Atlantic City

NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
August 17, 2018 - 2:01 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There's been a lot of blowback over New Jersey Transit's recently announced plans to shut down the Atlantic City rail line for several months just after Labor Day for upgrades to equipment. Forums have now been scheduled for riders to ask questions about the...
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amsterdam
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
August 15, 2018 - 12:03 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you live long enough, and want to recapture your youth or young adulthood through getaways to old haunts, forget it. You can't go back. It's simple. "Back" isn't there anymore. The towns and cities are still where they were, but the places, the sights...
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A clerk at the new sports book at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City N.J. process wagers for a customer moments after the casino started accepting sports bets on Wednesday Aug. 1, 2018.
AP Photo/Wayne Parry
August 14, 2018 - 9:17 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Sports betting is off and running in New Jersey, with three casinos and two racetracks taking in $40.6 million in wagers in July, the first full month it was legal. Those figures were part of a report that showed that Hard Rock debuted as Atlantic City's No. 3 casino in...
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New Jersey Sports Betting
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 14, 2018 - 5:09 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gamblers who want to bet on sports should be getting one more option starting Wednesday. Resorts Casino Hotel — Atlantic City's first-ever casino — will become the fifth to open a sportsbook on site. An 11 a.m. ribbon-cutting is planned, pending approval by the...
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David Madden | KYW Newsradio
David Madden
August 10, 2018 - 2:18 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Two reopened casinos down the shore have boosted employment numbers at the nine Atlantic City gaming halls to their highest levels in four years. Putting full and part time numbers together, July statistics from the Division of Gaming Enforcement show more than...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
August 09, 2018 - 5:58 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Last week's surprise announcement that the Atlantic City rail line would shut down after Labor Day for several months of work has prompted Gov. Phil Murphy to call on New Jersey Transit to improve its communications with the public. Word was released late last Friday...
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The Atlantic Club casino in Atlantic City, N.J., shut its doors in mid-January of 2014.
Clem Murray/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT/Sipa USA
David Madden
August 07, 2018 - 4:42 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Stockton University is poised to open its new Atlantic City campus next month, and already there are plans for an expansion. Trustees are ready to vote Wednesday on a plan to take over the site of one of the vacant casinos on the boardwalk. "There is a...
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A clerk at the new sports book at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City N.J. process wagers for a customer moments after the casino started accepting sports bets on Wednesday Aug. 1, 2018.
AP Photo/Wayne Parry
August 01, 2018 - 4:38 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Resorts Casino Hotel and DraftKings on Wednesday received approval to become the first companies to offer online and mobile sports betting in New Jersey. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement gave approval to the casino and its Boston-based online partner to launch an...
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Deull Fuel
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
David Madden
August 01, 2018 - 4:03 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The state of New Jersey filed a half dozen environmental lawsuits — the first of their kind in a decade — seeking to clean up decades-old damage and have the alleged polluters pay for it. Officials held two press conferences to announce the actions, one in...
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This July 14, 2018, photo shows people placing bets on sporting events at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford N.J.
AP Photo/Wayne Parry
July 30, 2018 - 2:49 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two Atlantic City casinos owned by Caesars Entertainment are joining New Jersey's growing sports betting market this week, and another two in Mississippi will do so in mid-August. Bally's casino in Atlantic City started taking sports bets Monday morning. Its sister casino...
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