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Why Ordinary People Bear Economic Risks and Donald Trump Doesn't

Robert Reich | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business
Robert Reich

In America, people with lots of money can easily avoid the consequences of bad bets and big losses by cashing out at the first sign of trouble. But workers who move to a place like Atlantic City for a job and invest in a home have no such protection.

Chris Christie: 'We Have Work To Do'

Reuters | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics

By Daniel Kelley ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept 8 (Reuters) - Governor Chris Christie pushed past a sea of angry protesters on Monday to me...

Another Major Hit For Atlantic City

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said ...

How Many Is Too Many?

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The CEO of Caesars Entertainment says Atlantic City has too many casinos and one or more of them needs to close. ...

$500,000 In Jewels Stolen From Atlantic City Casino

AP | Posted 08.31.2013 | Crime

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police say three thieves in a smash-and-grab jewelry heist at Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel did not make off with as much...

Happy Birthday, Borgata!

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Ten years after it brought a hefty dose of Las Vegas glitz, glamour and luxury to Atlantic City, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa...

Trump's Hotel Sells Cheap, Buyers Will Change The Name

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 02.15.2013 | Business

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Trump Plaza, the Boardwalk centerpiece of Donald Trump's onetime Atlantic City empire, was sold Thursday to a California compan...

Are Cake Pops The 'New Cupcake'?

Posted 11.09.2012 | Gay Voices

You can't keep Atlantic City down for long. New Jersey's world-renowned resort town may have taken a heavy beating from Hurricane Sandy last month...

The Cost Of Unshuffled Cards

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 10.20.2012 | Money

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — At first, it seemed like a coincidence, the kind of thing that happens from time to time at a casino, where the same numbe...

Big Year Awaits In Atlantic City

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- You know that all-in moment, when you push most of your pile of chips out onto the table, and wait to see where the little whit...

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...

Atlantic Casinos Mark 4th Straight 4th straight year of bad news for AC casinos

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Atlantic City's 11 casinos have just finished their fourth straight year of plunging revenues and shrinking market share. ...

Atlantic City Casinos Say No To Sports, Internet Betting Bills

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Atlantic City's 11 casinos have come out against proposed state legislation that would let them offer sports betting and g...

Carl Icahn Purchase Of Tropicana Casino And Resort Gets NJ's Final Approval

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — New Jersey on Wednesday ended its conservatorship of Tropicana Casino and Resort after 27 months and gave final approval o...

Atlantic City Casino Revenues Down By 13 Percent In 2009

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HADDONFIELD, N.J. — Atlantic City's casinos posted their worst financial returns since 1997. The resorts' gambling business won $3.9 billion in...

NJ Man Stole 91 Lobsters, Sentenced To 4 Years In Jail

New York Daily News | Samuel Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A New Jersey man was pinched for stealing 91 lobsters from an Atlantic City casino - and its going to cost him four years in jail. Anthony Jones, 38,...

Carl Icahn Eyes Tropicana Casino Acquisition

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Billionaire financier Carl Icahn may be rolling the dice again on an Atlantic City casino. The former owner of the now-de...

Casinos Consider Cutting Free Drinks

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — While there may have been no such thing as a free lunch in the rest of the world, you could get one pretty easily here for...