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Drunk, unruly teenagers are taking over the Jersey Shore—and the solution is leaving police baffled and divided

Yet, Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday that ”the shore did not have a chaotic weekend.”

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Danish energy giant Orsted will pay New Jersey $125 million for scrapping 2 planned offshore wind farms last year

It's a little over a third of what the company once was required to pay.

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Casino operator calls smoking ban 'one of the greatest threats to our business'

A potential smoking ban in Atlantic City has roiled some casino operators.

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New Jersey internet gambling revenue smashes a new record but in-person Atlantic City casinos are still struggling below pre-COVID numbers

Sports betting, powered by the March Madness college basketball tournament, saw almost $1.33 billion worth of bets taken in March.

17.04.2024 20

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Humpback whale found in New Jersey sustained blunt force trauma and a fractured skull, reigniting concerns about offshore wind power

Authorities said extensive testing remains to be done.

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Atlantic City casinos were less profitable in 2023 even with a boost from New Jersey’s booming online gambling market

All nine casinos were profitable in 2023, but only three saw an increase in profitability.

09.04.2024 30

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New Jersey, known for The Sopranos and chemical plants, is now using $1M grant to produce maple syrup

“You should never tell a New Jerseyan, ‘It can’t be done,’ because we live for the challenge," said Judith Vogel, a mathematics professor and...

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Casino revenues soared to $66.5 billion last year, powered by slot machines and sports betting

Inflation wasn't an issue for gaming companies, with revenues rising 10% in 2023 compared to the year prior.

21.02.2024 20

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So many Americans were gambling on the Super Bowl online that transactions hit nearly 15,000 per second

GeoComply's verification checks over the weekend increased by over 22% from last year to 122 million in 28 of the 29 online sports betting states.

13.02.2024 10

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Super Bowl on track to smash sports betting records as nearly 1 in 4 U.S. adults set to wager

Sunday's game will feature the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs against the San Francisco 49ers in a rare rematch from four years...

06.02.2024 10

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Planned New Jersey offshore wind farm will likely ‘adversely affect’ whales—but not kill them—feds say

NOAA said it does not anticipate that the project will seriously injure or kill any endangered whale.

20.12.2023 20

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Atlantic City casino profits cool off after post-COVID boom, falling 7.5% last quarter

Atlantic City's casinos and two internet-only entities earned $281.2 million in the third quarter, a decline of 7.5% from the same period a year ago.

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New Jersey bans sales of new gas-powered cars by 2035: ‘The electric vehicle revolution is upon us’

It becomes the 11th state to boost EV sales with a ban on gas cars even as concerns over EV popularity mount.

22.11.2023 10

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Danish wind giant, reeling from $4 billion write-off in New Jersey, calls America 'the most painful part of our portfolio'

Southern New Jersey Rep. Jeff Van Drew exulted in the defeated offshore projects as Orsted's stock lost over 25%: “David defeated Goliath!”

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World's largest wind energy developer scraps 2 large offshore projects in New Jersey, adding to list of U.S. cancellations

Danish energy developer Orsted is scrapping two large offshore wind power projects off the coast of New Jersey, adding uncertainty to a nascent...

01.11.2023 8

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Recession fears haven't stopped Americans from gambling

Casino trade group says industry generates $329bn a year in economic activity.

10.10.2023 8

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Commercial casinos just had their best July ever, with $5.4 billion of winnings—and that doesn't even count tribal casinos

Americans love gambling.

15.09.2023 5

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DraftKings apologizes for 'tone deaf' betting offer that sparked outrage by referencing 9/11 terror attacks

After an outcry on social media from people offended by the promotion titled “Never Forget,” DraftKings took it down and apologized.

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