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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
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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Should NJ Online Casinos Add Games of Skill For Real Money Gambling?

Marco Cerino October 21, 2020
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We’ve seen a lot of attention brought to online gaming since the onset of the pandemic. Casinos across the nation closed and states saw gaming revenue plummet. For those like New Jersey who have online casinos, the shift in customer habits softened the blow a bit. Even with casinos re-opening to limited capacity, players are opting to stay online and take advantage of NJ online casino bonuses and promos. As winter approaches, destinations like Atlantic […]

Huge Online Gaming Revenue Gives Atlantic City A Big Boost in September

Barbara Nathan October 21, 2020
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The prolonged shutdown of the nine Atlantic City casinos this year from mid-March to early July and the continuing COVID-19 associated aftermath have had a devastating effect on the city’s total gaming revenue. But it could have been a lot worse without the continued availability of NJ online gaming revenue. Furthermore, September finally brings encouraging news. Not only has online gaming revenue continued to show spectacular gains compared to last year, but under the circumstances,  […]

Borgata Poker Room Reopening Is Just Days Away – What To Expect

Barbara Nathan October 16, 2020
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Finally, at long last, poker players can get the news that they have waited to hear–at least as far as one Atlantic City poker room is concerned. Starting Wed., Oct. 21 at 10 a.m., the Borgata Poker Room will reopen! In the poker world, expect the unexpected Things can change in a heartbeat in the world of poker. In a tournament, a single all-in play can turn a chip leader into a short stack (or […]

Bally’s Atlantic City Sale To Twin River Is Still Pending

Barbara Nathan October 14, 2020
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The Caesars-Eldorado merger is now a done deal. Tropicana Atlantic City is now a Caesars Rewards casino and part of the new Caesars Entertainment Inc. family. But what about Bally’s Atlantic City? Will the anticipated sale of Bally’s to Twin River Worldwide Holdings go through as planned, and if so, when? Or will Bally’s continue to be owned and operated by Caesars? Either way, sweeping changes should occur, as the aging property is in dire […]

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