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    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – For the first time in 108 days, slot machines will beep, dice will tumble and cards will be dealt at Atlantic City’s casinos Thursday as they reopen amid a coronavirus pandemic that has drastically changed things both inside and outside the casino walls. Gamblers will not be allowed to smoke, drink or eat anything inside the casinos. They will have to wear masks while in public areas of the casino, and they will have their...
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For the first time in 108 days, slot machines will beep, dice will tumble and cards will be dealt at Atlantic City’s casinos Thursday as they reopen amid a coronavirus pandemic that has drastically changed things both inside and outside the casino walls. Gamblers will not be allowed to smoke, drink or eat anything inside the casinos. They will have to wear masks while in public areas of the casino, and they will have their...
    By WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For the first time in 108 days, slot machines will beep, dice will tumble and cards will be dealt at Atlantic Citys casinos Thursday as they reopen amid a coronavirus pandemic that has drastically changed things both inside and outside the casino walls. Gamblers will not be allowed to smoke, drink or eat anything inside the casinos. They will have to wear masks while in public areas of the casino,...
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For the first time in 108 days, slot machines will beep, dice will tumble and cards will be dealt at Atlantic City’s casinos Thursday as they reopen amid a coronavirus pandemic that has drastically changed things both inside and outside the casino walls. Gamblers will not be allowed to smoke, drink or eat anything inside the casinos. They will have to wear masks while in public areas of the casino, and they will have their...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A cocktail server at the Rivers Casino has tested positive for coronavirus. Rivers Casino said the employee was last at work on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the casino decided to eliminate all beverage service on the gaming floor, in addition to Allegheny County’s alcohol restriction. The casino released a statement, saying: “Rivers Casino Pittsburgh announced today that a cocktail server contracted COVID-19 while attending a social gathering off-property and unrelated to Rivers Casino. This individual last worked on...
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — Another milestone on the road to recovery in New Jersey — casino gaming is coming back. Atlantic City gambling halls will be allowed to reopen on Thursday. Some are preparing to do it without indoor dining, alcohol and smoking. “We are so excited, we can’t wait. We’ve been waiting a long time for this,” Ocean Resort Casino CEO Terry Glebocki said. The wait is almost over for Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City. On Thursday,...
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Melonie Johnson is making history as the first Black woman to hold the title of president of an Atlantic City casino, and she’s one of only a small handful of women with such a job nationwide. But right now, she’s dealing with a different sort of history-making challenge: Restarting Atlantic City’s top-performing casino in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic that has upended the gambling industry, and much of life itself. “The biggest challenge is...
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Melonie Johnson is making history as the first Black woman to hold the title of president of an Atlantic City casino, and she’s one of only a small handful of women with such a job nationwide. But right now, she’s dealing with a different sort of history-making challenge: Restarting Atlantic City’s top-performing casino in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic that has upended the gambling industry, and much of life itself. “The biggest challenge is...
    Gambling is a much-loved sport and the means of entertainment of many people in India. Other than rummy and the various card games, roulette is one of the much-played casino games in the sub-continent as well. If you’re someone who cannot visit Goa or Monaco, every now and then, to enjoy your source of entertainment, the Internet has got just the solution you need! Roulette has had advancement and growth on the Internet and is available on various websites for...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago can have a new casino. Gov. JB Pritzker Tuesday signed a new gaming tax bill into law that paves the way for the gambling center. Once it’s built it will provide money for pensions, hospitals and universities. The law also allows gaming at the state fair and provides pandemic relief for the state’s gambling industry.
    No smoking. No drinking. No indoor dining. Well, at least there is gambling.  After closing in mid-March due to the coronavirus, Atlantic Citys nine casinos will start reopening this week.  Its only the fifth time in the 42-year history of legalized gambling in Atlantic City casinos were shuttered due to a crisis -- and the longest shutdown. The citys casinos were ordered closed March 16 by Gov. Phil Murphy as part of vast restrictions on businesses to stop the spread...
    TESUQUE PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — A small northern New Mexico Native American tribe has opened a movie studio in a former casino that it hopes will lure big productions. The Tesuque Pueblo recently converted the building near Santa Fe into a movie studio campus called Camel Rock Studios with more than 25,000 square feet (2,323 square meters) of filming space. The tribe’s lands feature stunning desert and the iconic Camel Rock formation in the red-brown foothills of the Sangre...
    TESUQUE PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — A small northern New Mexico Native American tribe has opened a movie studio in a former casino that it hopes will lure big productions. The Tesuque Pueblo recently converted the building near Santa Fe into a movie studio campus called Camel Rock Studios with more than 25,000 square feet (2,323 square meters) of filming space. The tribe’s lands feature stunning desert and the iconic Camel Rock formation in the red-brown foothills of the Sangre...
