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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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Tony Romeo
June 12, 2019 - 4:18 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gaming regulators Wednesday approved the first license for a new category of mini-casinos in Pennsylvania. Many Philadelphia-area residents won’t have to travel far to get there when it opens not far off the Turnpike in Morgantown. The operators of the Hollywood...
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The former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
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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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sports betting in Atlantic City
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March 13, 2019 - 4:27 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Nearly $2 billion has been wagered on sporting events in New Jersey in the nine months since such betting became legal last year. New Jersey gamblers plunked down more than $320 million on sporting events in February, led by action on the day of the Feb. 3 Super Bowl and...
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Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City
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David Madden
January 10, 2019 - 1:59 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City could soon have a new majority owner. Control will change hands after the current owner operated what used to be the Revel for a little more than six months. There’s still a lot we don’t know, like the name of the company...
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A scrolling video board with basketball scores
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December 13, 2018 - 7:22 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's sports betting market is closing in on the $1 billion dollar mark after less than six months of operation. Figures released Wednesday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show New Jersey's casino and racetrack-based sports books took in over $330...
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In this Nov. 13, 2018, photo, workers prepare to install gigantic video screens at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City N.J., in the casino's new sports betting facility it will open with DraftKings on Nov. 20.
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November 14, 2018 - 10:53 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — DraftKings and Resorts Casino are firing the latest shot in New Jersey's sports book arms race, with a full-fledged sports betting facility due to open in a week. The two companies told The Associated Press their 5,000-square-foot sports...
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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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 William Hill Sports Book at Ocean Resort Casino in AC
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Tony Romeo
September 11, 2018 - 9:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There won't be any sports wagering in Pennsylvania until next month, at the earliest. Two casinos have petitioned the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for sports betting — including Parx Casino, which wants to offer sports betting at its Bucks County casino and its...
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Play SugarHouse Casino Slots app
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Ian Bush
August 23, 2018 - 8:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's gambling industry has gained another player that's part sportsbook, part casino game and a sliver of Facebook. Play SugarHouse Casino Slots — an app for Apple devices, Android and on the web — is equipped with a news feed that alerts gamblers when someone...
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