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Barbara Nathan

Barbara Nathan is such an ardent casino enthusiast that she moved closer to Atlantic City when New Jersey legalized the online gambling industry. A highly experienced professional writer, Barbara likes to spend time volunteering when she is not busy covering the NJ casino industry.

Win A Share Of $3 Million In The WSOP 50th Anniversary Series

Barbara Nathan September 18, 2020
2020 World Series of Poker

While all of the Atlantic City casino poker rooms remain closed, don’t let the temporary unavailability of live poker deter you from taking part in the fun and excitement and big win opportunities that poker offers. WSOP.com is ready whenever you are to satisfy your poker cravings in a big way with NJ online poker. And in case you haven’t heard, it’s WSOP’s 50th anniversary. So to celebrate the occasion, this online poker room that […]

Tropicana Is Offering A $20K Treasure – Grab Your Share Today!

Barbara Nathan September 10, 2020
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Summer is over, but the hot weekly promotions at Tropicana NJ and other NJ online casinos continue as always. In fact, this week you’re just in time for the Trop Treasure Sharepot. A share of $20,000 in bonus money is yours for the taking, and everyone who participates is guaranteed to win something. So if you’re a Tropicana Online Casino player, you would hate to miss out on this offer. But you have to hurry […]

Claridge And Former Atlantic Club Appeal Casino Deed Restrictions

Barbara Nathan September 4, 2020
Caesars Atlantic City NJ casino

The widely criticized deed restrictions that Caesars placed on three of its former holdings in Atlantic City–the Showboat Hotel, Claridge Hotel, and the former Atlantic Club–preventing any of them from opening a new casino remain in effect. Until now, only the Showboat expressed any strong desire to circumvent the restrictions so it could build a new casino after all. However, now that the Caesars-Eldorado merger is a done deal, four Atlantic City casino properties fall […]

Atlantic City Casino Industry’s Poor Summer Will Impact AC 2021 Budget

Barbara Nathan September 2, 2020
atlantic city 2021

The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and associated state-imposed restrictions wreaked havoc on Atlantic City casinos this spring and summer. It will also mean millions of dollars less for Atlantic City’s budget for 2021. Under the terms of the PILOT bill enacted in 2016, the amount of money that the casinos must pay to Atlantic City each year depends on the total gaming revenue tier they reached for the previous year. Since the ruling covers a period […]

Atlantic City Casinos Lose $112 Million In The 2nd Quarter of 2020 – WHAT?!

Barbara Nathan August 27, 2020
atlantic city casinos revenue

The Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has just released the Atlantic City casino revenue figures for the second quarter of 2020. This is the period starting April 1 and ending June 30. Longest Atlantic City casino shutdown since 1978  When the still ongoing COVID-19 pandemic compelled Gov. Murphy to order all nine Atlantic City casinos to close on March 16, how long the unprecedented casino closures would last was anyone’s guess. NJ online casino gambling […]

Caesars Entertainment Will Spend $400 Million On AC Property Upgrades

Barbara Nathan August 14, 2020
caesars eldorado

On July 17, 2020, the Casino Control Commission finally gave its long-awaited official stamp of approval to the $17.3 billion Caesars Entertainment Corp.– Eldorado  Resorts, Inc. merger. It was the only step remaining for Eldorado’s acquisition of Caesars to become a done deal. On the next business day, Mon., July 20, the merger of the two companies became final. While Eldorado senior management now assumes charge of operations, it will keep the more familiar Caesars […]

Double Clutch $75,000 Golden Nugget August Race

Barbara Nathan August 7, 2020
golden nugget nj casino

On August 1, the Golden Nugget Online Casino $1 Million Yearly Race, 2020 Edition, entered the home stretch with the start of the Golden Nugget August Race. With the first seven legs done, there are only five more to go. But if you have your eye on one of the top prizes, now is no time to let up. Every day counts! Double Clutch $75,000 Golden Nugget August Race with 200% Leaderboard Points Not that […]

NBA Returns, Betting Is Back… Although 2020 Hasn’t Been Much Of A Slam Dunk

Barbara Nathan July 28, 2020
nba returns nj sports betting

Virtually every other aspect of our lives has created major upheaval this year, so why should NJ sports betting be any different? NBA returns, but what now? Ordinarily, the NBA regular season starts in late October and ends in late April, followed by the playoffs. That’s where the top eight teams in each conference square off and, ultimately, sometime in June, the NBA champion is crowned. But not this year. Mid-March Shutdown of All Major […]

Caesars-Eldorado Merger Gets Casino Control Commission Approval

Barbara Nathan July 21, 2020

When the NJ Casino Control Commission convened from Wed., July 15 through Fri., July 17 to determine whether it would approve the proposed Caesars-Eldorado merger, its decision was far from a slam dunk. However, the meeting concluded on Fri., July 17 with a 2-0 vote in favor of the $17.3 billion deal. The Commission’s approval was the last step still needed for the acquisition to become final. All of the other interested parties had already […]

The King Is Back: Borgata Casino in Atlantic City Will Finally Reopen On July 26

Barbara Nathan July 17, 2020
borgata reopening

After the unprecedented closure of all nine Atlantic City, NJ casinos since March 16, 2020, all but one reopened during the July 4th holiday weekend. The one holdout was the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. However, the Borgata will reopen to the public at 10 a.m. on July 26. Borgata Reopens – Better Late Than Never Initially, Borgata AC had planned to reopen to the public on Mon., July 6 following a soft reopening for […]

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