Joe Lupo, President of Hard Rock Atlantic City is not afraid of telling it like it is. LISTEN below to Lupo talk about the downside of online gaming and sports betting. WOND 1400am radio, Jan 15, 2021.
Joe Lupo: Atlantic City truly hasn’t seen big increase in land based revenue in quite some time. They’ve been all bout online & sports betting. We need more transparency in reporting about how 3rd party online companies are doing. Not gonna happen when media reports increases that include online revenue that goes to 3rd parties.
Lupo: Hard Rock doing well, we’re stealing market share.
Land based casinos have been down 35-40% in the past couple of months. Atlantic City needs to be revitalized.Joe Lupo, Hard Rock AC
Blatstein’s Proposed Showboat Waterpark on Atlantic City Boardwalk.
Another Bart Blatstein project. Showboat Waterpark. The risk of using taxpayer money for a private business. Tax credits and other incentives too. How many local, full-time jobs with benefits will an Atlantic City waterpark provide?
American Resort Management will oversee all aspects of the project.
Talk with a Purpose Radio. WPG 1450am with John DeMasi.
Radio comments: Another taxpayer gift that only attracts trouble makers? Remember what happened to Showboat Casino bowling alley & game room? A mess. Ultimately had to be shut down.
Radio host John DeMasi of Talk with a Purpose: wonders why the streets of Atlantic City are such a mess. Empty too.
Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small claims all is well. Yet crime is on the rise. Unemployment at record levels. Small recently received a $40,000 raise. He supports continued business lock-downs and restaurant restrictions as per Gov Phil Murphy.
Afternoon WOND Radio host facing blowback for stirring racial tensions. Jan 15, 2021.
Get Woke. Go Broke.
Local radio broadcaster and newspaper reporter stokes racial hatred and political violence?
Not very smart to attack half your potential customers. Especially if you’re a business owner in Atlantic City. Potential for boycotts likely.
The dangers of Tennessee Ave. in Atlantic City. Pacific Ave. Dark. Homeless. Drug dealers. Ex-sex offenders.