NJBIZ - Sports and Entertainment http://www.njbiz.com/section/sports Sports and Entertainment Sports and Entertainment en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:04:47 EST Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:04:47 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289997&source=RSS Nothing to revel at Casino could go for as low as 30M It's still shiny and new, and by all accounts, it should be. Just 2 years old, Revel Casino Hotel cost a hefty 2. 4 billion to build. But come next week, the troubled casino resort goes up for auction after declaring bankruptcy for a second time in 15 months. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289998&source=RSS Lights, camera, high hopes for action Linden eyes film, TV studio to fill site vacated by GM Bill Caruso still carries the business card in his wallet, even though it's been years since he was chairman of the Union County Motion Picture Television Advisory Board. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140725/NJBIZ01/140729828&source=RSS New Jersey F1 race may be postponed again The Formula One race planned for northern New Jersey appears to be heading for a third postponement, with reports saying the highly touted event won't come to the Hudson waterfront until 2016 at the earliest. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140725/NJBIZ01/140729828&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729867&source=RSS Moody's downgrades Atlantic City's debt Moody's Investors Service announced Wednesday that it has downgraded Atlantic City's underlying general obligation rating from Baa2 to Ba1 and has listed the city's outlook as negative. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729881&source=RSS Atlantic City-area legislators ask Casino Control Commission to delay Showboat, Trump Plaza closures Three Atlantic City-area state legislators sent a letter Tuesday to the Casino Control Commission requesting it direct Showboat and Trump Plaza to remain open and delay their anticipated closures by four months. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729881&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719709&source=RSS Survey Put North Jersey casino in Meadowlands As talks continue about expanding casino gaming beyond Atlantic City, a new survey of a small group of North Jersey business leaders found that most feel the Meadowlands Sports Complex is the best location for a new gaming hall. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719709&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140716/NJBIZ01/140719788&source=RSS Lesniak Fitch lowering online gaming revenue estimates is no surprise State Sen. Raymond Lesniak D-Union says he's not shocked by Fitch Ratings' announcement Tuesday that is has lowered its year-end projection for the state's online gaming revenues to the 120 million to 130 million range. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140716/NJBIZ01/140719788&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140714/NJBIZ01/140719858&source=RSS No hot hand for casinos in June, stats show, as A.C. braces for more change Gaming revenue in Atlantic City was stagnant last month compared with June 2013, according to newly released data from state regulators, as the resort town copes with news that yet another casino could close its doors by the fall. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140714/NJBIZ01/140719858&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140711/NJBIZ01/140719923&source=RSS Reports Trump Plaza could be next Atlantic City casino to close Multiple reports say the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino could close in September, as the Atlantic City gaming hall prepares to notify employees that they could lose their jobs. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140711/NJBIZ01/140719923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140710/NJBIZ01/140719982&source=RSS N.J.-based soccer company makes a purchase in Massachusetts A Cedar Knolls-based youth soccer coaching company has acquired a Massachusetts peer, it announced Thursday in a news release. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140710/NJBIZ01/140719982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140709/NJBIZ01/140709783&source=RSS Caesars will consider offers for Showboat as a casino Caesars Entertainment, the parent company of Showboat in Atlantic City, says it would be willing to part with the property and sell it as a casino. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140709/NJBIZ01/140709783&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140707/NJBIZ01/140709858&source=RSS Christie 'happy to have a conversation' about North Jersey casino expansion Gov. Chris Christie says he would be &#8220happy to have a conversation&#8221 with all necessary stakeholders about expanding casino gaming beyond Atlantic City and into northern New Jersey. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140707/NJBIZ01/140709858&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140707/NJBIZ01/307039997&source=RSS Casino closings How low will it go? Insiders wonder which ones will survive in A.C. For Atlantic City, it's a grim reality that's growing stronger by the day. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140707/NJBIZ01/307039997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140703/NJBIZ01/140709913&source=RSS Report Sweeney has been talking privately about bringing a casino to North Jersey for #8220the past year#8221 State Senate President Stephen Sweeney admitted he has been in discussions to bring casinos to North Jersey for &#8220the past year&#8221 and that there is a &#8220real possibility&#8221 a referendum on the issue could be on the ballot in November of 2015. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 08:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140703/NJBIZ01/140709913&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140701/NJBIZ01/140709999&source=RSS More Hermann Rutgers athletic director on new facilities, new rivalries, new competition ... and even jai alai Not all of our wide-ranging interview with Rutgers athletic director made the print publication. Here are a few more extras Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140701/NJBIZ01/140709999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140630/NJBIZ01/306279993&source=RSS Big Ten, big bucks Rutgers' conference switch brings more revenue opportunities A QA with Julie Hermann, Rutgers' athletic director Pick a moment, any moment, in the history of Rutgers University athletics The trips to the Final Four, the nationally televised football victory over Louisville, even the entrance into the Big East. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140630/NJBIZ01/306279993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140627/NJBIZ01/140629765&source=RSS It's official Showboat closing in August, more than 2,000 jobs will be lost Showboat Atlantic City Casino will close its doors Aug. 31, according to the official announcement Friday by parent company Caesars Entertainment Corp. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140627/NJBIZ01/140629765&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140627/NJBIZ01/140629785&source=RSS New sports betting bill heads to Christie's desk after passage by lawmakers As state Sen. Raymond Lesniak puts it, the ball's in Gov. Chris Christie's court. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140627/NJBIZ01/140629785&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140627/NJBIZ01/140629792&source=RSS Showboat casino warns of potential closure, union official says The Showboat Atlantic City Hotel and Casino could soon close, putting more than 2,000 people out of work in what would be the resort's second gaming hall to shut its doors in just six months. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140627/NJBIZ01/140629792&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140626/NJBIZ01/140629793&source=RSS State Senate passes sports betting bill The state Senate has overwhelmingly passed an alternative bill to bring sports betting to New Jersey casinos and racetracks, following Monday's setback at the hands of the U. S. Supreme Court. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140626/NJBIZ01/140629793&source=RSS