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States Mull Bets On Online Gambling

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Cash-starved states may roll the dice on online gambling. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have made New Jer...

PHOTOS: Atlantic City Embraces Roaring '20s To Attract More Tourists

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Wayne Parry, the Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — From flapper costumes to swing dance contests and whiskey-soaked cocktails, Atlantic Ci...

Man jumps to death off Trump Marina parking garage in Atlantic City | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Noah K. Murray/The Star-LedgerThe Trump Marina in Atlantic City, where a man leaped off the parking garage to his death Sunday morning. ATLANTIIC ...

FBI agents capture Florida fugitive in New Jersey | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

VINELAND, N.J. — Stopping for coffee at a New Jersey convenience store unexpectedly led four FBI agents to the Florida murder suspect they w...

MGM Resorts International finds buyer for its interest in NJ's Borgata Hotel Casino | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MGM and its top shareholder Kirk Kerkorian are tapping public markets as a record slump in Las Vegas eases and casino securities rally, but the...

Pleasantville man shoots man outside Atlantic City club, commits suicide on beach | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Google MapsTexas Avenue, Atlantic City, where a man was shot last night minutes before his attacker committed suicide on the beach. ATLANTIC CITY ...

Man shot dead on Atlantic City street corner | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MAYS LANDING- Authorities are seeking a suspect or suspects in connection with a shooting in Atlantic City last night that left a man dead, Atlant...

Rough surf from Hurricane Igor cancels Atlantic City power boat race | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Andy Newman/Getty Images Team Laveycraft, piloted David Rehm and Kevin Cooper of Laguna Niguel, California, goes airborne during the first of thre...

'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky Thompson rubs elbows with Arnold Rothstein and Lucky Luciano | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HBOIn a sweeping return to form, HBO's new "Boardwalk Empire," stars Steve Buscemi as Enoch "Nucky" Thompson a political fixer and half-gangster d...

Officials investigate Atlantic City manhole explosion | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Google MapsAtlantic Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard, Atlantic City ATLANTIC CITY -- Officials are trying to determine what's causing manho...

WATCH: Monopoly Board As Guide To Atlantic City

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Our friend Robert Reid, the U.S. editor at Lonely Planet, regularly hosts "76-second travel shows" on the Lonely Planet blog. His shows are always...

Atlantic City Banks On `Boardwalk Empire' To Bring Tourists

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — What "The Sopranos" did for a pork store in northern New Jersey and "Sex and the City" did for a Manhattan cupcake shop, A...

Gov. Christie's proposed takeover of casino industry may be last chance for Atlantic City revitalization, some say | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

City's past is marked with political corruption, crime, gambling competition from other states ...

Born to Rank: The Top 25 Bruce Springsteen Songs

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ben Mankiewicz

2010-09-22-bruce.jpgThe criteria are flexible. They're a combination of songwriting, listening pleasure, live performance and at what point in the song I begin to cry like an 11-year-old girl.

1920s Atlantic City in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (PHOTOS)

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

After watching the premiere of Boardwalk Empire last night, I was really excited to check out the Atlantic City set for myself, which was built in a parking lot in northern Greenpoint.

A Dream for Atlantic City

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

Since gambling was legalized in Atlantic City, the impoverished residents of this seaside resort have been waiting for a better life. John Paxton sees a way out with the arts.

Air conditioning outage at 2 Atlantic City casinos | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

2007 Bloomberg News File PhotoTrump Plaza was one of two Atlantic City casinos left without air conditioning yesterday. The other was Caesars. The...

Film Review: Beijing Punk

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

2010-09-13-chinesepunk.jpg A famous Chinese saying goes, "Any nail left standing up must be hammered down." So how are punks in China possible?

Army Corps OKs $7.8 million for beach restoration in Atlantic City | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTIC CITY — The Army Corps of Engineers has approved $7.8 million in emergency federal funding to restore the eroded beach here after a ...

Struggling Casinos Using TV Stars To Draw New Customers

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — One Atlantic City casino has found a way to attract new customers: Let them eat cake. Bally's Atlantic City hired Buddy V...

10 Local American Economies That Have Changed Forever

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By 24/7 Wall St.: A city does not die when its last resident moves away. Death happens when municipalities lose the industries and vital populations ...

N.J. officials say off-shore windmills will cost ratepayers $5B | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tony Kurdzuk/The Star-LedgerThe Jersey-Atlantic Wind Farm in Atlantic City, in this 2008 file photo. TRENTON — New Jersey’s effort to ...

NRG adds Texas wind farm to 450 megawatt portfolio | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Julie CirelliAtlantic Wind Farm in Atlantic City, the only commercial-scale wind project in the state, April 1, 2009. NRG Energy has purchased the...

How Opening Magic Booster Boxes Turned Me Off From Vegas

Brandon Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Brandon Mendelson

I'm going to share something with you that I probably ... Actually? Who cares. I don't plan on running for office. I did at one point, but now I'll just be happy writing Wonder Woman comics.

Donald Trump Foe, "Doonesbury" Inspiration Dies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York