Could HBO’s Boardwalk Empire rebrand Atlantic City as cool?

HBO-Boardwalk-Empire-Atlantic-CityNext month, HBO will debut Boardwalk Empire, a new series chronicling the birth of Atlantic City that is the brainchild of Martin Scorsese and writer Terence Winter (The Sopranos). Given that Las Vegas is still reaping the goodwill from the old Bugsy Siegel anecdotes, could a touch of old school gangster cool be the ticket to reviving AC’s sagging fortunes? Read more.