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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Atlantic City Q1 casino earnings down nearly 12 percent

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s seven casinos all remained profitable during the first quarter of this year, but those profits are shrinking even as two competitors prepare to join the market. Figures released Tuesday by the state Casino Control Commission show Atlantic City’s casinos posted a gross operating profit of $123.6 million, down … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Atlantic City Q1 casino earnings down nearly 12 percent

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza for gambling industries and sports leagues. It promises a new roster of worries for experts and organizations already concerned about pervasive problem gambling. Much of the apprehension relates to the prospect of myriad forms of online sports betting — accessible … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting. The Fairleigh Dickinson University poll conducted shortly before the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting found that 50 percent of Americans favor it, with 37 percent opposed. “Sports betting is about two … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The anticipation of legal sports gambling throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in a market worth billions. Casinos, race tracks, daily fantasy sports companies and others are itching to offer bets in person and online after the … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | APNewsBreak: Miss America picks women for leadership spots

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Miss America Organization is putting women in its three top leadership positions following an email scandal in which male officials were caught making vulgar and insulting comments about past winners of the beauty pageant. The organization tells The Associated Press it is appointing Regina Hopper as president and CEO … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | APNewsBreak: Miss America picks women for leadership spots

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college games. The NFL, NBA and others want Congress to set uniform, nationwide rules on sports gambling … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?