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Judges block pop-up beach parties in 2 Jersey Shore towns

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Two Jersey Shore towns plan to have extra police on hand this weekend even though judges have blocked pop-up beach parties from happening there. In ...

Cruise ships adding sports betting options for passengers

The fast-growing legal sports betting industry is extending its reach to the middle of the ocean. BetMGM and Carnival Corporation announced a deal Friday to put sports books on more ...

Report: Smoking bans no longer a threat to casino revenue

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For decades, it was accepted wisdom in the casino industry that eliminating smoking would automatically lead to revenue declines and customer losses. But a...

New Jersey sues Ford over mining that tainted tribal land

RINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials sued Ford Motor Co. on Thursday, alleging that the automaker contaminated the ancestral homeland of a Native American tribe by dumping paint sludge and other...

Union authorizes Atlantic City casino strike next month

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City casino workers on Wednesday authorized their leaders to call a strike against the gambling houses if new contracts are not reached by the beginning of July. ...

Two Jersey Shore towns go to court to block pop-up parties

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Two popular Jersey Shore towns are going to court to try to block so-called “pop-up parties” at which thousands of people gather on the beach. They acted aft...

Union: 4 Atlantic City casinos not cleaning rooms daily

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A union representing housekeeping workers at Atlantic City's casinos says four of the resorts are not complying with a COVID-related requirement that hotel rooms be cleaned ...

Happy together: Orphaned turtles and kids who set them free

STONE HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — The circle of life was on vivid display Wednesday at the Jersey Shore in a way that even the youngest children could understand. Seventeen young turtles tha...

Hard Rock boss confers with NJ governor on casino smoking

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The chairman of the global Hard Rock casino and entertainment company spoke recently with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy about the “economic challenges” of banning smoking in c...

Workers picket outside Atlantic City casino, seeking raises

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J,. (AP) — Hundreds of Atlantic City casino workers picketed outside the Tropicana on Wednesday, as the union for employees at nine casinos is pushing for a new contract giving them a...

Contracts expired, union to picket Atlantic City's Tropicana

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Unable to reach new contracts with the Atlantic City casinos, the city's main casino workers union will begin picketing outside one of them Wednesday. Loca...

Crucial summer for Atlantic City starts with new investments

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — This summer is a crucial one for Atlantic City as it tries to recover lost business during the third year of the coronavirus pandemic, and casinos and non-gambling resorts a...

US casinos had best month ever in March, winning $5.3B

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Inflation may be soaring, supply chains remain snarled and the coronavirus just won't go away, but America's casinos are humming right along, recording the best month in the...

US: Ukraine war 'screams' need to reject Russian energy

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Wednesday that Russia's war on Ukraine “screams” that the world needs to stop importing oil and gas from Russia and instead move...

Power plan paused by NJ governor in minority area is back

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey sewage treatment plant in a predominantly minority neighborhood is pressing forward with its plan to build a gas-fired power plant, three months after the state's gove...