The $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel that opened just over two years ago as a hoped-for savior for Atlantic City’s flagging casino industry is closing a week earlier than originally planned and put about about 3,100 people out of work.
A Maryland casino is returning to Atlantic City to host a two-day job fair this week as thousands of workers in the city prepare to be laid off. Maryland Live! Casino will host the job fair at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel.
Back in 1993, Congress shut down an Army installation called Fort Wingate in New Mexico. The land originally belonged to the Navajo Nation and the Zuni Tribe. All looked well for splitting the 31 square miles of land until last week.
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Atlantic City’s casinos took in 11 percent less from gamblers in July than they did a year ago. Figures show the 11 casinos won $274 million in July, compared with $297.1 million in July 2013.
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One of the region’s largest mass-filings for unemployment and other benefits will begin next week for newly laid-off Atlantic City casino workers in an outreach effort so large it had to book part of the city’s convention center.
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State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was up less than 1 percent in July compared with the same month last year. The state’s casinos brought in $932 million last month.
Caesars Entertainment is showing the soon-to-close Showboat Casino Hotel to “an interested party,” but won’t say who it is. The casino is due to close on Sunday, one of three Atlantic City casinos shutting down over the next few weeks.