- Jun 2, 2020
Gov. Phil Murphy says he hopes to permit Atlantic City’s casinos to reopen in time for the Fourth of July holiday but warned that restrictions and changes in how casinos operate will be needed.Read More . . .
The owner of Atlantic City’s Showboat hotel plans to build a $100 million year-round indoor water park next to it and will break ground in August, he said Wednesday.Read More . . .
Despite reopenings being instituted up and down the Jersey Shore ahead of Memorial Day weekend, and amid a slowdown in the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy reiterated that casinos could be a much tougher “nut to crack.”Read More . . .
New Jersey's retail and online sportsbooks took in a third of the expected handle in March, while online casinos and poker rooms boomed.Read More . . .
With few sports to bet on and retail sportsbooks shuttered completely, New Jersey's sportsbooks were out of about $450 million in bets in April, according to PlayNJ estimates. But while sportsbooks and Atlantic City casinos languish, April revenue at online casinos and poker rooms hit a record $80 million.Read More . . .
The major sports leagues are waiting to see if the U.S. Supreme Court will hear their arguments on whether they have to pay millions to a New Jersey horse racing association over sports betting litigation.Read More . . .