Business & Economy

Atlantic City casino revenue for June 2014

June 2014 revenues for Atlantic City casinos: Golden Nugget: $14.3 million, up 32.4 percent Tropicana: $25.8 million, up 22.9 percent Caesars: $28.8 million, up 12.2 percent Borgata: $48.1 million, down 0.9 percent Harrah's: $29.6 million, down 1.6 ...

Atlantic City casino revenue, minus closure, rises

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's shell-shocked gambling market has some unexpected good news, even if it might not last long. Not counting the Atlantic Club, which closed in January, the 11 casinos that operated in both 2014 and 2013 ...

Closure notices sent to Trump Plaza workers

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Job losses at Trump Plaza when the Atlantic City casino shuts down in September will be even worse than expected. Trump Entertainment Resorts began mailing notices to its workers on Monday, informing them that while a ...

SpaceX launches cluster of commercial satellites

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The SpaceX company has launched a rocket packed with communication satellites. The Falcon rocket blasted off Monday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. On board were six advanced satellites for the New Jersey-based ...

Atlantic City property Trump wanted up for auction

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A former boarding house that Donald Trump unsuccessfully tried to grab to expand one of his Atlantic City casinos is up for auction. Trump was thwarted by 91-year-old widow Vera Coking. She fought the state Casino ...

Manufacturer says it may hire 2,000 in Camden

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A company that makes components for power plants says it could eventually bring 2,000 jobs to the facility it plans to build in Camden. Holtec International gave details of its plans on Monday, less than a week after the state ...

PATH trains rolling hours after derailment

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — PATH trains are rolling Monday, hours after 200 passengers were evacuated from a train that derailed in New Jersey. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokeswoman Erica Dumas says the PATH train struck a box truck that ...

Deadline looms in Newark airport wage hike flap

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The dispute over workers' wages at Newark Liberty International Airport could be nearing a resolution. United Airlines has criticized the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for ordering wage hikes. The Port Authority ...

Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect closure soon

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The owners of the Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City say they expect to shut it down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts tells The Associated Press on Saturday that no final decision has been made yet on the ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices down slightly

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.55, down 2 cents from last week. But that's still higher than ...