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Why Online Gambling Is Still Illegal In Most U.S. States

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Internet gambling is slowly growing - but not expanding - after 2 1/2 years of online betting in the United States. Online gambling revenue is increasing in at least two of the three states that currently offer it - New Jersey and Delaware. Show More Summary

Here's What We Should Fight For Next: Buck-a-Day Bus Passes

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Why are the wealthy, well-off, and middle-to-upper-middle-class Americans pouring back into American cities? Eric Jaffe unpacks a new study in The Atlantic... Back in 1980, Americans didn’t pay much of a premium to live in the center of a city. Show More Summary

Atlantic City's Mayor Warns of Insolvency by April Without Aid

``"Cash flow runs out April 29," Guardian told reporters Wednesday during the New Jersey State League of Municipalities conference in his city... If the city runs out of cash, it won't be able to borrow to stay afloat, Guardian said....Show More Summary

1,000 Bonus Miles with Free Spirit Dining

Spirit Airlines isn’t an airline that we focus on much. We’ve only flown with them once. Years back we flew out of Atlantic City, NJ to Panama City, Panama. Besides a promo where Spirit gave away 1,000,000 miles (8,000 miles per member) I can’t say that I collect miles in their program- Free Spirit. Show More Summary

The Zombie Bus Scam That Just Won't Die

A "ghost bus" parked in the Atlantic City Transportation Center. Some reincarnating carriers paint their buses white so that it's easier to switch them between companies. (Photo: Anonymous/Used with permission) Let's say you own a bus company. Show More Summary

Betting on change in Atlantic City

CHRIS CHRISTIE, New Jersey’s governor, has had a tough few days. He was excluded from the fourth main Republican presidential debate on November 10th and instead relegated to the tier-two crew. Not only is he faring poorly in national polls: in his home state a recent survey put him fourth—well behind Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Mark Rubio. Show More Summary

Atlantic City tops U.S. metro foreclosure rates for fourth straight month

Atlantic City, New Jersey's fiscally distressed gambling hub, posted the highest U.S. metro foreclosure rate in October for the fourth month in a row, according to data released on Wednesday. One in every 257 houses in Atlantic CityShow More Summary

Chris Christie vetoes $33.5 million rescue package for Atlantic City

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed a legislative package aimed at rescuing Atlantic City, the state’s troubled gambling hub, just before a deadline to act on Monday. The city’s budget for fiscal 2015, which ends on Dec. 31, depends on at least $33.5 million in redirected casino...

For Nets and Islanders, Move To Brooklyn Is Tale Of Two Cities On Secondary Market

The “Brooklyn brand” has taken on its latest project in the New York Islanders this season, who now share a new home with the Brooklyn Nets at Atlantic Avenue’s Barclays Center. And while retention and expansion have defined both franchises’ respective move from the outskirts of the Big Apple since the billion-dollar venue opened [...]

Owner Of Bankrupt Casino Offers To Unleash Thousands Of Syrian Refugees In New Jersey

No, not Donald Trump. Recall that back in April 2012, an ecstatic Atlantic City basked in the neon blue glow of its most recent, "category-killer" casino-hotel, the Revel. Revel promotional materials: archive The taxpayer-backed casino...Show More Summary

16 Stories You Might Not Know about the Titanic

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

The RMS Titanic was a floating city with almost every amenity from dry land that could be desired at sea. For example, the Titanic had its own daily newspaper called the Atlantic Daily Bulletin. Pictured above is an officer editing such a paper from a similar liner from the same time period. Show More Summary

The Decline and Fall of New Jersey

I had assumed that Governor Chris Christie’s daft $200 million bet on Revel, a failed Atlantic City casino, was going to be the nadir of that project’s sorry history. I was wrong.

Hamilton Is the Most Popular Cast Recording in 50 Years

Lest you think Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton is just some New York City obsession that Beyoncé can't wait to copy on tour, the AP reports that, according to Atlantic Records, Hamilton's cast recording is the highest-debuting Broadway musical since 1961's Camelot, starring Julie Andrews and Richard Burton. The album, released on October... More »

Fortress of San Fernando de Omoa in Omoa, Honduras

Omoa, a city located on a small bay on the Caribbean Sea coast of Honduras, is home to an 18th century Spanish fort, built for protection from the pirates raiding the Atlantic Ocean. The fortress of San Fernando de Omoa was constructed between 1756 through 1775 and measures 4,400 square meters. Show More Summary

NJ lawmaker wants to regulate daily fantasy sports

Former Atlantic City mayor wants state gaming commission to oversee fantasy sports providers; an opportunity for casinos?

“A Feasible Roadmap to Compulsory Voting”

Nick Stephanopoulos in the Atlantic: Compulsory voting, then, is not as far-fetched an idea as it might seem. For it to take root in America, all that’s necessary is for a single city (in the right state) to take the plunge. … Continue reading ?

Chiefs Win 2nd Straight, Beat Lions 45-10 at Wembley

The Kansas City Chiefs had to fly across the Atlantic Ocean to turn the corner.

Marco Antonio Barrera vs. Richie Wenton

4 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

On October 31, 1998 at the Atlantic City Convention Center, Marco Antonio Barrera, from Mexico City, fought Richie Wenton from Liverpool, England for the vacant WBO super bantamweight title. Barrera was 46-2 going in, Wenton was 22-3, and this war by the…

LaManna returns December 5 in AC

4 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

On Saturday night, December 5th, Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna will be featured in the main event of a card that will take place at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City. LaManna (18-1, 7 KO’s) of nearby Millville, New Jersey will take … Continue reading ? The post LaManna returns December 5 in AC appeared first on Boxing News.

Angola’s Boom, Fueled by China, Goes Bust

The oil boom that turned the Atlantic coast city of Luanda, Angola, into the world’s most expensive for foreigners has gone bust.

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