    By WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City tried Prohibition once before. It worked so well that Nucky Johnson, the legendary politician and racketeer, built a Boardwalk empire immortalized on HBO nearly a century later. It also tried banning smoking, too. That lasted for 20 days as smokers stayed away, sending casino revenue plummeting. But New Jersey will ban both, again, when Atlantic Citys nine casinos reopen after more than three months of coronavirus-related shutdowns. The...
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City tried Prohibition once before. It worked so well that Nucky Johnson, the legendary politician and racketeer, built a Boardwalk empire immortalized on HBO nearly a century later. It also tried banning smoking, too. That lasted for 20 days as smokers stayed away, sending casino revenue plummeting. But New Jersey will ban both, again, when Atlantic City’s nine casinos reopen after more than three months of coronavirus-related shutdowns. The late-night announcements from Gov. Phil...
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City tried Prohibition once before. It worked so well that Nucky Johnson, the legendary politician and racketeer, built a Boardwalk empire immortalized on HBO nearly a century later. It also tried banning smoking, too. That lasted for 20 days as smokers stayed away, sending casino revenue plummeting. But New Jersey will ban both, again, when Atlantic City’s nine casinos reopen after more than three months of coronavirus-related shutdowns. The late-night announcements from Gov. Phil...
    Of all the Colorado businesses reopening during recent weeks amid the COVID-19 crisis, casinos face some of the biggest challenges. After all, a significant portion of their clientele is in the sixty-and-up demographic thats most at risk of fatal consequences from the novel coronavirus, and casino operators need to persuade such folks that they wont be gambling with their lives while gambling away their childrens inheritance. To see how this pitch is working, we headed to Black Hawk, one of Colorados...
    (CBS DETROIT) – The Detroit Police Department is seeking to identify a suspect wanted in connection to a triple non-fatal shooting on the city’s east side. It happened Saturday, June 27, between the hours of 11 and 11:30 p.m. in the area of Payton and Casino. A 28, 32 and 34-year-old man were allegedly in the area of Payton and Casino area where someone fired several shots, striking the victims. All three of the men were conveyed privately to a...
    BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS) — It’s reopening day for a Bucks County casino. Parx Casino, in Bensalem, reopened its doors to the public on Monday. The casino has new health and safety protocols in place. They include temperature checks for all people entering the property. All guests will also be required to wear a mask and although horse racing has already resumed, spectators will not be permitted in the stands.
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As Maryland moves through the stages of Gov. Larry Hogan’s Roadmap to Recovery coronavirus plan, the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore opened its doors to the general public on Sunday. The casino had reopened Friday morning for members. CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES:  Coronavirus Resources: How To Get Help In Maryland TIMELINE: Coronavirus In Maryland, Tracking The Spread Latest coronavirus stories from WJZ Latest CDC Guidelines Visitors WJZ spoke with said...
    The family of a Caesars Palace employee who died after contracting coronavirus blames the Las Vegas casino for forcing him to return to work and failing to protect him and others on the job from the virus. Adolfo Fernandez, 51, died on Wednesday at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas - just two days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. His family told KVVU-TV that Fernandez worked as a utility porter and a member of the Culinary Union Local 226. Fernandez’s...
    While waiting for Daniel Craig’s final movie as James Bond to arrive in theaters, fans will be able to catch up on Casino Royale, streaming on HBO Max. It’s the movie that started the actor’s distinguished journey as the super spy. And according to Fangoria’s Editor-in-Chief Phil Nobile Jr., the version of the movie available on HBO’s new streaming service is longer and more violent than the original. “The version of Casino Royale on HBOGO/MAX/WHATEVER is the slightly longer,...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Horseshoe Casino Baltimore is officially open again as the city relaxes coronavirus restrictions. For now, the casino is open only to select members of its Player Loyalty Program. CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE: Coronavirus Resources: How To Get Help In Maryland Latest coronavirus stories from WJZ Doors will open to the general public Sunday morning. Guests and employees will be required to wear masks and have their temperatures checked. The facility will also be limited to 50% capacity. For...
    CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — Another casino in Chester is back open. Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack reopened Friday morning. Harrah’s has updated its safety protocols in the wake of the pandemic. Download The New And Improved CBS Philly App! There are hand sanitizing stations placed throughout the facility, plus signs for social distancing. Masks are required for everyone. They even have a special gun that sprays a mist that disinfects the slot machines and tables. (credit: CBS3) The casino opened...
    CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — Another casino in Chester is back open. Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack reopened Friday morning. Harrah’s has updated its safety protocols in the wake of the pandemic. Download The New And Improved CBS Philly App! There are hand sanitizing stations placed throughout the facility, plus signs for social distancing. Masks are required for everyone. They even have a special gun that sprays a mist that disinfects the slot machines and tables. (credit: CBS3) The casino opens...