A 52 year old man was medevaced off a cruise ship about 100 miles off the coast of Atlantic City on Tuesday. The Coast Guard says the man was unconscious on the pool deck of the cruise ship. The man was eventually taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center.
The owner of the Showboat in Atlantic City has received preliminary approval to get a casino license. The Casino Control Commission decided Monday to allow Bart Blatstein to pursue a gaming license for the former casino property. Blatstein told the Associated Press that he would like to break ground on a piece of property that…
The Casino Control Commission will consider a request by the current owners of the Showboat Casino to secure a gaming license in Atlantic City. The Commission will consider the application made by Bart Blatstein. The Commission will likely base its vote on advice from the Division of Gaming Enforcement.
Sports betting is a huge hit in Atlantic City this over the past year. New gaming figures show that $2 billion in sports bets have been made in New Jersey since it was legalized last year. The extra revenue boosted the casino win figures in Atlantic City by 26 percent.
Senate President Steve Sweeney wants the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to operate the Atlantic City International Airport. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Sweeney believes this would provide a needed expansion of the airport. Congressman Jeff Van Drew says he was asked by Sweeney to be supportive of this effort.
43 year old Santos Blanco of Atlantic City was in court just before the weekend and admitted to sexually assaulting two boys. Atlantic County authorities say Blanco will now face 12 years in prison for the crimes. One of the children was assaulted over a duration of several years.
Former Eagles quarterback Ron Jaworski was among the first to make a legal bet at a sports book now operating at the Tropicana Casino. The Trop held an event just before the weekend to open the new sports book at the North Tower Casino. 16 games will be shown at the same time at the…
34 year old Johnny Morgan of Camden will be spending the next 15 years of his life in prison for killing a man in Atlantic City nearly two years ago. Morgan admitted to punching a man in the head during an argument and the man later died of his injuries. Morgan must serve at least…
They are the Atlantic City Blackjacks. That’s the new name of the brand new Arena Football League team that will debut in Atlantic City this spring. League and team officials announced the new name of the team, and a logo, on Thursday evening.
The Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City jumps into the sports book business on Friday. The Trop is holding a media event to unveil a 5,000 square foot sports book that will be located in the North Tower casino floor. Eight sports betting windows will be part of the attraction.