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Adelson interested in northern New Jersey casino

10-2-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson says he's interested in building a casino in the northern New Jersey Meadowlands if the state allows the expansion of gambling beyond Atlantic City. Speaking Wednesday at a ...

Hudson River rail tunnels need more repairs

10-2-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Amtrak says flooding from Superstorm Sandy caused more damage than first thought to the two tunnels that carry trains under the Hudson River. Saltwater has caused cracks to concrete walls and corroded tracks and electrical ...

New Jersey lawmakers advance sports betting bill

10-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Legislation that would allow sports betting in casinos and racetracks has been advanced by a New Jersey Assembly panel. Proponents hope the measure will bolster administrative action that would do the same thing. The Assembly's ...

‘Real Housewives’ couple get prison for fraud

10-2-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice (JOO'-dys) is headed to prison. She was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Newark to 15 months behind bars on conspiracy and bankruptcy charges. She cried as she apologized ...
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Revel Sold for $110 Million at Auction

10-1-14
Brookfield Asset Management purchased Revel for $110 million at auction and plans to reopen it as a casino.
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Fort Monmouth Auctions Off Items

10-1-14
People were able to bid on thousands of items at Fort Monmouth left behind after the government shut down the Army base three years ago.
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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 ...