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Meadowlands casino pondered at Atlantic City forum

5-20-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — With Atlantic City's casino market struggling, the allure of a casino in the northern New Jersey Meadowlands just outside New York City is becoming stronger to some. At a regional gambling conference Tuesday in Atlantic ...

Pol: NJ plans licensing for net payment firms

5-20-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey wants to subject companies that handle Internet gambling deposits and payments to stricter licensing requirements, in the hope it will make banks more willing to allow the use of credit cards to fund online ...

Tax on e-cigarettes clears NJ Senate panel

5-20-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Senate panel has approved a bill that would tax electronic cigarettes and raise the tax on tobacco products. Under the bill advanced on Monday, e-cigarette manufacturers would face a 75 percent tax on the devices. ...

Atlantic City airport rewards loyalty

5-20-14
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City International Airport is rewarding repeat passengers with a loyalty program. The program offers perks such as reserved parking, discounts on retail purchases and promotional items. More than 2,100 ...
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State Informs 2,000 Taxpayers They Underpaid, Except, They Didn’t

5-19-14
About 2,000 New Jersey taxpayers received a notice from the Treasury Department saying they owed money, but that turned out to be a mistake. No corrections are expected to be distributed.
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Renovated Units in Camden County to House Homeless Veterans

5-19-14
Housing units that had been sitting in storage in Morris County have been moved to Camden County for homeless veterans.
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New Law Lets Municipalities Fine Mortgage Lenders Over Unkempt Foreclosures

5-19-14
The new state law is aimed at helping avoid blighted properties by allowing municipalities to fine mortgage lenders if they don't maintain foreclosed properties.

Experts: Illegal online gambling happening in US

5-19-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gambling regulators say illegal Internet betting is happening across the United States, and that's hurting the fledgling online gambling industries in the three states that have legalized it. Speaking Monday at the East ...

Leader of bank fraud scheme gets prison sentence

5-19-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey authorities say a New York City man who led an elaborate bank fraud scheme has been sentenced to 15 years in state prison. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman says the scheme orchestrated by 35-year-old Nurlin ...

AAA to announce summer travel projections

5-19-14
STEVENSVILLE, Md. (AP) — AAA Mid-Atlantic is set to announce its travel forecast for the Memorial Day weekend and the summer. AAA officials will announce the agency's projections, as well as traffic safety plans, at noon Tuesday in Stevensville. ...