N.J. early winner in sports betting expansion – Philadelphia Business Journal
The biggest winner so far since the Supreme Court's 2018 decision to allow sports wagering in states other than Nevada? It's a no-brainer: New Jersey…“We knew that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision one year ago would be very meaningful to New Jersey, but in its first y...
Sports betting became legal one year ago, and some expe... – Philadelphia Inquirer
Watched a guy go into a sportsbook in Atlantic City on the first Friday of the NCAA Tournament in March. The sportsbook was dimly lit, but lively. Games were on all the screens, and he was hot for Wisconsin. Loved the Badgers, even though they were facing an Oregon team that had won eight straig...
New Jersey tourism spiked in 2018. That's good news for... – Philadelphia Business Journal
Tourism in New Jersey is on a major upswing, according to data released this week by the state. About 111 million people visited New Jersey in 2018 – a 7.4 percent increase over 2017. The economic impact of all those visitors, according to the state Division of Travel and Tourism, was $44....
Atlantic City benefited from statewide tourism boom in ... – Press of Atlantic City
The greater Atlantic City region benefited from record-setting tourism numbers in 2018, and the goal, according to experts, is to maintain that momentum through 2019 and beyond. Visitation to New Jersey increased 7.4% to 111 million people in 2018 over the prior year with tourists spending $44.7...
Former Tropicana head Rodio named Caesars Entertainment... – Press of Atlantic City
Caesars Entertainment Corporation, parent company of three Atlantic City casino properties, named former Tropicana Entertainment head Anthony Rodio its new CEO Tuesday. Rodio, 60, will transition into the new role over the next 30 days, taking over for outgoing CEO Mark Frissora who joined Caesa...