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South Philly Casino Trouble for Harrah’s

Bart Blatstein is right. Harrah’s Chester — OK, they call it Harrah’s Philadelphia these days — is in big trouble. As in perhaps closing someday kind of trouble. That’s one of the possible results of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board handing Philadelphia’s second casino license to Live! Hotel & Casino,...
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AC Fights Image Issues with Ad

In the wake of the news that Atlantic City’s newest and most expensive casino will close by Sept. 10, the city’s marketing arm announced it will launch advertising in the Wall Street Journal, Newark Star-Ledger and Philadelphia Inquirer to counter the bad publicity. The ad, which shows a crowd of...
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No. Jersey Casino Could Help Save A.C.

Atlantic City casino interests may not want to hear it, but the suggestions of a North Jersey gambling hall are becoming more persistent to the point that it’s likely inevitable. However, there may be some good news in that a North Jersey casino, generally viewed as disastrous for A.C., could...
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Taj Mahal Offers $500K Apps Game

The Trump Taj Mahal Match the App game for August offers Trump One members the chance to wn $500,000 in cash, and guanantees that everyone is a winner. Plus, the Taj Mahal is offering players from all Atlantic City casinos a 90-day upgrade to Executive Card status in Trump One...
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Blake Shelton Packs Atlantic City’s Beach, Boardwalk

Atlantic City’s efforts to transform itself from a destination overly reliant on casino gambling to one that appeals to a broader range of visitors were on full display Thursday. The city hosted a free seaside concert with country music sensation Blake Shelton that packed the beach, the Boardwalk — and,...
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Air Show Highlights Free A.C. Events

The Atlantic City Alliance just released its top suggestions of 150 free events in Atlantic City, such as live concerts and shows, happening in August at the seashore resort. One of the biggest is the Atlantic City Air Show, called Thunder Over the Boardwalk. The free air show is on...
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SugarHouse Breaks Ground on Expansion

UPDATE: The expansion of Philadelphia’s SugarHouse casino will add … * 30 table games bringing the total to about 90 * 400 more slots bringing the number to about 2,000 * A 30-table poker room * Seven-story parking garage * 30,000-square foot events center * 500 jobs bringing employment to...
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