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'The Samaritans' film to have world premiere in Atlantic City

Atlantic City - The new feature film, "The Samaritans," starring Keith Collins will have its world premiere in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Martina McBride debuts new single 'Reckless' at Atlantic City

New Jersey - On January 16, country queen Martina McBride debuted her brand new single "Reckless" at her show at Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Financially strapped Atlantic City considers gamblers' way out

Atlantic City - East Coast gambling mecca Atlantic City, N.J., is almost out of chances to save itself from looming financial catastrophe.

Martina McBride to release new album, to perform at Atlantic City

Atlantic City - The New Year "2016" will have many things in store for country music superstar Martina McBride. These will include a new album and a show at Atlantic City.

Atlantic City's shuttered Revel casino faces new power hurdle

Atlantic City - The new owner of the shuttered $2.4 billion Revel Casino-Hotel in Atlantic City says he won't pay more than $1 million in overdue power bills because the utility company will not account for the electricity usage.

Dannic to bring 'Electric Adventure' to Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City - Electronic dance music (EDM) fans in the East Coast are in for a treat. DJ and producer Dannic will be performing a show at Atlantic City in New Jersey.

Toronto bidder cancels plans to buy Atlantic City casino

Toronto - A Canadian investment firm appears to have has backed away from plans to buy a bankrupt Atlantic City, N.J., casino even though its indecision could cost $10 million.

Brave fishermen save baby after mother tosses her in the ocean

Atlantic City - In a possible murder-suicide attempt, a young woman was seen tossing her month-old baby into the ocean from an Absecon Inlet jetty before jumping in herself. A nearby group of heroic fishermen dove to their rescue.

Bankruptcy court auction of Atlantic City megacasino to resume

Atlantic City - A bankruptcy court-supervised auction for Revel, the multibillion-dollar Atlantic City casino that collapsed earlier this month, resumes today in New York City.

Revel becomes fourth Atlantic City casino to close this year

Atlantic City - New Jersey's massive Revel Casino Hotel, a gambling behemoth billed as the key to revitalizing Atlantic City's faltering casinos, shut down completely Tuesday despite state intervention and hundreds of millions of dollars in tax incentives.

Op-Ed: The rise and fall of Atlantic City

As of today, Sept. 8th, Atlantic City has seen the closing of two casinos in as many weeks. On Sept. 16th, Trump Plaza will follow suit. By the end of the year, the gambling hotspot will have lost a total of five gaming houses.

Ray Rice suspended indefinitely by NFL following video-release

Baltimore - Baltimore Ravens running back, Ray Rice, has been suspended definitely by the NFL following the release of a security video that clearly shows him assaulting his then-fiancee now wife, Janay Palmer, in Atlantic City.

Showboat Casino closes for good

Atlantic City’s iconic Showboat Casino closed its doors for good on Sunday, making it the second casino in the area to close this year.

Brett Eldredge scores Top 5 hit with 'Beat of the Music'

Country singer Brett Eldredge has reached the Top 5 on the Billboard Hot Country Airplay charts, for the week of May 31.

Mayor of Atlantic City asks DOJ to investigate police brutality

Atlantic City - Mayor Lorenzo Langford called upon the Attorney General’s office of his state and the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the incident that occurred outside a casino in which an unarmed man was beat by six officers and attacked by a police a dog.

Season four of HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' premieres September 8 Special

Gangsters, prohibition, prostitution and guns are still very much in evidence on the new season of Boardwalk Empire. But there are changes ahead, with new faces adding to the intrigue, and new challenges for Nucky Thompson.

A.C. Firefighters rescue 50 people trapped in casino elevators

Atlantic City - Memorial Day visitors to Atlantic City got more than they bargained for after 50 patrons got stuck in two separate elevators.

Atlantic City firefighters sworn into office with iPad Bible app

In America, taking any kind of public office meant taking an oath where you put your hand on a Bible. Atlantic City firefighters had to do a bit of a twist on the tradition by using an iPad Bible app instead.

Jackpot 'Johnny' wins $3.8 million in the slots

Atlantic City - Fate smiles on those who risk it all, and one man who wishes to remain anonymous sees the New Year of 2013 in with nearly $ 4 million won from a one-armed bandit.

Op-Ed: Photo Essay ─ Can Atlantic City bounce back to its glory days? Special

Atlantic City - Over the years Atlantic City has been a perennial hot spot for summer trips and weekend getaways. It is also known for the numerous gambling establishments. Lately, the city has fallen on hard times, but can it bounce back?

Return of Atlantic City 'Steel Pier Diving Horse' sparks outrage

Atlantic City - Animal rights activists have responded to the recent announcement of the return of the Atlantic City Steel Pier Diving Horse show, planned for the summer of 2012, with a petition asking pier owners to reconsider reviving what they say is a cruel practice.

Atlantic City - Boardwalk Empire

Atlantic City - "Boardwalk Empire", the new 1920's prohibition era mini-series premieres on HBO Sunday Sept 19th. Set in Atlantic City, the new series is poised to bring HBO its next big hit, and also put a different spotlight on this cities Jersey shores.

Lady Gaga Says Hands Up

Lady Gaga is not shy when it comes to speaking her mind, and that's exactly what she'll be doing at a "Hands Up for Marriage Equality" benefit on Saturday, January 16, 2010 in Atlantic City.

Online Gambling? You Can Bet On It

While the several states are looking for ways to make money, they are turning to online gambling. Europe is already on the dime as the folks can gamble from Macau to Great Britain without leaving their armchairs.

The Donald Isn't Doing So Well

It looks like The Donald is on his way to bankruptcy just like many other Americans. Donald Trump's casinos are facing a meltdown as tourists aren't looking at losing another fortune in Atlantic City.

Demetrius Hopkins vs Kendall Holt: A Great Boxing Match Up

This is about the boxing match between Demetrius Hopkins and Kendall Holt for the WBO Championship of the World to be held in Atlantic City New Jersey this Saturday night.

Atlantic City Gamblers Have To Butt Out

Smoking at the casino will soon be a thing of the past at Atlantic City casinos. The City Council voted 9-0 in favor of a smoking ban at the gambling halls. A loophole in the statewide ban of public places had exempted casinos in the past.

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