Wayne Parry, The Associated Press

Wayne Parry

The Associated Press

Atlantic City, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Wayne:

4 Seek to Lead Atlantic City Through Coronavirus, Other Turmoil

Atlantic City is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, lingering tensions from a night of looting in May, and the continuing unemployment of many casino workers who have not yet been called back to work. → Read More

At the Jersey Shore, large crowds over July Fourth weekend will make social distancing difficult

Large crowds are expected at the Jersey Shore for the July Fourth holiday weekend: New Jersey's casinos have reopened, along with amusement rides and water parks. Beaches are open, though at reduced occupancy levels. Restaurants can offer limited outdoor dining, and stores and shopping malls have reopened. → Read More

Virus concerns grow — as do crowds flocking to Jersey Shore

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — As coronavirus-related restrictions are eased and temperatures climb, people are flocking back to the Jersey Shore. → Read More

Virus concerns grow - as do crowds flocking to Jersey Shore

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — As coronavirus-related restrictions are eased and temperatures... → Read More

Virus concerns grow — as do crowds flocking to Jersey Shore

With coronavirus-related restrictions being eased and temperatures climbing, people are flocking back to the Jersey Shore. → Read More

Virus concerns grow — as do crowds flocking to Jersey Shore

As coronavirus-related restrictions are eased and temperatures climb, people are flocking back to the Jersey Shore. “I am really concerned,” said Paul Kanitra, mayor of Point Pleasant Beach, a popular shore town that was unexpectedly overrun by thousands of tourists who swarmed the beach and boardwalk → Read More

Murphy bans drinking, eating at Atlantic City casinos; Borgata delays reopening

Gamblers coming back to Atlantic City casinos this week will find a different world: no smoking, drinking or eating inside. → Read More

No smoking, drinking or eating as Atlantic City casinos open

Gamblers coming back to Atlantic City casinos this week will find a different world: No smoking, no drinking or eating inside. New Jersey Gov, Phil Murphy revealed the bans in → Read More

No Smoking, Drinking, Eating as Atlantic City Casinos Reopen From Coronavirus Pause –

Gamblers coming back to Atlantic City casinos this week will find a different world: No smoking, no drinking and no eating inside. → Read More

Borgata reopening July 6; invited guests can come July 2

ATLANTIC CITY — Atlantic City's top casino won't be opening its doors to the general public until July 6, four days after most of its competition. → Read More

Borgata reopening July 6; invited guests can come July 2

Unless you get a special invitation, you won't be able to get inside Atlantic City's top casino until July 6. → Read More

Michigan man wins $4M lottery scratch card game, again

How does he do it? For the second time, a southeastern Michigan man has won a $4 million lottery game, officials said Monday. → Read More

Atlantic City casinos reopening July 2, with masks mandatory

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says Atlantic City’s casinos will be able to reopen July 2 at 25% capacity and everyone inside the building wearing masks. → Read More

Atlantic City casinos to reopen July 2, but with limited capacity

Atlantic City’s casinos will be able to reopen July 2 at 25% capacity, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday. → Read More

NJ sets reopening of Atlantic City casinos for July 2 at 25%

ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casinos will be able to reopen July 2 at 25% capacity, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday. In a Twitter post, the Democratic governor also said indoor dining can resume on that date, with restaurants also operating at 25% capacity. The city's nine casinos have been waiting for a reopening date for weeks, even as casinos in other states reopened.… → Read More

US casinos push for cashless gambling payments, citing virus

The American casino industry wants gambling regulators to make it easier to adopt cashless payment transactions on the casino floor, citing a desire to help customers avoid handling money during the coronavirus outbreak. In a report released Tuesday, the American Gaming Association, the gambling industry's national trade group, called on regulators in states where gambling is allowed to update… → Read More

US casinos push for cashless gambling payments, citing virus

The American casino industry wants gambling regulators to make it easier to adopt cashless payment transactions on the casino floor, citing a desire to help customers avoid handling money during the coronavirus outbreak → Read More

US casinos push for cashless gambling payments, citing virus

The American casino industry wants gambling regulators to make it easier to adopt cashless payment transactions on the casino floor, citing a desire to help customers avoid handling money during the coronavirus outbreak. In a report released Tuesday, the American Gaming Association, the gambling industry → Read More

Atlantic City's May casino revenue down 65% in virus closing

ATLANTIC CITY — May was almost as bad a month for the city’s casinos as April was. → Read More

Atlantic City OKs booze on the Boardwalk to boost crowds

ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. (AP) — Many folks could use a drink right about now, and starting Friday they'll be able to do it while strolling the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Searching for ways to boost business and tourism amid the coronavirus pandemic in a resort whose casinos remain closed and restaurants still can't offer indoor dining, the city dropped a longtime prohibition on drinking on the… → Read More