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Developer, former casino owner Deifik dies in crash at 64

Apr. 8, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Deifik, the Colorado developer who lost a fortune running a struggling Atlantic City casino for six months, was killed in a single-car crash in Denver. He was 64. Deifik had been driving home Sunday from a Colorado Rockies baseball game in his hometown of Denver, his...

Profits down 15% in expanded Atlantic City casino market

Apr. 8, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Casino profits fell by more than 15% in Atlantic City in 2018, a year in which the downsized market reopened two shuttered gambling halls, according to figures released Monday. The result was a decrease in gross operating profit of 15.4% for the year, to $582 million. Five of...

Game of Thrones takes over Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas

Apr. 1, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Winter came to Las Vegas. Fire-breathing dragons held court over the world-famous fountains at the Bellagio casino-resort Sunday, as familiar elements from the TV phenomenon "Game of Thrones" were projected on the rising water. The jets danced to a score incorporating the recognizable...

Trustee: Ocean Resort Casino improving finances, performance

Feb. 28, 2019 11:58 AM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The man overseeing Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino until new owners take over says the property is re-stocked with cash and is already starting to turn around its performance. In his first interview since being appointed as the divestiture trustee for the struggling property,...