Being held up without a gun. This is how Atlantic City Councilman Frank Gilliam described the potential state takeover in Atlantic City in an opinion piece he wrote for Politickernj.com. Gilliam notes that the state has contributed to many of the financial struggles in Atlantic City and now wants to raid its assets. One of the points Gilliam has is the state was in charge of the tourism district for the past five years in Atlantic City and four casinos closed. You can read the entire piece here.