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A Q&A on casino crap-outs in Atlantic City

Swamp Rabbit joined me in the shack to puzzle over an online obituary for Showboat, Revel and Trump Plaza:

A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos will close this weekend and a third will shut down in two weeks.

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A history of casino revenue, jobs in Atlantic City

Here is a look at how gambling revenue and employment have changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978:

May 26, 1978: Resorts Atlantic City opens. 195 more words

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Here's what happens when a casino closes down

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When a casino shuts down, making an announcement over the loudspeaker and herding gamblers off the casino floor is only the beginning. 286 more words

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Atlantic City losing 2 casinos and 5,000 jobs in 3 days

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos will close this weekend and a third will shut down in two weeks. 600 more words

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470 Showboat Workers Get New Jobs With Company

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — More than 470 of the 2,000-plus workers at Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino Hotel have found new jobs with other casinos owned by its parent company. 165 more words

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Mood Is Somber In Atlantic City Going Into Labor Day Weekend

By Cleve Bryan

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., (CBS) — The mood was less than festive outside the Mardi Gras themed Showboat Casino on Friday as it begins one last Labor Day Weekend. 350 more words

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Bomb satisfaction: Bagram Ammo flight epitomizes teamwork

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan  — Airmen assigned to the 455th Maintenance Squadron aren’t just practicing total force integration during an exercise or at home, they are performing it for real in a combat zone and they are doing it as the United States Air Force gets smaller. 1,258 more words

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