ATLANTIC - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATLANTIC News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Casino workers turn to prayer to save their jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321968-79/workers-showboat-atlantic-casino.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321968-79/workers-showboat-atlantic-casino.html.csp">Casino workers turn to prayer to save their jobs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:36:02.412-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • They’ve turned to politicians, bureaucrats, businessmen and union reps to try to save their jobs at three Atlantic City casinos scheduled to close soon. Now, hundreds of soon-to-be unemployed dealers, cocktail servers and hotel workers are turning to what many say could be their last, best chance. “We’re praying for God to open new doors to them,” said the Rev. Eric McCoy, president of the Atlantic City Fellowship of Churches. Clergy members and the main casino workers unio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583219682014-08-21T11:36:02.412-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T11:36:02.412-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321968@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:36:02 MDT Atlantic City fears closed casinos may be eyesore http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309015-79/casino-atlantic-casinos-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309015-79/casino-atlantic-casinos-former.html.csp">Atlantic City fears closed casinos may be eyesore</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T09:46:01.811-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 09:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Before summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City officials looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk. Analysts and entrepreneurs tell The Associated Press that a glitzy corporate headquarters, condos or timeshares, entertainment-related rentals or even student housing could be among the new uses for them. Israel Posner, head of a gambling study institute at Ri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583090152014-08-18T09:46:01.811-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T09:46:01.811-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309015@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:46:01 MDT Revel casino to close 8 days earlier than planned http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58302033-79/casino-atlantic-close-revel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58302033-79/casino-atlantic-close-revel.html.csp">Revel casino to close 8 days earlier than planned</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T19:07:02.388-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • 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 will close a week earlier than originally planned, the company announced in an email Friday. The closing will put about 3,100 people out of work. The company previously planned to close the casino resort Sept. 10, but announced in the email that the hotel will close at 11 a.m. Sept. 1 and the casino at 5 a.m. Sept. 2. All concerts and ev...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583020332014-08-15T19:07:02.388-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T19:07:02.388-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58302033@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:07:02 MDT 8 arrested in daring New Jersey casino heist http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58297027-68/arrested-atlantic-authorities-delaware.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58297027-68/arrested-atlantic-authorities-delaware.html.csp">8 arrested in daring New Jersey casino heist</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> THe Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:03:03.332-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • A recently fired casino security guard used his knowledge of when and where large sums of money would change hands to help plan and pull off a daring robbery that netted more than $180,000, authorities said Thursday. Eight people were arrested in the July 21 gunpoint robbery of Caesars Atlantic City that touched off a three-state manhunt, New Jersey State Police said. The search ended with a Delaware state trooper being shot; the bulletproof vest he was wearing saved his li...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297027@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:03:03 MDT Revel casino still talking with potential bidders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58293826-79/million-revel-atlantic-casino.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58293826-79/million-revel-atlantic-casino.html.csp">Revel casino still talking with potential bidders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T15:48:02.398-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 03:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • A day after announcing it will shut down next month, Revel Casino Hotel told a bankruptcy court judge it is still negotiating with potential buyers. In a notice adjourning an auction of Revel that had been set for Thursday, its lawyers say they are engaged in “ongoing negotiations” with “certain potential bidders” they did not identify. The filing follows Revel’s announcement that will shut down by Sept. 10, having been unable to find a buyer. The casino held out hope a buy...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582938262014-08-13T15:48:02.398-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T15:48:02.398-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58293826@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:48:02 MDT Revenue report due as Atlantic City casinos close http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292404-79/atlantic-casinos-market-casino.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292404-79/atlantic-casinos-market-casino.html.csp">Revenue report due as Atlantic City casinos close</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T13:54:54.991-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 01:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • When the pressure of an oversaturated market became unbearable this year, some of Atlantic City’s oldest casinos either closed their doors or announced plans to do so. Now, Revel Casino Hotel, the city’s newest casino — and one of its most opulent — is joining them in the casino graveyard. Amid this dire scenario, New Jersey regulators released a report Wednesday that said Atlantic City’s casinos took in 11 percent less from gamblers in July than they did a year ago. Figure...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582924042014-08-13T13:54:54.991-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T13:54:54.991-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292404@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:54:54 MDT Atlantic City’s Revel Casino to close in September http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289851-79/revel-casino-atlantic-bankruptcy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289851-79/revel-casino-atlantic-bankruptcy.html.csp">Atlantic City’s Revel Casino to close in September</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:37:01.908-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • When it opened just over two years ago, many people hoped Revel would save Atlantic City’s struggling casino industry, which has been bleeding money and jobs for years. But now the $2.4 billion resort that was widely seen as the last, best chance for Atlantic City’s gambling market is shutting down, unable to find a buyer for even pennies on the dollar. In addition to putting 3,100 people out of jobs and hurting state and local budgets, Revel’s demise shows just how cutthro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582898512014-08-12T17:37:01.908-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:37:01.908-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58289851@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:37:01 MDT Hillary Clinton: Obama lacks specific foreign policy