The Real Deal New York

Atlantic City looks to roll the dice on life after large casinos

With gambling on the decline, seaside spot tries to craft a less chancy future

December 03, 2014 10:30AM
By Tom Acitelli

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From the December issue: Atlantic City is looking back to its heyday for a map to the future. But the city’s collective eyes are focused, not on its height as the East Coast’s gambling mecca, but further back, to its historical role as a seaside resort. “Atlantic needs to be put back into Atlantic City’s appeal as [the] city pivots away from reliance on the gaming industry,” stated a report from the summit of elected officials and gambling industry leaders, a gathering convened by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie last month. [more]

  • JEng

    If there’s no money in casinos anymore, why not build affordable housing projects like Lefrak City or NYCHA towers?

  • Steven Tanner

    Castle Brands Inc. stock symbol ROX being aquired by Swiss Billionaire
    Tierrey Roussell. ROX needs 100,000 sq. ft. of class A office space.

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