A man claiming to be a compulsive gambler lost $160,000 at Harrah’s in Atlantic City, and a court has ruled that he must pay up. The man told the court that Harrah’s should not have extended him credit, but the court didn’t buy the argument. Harrah’s has been awarded the settlement, including interest and attorney’s…
The welcome center located on the Atlantic City Expressway just outside of the city closes this week. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority reports that the center is simply not used as visitors get information from the internet and other sources. The center has been in existence for 20 years.
34 year old Johnny Morgan of Camden has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars for killing another man in Atlantic City by punching him. 53 year old Andrew McGarrigel died in 2017 as a result of the injuries he sustained on North Virginia Avenue. McGarrigel received one punch to the head that killed him.
Hirsch Singh is running for the United States Senate in 2020. You may remember Singh is from Atlantic County, and unsuccessfully ran for his party’s congressional nomination that eventually went to Seth Grossman. Singh announced that he wants to square off against Cory Booker in next year’s election.
Despite campaign promises by Governor Phil Murphy, Chris Christie’s plan to have the state run Atlantic City will stay the course. Lt. Gov. Shelia Oliver was in the gaming city on Tuesday and announced that the amount of time for the state takeover will not be cut. Oliver says she anticipates it continuing for a…
The Casino Control Commission will be hosting a job fair for veterans Thursday. The event will be held at the Commission’s office on the Atlantic City boardwalk for five hours, starting at 9:00am. Representatives from all casinos in Atlantic City will be in attendance.
The use of deadly force by an Atlantic City police officer last year was justified, according to the Prosecutor’s Office. 32 year old Timothy Deal was shot and killed last June by police after he stabbed an officer in the torso with a knife. The officer ordered Deal to drop the knife and he did…
Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam will be in court on May 9th regarding a complaint brought against him by the director of a casino nightclub. Gilliam allegedly borrowed $5,000 off Meredith Godfrey and never repaid the loan. She is seeking the loan back, plus interest, and court costs.
A proposal to expand dormitory offerings in Atlantic City for students of Stockton University will be considered by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority on Thursday. The university wants to add a six story building that would house over 400 students, and add stores to the bottom floor.
The Atlantic City Rail Line goes back in service on May 24th. New Jersey Transit officials announced today that the popular rail line will be back on tracks after lengthy delays and criticism from local politicians. New Jersey Transit is blaming various agencies and suppliers with the monumental delay in re-opening the line.