Monthly Archives: May 2012

Good Signs For A.C.
Over Memorial Day

There were some indications that Atlantic City enjoyed increased visitation over the Memorial Day weekend, according to the Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority. At Resorts Casino, hotel revenues and restaurant covers were up from the holiday weekend a year ago, and the show “Believe: Divas in a Man’s World”...
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Daily Fantasy Sports:
Looking at Early Action

There are four day baseball games in the major leagues on Wednesday May 30. That’s plenty of opportunity for getting in on early action, possibly with an early-only league. If you are doing that, one name is going to stand out on the list of probable starting pitchers: Francisco Liriano...
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Boxing Gala Dinner
At Resorts on Saturday

Boxing fans will have an opportunity to meet some of the sport’s greats at Resorts in Atlantic City on Saturday, June 2. Among the boxing celebrities scheduled for an All Star Boxing Legends Gala Tribute Dinner in the Superstar Theater are Mike Tyson, Turnersville, N.J.’s Mike Rossman, Camden’s Dwight Muhammad...
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Daily Fantasy Sports:
Paying for Quality

By Steve Grantz—There are two more expensive players at their position that intrigue me tonight for use on Fan Duel for daily fantasy baseball. One of them is Andrew McCutchen of the Pirates. ‘Cutch feasts on Homer Bailey of the Reds. Normally when you read that one thinks power, but...
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Revel Offers Spa Specials to ‘Bask’ in

The Revel is officially unveiling its spa, called “Bask,” with a great deal for the weekend of June 8. All three of the packages being offered come with ocean rooms for Friday and Saturday, 20 percent discounts on Bask spa therapies and various levels of access to “Shake Your Chakra”...
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Summer Super Brawl
At Tropicana on Fri.

The Tropicana will present a boxing card Friday, June 1, as part of Atlantic City’s first-ever Multi-Cultural Heritage Festival. The main event of the “Summer Super Brawl” features Dennis “The Assassin” Hasson (13-0-0/5 KOs) versus George “The Rooster” Armenta (14-8-0/11 KOs) in a 10-round super middleweight. A Philadelphia fighter will...
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Dispatches from WSOP:
Local Players Tweet

The World Series of Poker just started in Las Vegas and the first open event is a $1,500 no-limit hold ‘em tournament that began Monday, May 28, and attracted 2,101 players. It’s Event No. 2. Event No. 1 was an employees’ event, mostly dealers. We’ll bring you regular updates of...
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Sugar Shuttle Offers
Free Rides to Casino

SugarHouse Casino runs free shuttle buses, the Sugar Express, on two routes, one in Center City and another in South Philadelphia. There are six departure times for each route Sunday through Thursday and a seventh departure on Friday and Saturday. The Center City 10-stop route begins at 17th Street between...
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Del. Park Features
Fillies Sprint Thurs.

Horse racing fans can catch a premium sprint at Delaware Park on Thursday, May 31, when seven fillies go to the gate in the $50,000 Beautiful Day Overnight Stakes this Thursday at Delaware Park. The six-furlong event for 3-year-old fillies includes Singlet as the favorite, trained by Anthony Dutrow. Singlet...
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Betting Line Pointed To
Halladay’s Problems

Roy Halladay’s meltdown last Sunday and subsequent trip to the disabled list was foreshadowed by the wagering line where the Phillies were an underdog for the first time in nearly two years with their star righthander starting. Against the Cardinals and Adam Wainwright, the Phillies were +104 underdogs, according to...
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