Man gambles away COVID relief money mistakenly sent to him

The money was supposed to be COVID-19 assistance for low-income households in a small Japanese town, but police say it was mistakenly wired to a bank account of a resident who refused to return it and spent most of it on online gambling.

Hard Rock NYC casino sites explored

Hard Rock is looking at three potential sites in New York City on which it could build a $2 billion casino — but it won't be built at the location of its soon-to-open half-billion-dollar hotel in Manhattan.

NJ to allow betting on eSports games

New Jersey has approved its first company to take bets on competitive video games, a fast-growing activity known as eSports that is popular with young people around the world

Bally's facade is rosy again; can the casino's future be, too?

A year after new owners took over Bally's casino in Atlantic City, a $100 million facelift is underway involving hotel rooms, the casino floor and more. Rhode Island-based Bally's Corporation bought the Boardwalk property last November.

U.S. casinos have best quarter ever, fueled by online and sports bets

America's commercial casinos are marking the industry's best quarter ever and pushing U.S. casino revenue past what it was for all of 2020. Figures released Tuesday by the American Gaming Association show U.S. casinos are poised to have their best year ever in 2021 as more consumers feel comfortable visiting casinos amid the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, and as online and sports betting revenues continue to grow.

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.