..

Hurricane Sandy Atlantic City Live Coverage

Written by:
Gilbert Horowitz
Published on:
Oct/29/2012
Hurricane Sandy Atlantic City Live Coverage

As Hurricane Sandy prepares to make a direct impact on the United States second largest gambling destination, Atlantic City, Gambling911.com has your ongoing coverage of all the latest news right here.

The storm strengthened overnight with winds up to 85 mph.   All casinos are closed. 

“Reports from meteorologists … are calling for a storm worse than 1962, when the bay met the ocean,” city Office of Emergency Management Director Tom Foley said. “That was 8.5 feet. (Now) we’re talking about close `10 feet above mean low water. That’s a lot of water. We’ve never dealt with that in the city of Atlantic City, and I know it’s going to be close to that.”

October 29, 2012 - 7:04 pm ET – Extensive flooding in Atlantic City with most power out.  Ballys and other casinos on auxilary power.

October 29, 2012 - 6:49 pm ET –NEW ‪#RECORD‬ daily rainfall set at Atlantic City, NJ! 4.55" of rain seen so far, shattering the old record of 2.33" set back in 1908!!  High tide after 8 pm.  A preview of things to come perhaps, portions of Gamlbing911.com's home of Miami Beach were under water this morning from a combination of the high tide and full moon and we are hundreds of miles from the storm with clear skies.

October 29, 2012 - 4:52 pm ET – Most power out now in Atlantic City is Sandy making landfall between AC and Cape May, New Jersey. 

October 29, 2012 - 2:30 pm ET – This storm has accelerated to 28 mph and should make landfall before 6 pm ET.

October 29, 2012 - 1:55 pm ET – Reports of a fire at the Tropicana Casino not true.  There was exhaust being kicked up from a generator causing a flurry of tweets suggesting there was a fire. 

October 29, 2012 - 11:30 am ET – Atlantic City Police, Fire, and EMS reporting utility crews no longer responding to call in the city

October 29, 2012 - 11:23 am ET –Rising waters put most of Atlantic City under water Monday morning. Emergency officials said they expected conditions to get much worse at evening high tide.
"The city's basically flooded," said Willie Glass,  the city's public safety director. "Most of the city is under water."

October 29, 2012 - 11:00 am ET – Latest advisory has Hurricane Sandy at 90 mph.  96 mph would make Sandy a Category 2. 

October 29, 2012 - 10:00 am ET – Portions of the famed Atlantic City boardwalk have reportedly collapsed early this morning as waters start to flood the city.

- Gilbert Horowitz, Gambling911.com

Camasino-071812L.jpg

Gambling News

What Are The Different Types Of Sport Bets?

What Are The Different Types Of Sport Bets?

There is no little or no hesitation that betting on sports is one of the greatest and most common types of gambling in the world, but there are several means different people who are sports bet lovers can choose to bet on different types of games.  

UFC and DraftKings Reach Groundbreaking Deal

UFC and DraftKings Reach Groundbreaking Deal

DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) and UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a groundbreaking agreement that marks one of the most significant partnerships in UFC history.

Bally’s Corporation Becomes An Authorized Sports Betting Operator Of The NBA

Bally’s Corporation Becomes An Authorized Sports Betting Operator Of The NBA

Bally’s Corporation (NYSE: BALY), a leading U.S. provider of land-based gaming and interactive entertainment, today announced the formation of a multiyear strategic partnership designating Bally’s as an Authorized Sports Betting Operator of the National Basketball Association (NBA). This deal represents Bally’s second sports betting partnership with a professional sports league, following its previously announced official sports betting partnership with the National Hockey League.

Sports Betting Debate Heats Up in Maryland Legislature

Sports Betting Debate Heats Up in Maryland Legislature

Maryland legislators have begun to discuss regulation of the state’s newly approved legalized sports betting market, which includes mobile wagering.  

Arizona House OKs Gambling Bill Amid Transparency Questions

Arizona House OKs Gambling Bill Amid Transparency Questions

Some Democrats in the Arizona House on Thursday raised transparency and fairness questions about a major expansion of gambling Republican Gov. Doug Ducey needs as part of his thus-far secret deal with Native American tribes to update their gambling compact.

Syndicate