Business & Economy


Ocean Grove Tent Community Disbands for Fall

So-called "tenters" spend their summers on leased land from the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, a tradition that started nearly 150 years ago.

Christie to Mexico on trade mission, 2016 politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading for Mexico, officially on a trade mission for his state. But the trip has political benefits, too, helping him buff up his foreign policy credentials should he run for president in 2016. ...

$1M Powerball ticket sold in NJ set to expire

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State lottery officials say a Powerball ticket worth $1 million that was sold at a northern New Jersey convenience store last year will soon expire. The ticket for the Sept. 18, 2013 drawing was bought at the Convenience ...

New Jersey OKs Trump Plaza shutdown Sept. 16

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey casino regulators have given final approval to Trump Plaza's plan to shut down in two weeks. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement issued a closing notice Tuesday to Trump Plaza, which will cease operations ...

$2.4B Revel casino shuts down after just 2 years

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Revel Casino Hotel closed its doors Tuesday morning, a little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market. The 5:25 a.m. casino shutdown followed the ...

No One Wins as Revel Folds

Revel's hotel has closed and bystanders watch as the Revel sign was removed.

Author Says Atlantic City Has Always Served As A Resort

Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and the Corruption of Atlantic City author Nelson Johnson says that Atlantic City has had a purpose and that it has always served as a resort.

Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choice

ASHAROKEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Long Island village of Asharoken (ASH'-uh-roh-kehn) faces a dilemma as it seeks to protect itself from erosion and other problems in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. It can accept federal aid to build a dune and create ...

Revel Casino Hotel starts closing in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's newest casino and its costliest failure has begun its two-day shutdown. The $2.4 billion Revel Casino resort closed its hotel at 11 a.m. Monday. The casino will close at 6 a.m. Tuesday. Revel is one of ...

Showboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Mardi Gras-themed casino shut down at 4 p.m. Sunday after 27 years on the Boardwalk. Owner Caesars Entertainment closed the still-profitable ...