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A push to teach gamblers which sport betting sites are legal

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A gambling industry group wants to teach consumers how to tell if a particular sports betting or online casino site is legal or not. Conscious Gaming, a no...

US to urge barriers, elevation to fight NJ back bay flooding

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The federal government will recommend flood control measures including storm surge barriers, floodwalls, and elevating homes and other buildings in a report later this...

Vaccine efforts redoubled as US death toll draws near 500K

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — States redoubled their efforts to get the coronavirus vaccine into arms Monday after last week's winter weather closed clinics, slowed vaccine deliveries and forced tens of tho...

Former Trump casino where stars played going out with a bang

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — By mid-morning Wednesday, a spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk where movie stars, athletes and rock stars used to party — and a future president honed his instincts for bra...

Sportbooks say pre-Super Bowl push for new customers scored

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Scuba divers or astronauts on the International Space Station may be the only humans who avoided a barrage of advertisements over the last two weeks enticing them to bet on ...

Bally's acquires SportCaller free-play game provider

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bally's Corp.'s shopping spree shows no signs of slowing down as the Rhode Island-based gambling company snapped up yet another company Monday to enlarge its fast-expanding...

Hard Rock casino bonuses thank workers during pandemic

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hard Rock International is handing out cash bonuses to its workers in several states, including New Jersey and Florida, to thank them for their efforts, including perseverin...

Virus may reduce total Super Bowl bets, but online to surge

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Here's one more thing the coronavirus pandemic has ruined for at least some people: betting on the Super Bowl. The American Gaming Association, the gamblin...

Ex-Atlantic City mayor gets 30 days in charity theft case

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A tearful former mayor of Atlantic City was sentenced Thursday to 30 days in prison and 11 months of house arrest for stealing $87,000 from a youth basketball program he fou...

Virus aid, no new taxes top US gambling industry 2021 goals

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. gambling industry wants additional financial aid from the next round of coronavirus stimulus legislation, and promises to fight new or higher taxes on its operation...

Different types of gambling, media converging for growth

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The many different types of gambling are quickly coming together with each other and with media outlets — and Wall Street is taking notice. Casino gambling...

Bally's acquires Monkey Knife Fight fantasy sports company

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bally's continued its acquisition juggernaut Monday, acquiring the daily fantasy sports company Monkey Knife Fight in an all-stock transaction that further widens the fast-g...

Carl Icahn nixes charity bid to blow up ex-Trump casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An auction house trying to raise money for a youth charity by soliciting bids to blow up a former casino once owned by President Donald Trump called off the effort Monday af...

NJ to fine sports books asking players to cancel withdrawals

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's top gambling regulator is threatening to fine sports books operating in his state that ask customers to cancel requests to cash out money from their accounts, s...

PlayUp to do mobile sports betting for New Jersey racetrack

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey horse racing track is making its move to catch up with the pack in the state's hot sports betting market. Freehold Raceway, which began taking in-p...