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Bill Callahan is interim CEO of Atlantic City's Ocean casino

Nov. 09, 2021 17:33 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort has promoted one of its executives to become interim CEO of the property. The casino told The Associated Press that Bill Callahan was approved Tuesday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement as its new...

Hard's Rock's Lupo to lead Atlantic City casino association

Nov. 03, 2021 12:01 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Joe Lupo, president of the Hard Rock casino, is becoming the new leader of Atlantic City's casino trade association. Lupo was named president Tuesday of the Casino Association of New Jersey, which advocates for the city's nine casinos and...

Kickoff: Sports betting licenses issued to Louisiana casinos

Oct. 31, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — Four state-licensed casinos in Louisiana were able to kick off sports betting at their locations Sunday, after winning approval for their licensing applications from state gambling regulators. Louisiana Gaming Control Board Chairman Ronnie Johns told...

5 proposals submitted for casino-resort in Chicago

Oct. 29, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Five proposals for a casino-resort have been submitted to the city of Chicago. Bally’s Corp., HR Chicago, Rivers Chicago at McCormick and Rivers 78 Gaming submitted their bids by Friday’s deadline, Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office said. ...

Hard Rock considering two NYC-area casinos 8 miles apart

Oct. 27, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hard Rock wants to build a casino in or near New York City, even as it moves forward with a plan to build another one in northern New Jersey, about 8 miles away. Jim Allen, chairperson of the global gambling, entertainment and hospitality...

Thousands of online, sports bets placed on Conn.'s 1st day

Oct. 19, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

Thousands of virtual bets started being placed early Tuesday, the first day that online sports wagering and casino games were made available to all eligible adults within Connecticut. Rodney Butler, chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, owners of Foxwoods...

Foxwoods casino seeks approvals to build high-end RV park

Oct. 15, 2021 15:01 PM EDT

PRESTON, Conn. (AP) — The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, owners and operators of Foxwoods Resort Casino, is seeking to develop a luxury RV resort on land the tribal nation has owned since 1994. The tribe and Blue Water Development Corp., of Ocean City, Maryland, recently...

Sale of half Ocean casino to Detroit Ilitch group approved

Oct. 14, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators on Thursday approved the sale of half of Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort to the Ilitch organization, which owns professional sports teams, a nationwide pizza chain and a casino in Detroit. The New Jersey...

Latin casino operator buys Vegas Strip parcel for $120M

Oct. 13, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Chilean businessman and co-founder of the largest casino resort operator in Latin America has reached an agreement to buy 10 acres (4 hectares) of Strip-front land that formerly housed the Riviera from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority for $120 million. ...

Glebocki resigns as CEO of Atlantic City’s Ocean casino

Oct. 11, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The CEO of Ocean Casino Resort has resigned after turning around the finances of one of Atlantic City's larger casinos during her two-year tenure. Terry Glebocki's exit reduces the number of female casino bosses in the city after an...