Tag Archives: boardwalk empire
- United Airlines Cut Ties With Atlantic City
November 11, 2014
United Airlines have withdrawn their service to/from Atlantic City barely eight months after their initial foray into the seaside resort was greeted with a fanfare of optimism. With four of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos shutting down this year, and the Trump Taj Mahal looking exceedingly likely that it will follow...
- Dealers Choice: For Poker Stories, TV Trumps Movies
October 4, 2013
Runner Runner, the latest poker story from writers Brian Koppelman and David Levien, came out late last week. It was down to the felt by the end of opening weekend, drawing terrible reviews all around with a score of 36 (out of 100) on review-aggregating site Metacritic. Though our own...
- Boardwalk Empire facade unveiled in Atlantic City
August 2, 2011
The hit series HBO Boardwalk Empire did more than just entertain fans with stories of Atlantic City’s past glory, but it helped to rebuild that nostalgic feeling that used to always surround the former United States gambling mecca. Fans of the HBO series Boardwalk Empire have a new reason to...
- Ironic City: Boardwalk Empire has AC bigwigs rethinking definition of ‘unsuitable‘
September 29, 2010
Way back at the start of 2010, New Jersey gaming regulators took a long hard look at MGM Resorts' joint venture in Macau with Pansy Ho (daughter of casino magnate Stanley Ho), declared Pansy ‘unsuitable’, and forced MGM to choose between Macau and Atlantic City. In what seemed to have...
- Boardwalk Empire to give AC a kick in the pants?
September 21, 2010
Can the new HBO series Boardwalk Empire, by acclaimed director Martin Scorsese give Atlantic City the much needed kick in the pants to revive it's struggling economy? Who can really say for sure, perhaps AC's problems do extend far past any remedies a historical drama set in prohibition-era Atlantic City...
- Caesars Atlantic City hoping to ride Boardwalk Empire’s coattails
August 21, 2010
More evidence that Atlantic City casinos are hoping for great things from the Martin Scorsese-produced HBO series Boardwalk Empire, which chronicles the rise of Atlantic City as a sin-by-the-sea destination during America’s ill-fated experiment with prohibition. Caesars is hosting a swanky premiere on the 16th (three days before the series’...
Red Wire: It’s Not The News, It’s HBO
October 14, 2014