Atlantic City’s Controversial Effort to Eliminate Elected Mayor’s Post Gets Donations

December 3, 2019

In October, former Mayor Frank Gilliam resigned the post after pleading guilty to wire fraud. He allegedly stole $87,000 from a youth basketball program he founded.

The effort comes as a study released last month conducted for the state of New Jersey by professors at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy confirmed concerns held by some operators that Atlantic City is oversaturated and cannot sustain its current level of nine gaming properties.

Casino.org, December 1, 2019

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