$3 billion..that’s how much money the casinos in Atlantic City have made through November of this year. This will be the first time in years that the casinos have earned that much money. Sports and online betting have helped the bottom line.
Retired Superior Court Judge Steven Perskie has come out of retirement. Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small announced that Perskie has agreed to be a special advisor to the mayor on policy issues. Perskie is very highly respected in our region and previously served as chief of staff to Governor Jim Florio.
The Atlantic City Blackjacks indoor football team is one and done. The Arena Football League filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection, meaning the league has folded. Atlantic City fielded a football team for the first time last year, and ended their only season winning four games.
An 83 year old doctor tripped over a microphone cord at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City two years ago; now she’s getting nearly $1.5 million in settlement money. Dr. Leticia DeCastro suffered the fall and subsequent neurological problems as a result of her injury. She also experienced a broken hip, and a stroke as a…
Funeral services will be held Saturday for a ten year old boy who was shot and killed at a Pleasantville High School football game earlier this month. Services for Micah Tennant will be held at the New Shiloh Baptist Church in Atlantic City. 31 year old Alvin Wyatt of Atlantic City is the alleged gunman.
Atlantic City may be getting $20 million in Hurricane Sandy emergency funds to repair facilities that were damaged more than seven years ago. The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs is considering spending the money to fix bulkheads, and flood proofing City Hall. A public hearing on the proposal will be held Tuesday.
Thousands of government officials are in Atlantic City this week for the annual New Jersey League of Municipalities meeting. The three day convention ends Thursday and is filled with classes and learning opportunities for local elected and appointed officials. Over 1,000 vendors are also on the floor of the convention to pitch various goods and…
46 year old Michael Garland of Newark will spend the next 14 years of his life behind bars after he drove his car into another man, pinning him against a wall, at the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City. Garland broke the legs of 25 year old Raymond Rivera during the incident. The assault occurred…
New gaming figures show a nearly 14 percent jump for Atlantic City’s casinos, compared with October, 2018. The casinos took in $266 million, and the big increase is attributable in part to sports betting revenues being at all time highs in the city.
New Jersey State Police are searching for 36 year old Martin Casiano-Roque of Atlantic City. He is wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a child. Police say are welcoming anonymous tips to his whereabouts.