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Atlantic City Bets on Non-Gambling Attractions

By Wayne Parry | Jul 7
Atlantic City's efforts to recapture some of the tourism dollars it has lost to casino competition in recent years finally appear to be working.

Revel Without a Cause: Atlantic City Resort Closes in Sept.

By Wayne Parry | Aug 14
When it opened just over two years ago, many hoped Revel would save Atlantic City's struggling casino industry. But now the $2.4 billion resort is unable to find a buyer for even pennies on the dollar.

Caesars Says It Will Close Showboat

By Wayne Parry | Jun 30
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.

Atlantic City Courting Gay Tourism Market

NATIONAL | By Wayne Parry | Jun 16
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.

Pig Out at Tropicana’s Bacon Week

FOOD/DRINK | By Wayne Parry | Feb 12
Get ready for bacon like you’ve never eaten, drunk or worn it before. Tropicana’s "Bacon Week" in Atlantic City gives new meaning to the term "pigging out."

Atlantic City Pumps Up Nightlife Marketing Efforts

MUSIC | By Wayne Parry | Jan 31
New Jersey’s seaside gambling resort is taking its show on the road, targeting partiers in Philadelphia with a mobile nightclub that will bring 300 of them back to Atlantic City to experience the resort’s nightspots.

Gay, Republican and Now Mayor of Atlantic City

LOCAL | By Wayne Parry | Jan 1
What do you call a gay Republican who obsesses about street sweepers, frets that the city’s business isn’t conducted in enough languages and toys with the idea of giving free land to the poor to get it back on the tax rolls?

Out GOP Candidate Wins Atlantic City Mayoral Race

NATIONAL | Nov 6
Republican Don Guardian won an upset victory in Atlantic City’s mayoral race Tuesday over longtime incumbent Democrat Lorenzo Langford.

Miss’d America: Drag Queen Pageant Coming Back to Atlantic City

NATIONAL | Aug 7
Organizers of the Miss’d America drag queen pageant say they’re excited the Miss America Pageant is returning to Atlantic City this year.

Atlantic City’s Borgata Turns 10

By Wayne Parry | Jul 2
The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa celebrates 10 years as one of Atlantic City’s go-to destinations, re-inventing itself yet again with big plans for Internet gambling.

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