Nevada Public Radio Listen Live

"KNPR's State of Nevada"
Facebook Twitter Follow Nevada Public Radio

Support Nevada Public Radio
KNPR's State of Nevada About SON Archives Participate Specials
TODAY
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
How Safe Is Your Food?
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
RECENT
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas
Bryan Ferry (Of Roxy Music) Brings His Orchestra To Vegas
Deal Reached Between North Las Vegas And Labor Unions
Is Tipping Obsolete?
Being Oscar
The Life Cycle Of A Mall
Bundy Family Says Local Officials Need to Step In To Stop BLM Dispute
The Future Of Space Tourism
Fixing Nevada's Mental Health System
UNR President Seeks To Restore Funding
The Brass Tacks Of The Education Initiative

The Rise and Fall of Atlantic City
The Rise and Fall of Atlantic City

Listen
AIR DATE: June 9, 2011

Since 1978, Atlantic City was the only place in the Eastern US to play slots and roulette.  In 2006, the city was raking in as much as $5.2 billion.  But now, Atlantic City is teetering on the brink of collapse - it lost over a billion dollars, and thousands of jobs.  It missed chances at diversification, and ignored the triple whammy of competition from Pennsylvania, New York, and Delaware.  So what happened to Atlantic City?  And could Las Vegas be next?

GUEST
Joe Weinert, Sr VP, Spectrum Gaming Group


LINKS
comments powered by Disqus
© 2013 NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO   
Web hosting facilities provided by Switch.