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Ana Smith

Ana Smith holds a graduate degree in journalism, and she gets involved with us at AtlanticCityCasino.News as a news writer. She covers all the latest casino news in Atlantic City. In her free time, she loves to play online poker and other casino games.

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Results for Second Quarter of 2021 Announced by Bally’s Corporation

Results for Second Quarter of 2021 Announced by Bally’s Corporation

The second-quarter financial results for the period ending June 30, 2021, were reported by Bally’s Corporation. Some of the biggest highlights include revenue accrued to $267.7 million, while $68.9 million and $1.40 million were the…

Casino News
Bally’s and Ocean Casino Resort Aim to Boost Atlantic City Tourism

Bally’s and Ocean Casino Resort Aim to Boost Atlantic City Tourism

The sandy beaches around Bally’s Atlantic City (AC) and Ocean Casino Resort are undeveloped resources. Both big-shot casinos are said to have made bids for beach renovation, which would give tourists additional alternatives and bring…

Poker News
WSOP 2021 Domestic Bracelet Series Attracts 30k Entries

WSOP 2021 Domestic Bracelet Series Attracts 30k Entries

WSOP decided on the first 33 gold bracelets for the year with the 888poker/WSOP USA Network 2021 Online. However, the turnout is not what the networks anticipated. After the final event wrapped up, the series…

Gaming News
Parx Interactive Releases Paysafe Payment Tool

Parx Interactive Releases Paysafe Payment Tool

Parx Interactive, a Greenwood Entertainment and Gaming, Inc. firm, is testing the new multi-state partnership for payment option from Paysafe to make things easy for gamblers to place wagers. Parx, a Michigan-based online sportsbook and…

Betting News
FanDuel Launches Standalone Online Casino in NJ

FanDuel Launches Standalone Online Casino in NJ

FanDuel is a well-known name in the world of fantasy sports. But it is now trying to enter the online casino industry as well with the help of its standalone online casino in New Jersey.…

Gaming News
Great Canadian Gaming Corp. Reopens Pickering Casino Resort

Great Canadian Gaming Corp. Reopens Pickering Casino Resort

As the effects of the pandemic are wearing off, casinos throughout the globe are reopening. The latest news in this regard has come from Canada, where the Great Canadian Gaming Corp. announced reopening its latest…

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Hard Rock And Harrah’s In Atlantic City Are Up For A Makeover

Hard Rock And Harrah’s In Atlantic City Are Up For A Makeover

Atlantic City this year is preparing for the return of biggies in the business with new experiences lined up for the summer. Last year saw casinos becoming ghost towns with the restrictions that were enforced…

Betting News
New Jersey Overcomes Dropping Betting Numbers to Generate $71 Million in Revenue in June

New Jersey Overcomes Dropping Betting Numbers to Generate $71 Million in Revenue in June

New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks registered $766.9 M in bets for June. This is a decline on the May wagers of $814.3 M. However, June 2021’s total handle is still an improvement on June…

Poker News
Gionni Demers Wins WSOP $500 Event to Score 2021’s First Bracelet

Gionni Demers Wins WSOP $500 Event to Score 2021’s First Bracelet

WSOP is generating a buzz with back-to-back tournaments, and its 14th bracelet event of 2021 recently wrapped up too. The operator concluded the 500 dollars buy-in No Limit Hold ’em event where Gionni Demers landed…

Gaming News
Smoking Allowed in Pennsylvania Casinos After One Year Prohibition

Smoking Allowed in Pennsylvania Casinos After One Year Prohibition

Gamblers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania can now smoke inside again after gaming regulators in the country’s largest casino regions dropped the last COVID prohibition. The Associated Press reports that a year-long smoking ban in…

Betting News
Amendment Allowing Bets on New Jersey College is Unlikely to Pass New Poll Shows

Amendment Allowing Bets on New Jersey College is Unlikely to Pass New Poll Shows

News regarding changes in New Jersey’s betting laws thrilled many sports betting enthusiasts. But the excitement may be short-lived as the latest poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University Madison says the amendment is unlikely to pass.…

Poker News
WSOP Online Poker Will Release in Pennsylvania

WSOP Online Poker Will Release in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvanian market is making giant strides in the legal gambling sector as WSOP is ready to enter the region. Recently Harrah’s Philadelphia released a tweet announcing the entry of the WSOP app on 12th…

Sports News
Will College Betting Become Legal? New Jersey Sportsbook Operators Support “Yes”

Will College Betting Become Legal? New Jersey Sportsbook Operators Support “Yes”

One month ago, state authorities approved a presentation supporting New Jersey’s sports betting guidelines. Now, the administration will conduct voting in November to decide whether the sportsbook can accept wagers on college teams and events.…

Sports News
New Jersey’s in-state Betting Ballot to Take Place in November

New Jersey’s in-state Betting Ballot to Take Place in November

New Jersey boasts among the most extensive gambling marketplaces in the country. Each month, the state ranks first alongside Nevada, despite the fact that there is no in-state collegiate gambling. Although, in the Garden State,…

Casino News
Atlantic City Jumps on the E-sports Trend

Atlantic City Jumps on the E-sports Trend

Ray Andjel was a resident of Berlin, Camden County, before studying at the Stockton University. Now he is part of the university’s e-sports team and is making enough money to pay off a part of…

