DFAW #126: Friends of the Podcast

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On episode 126 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig look back at the President Hotel, which never actually housed a president, then we talk about the disappointing April data, briefly go over the news, then answer Coronavirus-related listener questions.

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Episode info: [ 0:47:02 | 22.6 MB | download here ]

DFAW #125: Bally’s Has Been Sold

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On episode 125 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig take a look back at a 1925 Vanity Fair article that you have to read to believe, then discuss the huge news that broke right before episode 124 was published — Bally’s has been sold!

Bally’s stuff:

Other news:

Next episode will be a MAILBAG (unless another casino gets sold)! Send your questions to dueforawin@gmail.com, Tweet them at @DueForAwin, or post them in our Facebook group (registration required).

Episode info: [ 0:37:07 | 17.8 MB | download here ]

DFAW #124: Strangely Attracted to Cubes

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On episode 124 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig take a look back at the opening of the Penn-Atlantic Hotel (the only thing we could find from 1924) before getting into the news. Then it’s COVID-19 talk again, and a brief discussion of Boardwalk Empire episode 5.

News:

Next episode will be a MAILBAG! Send your questions to dueforawin@gmail.com, Tweet them at @DueForAwin, or post them in our Facebook group (registration required).

Episode info: [ 0:35:10 | 16.9 MB | download here ]

DFAW #123: Not Not Talking About Coronavirus Anymore

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On episode 123 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig take a look back at an eventful year in Edward L. Bader’s mayoral tenure, then offer up some unfounded theories on the long-term impacts of the current casino closures. We also discuss what little news is coming out of AC these days before recapping episode 4 of Boardwalk Empire.

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Episode info: [ 0:41:24 | 19.9 MB | download here ]

DFAW #122: Definitely Fools

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On episode 122 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig give a long report on their pre-Coronavirus-shutdown AC trip, including:

  • Caesars Ocean Tower room
  • Zhen Bang at Ocean
  • Sunroom at Borgata
  • The Iron Room (x2)
  • Wingcraft
  • Little Water Distillery
  • Face Up Pai Gow Poker
  • When gambling goes wrong

We also seriously consider a terrifying question: Do we have Atlantic City fatigue? Oh, and we talk about episode 3 of Boardwalk Empire.

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Episode info: [ 0:57:20 | 27.5 MB | download here ]

DFAW #121: Are We Fools for Going?

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On episode 121 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig look back at 1921 and the first ever Miss America, then discuss the potential for Coronavirus-related changes to our trip plans this weekend. Then we talk news before recapping episode 2 of Boardwalk Empire.

News:

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Episode info: [ 0:37:31 | 18.0 MB | download here ]

DFAW #120: Looking for a Reason to Get Knocked Out

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On episode 120 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig look back at 1920 in more ways than one, including an Irish Pub reference. We also correct a couple mistakes from last episode, discuss our upcoming AC trip a bit more, and briefly cover the news:

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Episode info: [ 0:35:33 | 17.1 MB | download here ]

DFAW #119: Booking Rooms Out of Spite

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On episode 119 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig go alllll the way back to the year 2019 and talk about the many major events that will surely shape Atlantic City, and perhaps the universe, for decades to come. Then we briefly mention the fact that Prohibition started 100 years prior, update everyone on our trip plans, and get into some news:

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Episode info: [ 0:34:51 | 16.7 MB | download here ]

DFAW #118: The Equable Climate of South Jersey

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On episode 118 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig look back at the events of 2018, when Hard Rock and Ocean opened and legalized sports betting began in New Jersey. Then we go back another hundred years to find a hype piece about the National Education Association’s annual convention for school superintendents. Riveting!

Also:

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Episode info: [ 0:47:33 | 22.8 MB | download here ]

DFAW #117: Getting Serious for a Minute (or 30)

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On episode 117 of the Atlantic City and Casino Biz Podcast, Kyle and Craig look back at the openings, closings, and properties changing hands in 2017, then go back 100 years for a brief discussion of Atlantic City during World War I (thanks to this article by Dr. David G. Schwartz).

Then we talk about a listener who’s no longer Due For A Win thanks to a big win he hit while wearing a Due For A Win t-shirt (order yours here), we try to plan a March trip to Atlantic City, and then we revert to early podcast form and talk about serious city issues for the rest of the episode.

Serious city issues:

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Episode info: [ 0:46:26 | 22.3 MB | download here ]