NJBIZ - Sports and Entertainment http://www.njbiz.com/section/sports Sports and Entertainment Sports and Entertainment en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:34:00 EST Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141218/NJBIZ01/141219756&source=RSS Icahn backing out of deal to save Taj Casino union A deal brokered between billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Atlantic City's casino workers union that would save the financially troubled Trump Taj Mahal has fallen through, Unite Here 54 President Bob McDevitt says. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141218/NJBIZ01/141219756&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141218/NJBIZ01/141219777&source=RSS North Jersey casino supporters pleased with N.Y. resort rejection Backers of a plan to build casinos in North Jersey expressed relief Monday after New York state regulators rejected six proposals for gaming resorts just over the border in Orange County. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141218/NJBIZ01/141219777&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141218/NJBIZ01/141219778&source=RSS Deal could save Trump Taj Mahal, report says The bankrupt Trump Taj Mahal could avoid its planned shutdown this weekend under a deal struck between billionaire investor Carl Icahn and the union representing some 1,100 employees there, according to a report by The New York Post. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141218/NJBIZ01/141219778&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141216/NJBIZ01/141219815&source=RSS The growing gap between New Jersey and the national economy It&#8217s no secret that the closing of four of Atlantic City&#8217s casinos, and the potential closing of a fifth, has the potential to be a tremendous blow to the state&#8217s economy. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141216/NJBIZ01/141219815&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141215/NJBIZ01/141219867&source=RSS Devils paired with winery in latest business partnership The New Jersey Devils have inked the latest in a string of new partnerships over the past year &#8212 one that will allow fans to take part in wine tastings on game nights at the Prudential Center. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141215/NJBIZ01/141219867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141215/NJBIZ01/141219890&source=RSS Providing a streaming solution for screaming fans When the schools in the football-playing portion of the Big East were forced to rebrand themselves as the American Athletic Conference in 2013 following the league's breakup, they knew they needed to do something to get maximum exposure for their new league. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141215/NJBIZ01/141219890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141214/NJBIZ01/141219970&source=RSS NJBIZ presents the 24 Lists of Christmas, Day 14 Top Advertising Agencies You know it we know it NJBIZ's weekly lists are worth the cost of your subscription. To celebrate our upcoming year-ending Book of Lists, we're commemorating the season with our 24 Lists of Christmas. Each day through Dec. 24, we'll email you the top five leaders in a different category, giving you a sneak peek at what you may be missing. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141214/NJBIZ01/141219970&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141213/NJBIZ01/141219874&source=RSS Stockton College announces formal 18M purchase of Showboat The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey on Friday announced that it has formally purchased the shuttered Showboat Atlantic City for 18 million from Caesars Entertainment. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141213/NJBIZ01/141219874&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141210/NJBIZ01/141219978&source=RSS Revel now hoping for deal with auction runner-up The shuttered Revel Casino Hotel has asked a judge to terminate its agreement to be acquired by Brookfield US Holdings LLC, with hopes now of striking a new deal with the losing bidder in the Atlantic City operator's recent bankruptcy auction. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141210/NJBIZ01/141219978&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141209/NJBIZ01/141209758&source=RSS NJPAC makes senior management changes The New Jersey Performing Arts Center announced a number of management changes Tuesday, including a new chief operating officer. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141209/NJBIZ01/141209758&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141206/NJBIZ01/141209811&source=RSS Jersey City launches website to streamline production process for filmmakers Jersey City has launched a new website that allows filmmakers to apply for permits online, part of its effort to streamline the process and encourage productions in the city. Sat, 06 Dec 2014 00:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141206/NJBIZ01/141209811&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141205/NJBIZ01/141209821&source=RSS Trump Taj Mahal closing date extended until Dec. 20, report says Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City has pushed its anticipated closing date of Dec. 12 back by eight days, until Dec. 20, according to a report Friday by The Associated Press. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 12:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141205/NJBIZ01/141209821&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141204/NJBIZ01/141209862&source=RSS Prieto to introduce bill calling for consolidation of sports authority, Meadowlands commission Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto D-Secaucus announced Thursday that he plans on introducing legislation that would consolidate the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission in an effort to provide an economic boost to the Meadowlands region. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141204/NJBIZ01/141209862&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141204/NJBIZ01/141209873&source=RSS Resorts casino announces 9.4M conference center expansion Resorts Casino Hotel is planning a 9. 4 million expansion of its convention space as part of a continued push to diversify its business beyond the gaming market, the Atlantic City operator said Thursday. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 11:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141204/NJBIZ01/141209873&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141202/NJBIZ01/312029993&source=RSS Wi-Fi workout Before the clock hits 6 a. m. , Brian Robinson already has warmed up the dozens of top executives participating in his cardiovascular exercise program. Tue, 02 Dec 2014 13:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141202/NJBIZ01/312029993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141126/NJBIZ01/141129814&source=RSS Another Thanksgiving tradition Linde providing helium for Macy's parade balloons For the 20th consecutive year, New Providence-based Linde North America &#8212 a world-leading gasses and engineering company &#8212 will provide the helium used to fill the iconic balloons for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141126/NJBIZ01/141129814&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129855&source=RSS Devils are middle-of-the-pack team when it comes to NHL's financial standings, too Forbes has released its annual list of the most valuable NHL teams, and as far as the New Jersey Devils are concerned, success as the ticket office is about as elusive as success on the ice has been lately. According to the magazine's rankings, while the Devils aren't among the league's bottom-feeders, they aren't among its elite, either. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129855&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129856&source=RSS Pala becomes first tribe to launch Internet gaming site in N.J. An affiliate of California's Pala Indians has become the latest company to launch an online gaming website in New Jersey and the first tribe to so since the platforms were legalized one year ago. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141125/NJBIZ01/141129856&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141121/NJBIZ01/141129924&source=RSS Appeal expected as judge rules against N.J. in sports betting case Updated U. S. District Judge Michael Shipp delivered an expected blow to New Jersey's sports betting efforts Friday, siding with the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA in delivering a permanent injunction against all sports wagers in the state. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141121/NJBIZ01/141129924&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141120/NJBIZ01/141129975&source=RSS Sports betting proponents preparing for a long legal road ahead U. S. District Judge Michael Shipp heard nearly two hours of oral arguments last Thursday in what was the latest chapter of New Jersey's ongoing efforts to bring sports betting to the state. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141120/NJBIZ01/141129975&source=RSS