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MORE CASINO COMPETITION FOR ATLANTIC CITY

This is the news Atlantic City did not want to hear: Another casino is coming to Philadelphia.  Live! Hotel and Casino was awarded a casino license to operate in Philadelphia on Tuesday, which will become the city’s second gaming hall located just over an hour away from Atlantic City.  The …

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LEAGUE CONVENTION KICKS OFF IN ATLANTIC CITY

Public employees refer to it as “The League”.   The annual New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference kicked off this week in Atlantic City and runs through Thursday.  Bill Dressel is the executive director of the League; he says towns continue to try to do more with less and consolidate …

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ATLANTIC CITY CONSTRUCTION WORKER INJURED ON JOB

On Monday afternoon a construction worker was injured after being pinned between two vehicles. Police reported that the accident occurred at the site of the new Convention Center next to Harrah’s Casino. Reportedly a construction vehicle was backing up when it struck the construction worker and pinned him between the vehicles. He …

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CASINO REVENUES FALTER AGAIN IN ATLANTIC CITY

Casino revenue in Atlantic City continues to drop.  New gaming figures released on Thursday show that gaming revenues were down 8.8 percent in October from one year ago when four more casinos were in business.  Revenue was actually up at the eight current casinos, with one exception, the Trump Taj …

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