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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.

January 2021 NJ Online Gaming Revenue Hit A Record $103.7 Million

Barbara Nathan February 26, 2021
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According to the figures just released from the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), January 2021 marked the first time ever that NJ online gaming revenue surpassed $100 million. The total internet gaming revenue for the month was $103,771,312, easily breaking the previous month’s online gaming revenue of $99,450,665. This represented an increase of 4.35 percent from December 2020 and a whopping 88.4 percent increase from January 2020, the first month that online gaming revenue exceeded […]

Will NJ Online Casinos Ever Offer Skill-Based Slot Games?

Barbara Nathan February 3, 2021
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If you’re an NJ online slot player, you’re spoiled for choice. As if it weren’t already hard enough to choose which of the hundreds of games available to you to try your luck on, now there is talk about adding slot games partly based on skill, too. How do skill-based slots differ from the slots you’re accustomed to, and would you play them? Or is the last question moot because there’s less chance that NJ […]

Sports Betting Revenue In The US Could Reach $3B In 2021

Barbara Nathan January 22, 2021
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As the number of states with legalized sports betting options continues to grow, US sports betting revenue for the year 2021 is expected to reach an all-time high. On the flip side, the phenomenal growth of the sports betting industry nationwide and the introduction of legalized sports betting in New York, in particular, could negatively impact sports betting revenue in New Jersey. What does sports betting revenue encompass, and what is contributing to its continued […]

The Cove At Ocean Casino Resort Treats High-End Slot Players Like Royalty

Barbara Nathan January 12, 2021
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Ever since Luxor Capital Group took control of Ocean Casino Resort early in 2019, the casino’s growth has been remarkable. Even during 2020, which has been a disastrous year for the Atlantic City casino industry, Ocean managed to pull out a profit. Ocean Casino Slots In fact, according to figures released by the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) in November 2020, Ocean Casino Resort was the only Atlantic City casino to report a better third […]

Will Atlantic City Casinos Stay Open Despite NEW COVID-19 Concerns?

Barbara Nathan January 7, 2021
ATLANTIC CITY CASINOS TO CLOSE

Atlantic City casinos to close again? On March 16, 2020, Gov. Murphy ordered a mandatory shutdown of all nine Atlantic City casinos due to health and safety concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. The casinos remained closed for over 100 days. New Casino Bonuses in NJ That Deserve A Second Look The Atlantic City casinos finally reopened in July but with many restrictions The casinos finally received the go-ahead to reopen for the July […]

PlaySugarHouse Casino 12 Days Of Holidays Online Giveaway

Barbara Nathan December 16, 2020
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If one of the NJ online casinos where you’re a registered player is PlaySugarHouse, there’s a special promotion ongoing right now called 12 Days of Holidays that you won’t want to miss. How the PlaySugarHouse 12 Days of Holidays Online Giveaway works This promotion started on Mon., Dec. 14 and concludes at 11:59 p.m. on Fri., Dec. 25. During the course of these 12 days, simply play your favorite online casino games for real money, as […]

Atlantic City Casino Profits Drop 37% In The 3rd Quarter Of 2020

Barbara Nathan December 7, 2020
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An unprecedented mandatory shutdown of the Atlantic City casinos for more than 100 days is not the only reason why Atlantic City casino profits continue to be way down in the third quarter of 2020. On March 16, 2020, Gov. Murphy ordered all nine Atlantic City casinos to close and remain closed until further notice to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. No casinos were permitted to reopen before July 2. However, since reopening, […]

October 2020 Atlantic City Casino Revenue–Highs and Lows

Barbara Nathan November 23, 2020
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According to a Nov. 13, 2020 article on ThePressofAtlanticCity.com, Atlantic City casino revenue was still down in October, but online gaming and sports betting were way up. The impact of online gaming and sports betting on total October 2020 Atlantic City casino revenue According to the latest data released by the Division of Gaming Enforcement, total gaming revenue reported by the nine Atlantic City casinos for October amounted to $304 million. This represented a 14.2 […]

Win A Seat In Caesars Millionaire Maker Slot Tournament

Barbara Nathan November 17, 2020
Millionaire maker slot tournament

Do you have what it takes to be a big winner in the next Caesars Millionaire Maker Slot Tournament? Caesars Online Casino is giving away seven free seats in the 2021 Millionaire Maker Slot Tournament, and one of them could have your name on it. The tournament will take place on May 13-15, 2021 at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City. But that’s only one of the many great prizes up for grabs in this exciting promotion. […]

It’s Official! Twin River Casino Gets CCC Approval to Own and Run Bally’s AC

Barbara Nathan November 6, 2020
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After months of uncertainty whether or not the pending sale of Bally’s Atlantic City to Twin River would actually go through, we finally have the answer. On Wed., Nov. 4, 2020, the Casino Control Commission met (two weeks ahead of the previously announced date) to deliberate. As a result, NJ gambling regulators have now given Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. the green light to own and operate Bally’s AC on an interim basis under certain […]

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