ATLANTIC - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATLANTIC News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Atlantic City casino hotel could close this summer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58090339-79/revel-casino-atlantic-bankruptcy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58090339-79/revel-casino-atlantic-bankruptcy.html.csp">Atlantic City casino hotel could close this summer</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="2014-06-19T16:30:41.166-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Hotel warned its staff Thursday that it will shut down this summer if a buyer can’t be found in bankruptcy court. In warning letters given to employees and obtained by The Associated Press, Revel said it is seeking a buyer for the struggling $2.4 billion casino, but can’t guarantee one will be found. If not, employees could be terminated as soon as Aug. 18, Revel said in the letter. “If Revel is unable to complete such a sale promptly, Revel exp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580903392014-06-19T16:30:41.166-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T16:30:41.166-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58090339@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:30:41 MDT Letter: New Jersey air? S.L. should be so lucky http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58084629-82/jersey-pretty-june-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58084629-82/jersey-pretty-june-lake.html.csp">Letter: New Jersey air? S.L. should be so lucky</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T16:53:02.67-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 04:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City would be lucky to have New Jersey air! (“Make It Pretty, Trib,” June 18). That nice breeze off the Atlantic would do wonders for us! Born there; breathed there! Carol Ogden Salt Lake City</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> 58084629@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:53:02 MDT Baseball: Pete Rose returns for day to manage Conn. team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58073917-77/rose-team-league-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58073917-77/rose-team-league-baseball.html.csp">Baseball: Pete Rose returns for day to manage Conn. team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T23:11:41.334-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bridgeport, Conn. • Pete Rose is returning to manage a baseball team, but just for one day. The 73-year-old Rose, who has the most career hits in major league history, is scheduled to skipper the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League on Monday. Rose was managing the Cincinnati Reds in 1989 when he agreed to a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball. He later admitted that he bet on Reds games while running the team. Rose can take this one-game job because the Bluefish are not af...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580739172014-06-16T23:11:41.334-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T23:11:41.334-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58073917@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:11:41 MDT Atlantic City courting gay tourism market http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58075728-79/gay-atlantic-friendly-community.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58075728-79/gay-atlantic-friendly-community.html.csp">Atlantic City courting gay tourism market</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="2014-06-16T16:50:02.346-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 04:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • Atlantic City is planning a series of events to attract gay tourists, who are becoming an increasingly important part of the resort’s growth strategy. Mayor Don Guardian and tourism officials said Monday the goal is to reinvigorate a once-thriving gay community in Atlantic City. “Atlantic City had its heyday with the gay population on New York Avenue,” he said. “This is where you came when you wanted to have a good time. Straight people came to these places, too, because th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580757282014-06-16T16:50:02.346-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T16:50:02.346-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58075728@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:50:02 MDT Judge: Casino not liable in unshuffled cards case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58065993-79/casino-cards-judge-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58065993-79/casino-cards-judge-case.html.csp">Judge: Casino not liable in unshuffled cards case</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="2014-06-13T17:02:45.197-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • A casino does not have to pay $1.5 million won by a group of gamblers who realized the cards had not been shuffled, and can move to recover more than $500,000 it already paid them, a judge ruled Friday. The Superior Court judge ruled that because the cards had been unshuffled, that made the game of mini-baccarat in April 2012 illegal under state casino rules. A lawyer for the Golden Nugget Atlantic City’s parent company, Landry’s Inc., confirmed the Judge James Isman’s ruli...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580659932014-06-13T17:02:45.197-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-13T17:02:45.197-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58065993@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:02:45 MDT Messages in bottles are treasure hunts for Utah man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58008056-78/buffington-bottle-message-bottles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58008056-78/buffington-bottle-message-bottles.html.csp">Messages in bottles are treasure hunts for Utah man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-03T07:17:59.362-06:00">Updated Jun 3, 2014 07:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Under a late-afternoon sun, shadows and light begin to unlock the mystery on Clint Buffington’s seemingly blank piece of paper. The message has faded since a young sailor scrawled his contact information on the paper and popped it in a bottle. The man was drifting into his 20s, a world away from home. He tossed the bottle into the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and waited for destiny to call back. “It looks like the first number is a four,” Buffington says on his Salt Lake City porch, squintin...</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> 58008056@www.sltrib.com Tue, 03 Jun 2014 07:17:59 MDT