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Prolonged Atlantic City Casino Shutdown Will Cost NJ Millions

Barbara Nathan April 2, 2020
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On March 16, Gov. Phil Murphy ordered all nine Atlantic City casinos to close for as long as the COVID-19 health crisis necessitates. The mandatory Atlantic City casino shutdown is in effect with no end in sight. Atlantic City casinos not only provide a livelihood for thousands of employees and their families but are the bread and butter for New Jersey’s economy. The devastating impact of the mandatory AC casino shutdown is already apparent and […]

Atlantic City Casino Revenue Is Up For The 21st Straight Month

Barbara Nathan March 19, 2020
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On Feb. 26, in my article for NJ Online Casino, “Atlantic City 2020 Casino Revenue Is Off To A Great Start,” I summarized the data on the revenue for January. Total gaming revenue for the nine Atlantic City casinos combined exceeded $270.5 million. That was nearly $50 million (22.6%) more than in January 2019. Atlantic City casino revenue climbed even higher in February Gambling industry executives have been anxiously awaiting for the February results. Would […]

March 2020 NJ Online Casino News & Numbers

Susan Brady March 19, 2020
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Spring has almost sprung, and most of the NJ online casinos are blossoming with new games for you to try. Over 100 additions hit the sites this month. Some of which are older, but the majority are new titles that debuted at multiple sites. Let’s take a look at what all the casinos in New Jersey have to offer right now, in alphabetical order. 888 This NJ online casino went big in February, bringing 20 […]

AC Casino Closings Keep Players At Home. But NJ Online Casinos Remain Open!

Barbara Nathan March 16, 2020
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Amid mounting concerns over the spread of the Coronavirus, the list of NJ businesses that are not allowed to remain open grows longer by the day. UPDATE: All NJ restaurants and bars have been ordered to limit serving to takeout and delivery only. The statewide curfew that was initially set for 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., is now in effect 24/7.  The state of New Jersey is now on lockdown.  That means no social or […]

Atlantic City 2020 Casino Revenue Is Off To A Great Start

Barbara Nathan February 26, 2020

Atlantic City casinos ended the past year just the way casino gambling regulators and executives hoped it would–with another bang-up month. So it came as no surprise that the Atlantic City casino industry continued its momentum and got off to another great start in 2020. As reported in a 2/12/20 article on pressofatlanticcity.com, according to figures released by the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) in mid-February, total gaming revenue reported by the nine Atlantic City […]

Global Poker, Poker Central Form Cutting Edge Partnership

Avatar February 13, 2020
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Two of poker’s best-known brands, Global Poker and Poker Central, are coming together in a partnership that will bring fans closer to the game. Poker Central, which is well-known for its mega-events like the Poker Masters, US Poker Open and Poker After Dark, has struck a deal with Global Poker, a social online poker room. Global Poker will now become the official online poker partner for Poker Central, which will deliver fans a heightened experience […]

Showboat Plans To Give Atlantic City Another Casino!

Barbara Nathan February 11, 2020

Just because Atlantic City seems to be back on track with nine casinos, don’t assume that nine will be the grand total indefinitely. No, none of the casinos, including Ocean Casino Resort, which in its first few months of existence was barely staying afloat, is in danger of closing in the foreseeable future. But the odds look good for another casino to open. Showboat is moving full speed ahead to give Atlantic City its 10th […]

New Online Casino Games in NJ – Featuring DraftKings Casino

Susan Brady February 10, 2020
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It looks like DraftKings online casino is coming into its own, with a huge influx of new online slot games in the last month (60+). This new player on the NJ online casino scene also added 18 in November and seem very serious about making the top 10. They have a ways to go to catch up with the #1 casino, Golden Nugget, which is rapidly approaching the 700-game mark but seem dedicated to have […]

Atlantic City Casinos Rebound With A MultiBillion Dollar Year

Barbara Nathan January 24, 2020
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If you moved to or first visited the Atlantic City area in the past year, it’s hard to imagine that only a few years ago. The city was on a major downward spiral. In just two years (2014-16), five Atlantic City casinos had closed, more than 11,000 people lost their jobs, and the future of the town looked bleak. I was there to see the sad saga unfold firsthand. But now I am still there […]

New Month, New Year, One Glaring Difference

Susan Brady January 8, 2020
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December was actually a pretty quiet month at most of NJ’s online casinos. Six casinos saw no change on their sites, while the majority had less than 10 additions. Only one went big, providing a great holiday gift to their players. What’s this mean for gambling online in 2020? Gambling Online in 2020 – Top NJ Casinos Let’s take a look at the changes we’ve seen over the last month…. 888 Casino 888 Casino has […]

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