COVID-19’s impact on Atlantic City’s casinos and economy

January 5, 2021 NJ Spotlight

By Raven Santana

Few areas in the state have struggles as much as Atlantic City over the past decade. The city was rescued from the brink of financial collapse only to be clobbered by the pandemic. The area's economy has been devastated by the shuttered hospitality industry, which is experiencing some of the largest unemployment rates in the nation. It's got many wondering when the hardship will end and how the resort town can reinvent itself to survive.