Tag: showboat

Bad Business Weekly Roundup: Hospital property taxes, Showboat runs aground and more

Government and business working hand-in-hand. What could go wrong? By Tamer Abouras | The Save Jersey Blog Many a decent idea has been railroaded by Garden State government and they’ve brought many a bad idea back from the dead. Here’s Read More

Atlantic City: Too Big to Save?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog HBO’s Boardwalk Empire will wrap up this fall, Save Jerseyans, five seasons into a series that launched with critical acclaim but is slated to end amid sober commentary concluding “it’s for the best.” The Read More

Dueling Showboat Pressers on the Boards

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog This is why people hate politics, Save Jerseyans. Opportunistic as ever, the CD2 Democrat campaign of Bill Hughes Jr. staged a press conference in front of the soon-to-be-shuttered Showboat Casino in Atlantic City last week to Read More

The Showboat is Over in A.C.

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The parent company of Atlantic City’s 1,331-room Showboat Casino, where the popular music venue ‘House of Blues’ is located, reportedly plans to layoff 2,100 employees on Friday, Save Jerseyans, the first step towards closure. Competition from Read More