer
David Madden
May 25, 2018 - 4:42 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Forty years ago Saturday, casinos arrived in Atlantic City, making the town at the time the only place to legally gamble in the U.S. outside of Nevada. Lots has changed, of course, since then. And a local expert considers the city's past, and future, when it...
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