NJ casinos, tracks win $264M in July after virus reopening

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's casinos and horse tracks won $264.5 million in July after reopening amid the coronavirus outbreak, a figure that was down nearly 21% from a year ago, but one th...

Workers want mandated temp checks for casino patrons

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Five Atlantic City casinos are not physically checking the temperatures of guests entering the property, workers said as they pushed New Jersey's governor to require the cas...

NJ June gambling revenue down 65.6% amid virus closure

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The final month of coronavirus-mandated closures for New Jersey's casinos and racetracks was predictably bad. Figures released Tuesday by the New Jersey Di...

Borgata to reopen July 26, last of Atlantic City's 9 casinos

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Borgata casino will reopen on July 26, the last of Atlantic City's nine gambling resorts to resume operating amid the coronavirus outbreak. The casino ...

Ready to return, 4,000 Atlantic City casino workers told no

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — After 3 1/2 months of being out of work amid the coronavirus outbreak, thousands of Atlantic City casino workers got the call they had been waiting for: I...

Jersey Shore at a glance as July Fourth comes amid pandemic

Here's a quick look at what's open and which coronavirus-related restrictions remain in place at the Jersey Shore as the July Fourth weekend arrives: BEACHES: Open, with reduced occu...

Virus concerns grow — as do crowds flocking to Jersey Shore

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — As coronavirus-related restrictions are eased and temperatures climb, people are flocking back to the Jersey Shore. And with the July Fourth holiday weekend upon ...

Atlantic City casinos reopen in a changed pandemic world

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eager to hit the slot machines and table games after a 108-day absence, gamblers wore face masks and did without smoking and drinking Thursday as Atlantic City's casinos reo...

Borgata president one of few Black women to run a US casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Melonie Johnson is making history as the first Black woman to hold the title of president of an Atlantic City casino, and she's one of only a small handful of women with suc...

No smoking, drinking or eating as Atlantic City casinos open

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City tried Prohibition once before. It worked so well that Nucky Johnson, the legendary politician and racketeer, built a Boardwalk empire immortalized on HBO nearl...

Borgata reopening July 6; invited guests can come July 2

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's top casino won't be opening its doors to the general public until July 6, four days after most of its competition. The Borgata tells The As...

Atlantic City casinos reopening July 2, with masks mandatory

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casinos will be able to reopen July 2 at 25% capacity and everyone inside the building wearing masks, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday. ...

US casinos push for cashless gambling payments, citing virus

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The American casino industry wants gambling regulators to make it easier to adopt cashless payment transactions on the casino floor, citing a desire to help customers avoid ...

Atlantic City OKs booze on the Boardwalk to boost crowds

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Many folks could use a drink right about now, and starting Friday they’ll be able to do it while strolling the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Searching for ways...

Carl Icahn to raze both towers of ex-Trump casino. But when?

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has filed plans to demolish a former Atlantic City casino built by now-President Donald Trump, but Icahn and the city have not yet agreed on ...