Rebounding Atlantic City casinos see $3.3B revenue in 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casinos won almost $3.3 billion from gamblers in 2019, helped by surging sports and internet bets as the seaside resort continued to rebound from a mid-decad...

After Super Bowl, sports books preparing for XFL bets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — While many sports fans are picking NFL playoff teams to bet on, or marshaling their cash for the Super Bowl, yet another opportunity to wager on football is right around the...

Move to oust corrupt 'cartel' from Atlantic City is rejected

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An effort to drastically reshape government in Atlantic City, which has a tradition of corruption so extensive and colorful that it was the star of hit HBO series “Boardwalk...

Feds seek new ways to spot illicit opioids mailed into U.S.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is enlisting the help of the private sector to develop better ways to spot and intercept illicit opioids shipped into the United States through ...

Shell shock: Giant invasive mussels eradicated from US ponds

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A colony of giant invasive Chinese mussels has been wiped out from a New Jersey pond. They had threatened to spread to the Delaware River and wreak eco...

Atlantic City casinos’ 3rd-quarter profits up from year ago

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s nine casinos saw their collective gross operating profits increase by 12.5% in the third quarter of this year compared with the same period last year. ...

Gunman wounds man, young boy at high school football game

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a New Jersey high school football game, wounding two people and touching off “mayhem” as fans and players frantically ran for cover. ...

Another record month for sports betting in NJ: $487M in bets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s sports betting industry set another monthly record in October for the amount bet as gamblers plunked down close to a half-billion dollars while baseball’s playo...

NJ will trap turkeys troubling Jersey Shore neighborhood

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has drumsticked up a plan to deal with flocks of wild turkeys that are ruffling some feathers in a Jersey Shore neighborhood. And it doesn’t involv...

Gambling firms see $7B to $8B sports betting market by 2025

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors and sports betting companies are predicting the industry will be a $7 billion to $8 billion business in the U.S. within five years. Panelists at the NYC Spo...

"Seinfeld" star Alexander, Southside Johnny in NJ fame hall

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — "Seinfeld" star Jason Alexander, rocker Southside Johnny Lyon and the authors of "Jaws" and "Game Of Thrones" are among those being inducted to the New Jersey Hall of Fame. ...

Survivors' tales part of the art in Superstorm Sandy exhibit

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — The stories of people who survived Superstorm Sandy, scrawled in their own handwriting, are an integral part of a new art exhibit remembering the deadly storm and the dev...

Firm revokes application to build pipeline, but will refile

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — An Oklahoma company has withdrawn permit applications with New Jersey regulators that it needs to build a hotly contested natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania through New Jer...

Shutdown of nuke plant has a surprising stinging consequence

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The shutdown of one of the nation's oldest nuclear power plants last year is having a surprising, stinging consequence for a New Jersey bay considered to be one of the n...

Competing for space on the increasingly crowded ocean

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Oceans cover nearly three-quarters of the Earth, and it's getting crowded out on the water. Energy, shipping, fishing and conservation groups all need s...