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DraftKings Signs Sports Betting Deal with Atlantic City Casino

Daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings is entering into a deal with Atlantic City’s Resort Casino to being developing a DraftKings-branded sportsbook at the property. The deal is the culmination of New Jersey’s desire to reinvigorate Atlantic City casinos and carves out new territory for the long-struggling, but newly resurgent, DFS …

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Hard Rock Atlantic City Plans to Offer Daily Fantasy Sports

The operators of the Hard Rock International are hoping to offer daily fantasy sports contests to their customers when they open on the site of the former Trump Taj Mahal in 2018. Their move is part of a growing trend of land-based casinos offering daily fantasy sports contests, but could …

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Icahn to Sell Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City

Carl Icahn, the billionaire owner of the Trump Taj Mahal casino, is getting ready to sell his casino and get the heck out of Atlantic City. The controversial casino owner made his decision after New Jersey lawmakers targeted his union-busting activities with a bill that would have stripped him of …

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Atlantic City Casinos Post First Revenue Gains in a Decade

Atlantic City casino owners might be among the very small number of people who thought 2016 was a pretty awesome year. After all, it was the first time in a decade that the city’s casinos actually posted positive revenue. Much of that success, it turns out, was due to an …

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Atlantic City Rolls Out US Casino First: Skill-Based Slot Machines

As part of their seemingly never-ending bid to get off of life support, Atlantic City casinos are rolling out an American first: skill-based slot machines. Use of the machines, which are produced by a New York firm called GameCo, Inc., was approved during a late-night meeting of the New Jersey …

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Lawmakers Ready to Vote on Atlantic City Bailout

New Jersey lawmakers are getting ready to vote on a $ 60 million bailout plan for Atlantic City. The proposed measure would buy the troubled casino town a few months of operating costs and avoid a takeover by the state government. If approved, the plan would cover Atlantic City’s operating …

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Atlantic City Mayor Warns of Chaos if NJ Expands Casino Gambling

New Jersey could descend into a cauldron of drugs, prostitution and chaos if voters approve an expansion of New Jersey casino gambling outside of Atlantic City. That’s what Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian thinks, anyways. Guardian’s dire warning came as the State of New Jersey refused to loan Atlantic City …

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