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David Madden
January 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As sports betting has grown by leaps and bounds in New Jersey, one Atlantic City casino has stood on the sidelines. But not for much longer. The Hard Rock wants to get in the game, but the casino's president Joe Lupo has taken things slow. He has good reason. "...
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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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 William Hill Sports Book at Ocean Resort Casino in AC
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David Madden
November 24, 2018 - 6:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- Sports betting has taken off in New Jersey since its inception in June. All but the Hard Rock have opened physical and online sports betting sites. Resorts added its casino parlor this week, although their pairing with Draft Kings leads the internet field in...
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Ocean Casino
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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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David Madden
August 25, 2018 - 10:00 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- So how is this summer working out for businesses in Atlantic City? Pretty well, to hear industry officials tell the tale. Two new casinos were added to the mix in late June. Hard Rock and Ocean opened to a lot of fanfare and the excitement has lingered through...
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David Madden | KYW Newsradio
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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Celebrities and VIPs smash guitars as part of the grand opening celebration at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.
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July 01, 2018 - 8:57 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Even after spending a half-billion dollars on an Atlantic City casino, Hard Rock still hopes to build one in northern New Jersey near New York City one day. Hard Rock CEO Jim Allen said the company has made significant investments of money and time preparing for casino...
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This Monday, June 18, 2018, photo, shows the exterior of the soon-to-open Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.
AP Photo/Wayne Parry
June 20, 2018 - 11:07 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eight days before it plans to open, Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino will go before state gambling regulators to seek a casino license. The New Jersey Casino Control Commission will begin hearing Ocean Resort's licensing case Wednesday...
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The New Jersey Casino Control Commission has unanimously approved a license for the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
David Madden
May 09, 2018 - 4:14 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The New Jersey Casino Control Commission has unanimously approved a license for the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino . More than two dozen leaders of the project, including CEO Jim Allen, also received their personal licenses. In addition to the hype you might...
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