doctrine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58282318-68/clinton-obama-policy-foreign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58282318-68/clinton-obama-policy-foreign.html.csp">Hillary Clinton: Obama lacks specific foreign policy doctrine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Jonathan Allen </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Greg Giroux</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T20:15:05.938-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Hillary Clinton is taking on President Barack Obama with the same issue he used against her in the 2008 Democratic primary: foreign policy vision. Obama lacks a specific doctrine, according to an Atlantic magazine interview with Clinton, the unannounced presidential candidate who is leading Democrats and Republicans in 2016 polling. “Great nations need organizing principles, and ‘don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle,” Clinton told The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58282318@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:15:05 MDT Friday’s sports TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273208-77/espn-regional-final-practice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273208-77/espn-regional-final-practice.html.csp">Friday’s sports TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T15:58:44.759-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 03:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television —</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273208@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:58:44 MDT Atlantic City doomed by glut of casinos in region http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58203496-79/atlantic-casinos-casino-market.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58203496-79/atlantic-casinos-casino-market.html.csp">Atlantic City doomed by glut of casinos in region</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T16:11:56.783-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 04:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • The rapid disintegration of Atlantic City’s casino market might be an early indicator of what could happen in other parts of the country that have too many casinos and not enough gamblers. In the 36th year of casino gambling in New Jersey, which not too long ago had a monopoly on the East Coast, the casino industry is crashing with a suddenness and a fury that has caught many people here by surprise. It started the year with 12 casinos; by mid-September, it could have eight...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582034962014-07-20T16:11:56.783-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-20T16:11:56.783-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203496@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:11:56 MDT Atlantic City casino revenue rises — minus closure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58183909-79/million-atlantic-casinos-gambling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58183909-79/million-atlantic-casinos-gambling.html.csp">Atlantic City casino revenue rises — minus closure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T16:31:02.612-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Like a ship struggling to right itself in a roiling sea, Atlantic City’s casinos are trying mightily to find balance amid a rapidly contracting and constantly changing gambling market. On Monday, they got some unexpected good news, even if it might not last long. Not counting the Atlantic Club, which closed in January, the 11 casinos that operated in both 2014 and 2013 increased their revenue by nearly 4 percent in June. Most of that improvement was due to the $9.5 million ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581839092014-07-14T16:31:02.612-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T16:31:02.612-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183909@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:31:02 MDT Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179353-79/trump-atlantic-casino-plaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179353-79/trump-atlantic-casino-plaza.html.csp">Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T14:05:41.11-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 02:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Atlantic City’s crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City said they expect to shut down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts told The Associated Press that no final decision has been made on the Boardwalk casino. But the company said it expects the casino to close its doors Sept. 16. Notices warning employees of the expected closing will go out to the casino’s 1,000-plus employees Monday. If...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581793532014-07-13T14:05:41.11-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T14:05:41.11-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179353@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:05:41 MDT Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177190-68/casino-trump-atlantic-plaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177190-68/casino-trump-atlantic-plaza.html.csp">Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T12:52:59.3-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 12:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Atlantic City’s crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts told The Associated Press that no final decision has been made on the Boardwalk casino. But the company said it expects the casino to close its doors Sept. 16. Notices warning employees of the expected closing will go out to the casino’s 1,000-plus employees Monday. If Trump Plaza clos...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177190@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:52:59 MDT Another Atlantic City hotel casino set to close http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58123055-79/atlantic-casino-showboat-caesars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58123055-79/atlantic-casino-showboat-caesars.html.csp">Another Atlantic City hotel casino set to close</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T09:23:02.319-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Casino contraction hit Atlantic City for the second time this year, as the parent company of the Showboat Casino Hotel announced Friday it will close the Mardi Gras-themed casino on Aug. 31. Caesars Entertainment told The Associated Press on Friday morning the company will shutter the poorest-performing of its four Atlantic City casinos. CEO Gary Loveman said in a statement that the “difficult decision” is necessary to protect the rest of its business in Atlantic City, wher...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581230552014-06-27T09:23:02.319-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-27T09:23:02.319-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123055@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:23:02 MDT Justices rebuff N.J.’s effort on sports betting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103457-79/betting-sports-jersey-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103457-79/betting-sports-jersey-law.html.csp">Justices rebuff N.J.’s effort on sports betting</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T09:51:02.481-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 09:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a ban on sports gambling in New Jersey, rebuffing an attempt to bring betting on professional and college sporting events to Atlantic City casinos and the state’s racetracks. The justices did not comment in letting stand lower court rulings that struck down New Jersey’s sports betting law because it conflicts with a federal law that allows state-sanctioned sports gambling only in Nevada and three other states. The state’s appeal was led by G...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581034572014-06-23T09:51:02.481-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T09:51:02.481-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103457@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:51:02 MDT