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US casinos look to improve gender equity in management

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Women make up just over half the workers in the U.S. casino industry. But the top management jobs are still largely held by men. Participants in a gambling conference in Atlantic City said Tuesday the industry needs to do more to promote women, even as it acknowledged some progress. Erin Chamberlin, senior vice president of Penn National Gaming, suggests casino bosses look around the room […]

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Despite virus, Atlantic City casinos reinvesting millions

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — With COVID-19 restrictions limiting how many people can gamble inside, and revenue and profits plunging, this might not sound like the best time for Atlantic City's casinos to be spending big on renovations. And yet they are, looking to a post-pandemic future when gamblers will be looking for the latest thing. Hard Rock is the latest to open the checkbook, telling The Associated Press on […]

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Philly developer has big plans for Atlantic City’s Showboat

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The $100 million indoor water park that Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein is pursuing at a former Atlantic City casino is turning out to be just the start of his efforts at the Showboat hotel. Blatstein tells The Associated Press he also plans a retractable domed outdoor concert hall that can fit 8,000 fans; what he says will be New Jersey's largest arcade; an outdoor beer […]

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