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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...

A record year for NJ sports betting; casinos, not so much

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey took nearly $1 billion worth of sports bets in December, an encouraging finish to a year in which coronavirus closures and restrictions sent overall gambling reve...

Plenty of overhead in this market: Betting on drone races

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — In the “gamblers will bet on absolutely anything” category, here's a new one: A major sports book is taking bets on aerial drone races. DraftKings said Fri...

New nuclear plant could rise at site of former one in NJ

LACEY, N.J. (AP) — The company that's in the process of mothballing one of the nation's oldest nuclear power plants says it is interested in building a new next-generation nuclear reactor at the same ...

Dead, frozen whale buried on NJ beach; removal was too hard

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey beach is the final resting place for a 15-ton (13,600-kilogram) whale whose lifeless body washed ashore on Christmas day. State and local off...

Season's greetings: Cards solicited for COVID-19 patients

SOMERS POINT, N.J. (AP) — Joseph Johnson was going about his life, getting ready for the holidays at the Jersey Shore, when he started to feel ill and wound up in a hospital. It turned out he had diab...

$250M facility to help NJ lead offshore wind power industry

New Jersey is doubling down on its drive to dominate the offshore wind energy supply chain in the U.S., adding a $250 million facility to build the huge poles supporting wind turbines to a second plan...

City to auction spot to push demolish button on Trump casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of President Donald Trump’s former Atlantic City casinos will be blown up next month, and for the right amount of money, you could be the one to press the button that br...

Another month, another sports bet record in NJ: $931M in Nov

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gamblers wagered more than $931 million on sports in November, the latest in a string of monthly records set by a rapidly growing market that's closing in on the ...

Wind energy, liquid gas projects move forward in New Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Wind energy companies proposed projects off New Jersey's ocean coast Thursday, as an environmental group vowed to appeal approval of a hotly contested liquefied natural gas ...

NFL betting lines in season of COVID-19 are moving targets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trevor Konitzer is the kind of guy whose cellphone is constantly buzzing with updates on NFL players: who's hurt, who's playing, what breaking news affects one team or anoth...

New Jersey utility buys 25% of wind farm off Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest utility bought a 25% stake in an offshore wind farm Friday to be built off the coast of Atlantic City in a move to bring local knowledge to an energy pr...

Virus, fan eagerness may spur sports bet, casino expansion

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Huge holes in state budgets due to the coronavirus pandemic and the demonstrated eagerness of fans to bet on sports are likely to spur a further expansion of sports betting ...

NJ man charged in $1.7M theft of armored car outside casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Describing it as “something out of the 1930s,” authorities say a former guard and two others stole more than $1.7 million from an armored car parked outside an Atlantic City...