Poll: Should the State Keep Betting on Atlantic City?

NJ Spotlight | September 11, 2014 | Polling
Is there still a smart way to invest in AC, or is it now a matter of good money after bad?

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With the closure of the luxurious Revel casino and nearby Showboat last week, as well as the bankruptcy and anticipated closings of the two Trump Entertainment casinos, Atlantic City’s future — and the state’s role in it — is very much in doubt. Gov. Chris Christie made a big bet on its revival a few years ago, making equity investments in properties and taking over the policing of the downtown casino area. Now that some of the high-profile investments have soured . . .