gambling

Peter Haskell
July 02, 2020 - 2:55 pm
For the first time in 108 days, slot machines will beep, dice will tumble and cards will be dealt at Atlantic City’s casinos Thursday as they reopen amid a coronavirus pandemic. Read the full story now.
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Adam Warner
July 02, 2020 - 7:47 am
New Jersey is among three states that have legalized betting on the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement approved betting on the annual Fourth of July event. Read more.
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Atlantic City boardwalk and casinos
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AP News
May 05, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Casino workers across the country want their employers to provide them with protective equipment and adopt tough new cleaning and social distancing policies before the gambling halls reopen during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Tarrah Gibbons
April 17, 2020 - 7:00 am
Would you put down money to guess how many people get coronavirus? Several illegal gambling sites are taking bets on how many people are getting COVID-19.
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Friends using smartphones to bet on a basketball game.
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Andrew Kramer
March 01, 2020 - 12:31 pm
It's a social network for sports bettors. That's the premise of a new app that originated here in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Illegal "skill-based" gambling machine
Pennsylvania State Police
John McDevitt
February 28, 2020 - 3:08 pm
Illegal gambling machines are rapidly expanding across Pennsylvania, and the state lottery said sales from unsanctioned devices are cutting into the state’s ability to generate funds for senior citizens. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump talks to the media before he boards Air Force One for a trip to Los Angeles to attend a campaign fundraiser, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 6:56 am
President Donald Trump went on a clemency blitz Tuesday, commuting former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence and pardoning former New York City police commissioner Bernie Kerik, among a long list of others. Read more here.
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Slot machines in a secure room at the Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City N.J. that have been connected to the internet as part of a new product offering.
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AP News
February 10, 2020 - 4:22 pm
Slot machines, the bread and butter of the casino industry, long ago lost their nicknames as “one-armed bandits” when manufacturers did away with the lever gamblers had to pull in order to activate the machine, replacing it with buttons. Read more here.
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Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid hoist the Lombardi Trophy.
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Mike Dougherty
February 04, 2020 - 3:21 pm
Sports bettors cleaned up on Super Bowl LIV, especially in Pennsylvania. This was the first year Pennsylvania gamblers could place a bet online, and they waged more than $30 million during the big game. Read more here.
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Visitors hang out on the beach on June 29, 2018 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Two new casinos opened this week in the seaside resort, as residents seek an economic upswing.
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Mark Abrams
January 30, 2020 - 8:29 am
A Las Vegas-based casino gambling analyst says the recent sale of the financially troubled Playground Pier shopping and entertainment complex in Atlantic City could signal a turnaround for the property. Read more here.
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