Atlantic City News

Competitor’s Lawsuit Accuses Ocean Casino of Poaching Execs, Trade Secrets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Atlantic City’s top casino is accusing a rival of poaching a half-dozen of its top marketing executives in an attempt to “cripple” it by using secret details about its best and most profitable customers. In a …

Atlantic Casino Sues Gambler Who Won $9.6M

An Atlantic City, N.J., casino is suing a big-time gambler, claiming he won $9.6 million in a card-cheating scheme in baccarat. The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Phillip Ivey Jr., considered one of the …

Atlantic City Gets Grant to Avert Firefighter Layoffs

Atlantic City, N.J., has landed a federal grant that will allow it to avert laying off 51 firefighters for two years. Word of the 2-year, $8.7 million grant came on Wednesday. The city initially received $9.7 million in 2011, a …

Hurricane Sandy Silences Atlantic City’s Casinos

Hurricane Sandy has silenced the thousands of slot machines and high-rollers who normally crowd the black jack and roulette tables of Atlantic City, but the resort’s casino companies wager they could be back in business within days. The storm that …

Shocking: New Jersey Charging Station in Flood-Prone Spot

Some people are finding something shocking about a new parking garage in Atlantic City, N.J. It comes with six charging stations for electric cars. But they’re in an area where no overnight parking is allowed because of the risk of …

Cameras in New Jersey Jitneys Valuable to Law Enforcement

Surveillance cameras installed in Atlantic City, N.J.,’s jitneys a year ago have proved to be a valuable tool for law enforcement. One camera caught a fatal hit-and-run accident last weekend. The accident initially was blamed on the jitney driver, but …

Atlantic City, New Jersey To Bill For Fire Calls

Atlantic City has decided to bill insurance companies for fire department services. The City Council approved the ordinance Wednesday without setting fees. Glassboro implemented such a system in 2005. Fire Chief Ralph Johnson told The Press of Atlantic City the …