Atlantic City’s casinos are betting their hopes on the promise and lucrative potential of Internet gambling. According to a comprehensive new AP report, New Jersey’s casinos are optimistic that online gaming will “revive the market’s flagging fortunes.” This week, a panel of Wall Street analysts addressed the East Coast Gaming Congress and strongly asserted a [...]
Jimmy Buffett's brand new Margaritaville casino is probably the biggest news in Atlantic City this summer (Governor Christie is even scheduled to attend the opening event tomorrow.) But further down the boardwalk, there's another hotel celebrating a grand opening of its own. Show More Summary
Last week, we were invited to take part in the Atlantic Cup Pro-Am, a brief race around New York City that's part of a larger sailing race up the East Coast. We were placed on the Gryphon Solo II, a Class 40 yacht with three sails and two sailors, Joe Harris and Tristan Mouligne. Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City suburb of Moore "could probably lay claim to being the very center of Tornado Alley," says Alex Madrigal at The Atlantic, "an area roughly defined from north Texas to South Dakota, and west of the Mississippi river." A devastating tornado tore the town apart on May 3, 1999, with 302-mile-per-hour winds killing 36 people. Show More Summary
Athens, Greece is a city known for its great history and culture. Across the Atlantic in Athens, Georgia, emerges an American, indie brand of rock with a hint of psychedelia known as Futurebirds. The five-piece band is composed of Thomas Johnson, Carter King, Dennis Love, Brannen Miles, and Daniel Womack. Formed in 2008, Futurebirds gained a [...] Advertise here with BSA
Christie, Buono Gov. Christie defends his role in publicly funded TV ads. Hottest new trend in Silicon Valley: giving money to Chris Christie. Christie courts Hispanics. Late Nights in Atlantic City: Buono confirms her pick for state Dem chair. Show More Summary
Why Jason O'Donnell? Well, I'll tell you why Jason O'Donnell. Jason is energetic, young, committed. Jason used to be a field person. [snip] Jason will do anything, will go to any lengths, to do what is right for the Democratic Party....Show More Summary
Barbara Buono is keynote speaker at tonight's dinner at the NJDSC 2013 state conference in Atlantic City. Here are her remarks as prepared for delivery: It is good to be among Democratic friends and colleagues. Together, we have worked tirelessly to make New Jersey - my lifelong home - a place where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. Show More Summary
The Atlantic Cities on the evolution of Twitter, the nervous system of the emerging global consciousness...We wrote in late 2011 about some early research suggesting that many Twitter users in fact follow other people located withinShow More Summary
Every U.S. president should visit a Blackjack table in Atlantic City sometime in the first term. It should happen just as they are in the middle of those Dreams From Your Ego, which promise bright new hopes if they can only win that second term.
Although the streets of Atlanta are usually dominated by cars, for a few hours this weekend, some simpler forms of transportation will take over one of the city's most famous thoroughfares. This Sunday, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Atlanta...Show More Summary
We recently mentioned an Atlantic City casino hotel that was celebrating its 10th birthday with cash giveaways and a big ol' concert. Well, that's one way to do it. Over in Manhattan, New York Hilton Midtown is celebrating the big 5-0...Show More Summary
This is ALL kinds of stupid. Good catch, MediaBob. Promoted by Rosi There's a slick, full-color, six-page advertising supplement in this morning's newspaper. It's titled "Atlantic City: Not Your Typical Beach Getaway." It promotes the shows, casinos, and the non-gambling attractions that the shore city has to offer. Show More Summary
Virtual Racing™ NASCAR® to Make New Jersey Debut at Golden Nugget Atlantic City May 16-19 Thrilling new promotion features eight famous drivers; races to be held four times daily LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc.Show More Summary
Anonymous sources within the Atlantic Coast Conference are telling ESPN that the conference is "thoroughly investigating" playing its men's basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Pitt coach Jamie Dixon and Syracuse...Show More Summary
Golden Nugget Atlantic City to Utilize iVIEW™ and Elite Bonusing Suite™ (EBS) to Drive Floor-Wide Excitement Casino is the first in New Jersey to use EBS tools including Virtual Racing™, DM Tournaments™, and Virtual Racing NASCAR® LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. Show More Summary
If you live in Chicago, Atlantic City, LA or Las Vegas [...]
Photo via The Atlantic Cities In 1999, a ragtag group of artsy vagabond-types broke into an abandoned Paris bank building and claimed it as home, founding what The Atlantic Cities calls one of the city's most-visited "bastions of Bohemianism." Since...
A new casino bankruptcy hearing will take place on Monday to allow troubled Atlantic City mega-resort Revel to reduce its debt and secure new financing, all ahead of the traditional tourist season opening weekend on Memorial Day. It may or may not go smoothly, since a federal agency watchdog and unpaid construction contractors have already [...]Show More Summary
Atlantic City circa 1907. "Seaside Hotel (Seaside House)." Note the fly netting on the horse. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.