Sports betting is now law in the Garden State, and the first bets will be placed at Monmouth Racetrack Thursday morning. Governor Murphy signed the measure that was approved by lawmakers this month. Sports betting will begin on the same day as the World Cup soccer tournament, which should bring in revenue.
The United States Coast Guard participated in the rescue of a man who was experiencing a weak pulse and chest pains on board a 26 foot boat that was 70 miles southeast of Atlantic City on Friday. The 64 year old man was assisted by a Coast Guard chopper who took him to shore for…
A 28 year old woman from Mexico was sentenced to seven years in a state prison for her role in a drug operation in our part of the state. Sandra Y. Parra-Quientero was handed the prison term for dealing meth. She was caught up in the seizure of five pounds of crystal meth by the…
Sports betting is coming to casinos and racetracks in New Jersey. Lawmakers on Thursday approved new sports betting bills that clear the way for legalized sports wagering to occur as soon as this weekend. All that’s needed is a signature from Governor Phil Murphy. Some areas say they are ready to pull the trigger as…
Today could be the day that New Jersey finally approves legalized sports betting. Lawmakers in Trenton are expected to approve sports betting today; a signature from Governor Phil Murphy may be imminent. Casinos and race tracks in New Jersey are ready to offer sports betting as soon as it’s legalized.
The new Ocean Resort Casino will open in Atlantic City this summer, and it will not charge for parking. The casino announced on social media that free parking will be offered through Labor Day weekend. The casino will open before the end of this month.
Eight teams, four games, one day in Atlantic City in December. Officials have announced a new Hall of Fame basketball tournament that pairs up Division I teams that will play opponents from different conferences on December 15th. Temple University and Penn State are two of the eight teams in the daylong tournament.
A 27 year old Vineland man has been charged in connection with a shooting incident in Atlantic City Friday afternoon. Authorities say Leon Green is accused of shooting the man near the Manor Hotel on Pacific Avenue. Green has been charged with attempted murder and other offenses; drugs were found in his possession.
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men’s and women’s basketball championships are coming to Atlantic City. The competition will be held at the Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall starting in 2020. This will be the first time in Hall history that it will be hosting the MAAC championship games.
Resorts Casino in Atlantic City and Draft King are expected to sign a deal today that will result in sports betting at the Atlantic City property. Resorts issued a statement saying it welcomes the new revenue stream.