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Royal Fall for Princess Accused of Cockfighting

By Steven DuBois | Friday Aug 16, 2013
Princess Irina Walker, the daughter of the last king of Romania, and her husband - a former Oregon sheriff’s deputy - are expected to appear in court to face charges of running a cockfighting business on their ranch in Eastern Oregon.

Atlantic City’s Borgata Turns 10

By Wayne Parry | Tuesday Jul 2, 2013
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.

Atlantic City’s New Image

By WAYNE PARRY | Sunday Nov 25, 2012
New Jersey officials say a wide-ranging effort to improve Atlantic City is starting to pay off, from new private investment in non-casino attractions to a $20 million advertising campaign that’s beginning to change negative perceptions.

Death-Defying Stunt to Be Performed Off the Side of AC’s Tropicana Resort

Wednesday Apr 27, 2011
Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation member of the legendary "Flying Wallendas" circus family, is scheduled to kick off the Spring Break season with two death-defying stunts at Tropicana Casino & Resort on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Atlantic City Casino Site Plummets in Value

By WAYNE PARRY | Saturday Oct 30, 2010
Pinnacle Entertainment Inc., whose plans for a mega-casino resort on the Atlantic City Boardwalk shriveled and died when the economy crashed, says it won’t sell its land here dirt-cheap.

Cash-hungry states add casinos, lure same gamblers

By Stephen Singer and Wayne Parry | Monday Aug 9, 2010
Cash-starved states are increasingly being drawn to the lure of easy money in casinos - a bet that could ultimately hurt taxpayers if the supply of slot machines, poker tables and racetracks outpaces customers’ demand.
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