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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Atlantic City’s new Call of Duty: Dominate esports tourneys

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Atlantic City’s new Call Of Duty is this: To become the East Coast center of competitive video game tournaments, also known as esports. The activity is rapidly growing in popularity across the country and around the world, and the New Jersey gambling resort wants to become a major player in the … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | Atlantic City’s new Call of Duty: Dominate esports tourneys

New Jersey News: Atlantic City Police Officer, Sterling Wheaten Charged with Civil Rights and Other Offenses

CAMDEN, N.J. – A federal grand jury has indicted an Atlantic City police officer for multiple offenses arising from an assault outside the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in June 2013, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. In an indictment returned Oct. 10, 2018, and unsealed today, Sterling Wheaten, 34, of Mays Landing, New Jersey, was charged … Continue reading New Jersey News: Atlantic City Police Officer, Sterling Wheaten Charged with Civil Rights and Other Offenses

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | APNewsBreak: FanDuel to pay out disputed $82K football bet

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet. And several other gamblers who made similar bets at wildly inflated odds will also be paid in full, FanDuel said Thursday. The online sports betting company said it will pay Anthony Prince of … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | APNewsBreak: FanDuel to pay out disputed $82K football bet

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | El Dorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Eldorado Resorts has been given temporary approval to own Atlantic City’s Tropicana casino, part of a $1.85 billion acquisition of Tropicana Entertainment. The New Jersey Casino Control Commission granted interim authority to the company Wednesday to own the casino. The sale of seven Tropicana Entertainment casinos in six states is expected to … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | El Dorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Lawyer: Miss America report finding no bullying a whitewash

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J  — Hours after a new Miss America was crowned, the Miss America Organization released a report Monday denying the outgoing one had been bullied by pageant leaders including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson. The lawyer for former Miss America Cara Mund called the report, commissioned by the Miss America Organization, “dishonest” and “a complete … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Lawyer: Miss America report finding no bullying a whitewash

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Can controversy fill swimsuit void at Miss America pageant?

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J  — The swimsuits are gone, but there has been plenty of controversy surrounding this year’s Miss America competition that could keep viewers tuning in. The next Miss America will be crowned around 11 p.m. Sunday on a nationally televised broadcast on ABC from Atlantic City. This year marks the first time the … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Can controversy fill swimsuit void at Miss America pageant?

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | The Latest: Virginia, Louisiana win Miss America prelims

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Latest on the second night of preliminary competition in the Miss America pageant (all times local): 9 p.m. Contestants from Virginia and Louisiana have won titles in the second night of preliminary competition in the Miss America competition. Miss Virginia Emili McPhail won the onstage interview portion. Miss Louisiana Holli’ … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. | The Latest: Virginia, Louisiana win Miss America prelims

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Signs brand Miss America boss Gretchen Carlson as ‘So Fake’

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J  — Signs appeared around Atlantic City Thursday criticizing Gretchen Carlson, the chairwoman of the Miss America Organization, as “so fake” and a bully hours before the second night of preliminary competition was to take place. Hung from traffic lights and glued to a utility box, signs appeared Thursday morning. They turned up … Continue reading ATLANTIC CITY, N.J | Signs brand Miss America boss Gretchen Carlson as ‘So Fake’