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Borgata's July set monthly record for Atlantic City casinos

Aug. 18, 2022 11:42 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling and sports betting helped propel the Borgata in July to the best month an Atlantic City casino has ever had. Figures released Tuesday by New Jersey's Division of Gaming Enforcement show the Borgata, the city's top-performing casino, won...

Ex-Indiana lawmaker sentenced in casino money scheme

Aug. 17, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former Indiana state senator and a longtime casino executive were sentenced Wednesday to federal prison terms for their roles in a scheme that illegally funneled gambling company money to the politician's unsuccessful 2016 congressional campaign. The federal...

Casino referendum won't be on Richmond ballots in November

Aug. 17, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond voters will not be weighing in again this fall on whether to approve a casino in the city. At the request of city officials, a Richmond Circuit Court judge has signed an order to remove the casino referendum question from local ballots in this...

NJ gambling revenue up 6.7% in July, but 5 casinos still lag

Aug. 16, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s casinos, horse tracks that offer sports betting and the online partners of both types of gambling outlets won $480.7 million in July, an increase of 6.7% from a year ago. But the resorts nine casinos continue to struggle to return to...

Maryland gambling revenue sets new record in fiscal year

Aug. 15, 2022 14:15 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland raised a record $1.5 billion for the state from gambling revenue in the last fiscal year, the lottery announced Monday. The new all-time state record includes money raised by the lottery, the state's six casinos, sports betting and fantasy sports...

New leader takes helm at Atlantic City casino trade group

Aug. 11, 2022 09:11 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The trade group for Atlantic City’s nine casinos named a veteran casino executive as its new president on Thursday. Mark Giannantonio has more than 35 years experience in the casino industry, and has been president and CEO of Resorts casino since 2012....

AC casino dealers reject designated smoking area proposal

Aug. 09, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City casino dealers opposed to smoking indoors are rejecting an idea being floated among state legislators to create designated outdoor smoking areas that employees could opt out of staffing. Pete Naccarelli, a Borgata dealer and a leader of a...

Could outdoor gambling satisfy smokers and casino workers?

Aug. 05, 2022 13:50 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Could outdoor gambling be at least a partial solution to an impasse between Atlantic City casino workers who want smoking banned indoors, and gambling executives who fear a smoking ban would hurt business and cost jobs? It may depend on what the...

Atlantic City's Joe Lupo to run Mirage casino for Hard Rock

Aug. 03, 2022 08:58 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Joe Lupo, who has helped two of Atlantic City's most successful casinos thrive through years of market turbulence, will run the Mirage Hotel & Casino once Hard Rock buys the Las Vegas property from MGM Resorts International, his company said Wednesday. ...

Newspaper: Families of Haley, Clyburn got casino shares

Aug. 02, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

The husband of former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and brother of U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn were given shares of a company that leased slot machines to a North Carolina tribal casino that needed political help to open last year, The Wall Street Journal reported. Clyburn's brother and...