Gambling News
From Arcade to Boxing: Atlantic City Hotel Scales Up the Transition to Non-Gaming

From Arcade to Boxing: Atlantic City Hotel Scales Up the Transition to Non-Gaming

The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City is expanding its reach with non-gambling attractions in recent times. The hotel has now announced a series of 12 fight boxing by the Hard Hitting Promotions. The series of…

Sports News
Sports Betting in NJ Has a Massive Month in May

Sports Betting in NJ Has a Massive Month in May

May 2021 was an important month for sports betting in New Jersey. In May, the total handle for sports betting was $814 million. This is an almost 9% increase from the total handle for April…

Casino News
Bally’s Atlantic City Is Pushing Ahead With Upgrades

Bally’s Atlantic City Is Pushing Ahead With Upgrades

After acquiring Bally’s Atlantic City from Caesars Entertainment, Bally’s Corporation, which owns 14 casinos and is seeking regulatory permission for purchases in Las Vegas and Pennsylvania, is pushing forward with plans to renovate and reopen…

Gambling News
Caesars Touches Up Harrah’s Property in $200m

Caesars Touches Up Harrah’s Property in $200m

It’s time to welcome in a new age of casino gambling in the United States, one that doesn’t cling to the past or the memory of the COVID-19 epidemic. Even before the epidemic, Harrah’s on…

Sports News
SBC Summit NA 2021 Betting and Gaming Conference to Be Held in December

SBC Summit NA 2021 Betting and Gaming Conference to Be Held in December

SBC, one of the renowned event organizers of the gambling industry, has announced the dates for the much-awaited SBC Summit North America 2021 conference and trade show, the successor of its successful sports betting event…

Casino News
According to Chairman Soo Kim, Bally Has the Chance to “Run in its own Lane” With Sports Betting

According to Chairman Soo Kim, Bally Has the Chance to “Run in its own Lane” With Sports Betting

Over the decades, Bally has earned synonyms with pinball machines, health clubs, and airplane parts during World War II. Presently, there is no good workout, Space Invaders, or fly cross country with Bally’s name. But…

Gambling News
Atlantic Casino Industry Gets Financial Relief With Tax Break

Atlantic Casino Industry Gets Financial Relief With Tax Break

On Thursday, the New Jersey Senate enacted a slew of gambling-related bills in the hopes of helping the struggling Atlantic City casino market. Two bills and a resolution amending New Jersey’s sports betting law casinos…

Sports News
Hockey Legend Wayne Gretzky and BetMGM Sign Multi-year Deal

Hockey Legend Wayne Gretzky and BetMGM Sign Multi-year Deal

The saga of partnership in the sports-betting industry continues with the deal between NHL Legend Wayne Gretzky and BetMGM, the leading sports betting company. With this deal, Gretzky will be serving as the brand ambassador…

Poker News
Caesars Entertainment Sees Growth in April Earnings

Caesars Entertainment Sees Growth in April Earnings

Caesars Entertainment, the leading global iGaming brand operating WSOP.com and 888poker portals, has announced to achieve a proud milestone by fetching a whopping $1 Million and more in April revenue earnings from the poker fans.…

Poker News
Casinos Start Promotional Schemes for the Holiday Weekend

Casinos Start Promotional Schemes for the Holiday Weekend

Summer will begin unofficially from the 28th of May. The Memorial Day weekend on May 31 will kick off the start of summer special events in Atlantic City. Most casinos will start off the summer…

Poker News
Will Hard Rock Surpass Borgata as a Top Casino Competitor?

Will Hard Rock Surpass Borgata as a Top Casino Competitor?

Borgata successfully won the eight-month-old legal battle with a three-year-old casino champion of Atlantic City- Ocean Casino, accused of poaching. However, it is not the Ocean Casino, but the three-year-old Hard Rock is proving to…

Betting News
New Jersey Isn’t Immune From April Sports Betting Downfall

New Jersey Isn’t Immune From April Sports Betting Downfall

The month of April proves that elites in Florida are not immune from the April sports betting slump. Since the Super Bowl is quite distant and the March madness is in the books, New Jersey…

Poker News
Bovada Poker Offering New Players 100 Percent Deposit Bonus

Bovada Poker Offering New Players 100 Percent Deposit Bonus

Bovada Poker offers a smooth and fast interface wherein the users enjoy the user-friendliness of the mobile app.  This popular Bodog poker spin-off has proven itself as the leader in the online poker universe since…

Casino News
Westlake City Frontiers Extend to Rebuild Isle of Capri Casino

Westlake City Frontiers Extend to Rebuild Isle of Capri Casino

As the City Council authorized a directive to extend Westlake’s frontiers, the town has broadened its land area. The casino Isle of Capri was earlier situated in Westlake and had an establishment in the territory…

Casino News
CRDA Approves 20 Year Tax Break for Atlantic City Water Park

CRDA Approves 20 Year Tax Break for Atlantic City Water Park

The Atlantic City Water Park gets its new designation to be the next ‘Entertainment Retail District’ in New Jersey after the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) approved the 20-year tax break for the…