Category: Atlantic City

Murphy could hold sports betting bill as a chip to play in budget negotiations

By Art Gallagher _ Dennis Drazin and his partners at Monmouth Park were ready to accept sports bets on Memorial Day weekend.  They wisely didn’t after Senate President Steve Sweeney announced he was inserting a provision in the state legislation Read More

Hundreds of N.J. Republicans gather for A.C. Summit

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Hundreds of active New Jersey Republicans took advantage of Saturday’s almost summer-like weather to head to Atlantic City’s Harrah’s Resort for a day-long summit hosted by the New Jersey Republican Party (NJGOP). The event, closed to the Read More

SATURDAY: Save Jersey alum Alex Smith to headline N.J. GOP’s Atlantic City summit

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Heads up, Save Jerseyans. Our old friend, alumnus contributor, frequent Fox News guest and former CRNC Chairwoman Alex Smith will headline the dinner program at this Saturday’s inaugural N.J. GOP summit at Harrah’s in Atlantic City: “Alexandra Smith Read More

Atlantic City could be on verge of major revival in 2018

The last traces of President Donald Trump’s onetime casino empire could vanish. … sports betting nationwide, drastically expanding the gambling industry. A much-loathed state takeover of power is expected to end, internet gambling continues to grow at a healthy clip, Read More

Guardian lands big job in Gilmore’s backyard

Outgoing Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian will continue in municipal government come January, Save Jerseyans, but not in the Boardwalk Empire. On Wednesday, Guardian confirmed that he will take over as Business Administration in Republican-controlled Toms River. “Over the past Read More

Kurtz gathers, energizes young N.J. GOP leaders at the League

Amidst a sea of Democrat-dominated events at the League of Municipalities, Republican Atlantic City Councilman Jesse O. Kurtz hosted an inaugural young GOP leaders’ breakfast at last week’s annual event to encourage communication among what’s left of the state’s Young Read More

Atlantic City’s GOP Mayor gains key Democrat support down reelection fight’s homestretch

This year’s battle for the Atlantic City mayoralty is a proxy battle, Save Jerseyans. Republican Don Guardian, the incumbent, is supported by GOP leaders. Democrat Frank Gilliam is backed by Steve Sweeney and the South Jersey Democrat-Big Labor alliance. Some Read More

Atlantic City rolls dice on bid to woo Amazon HQ2

ATLANTIC CITY — Atlantic City has joined a growing list of New Jersey towns that trying to convince Amazon it’s the perfect place for the company’s second headquarters. The city touted access Atlantic City International Airport, its favorable tax incentive Read More

Photo of the Week: Rallying against hate (and conventional spelling) in A.C.

So Councilman Kaleem Shabazz (who I’m told is a relatively cool dude – he’s a Chris Brown booster) held an anti-hate press conference in Atlantic City on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, in the wake of the Charlottesville kerfuffle. Sadly? Not every Read More