Atlantic City

June 28, 2018; Atlantic City, NJ, USA; The new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. N.J
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David Madden
October 06, 2018 - 10:00 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — One of the two newly reopened Atlantic City casinos is undergoing a change at the top, little more than three months later. Atlantic City Hard Rock President Matt Harkness “will assume new responsibilities” come Nov. 1, according to the company. What those...
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Ocean Casino
(AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
October 03, 2018 - 3:42 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One has Elvis Presley's Rolls Royce, the costumes the Beatles wore onstage, and the management know-how and money of one of the world's largest and most successful hospitality companies — even as it replaces its boss. The other has a successful sports betting facility, a...
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AP Photo/Wayne Parry
September 30, 2018 - 3:14 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When people gamble, things sometimes go wrong. Roulette balls glance off the wheel onto the table. Slot machines jam. Online betting apps freeze. Dice go flying off the felt. And sometimes, the cards aren't shuffled correctly, or at all. Bettors have even lost payouts...
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AP Photo/Wayne Parry
David Madden
September 27, 2018 - 5:58 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio, AP) — A deal for Stockton University to acquire the land and parking facilities of the shuttered Atlantic Club Hotel Casino is dead. The hotel closed more than four years ago and two prior attempts to sell it fell through. The Stockton deal, announced last month...
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Atlantic City
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David Madden
September 21, 2018 - 8:39 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- As the remnants of Hurricane Florence battered southern New Jersey last week, new flood gates in a part of Atlantic City were put to the test for the first time. And they worked. When storms would hit, flooding has been a problem in the city’s Ducktown area...
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Stockton University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new beachfront campus in Atlantic City.
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Dan Wing
September 20, 2018 - 6:39 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Stockton University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new beachfront campus in Atlantic City. The new $178.3 million Stockton University campus sits right on the southern end of Atlantic City's boardwalk, just a few steps from the beach. The university...
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David Madden
September 20, 2018 - 6:03 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Murphy administration has released a 64-page report looking at the future of Atlantic City, which has been under state control for about two years. It appears that takeover will remain in place in spite of the governor's promise as a candidate to end it...
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Ocean resort
Ashley Wolf
David Madden
September 13, 2018 - 11:52 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As Hurricane Florence makes its way toward the Carolina coast, most residents of the area are heeding evacuation orders. And if some come to the tri-state area, Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City is offering to help. Owner Bruce Deifik has some empty rooms at...
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September 12, 2018 - 8:44 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An Atlantic City casino owner says he'll take in people fleeing the powerful hurricane due to strike the East Coast this week. Bruce Deifik told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he will let anyone fleeing the storm stay for free at his Ocean Resort Casino until it...
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Miss New York Nia Franklin reacts after being named Miss America 2019, as she is crowned by last year's winner Cara Mund, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Atlantic City, N.J.
AP Photo/Noah K. Murray
September 10, 2018 - 3:42 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hours after a new Miss America was crowned, the Miss America Organization released a report Monday denying the outgoing one had been bullied by pageant leaders including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson. The lawyer for former Miss America Cara Mund called the report,...
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