Place your bets on sports at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City on Thursday. The Tropicana is expected to take its first sports bet before lunchtime Thursday after being approved by regulations. Sports betting will be offered in the property’s North Tower.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is reportedly considering a merger with Golden Nugget. Bloomberg reports that the merger talks have begun with Golden Nugget approaching Caesars about the deal.
An 88 year old woman who was rescued after driving her car into a marsh in Atlantic City over the weekend has died. Ung Hoa Mui passed away four days following the accident on Route 40. Mui was involved in a two vehicle accident with another driver; 25 year old Danielle Shenk of Galloway Township…
An Atlantic City Police Officer was arrested Thursday after being indicted on charges that he used excessive force during an arrest five years ago that resulted in serious wounds to a Linwood man from a police dog. Sterling Wheaten has been indicted by a grand jury in the case, accused of using the excessive force…
Some sports betting revenue in the State of New Jersey will now head directly to the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority. Governor Murphy signed a bill into law that will share the State’s taxes generated from sports betting with CRDA. Sports betting has produced nearly $17 million this year to date.
An 88 year old woman is recovering from injuries she suffered when her car wound up in a marsh near Atlantic City on Saturday morning. Police say the accident involved a rollover near Route 40. Two occupants were able to escape, but the woman remained trapped inside until she was rescued.
Six people were arrested, over 1,000 bags of heroin recovered at a hotel in Atlantic City on Thursday. City police say the drug bust was a result of complaints from neighbors. Christine Burke was identified by police as a suspect facing major charges as she had both heroin and cocaine in her possession.
57 year old Brian Harris of Atlantic City has been arrested and charged with threatening to kill Atlantic City Police officers during a standoff on Tuesday. Harris locked himself inside an apartment and threatened to kill someone before turning the threats on police. He was taken into police custody; no injuries are reported.
Governor Phil Murphy has finally signed a bill that will establish tax incentives for the Atlantic City International Airport. The measure has received two prior vetoes but was signed into law by Murphy on Wednesday. Senator Jeff Van Drew was among the bill sponsors.
The Tropicana Casino property in Atlantic City is under new ownership. A deal that transferred the property from Carl Ichan to Eldorado Resorts was completed earlier this week. Approvals of the casino license are still pending from the Casino Control Commission.