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How Many Casinos Are in Atlantic City?

Believe it or not, there are 9 casino resorts in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This, according to the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) – the official licensing body for the Garden State. The casinos which pepper the Atlantic City landscape are fantastic destinations for thrill seekers, locals, and out-of-towners. Each resort brings something different to the scene. Combined, the synergistic appeal of Atlantic City’s casinos is a marvel to behold. 

June 10, 2020

The Top Atlantic City Casinos

Atlantic City is the East Coast gambling mecca of the United States. Heading into 2020, Atlantic City’s revenues marked their 20th consecutive revenue increase. GGR (Gross Gambling Revenues) for January 2020 amounted to $270.5M, up 22.6% from $220M year-on-year for January 2019. Of the 9 land-based casinos in Atlantic City, only a handful have disproportionately contributed New Jersey’s gambling revenues. 

June 5, 2020

The Mechanics of Card Shuffling Machines

What is a Continuous Shuffling Machine?

Continuous Shuffling Machines, abbreviated to CSMs are sophisticated devices employed at casinos for the express purpose of automatically shuffling cards to ensure random outcomes. These electro-mechanical devices continually shuffle cards while games are in progress to keep the stack fresh and to prevent fraudulent activity from taking place at the casino.

April 29, 2020

Do Casinos Ever Change Game Rules?

Intro to Casino Game Rules

Every casino game operates according to a clearly defined set of rules. These frameworks ensure that there is no grey area with respect to bets, outcomes, and payouts. The rules eliminate ambiguity through familiarity. A blackjack player can walk into any casino in Las Vegas, Reno, or Atlantic City, and know precisely what to expect at a blackjack table.

April 29, 2020