Atlantic City's Ocean Casino CEO resigns

Terry Glebocki has resigned as CEO of Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort. The casino did not give a reason for 's departure, which was announced to staff Monday morning. Glebocki helped Ocean, the casino formerly known as Revel, return to profitability, turning around a situation in which the business had been losing money for years.

Smokers can light up again at Atlantic City casinos

Gamblers who smoke are once again lighting up inside Atlantic City's casinos, even as a renewed push is on by smoking opponents to prohibit it permanently. A year-long temporary ban on smoking at the casinos, inspired by the coronavirus outbreak last year, ended on Sunday.

Super Bowl betting

Americans are expected to wager $6 billion on the Super Bowl this year, up 26 percent from last year, according to the American Gaming Association. Last year, 97 percent of bets placed were illegal. But that number is expected to go down this year because several states, including New Jersey, have legalized wagering on sports.

Sports betting in New Jersey

Since New Jersey legalized gambling on sports in June 2018, the state's sportsbooks have collected almost $1.25 billion in bets and $94 million in gross revenue. And New Yorkers are playing a huge part in New Jersey's success.

Brothel investigation

A retired NYPD vice cop and seven active-duty police officers are accused of corruption and promoting prostitution. Prosecutors say the cops ran pop-up brothels, including one in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Some people who work on the industrial block told Fox 5 they knew what was going on at building 206 but were afraid to call the cops.

Cops face a judge

A retired New York Police Department vice detective and his wife have been indicted on charges they ran a prostitution ring and gambling operation with the aid of seven current police officers and dozens of civilians. Prosecutors on Thursday said Ludwig Paz operated brothels in Queens, Brooklyn and Nassau Counties and numerous gambling rooms set up inside beauty parlors and other businesses.

Police officers arrested and charged

A three-year internal NYPD investigation has culminated in the arrests of seven police officers and dozens of civilians in connection with a gambling and prostitution ring, according to law enforcement sources. The department stripped guns and shields from Sgt. Carlos Cruz, 41, Sgt. Louis Failla, 49, Sgt. Cliff Nieves, 37, Police Officer Steven Nieves, 32, Police Officer Giancarlo Raspanti, 43, Detective Giovanny Rojas-Acosta, 40, and Detective Rene Samaniego, 43, officials said.

Atlantic City casinos reborn

Two shuttered Atlantic City casinos are set to reopen with new names and under new ownership. Will their return bring new hope for the city's future? The names Revel and Trump Taj Mahal are long gone. But the properties are being rebooted as Ocean and Hard Rock, respectively.

Sports betting in New Jersey

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to begin taking sports bets. Murphy signed the measure Monday, making New Jersey the second state after Delaware to allow sports betting since a Supreme Court decision cleared the way for such gambling. Dennis Drazin, the operator of Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, near the Jersey shore, says Murphy will place the first bet on Thursday.

Sports betting facility

The staff at the Monmouth Park race track in New Jersey are shining and cleaning the floors in a new wing dedicated to sports betting.

Legal sports betting

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striking down a federal law that barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. Several states are expected to enact sports gaming laws.

Casino in the Catskills

Nestled in legendary Catskills, a new destination for big and small spenders alike: Resorts World Catskills, a casino that had a soft opening last Thursday. The $1.6 billion casino boasts some 2,100 slot machines and more than 150 live tables with games like roulette and craps. But more than bringing gambling to the region, it has also brought jobs to the Catskills and neighboring towns that are challenged economically.