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January 14, 2019 - 5:45 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Two reopened casinos and half a year of sports betting helped push Atlantic City's casino revenue up 7.5 percent in 2018 to nearly $2.86 billion, state gambling regulators said Monday. But the news was bad for most of the casinos that existed before the Hard Rock and...
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 Miss Texas 2017 Margana Wood participates in Swimsuit challenge during the 2018 Miss America Competition
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December 19, 2018 - 11:21 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- There she goes Miss America. RELATED: Miss America ratings fall amid drop of swimsuit competition | NFL kneeling question helps pick Miss America prelim winner | Internal strife put aside as Miss America hopefuls arrive The pageant left Atlantic City once before,...
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December 03, 2018 - 11:03 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Feds are searching the home of Atlantic City's mayor. RELATED: Fight involving Atlantic City officials under investigation | Dying New Jersey Man Gets Last Wish With Visit To Favorite Atlantic City Casino | Atlantic City Q1 casino earnings down nearly 12...
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October 26, 2018 - 5:17 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Officials in Atlantic City have approved a measure allowing fire pits on city beaches. NJ.com reports the Atlantic City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to approve the ordinance. Under the measure, fire pits will have to be a certain size in order to meet safety...
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September 19, 2018 - 3:02 pm
MULLICA TOWNSHIP, NJ (1010 WINS) -- You never know what's gonna crawl out of the swamps of New Jersey. Cops in Mullica Township, between Atlantic City and Philadelphia say a gator was spotted Tuesday afternoon on Hamburg Ave. The reptile was 3 to 4 feet long. It's unclear where it came from, but...
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June 08, 2018 - 8:15 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Atlantic City is waiting on word from Trenton. They want to know when legislation passed Thursday to legalize sports betting, will be signed into law. Casinos and some racetracks are ready to take wagers when the bill gets signed by Gov. Phil Murphy. "Anything you...
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Stripper pole and crumpled bills.
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April 26, 2018 - 9:20 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Veronica Beckham used to be a stripper at Scores in Atlantic City. That's where she struck up a friendship with a customer by the name of Mickey Liu -- he was the head of IT at HBO. Liu was also overweight with a lot of health problems and was found dead in his...
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