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Former NJ lawmaker to be inducted into gaming hall of fame

Former New Jersey assemblyman Steven Perskie is among four honorees that the American Gaming Association will induct into its Gaming Hall of Fame...

NY Giants, Investors look to score with new alliance

Beginning this season, Investors Bank has been named the official consumer and business bank for the New York Giants, the financial institution said.

Murphy unveils plan to train, hire 5,000 new service employees in AC

The state government will be partnering with Unite Here Local 54, a hospitality and culinary workers union in Atlantic City, to form a full-time...

KDC's great adventure: Six Flags solar project

Construction is underway on a solar system that will power almost all the electrical needs of Jackson’s Six Flags Great Adventure amusement...

This NJ county is ranked best for retirement saving

Saving for retirement is good, but saving for retirement in Hudson County? In the Garden State it’s the best.

NJ Hall of Fame to take up residence at American Dream

The New Jersey Hall of Fame is planting roots after hitherto existing as a mobile museum.

Prudential Center unveils lofty club concept

The Prudential Center unveiled renderings for The Lofts at the Infiniti Suite Level of the Newark event venue and home to the New Jersey Devils.

Al Crisafulli: Turning Love of the Game into big business

NJBIZ 40 Under 40: Ten years later

Al Crisafulli says he’s come across some pleasant surprises in the six years since he founded Love of the Game Auctions, which specializes in...

Former Basking Ridge home of Jets star Tomlinson put on market

The home former NFL running back and Hall of Famer LaDanian Tomlinson called his during his brief time with the New York Jets will be offered at...

Report: Eldorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino

Eldorado Resorts has been given temporary approval to own the Tropicana Atlantic City casino while it continues the regulatory process in its efforts...

Ocean Resort AC offering free rooms for those affected by Florence

Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City said it will offer free accommodations to anyone residing in the Hurricane Florence impact zone who’s...

$95.7M wagered at NJ sportsbooks in August

Sports betting soared to over $95 million in the month of August, bringing the total at New Jersey's sportsbooks to just shy of $152 million since...

Where is NJ with legal marijuana, and will NY steal our thunder?

Since actress Cynthia Nixon stepped onto the New York gubernatorial stage earlier this year with a strong pro-marijuana platform, more and more buzz...

Assembly Speaker: Expect sports betting bonanza for football season

New Jersey’s sports betting market is certain to meet its “first real surge” during this first weekend of NFL’s 2018 regular...

Bell Works picks Two Road for hotel ops

Two Road Hospitality has announced it will manage the 186-room rooftop hotel coming to Holmdel’s Bell Works.

NJ mobile vet service finalist in US Chamber awards competition

Mobile veterinary service HousePaws of Mount Laurel has been named as a finalist by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the Dream Big Small Business of...

Golden Nugget rolls out sports betting

Atlantic City’s Golden Nugget Casino, Hotel & Marina unveiled its sportsbook on Aug. 31, just ahead of Labor Day weekend, making it the latest...

Somers Point looks to reel in visitors with new tourism website

Ahead of the last long weekend of the summer, the city of Somers Point has debuted a new website to promote things to do, see and eat in the Atlantic...

Lawmakers unveil bill to boost racetracks with $20M

As the state’s horse racing season draws to a close, lawmakers are eyeing a measure that they say will infuse cash into the state’s three...

Third online sportsbook launches in NJ

PlaySugarHouse.com has become the third provider to launch an online sportsbook in New Jersey after receiving clearance from the New Jersey Division of Gaming and Enforcement.

Ratings agency projects 'modest' sports betting tax revenue

Despite patrons wagering over $57 million on sports bets since New Jersey began accepting legalized sports wagering in mid-June, the numbers may only boil down to “modest” tax revenue for the state, according to Fitch Ratings, one of the three Wall Street ratings agencies.

NJ's historical tourism industry gets small boost

As the 250th anniversary of the United States and New Jersey Constitution draws near, business and public officials alike are looking to promote the state’s role in the American Revolution.

Hard Rock partners with Malta-based online gambling operator

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is poised to become the latest entertainment venue to offer online sports betting.

Coming Spring 2020: Pendry Natirar

Pendry Hotels will redevelop Peapack-Gladstone’s Natirar to become Pendry Natirar and Pendry Residences Natirar for spring 2020.

Scripps Howard Foundation supports Strand Theater

The Scripps Howard Foundation has awarded $1,250 to Lakewood’s Strand Ventures and historic Strand Theater.

Travel Channel: Callahan's one of the best pig out spots in US

Too hungry for normal portions and need to pig out instead? The Travel Channel has tapped Callahan’s of Norwood as one of the best pig out spots in America.

DraftKings, Resorts unveil NJ's first online, mobile sports betting

DraftKings and the Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City went live on Monday with the state’s first-ever legal online sports betting operation.

Resorts inks 2nd online sports betting deal

Atlantic City’s Resorts Casino Hotel on Thursday announced its second deal in 24 hours for online sports betting.

'Cake Boss' closes second NJ shop

Two New Jersey locations of Carlo’s Bakery – made popular by Buddy Valastro of TV’s “Cake Boss” – have closed in 2018.

Meadowlands hotel tax expands today

A 3 percent hotel tax already being collected in some parts of New Jersey’s Meadowlands region will be expanded beginning today as a result of the budget Gov. Phil Murphy signed July 1.

Caesars unveils sports betting for its 2 Atlantic City casinos

Caesars Entertainment Corp. will be rolling out sports betting at its two Atlantic City casinos this week, making it the latest in New Jersey to begin accepting wagers.

Arts funding goes sideways for 9th straight year

New governor, same story: the New Jersey State Council on the Arts is being funded at roughly the same level as in the prior year – yet again.

NEC, Franklin Group extend partnership

The Northeast Conference, the NCAA Division I athletic organization based in Somerset, has renewed its partnership deal with Franklin Group in which the latter will continue to provide printing and promotional services.

Murphy signs bill, says 'get butts off beach'

That was the message Gov. Phil Murphy got across Friday at a bill-signing at the Long Branch boardwalk outlawing smoking on public beaches in the state.

NY Red Bulls debut app

The New York Red Bulls are looking to score with the launch of the Major League Soccer club’s first mobile app.

Smashing debut for Atlantic City Hard Rock

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City opened its doors Thursday with a guitar smash that would have made Pete Townshend proud.

Ocean Resort Casino opening brings new hope for AC

Everyone is betting on Ocean Resort Casino as it kicked off its official opening on the Atlantic City boardwalk Thursday, with hotel executives expressing high hopes for the property’s future.

'American Pickers' to pick through NJ in August

Antique collectors, rejoice: History Channel’s “American Pickers” is coming to pick through your garages and sheds.

Day 1 bonanza for NJ sports bettors

As Day One unfolded, hundreds of patrons, sports bettors and curious onlookers packed into Monmouth Park Racetrack to place their bets; a sizable chunk inside the sports bar and many more in the adjacent grandstand.

World Cup at Meadowlands bodes major boon for the area

With the news that MetLife Stadium has been proposed as the venue for final match of the 2026 FIFA World Cup, the economic impact of hosting the game is expected to be significant.

Monmouth Park sports bet set for Thursday

All systems are a “go” for sports betting to kick off Thursday at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport.