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NJBPU Approves Over 3,700 MW of New Offshore Wind Capacity

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Atlantic City NJ, The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) today awarded a combined 3,742 MW of offshore wind capacity to Invenergy and energyRE’s Leading Light Wind Project and Attentive Energy LLC’s Attentive Energy Two Project, advancing the State’s progress toward a 100% clean energy economy by 2035.

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HUNDREDS OF NEW JERSEYANS PARTICIPATE IN HANDS ACROSS THE SKY IN ATLANTIC CITY

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Atlantic City NJ, “The Save Right Whales Coalition appreciates the hundreds of New Jerseyans who came together yesterday in Atlantic City for Hands Across the Sky, an initiative opposing rushed and irresponsible Offshore Wind development along the Jersey Shore, and in its concern over the impact that such development will have on our marine life including the critically endangered North Atlantic Right Whale.

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New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Reports Year-to-date Casino Win for the Nine Casino Hotel Properties was $426.6 million, a 7.7% Increase Over Last Year

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Atlantic City NJ,  the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement announced the February 2023 total gaming revenue results.

Casino Win:
Based upon filings with the Division of Gaming Enforcement, Casino Win for the nine casino hotel properties was $215.0 million for February 2023, reflecting a 1.2% increase compared to $212.4 million for February 2022. Year-to-date Casino Win for the nine casino hotel properties was $426.6 million, reflecting growth of 7.7% compared to $396.1 million for the prior period.

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Watch Out for Whales in New Jersey’s Waters

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Atlantic City NJ, Humpback whales are the most common whale seen in New Jersey’s waters. The Atlantic Ocean humpback whale population has been increasing in recent years and they were federally delisted as Endangered in 2016. More humpback whales have been observed overwintering in our nearshore waters, likely due to factors related to climate change, increased food abundance, and improved water quality.

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Atlantic City Casinos Ready to Celebrate National College Basketball Championship

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Atlantic City NJ, as brackets are filled out this Sunday, basketball fans can enjoy all that the National College Basketball Championship has to offer at Atlantic City casinos. Each property has exciting events, entertainment and specials lined up for guests as the tournament unfolds.

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The National Congress of American Indians Joins Call to Halt Offshore Wind Permitting

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Atlantic City NJ, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is calling on the Biden Administration to halt all permitting and scoping for offshore wind projects until a comprehensive procedure to protect tribal interests is in place.

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After 2nd Whale Washes Ashore in Atlantic City, Environmental Group calls for an immediate cessation of offshore wind vessel surveys

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Atlantic City NJ, after a 2nd whale washes ashore in Atlantic City over the last 2 weeks questions are raised .Whale Stranding-Save LBI calls for immediate cessation of offshore wind vessel surveys.

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74-year-old NJ Woman Wins $1.6 million Jackpot at Harrah’s in Atlantic City

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Atlantic City NJ, Christmas came early for a 74-year-old NJ woman gambling at Harrah’s in Atlantic City who hit a $1.6 million jackpot over the weekend and shared her earnings with the dealer, and those sitting around her to spread a little holiday cheer.

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Wind Farm Expansion Not the Answer for New Jersey’s Energy Needs

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Atlantic City NJ, Senator Anthony M. Bucco said Governor Phil Murphy should heed the advice of the New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel to pump the brakes on wind farm expansions amid mounting costs for developers that will likely translate into higher energy bills for families and businesses.

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ATLANTIC CITY CASINOS ANNOUNCE EXCITING LINEUP OF NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS, ENTERTAINMENT AND LIVE PERFORMANCES

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Atlantic City NJ,  Atlantic City casinos are welcoming in the New Year with an exciting lineup of celebrations, fine-dining, entertainment, and live performances, offering guests world-class experiences to mark the start of 2023.

“Atlantic City is the place to be this New Year’s Eve. We are excited to welcome visitors to our world-class destination for what is sure to be an exciting and fun-filled weekend,” said Mark Giannantonio, president, Casino Association of New Jersey (CANJ).

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880-pound Shark Spotted Swimming off the Coast of the Jersey Shore

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Cape May NJ, “we are gonna need a bigger boat” , a massive, 880-pound shark was spotted swimming off the coast of the Jersey Shore and Long Island over the weekend, according to the nonprofit OCEARCH.

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Atlantic City Casinos Preparing for Exciting Fourth of July Weekend

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Atlantic City NJ, The Casino Association of New Jersey (CANJ) announced today that Atlantic City’s casinos are hard at work preparing for an exciting Fourth of July weekend. Properties are ready to welcome tourists to the resort destination offering first-rate dining, entertainment, shopping and experiences.

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Assemblyman Don Guardian Selected to Participate in German Transatlantic Exchange Focusing on Climate and Renewable Energy Policy

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Atlantic City NJ, Assemblyman Don Guardian today announced that he has been selected as one of seven state legislators in America to participate in the Aspen Institute Germany’s transatlantic exchange program, the Laboratories of Democracy Initiative.  The program, which is meant to foster stronger ties between the US and Germany at  the subnational level, includes a bipartisan delegation of state legislators from Florida, Massachusetts, California, Washington, and West Virginia. The group will depart on  Monday and spend a week in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern learning  about their innovative approach to climate policy and renewable energy generation.

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