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Betting on 'Brexit' Breaks Records

FINANCE | By Leonora Beck | Jun 23
As if the stakes were not high enough in Britain's nail-biting vote this week, people are betting record amounts of money on its outcome.

'Pac Man' for Cash? States Weigh Rules for New Kind of Slots

CORPORATE | By Philip Marcelo | Feb 20
It's like "Guitar Hero" that pays you back, if you're any good. At least, that's the pitch gambling regulators across the country are hearing as they consider whether to allow casinos to offer slot machines that mimic video and arcade games.

Tattoos, Martial Arts and Poker? Casinos Woo Millennials

Feb 8
Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele.

Tattoos, Martial Arts and Poker? Casinos Wooing Millennials

CORPORATE | By Philip Marcelo | Feb 6
Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele.

Royal Fall for Princess Accused of Cockfighting

LOCAL | By Steven DuBois | Aug 16
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 | 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.

Atlantic City’s New Image

By WAYNE PARRY | Nov 25
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

Apr 27
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

HOME | By WAYNE PARRY | Oct 30
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

FOOD/DRINK | By Stephen Singer and Wayne Parry | Aug 9
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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