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Compulsive Gambling Council Director Aims to Spread the Word About Gambling Addiction

10-1-14
The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey Executive Director Donald Weinbaum says the council's goal is to spread the word about gambling addiction so it can provide help to those who need it.

New Jersey cites 26 home improvement contractors

10-1-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — More than two dozen contractors have been cited by New Jersey consumer affairs officials as part of an ongoing crackdown. The state is seeking more than $250,000 overall in civil penalties and consumer restitution from the 26 ...

Revel buyer has money woes at its Las Vegas casino

10-1-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Toronto company that won Atlantic City's Revel casino at a bankruptcy auction is facing financial problems at a Hard Rock casino it owns in Las Vegas. Brookfield US Holdings LLC owns the Hard Rock and the Atlantic ...

Casino mogul says experience, not gambling, is key

9-30-14
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Steve Wynn says it's not the gambling that's the key to casinos' success. It's everything else — including giving people a chance to live big. The billionaire developer who has shaped the Las Vegas Strip gave that advice Tuesday ...

Judge eyes Trump Entertainment pension obligations

9-30-14
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge will hold a hearing Thursday on a request by Trump Entertainment Resorts to be relieved of its pension obligations under a collective bargaining agreement with workers at the Taj Mahal casino. ...

FTC to retailers: Drop your caffeinated drawers

9-30-14
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — If you purchased caffeine-infused underwear because of promises it will make you thinner, federal regulators say you were hoodwinked — but at least you can get your money back. The Federal Trade Commission announced this ...

Businessman sentenced to prison term in fraud case

9-30-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a Georgia businessman who defrauded investors out of more than $800,000 is headed to prison. Ronnie Singleton, of Lithonia, received a 27-month term when he was sentenced Tuesday. He also ...

Feds say hackers targeted Microsoft, game makers

9-30-14
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two men accused of being members of an international hacking ring that accessed a U.S. Army computer network and targeted computer giant Microsoft and other companies have pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges. ...

Johnson & Johnson buying Alios for $1.75B

9-30-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is buying the biopharmaceutical company Alios BioPharma Inc. for about $1.75 billion. Alios is a privately held company that focuses on developing therapies for viral diseases. The deal includes Alios' ...

Revel auction still taking bids, did not adjourn

9-30-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The bankruptcy auction of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel is continuing to weigh bids, and did not adjourn until next week as one participant said it would. Late Tuesday night, the attorney for Florida developer ...