Division of Gaming Enforcement

 William Hill Sports Book at Ocean Resort Casino in AC
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Mike Dougherty
October 16, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Money from sports betting is pumping new life into New Jersey's once struggling gaming industry. Officials with the state's Division of Gaming Enforcement say September set a new record for revenue. And now the Garden State is standing toe to toe with Nevada.
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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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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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New Jersey Sports Betting
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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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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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David Madden
July 11, 2018 - 12:45 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Atlantic City could get its third sports book soon, as the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino has entered a deal with a British firm to take bets. There's no official word — just a letter from the Division of Gaming Enforcement to attorneys for the Hard Rock and a British-...
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Hard Rock Cafe
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David Madden
June 27, 2018 - 8:42 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gamblers down the shore got a one-day head start at two new places to lay down their bets as New Jersey regulators approved the Hard Rock Hotel Casino and Ocean Resort Casino for gaming after two days of practice play. Both facilities opened their casinos to...
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A lot of work is still being done to prepare for Ocean Resort Casino's big day.
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David Madden
June 21, 2018 - 12:21 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's Casino Control Commission has cleared the way for the Ocean Resort to open on schedule next week with a casino, granting owners an operating license. With the final piece of the puzzle now in place, the months of work to get to this point begin to...
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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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