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When Sexual Harassment is Part of The Job

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Brittany Bronson, a writer, teacher, and cocktail waitress at a Las Vegas casino, says that every shift involves a compromise between her gender politics and her daily wages.

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WNYC News

Over 40 and the Casino Job Is Gone

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The loss of more than 8,000 casino jobs in Atlantic City this year has been hardest on workers who've spent decades in the gaming industry.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Borscht Belt Hotels; NYC's Youth Poet; NY in 101 Objects

Friday, December 26, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.
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WNYC News

NY Says Yes to Casinos, No to Fracking

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

There were two major announcements form Albany Wednesday, and both affect the state economy.

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WNYC News

Three New York Sites Selected for Casinos

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The three regions were picked to spread out the benefits — and to avoid competition with existing tribal casinos.

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WNYC News

NY Panel to Pick Upstate Casino Sites

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Four new casinos are slated to be built upstate and the state Gaming Facility Location Board will decide on up to four winners to develop new locations.

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WNYC News

Gov. Christie Considers Proposals to Save Atlantic City

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A controversial move used by Detroit is among the choices the New Jersey Governor is considering.

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WNYC News

Solution for Bankrupt Casinos in Atlantic City - More Casinos

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The plan for a multi-billion casino in Jersey City that everyone is talking about, but few have seen details.

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WNYC News

New York Should Bet on Gambling, Casino Bidders Say

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Tough questions at a beauty contest for casino license applicants.

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WNYC News

Christie Tries To Save Atlantic City

Monday, September 08, 2014

Christie came to Atlantic City to save it, but said nothing about how he's going to do just that.

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WNYC News

New York Casino Applicants to Make Public Pitches

Monday, September 08, 2014

Developers seeking state permission to open casinos in upstate New York are set to present their plans before a state board.

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WNYC News

Latest Opening in Atlantic City: Unemployment Center

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

New Jersey teams up with a labor union to help laid-off casino workers.

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WNYC News

Atlantic City Loses Thousands Of Jobs as Casinos Close En Masse

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Boardwalk behemoths are emptying out in Atlantic City in quick succession.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What's Wrong with Atlantic City?

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City has announced that it will close in September, becoming the fourth casino there to close this year. Michael L. Diamond, business reporter for the Asbury Park Press, talks about why Atlantic City is struggling and whether the closings offer a lesson to other casino projects in the area. Plus, New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz talks about the politics of Governor Christie's attempts to revitalize Atlantic City. 

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New Jersey News

Will Atlantic City's 'Historical Baggage' Hurt Its Future?

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The long holiday weekend is upon us, and for many, that means a long weekend spent at area beaches. But one place people are increasingly not going is Atlantic City.

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WNYC News

Nevermind the Bad News out of Atlantic City! Developers Pitch Casinos in New York.

Monday, June 30, 2014

As casinos shut down in Atlantic City, New York prepares to license four huge casino-resorts.

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WNYC News

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects NJ Sports Betting

Monday, June 23, 2014

The state's appeal, led by Gov. Chris Christie, argued that New Jersey was trying to limit illegal sports wagering and capture some of that money for the state treasury.

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WNYC News

Six Things to Know About the Expansion of Casino Gambling In New York

Thursday, June 05, 2014

New York already has some slots-only casinos as well as Indian casinos in the northern part of the state. But last fall, New York voters approved a major expansion of casino gambling. Here's what that looks like.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Airbnb, Casinos and Condos

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

WNYC reporter Ilya Marritz rounds up his latest reporting, including stories on Airbnb, which won a battle in the fight to keep its users' records private, the latest developments on casinos in upstate New York and how the crisis in Ukraine is affecting the New York City real estate market.

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WNYC News

Developers Put Down Big Money in Race to Build Casinos

Friday, April 25, 2014

The race to build four upstate casinos will be grueling.

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