REVEL TO SHUT DOWN POKER ROOM

Revel Casino-Hotel announced on Tuesday that it will be shutting down it’s poker room sometime in August. Revel officials said in a statement that the casino was closing their poker room “after careful consideration and in an effort to further improve operating performance…”. For the month of June, Revel ranked second to last in poker…

THURSDAY IS DEADLINE FOR SANDY GRANTS

Thursday is the deadline for New Jersey residents to apply for grants to help pay the cost of repair and rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy. Resettlement grants of up to $10,000 are available through special programs from the federal government. As of Tuesday, over 20,000 residents had filed grant applications, available online at www.renewjerseystronger.org.

BOARDWALK HALL HONORED AS A MID-SIZED ARENA

Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall has received a double honor as it was recently named one of the top ten stops by leading trade publications Venues Today and Billboard for mid-year rankings in the category of mid-sized arenas with 10,001-15,000 venue capacity. Billboard has also announced the top 25 tours for the mid-year, including two Boardwalk…