It’s official: Two new casinos will be opening on the same day in Atlantic City next month. The new Ocean Resort, formerly the Revel, and the new Hard Rock Casino will both open on June 28th. The Ocean Resort Casino will be creating more than 3,000 full time jobs.
The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 51 year old man off a commercial fishing boat about 65 miles off Atlantic City Sunday. The man was on board board the “Settler”; he had difficulty breathing. The man was taken to the Atlantic City Medical Center for treatment.
Casino regulators in Atlantic City will be holding a licensing hearing for the new Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City. The hearing will be held on Wednesday just over a month before the casino is scheduled to open.
A 20 year old man who faced a court date relating to a gang related shooting at the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino skipped his appearance and is now a fugitive. Taquay Dunston was supposed to appear in court on April 13th, but never showed up. He has already pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and…
A 54 year old Atlantic City man became the 3,000th employee hired by the new Hard Rock Casino. The casino says it will hire at least another 500 people in advance of its opening on June 28th. The 3,000th hire will come on board as a craps dealer.
Three men from New York have been indicted by the State of New Jersey for being big players in a drug trafficking ring that operated out of Atlantic City. The men were caught with $1 million worth of fentanyl-laced heroin in the city last year. All three face charges of first degree possession of heroin…
The Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City may open on the same day as another new casino, the Hard Rock. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Ocean Resort, formerly known as Revel, is shooting for an opening on June 28th. The new Ocean Resort was purchased for $200 million in January.
76 year old Santos Torres of Atlantic City has been charged with sexually assaulting a 15 year old girl. Authorities say Torres was charged this week with the offense which occurred for a 13 month period. Torres is being held pending his detention hearing, according to the Press of Atlantic City.
27 year old Germaine Booth will now get additional prison time for a shooting that resulted in the victim’s death five years later. Booth shot a man inside Hudson’s Bar and Grill back in 2009; the victim was paralyzed, and died years later after his injury. Both had been kicked out of the bar for…
June 28th..that’s the date when Atlantic City’s new Hard Rock Casino is scheduled to open. A major event was held in the city Wednesday morning to outline details of the Hard Rock’s first summer at the shore. 300 acts have been booked for the Hard Rock, and it will include a Howie Mandel Comedy Club.