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

August 27, 2020
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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 […]

Atlantic City Casinos Rebound With A MultiBillion Dollar Year

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 […]

Celebrating Year One: Hard Rock Success, Ocean Casino Survival

June 27, 2019
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June 28 marks the end of the first year since two once shuttered Atlantic City, NJ casinos rebranded, remodeled, and reopened to the public. Because they each chose to host grand openings on the same day in the summer of 2018, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and Ocean Casino Resort are forever linked. However, from the origin stories to how each property performed in year one, this is a tale of two casinos […]

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