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Atlantic City's casinos earnings rise, but some still lag

May. 23, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casinos collectively saw their profitability increase in the first quarter of this year compared not only with a year earlier, but also to the pre-pandemic period, according to figures released Monday. But only four of the nine casinos...

Opening nears for Reno-Sparks' first new casino in 26 years

May. 15, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The operator of the world’s largest sportsbook in Las Vegas is expanding into northern Nevada this year as part of a collaboration with what will be the first new casino built in Reno-Sparks in more than a quarter century. Circa Sports secured a deal with...

Atlantic City casino workers seek ‘significant’ pay raise

May. 04, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As Atlantic City’s casinos work to recover financially from the coronavirus pandemic, the workers who keep those casinos operating are trying to do the same. The main union representing casino workers in Atlantic City tells The Associated Press it is...

A safe bet: If you want a casino job, odds are on your side

Apr. 14, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As a casino dealer, Shamikah Townsend knows when the odds are in her favor. And they definitely are right now. While working at one Atlantic City casino last year, she went to a job fair held by a different one, and was surprised at how...

Eyeing better days, Atlantic City casinos start new projects

Apr. 07, 2022 15:04 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The thwack of hammers and the whine of power saws are vying for attention with the beeping of slot machines and the clack of the bouncing roulette ball at many Atlantic City casinos this spring as the gambling halls spend millions on updating their properties. ...

Ocean Casino plans $5M remake of sports betting facility

Mar. 14, 2022 12:56 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort is planning a $5 million facility merging a bar, traditional gambling and sports betting. The casino said Monday it will open The Gallery Bar, Book & Games, a 12,000-square foot facility where its current sports...

Casino company marks start of work on new Vegas-area resort

Mar. 11, 2022 18:33 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A local casino company with several other Las Vegas-area properties marked the start Friday of a $750 million project to build a 200-room hotel tower and casino in a growing residential and commercial neighborhood southwest of the city. Red Rock Resorts employees...

Opponents of Massachusetts tribe's casino sue feds again

Mar. 01, 2022 17:31 PM EST

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A group of anti-casino residents in Taunton, where the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe plans a $1 billion resort casino, are suing the federal government for a second time over tribal reservation land rights. The Massachusetts residents argue that a Biden...

New Borgata casino boss eyes redone rooms, new slot machines

Feb. 28, 2022 13:59 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Travis Lunn takes over Atlantic City's top-performing casino as its two newest competitors are surging in the market. But far from being worried, he's glad for the success of Hard Rock and the Ocean Casino Resort. That, he said, presents an opportunity...