Atlantic City bets it can put COVID behind it in 2023

Atlantic City's casinos are betting they can finally put the COVID pandemic behind them in 2023. Some casino executives are optimistic about the new year, while others note that economic challenges are likely to remain in the New Jersey resort town.

Atlantic City's Ripley's Believe It Or Not! museum to close

Believe it or not, an iconic part of Atlantic City is going away soon. The Ripley's Believe It Or Not! museum will close its doors on Dec. 31 after more than 26 years of tempting Boardwalk strollers with oddities including shrunken heads, mutant animals and models of unbelievably tall or small humans.

Pandemic lessons for casinos: 'Do you need a buffet?'

The COVID pandemic forced most U.S. casinos to close for months, causing payrolls, revenue and earnings to tumble. But the forced shutdowns and highly regulated recoveries also taught some useful lessons that will endure even after the pandemic is a distant memory.

Atlantic City's Resorts casino, union reach deal

Resorts casino reached an agreement with Atlantic City's main casino workers union, leaving the Golden Nugget as the last casino in this Jersey Shore city without a new labor agreement.

NJ towns install electric car charging stations

New Jersey officials awarded $1 million in grants to install electric vehicle charging stations in 24 tourist areas around the state to reassure visitors who own electric vehicles that they can come to a vacation spot and not run out of power to get back home.

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.

Online slot game in payout flap says it took 'corrective action'

The manufacturer of a popular online slots game at the center of a lawsuit over how much a Pennsylvania woman should be paid for winning says it has "taken corrective action,” but maintains there are no grounds to pay the woman the $100,000 jackpot her phone told her she had won.