• Trop boss makes 4 of 9 Atlantic City casinos run by women

    • Sep 18, 2020

    Caesars Entertainment named Jacqueline Grace as senior vice president and general manager of Tropicana, one of four casinos it currently operates in Atlantic City. Grace becomes the second Black woman in charge of an Atlantic City casino, joining the Borgata president, Melonie Johnson.

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  • New Jersey Sportsbooks Make History With $668 Million August, According to PlayNJ

    • Sep 15, 2020

    New Jersey's sportsbooks used the return of major sports to catapult to the best month in the history of any legal jurisdiction. And in generating nearly $670 million in August wagers, New Jersey surpassed $8 billion in sports bets since launching in June 2018 and again staked its position as the largest and most dependable U.S. market, according to PlayNJ.

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  • Atlantic City Casinos And NFL Action: Back To Normal, Almost

    • Sep 15, 2020

    Boardwalk sportsbooks took on a formidable amount of patrons, with chatter among the happy crowd being all about “normal,” “the new normal,” and “normal enough.” The casinos are restricted to 25% capacity in light of the COVID-19 pandemic — but that is for overall square footage. For the sportsbooks, that did not necessarily hold.

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  • AC Profits Fell 170 Percent in 2Q

    • Sep 4, 2020

    Second-quarter results for eight of Atlantic City’s nine casinos showed a steep decline in gross operating profits. Buoyed by its strong iGaming program, the Golden Nugget (l.) was the sole organization to turn a profit for the quarter. And analysts say the city will fully recover, perhaps by 2022.

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  • Borgata AC to lay off over 2K employees as COVID tanks casino industry

    • Sep 1, 2020

    MGM Resorts International, which owns Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, plans to lay off 2,295 staff at the South Jersey resort, as the COVID-19 pandemic wrecks the nationwide casino industry. Their separations are effective Monday, Aug. 31, according to a Friday letter separation from MGM President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Hornbuckle.

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  • Sporttrade to enter New Jersey via Twin River link-up

    • Aug 27, 2020

    Twin River Worldwide Holdings has announced its latest New Jersey focused partnership after aligning with Philadelphia-based sports betting startup Sporttrade. The collaboration will lead to the launch of Sporttrade’s proprietary sports betting exchange product in the Garden State pending regulatory approvals which will grant Twin River the right to three online sports betting skins in the region.

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  • Esports Entertainment Group Partners with Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. to Launch Online Sports Betting in New Jersey

    • Aug 21, 2020

    The partnership will lead to the launch of Esports Entertainment Group’s proprietary mobile sports betting product in the state of New Jersey, pending Twin River obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals to complete its acquisition of Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Upon the acquisition, Twin River acquires the right to three online sports betting skins in New Jersey, leading to the creation of this partnership.

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