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November 22, 2017

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Why Las Vegas has recovered better than Atlantic City since the recession


Sam Morris

Tourists pose in front of the iconic Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign Tuesday, March 6, 2012.

The recession hit gambling destination cities Las Vegas and Atlantic City especially hard, but though Las Vegas has been able to recover, Atlantic City has not, due in large part to the lack of diversity of its economy. According to a study released Monday by Moody’s, Las Vegas casino win revenue...

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