Atlantic City's Revitalization

• The Miss America Pageant returned to its original home in New Jersey and the Atlantic City Boardwalk in 2013, continuing to make Atlantic City a premiere tourism and entertainment destination

• In November 2013, Internet gambling was launched in New Jersey as a way to bring new money and customers to Atlantic City's casinos

• In April 2012, the Atlantic City Alliance (ACA) launched their $20 million rebranding effort, which is the largest destination tourism marketing campaign in Atlantic City history

• On February 1, 2012, the CRDA adopted the Atlantic City Tourism District Master Plan as a blueprint to revitalize the district and position Atlantic City for sustainable, long-term economic growth and job creation

• In October 2011, Atlantic City Alliance "ACA" named Liza Cartmell as the Chief Executive Officer for the corporation to develop a marketing strategy to further transform Atlantic City into a premier destination resort

• In April 2011, the Atlantic City Tourism District launched. The district is an area in which the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) is authorized to facilitate development by assuming planning, zoning and other land use functions and develop and implement a Tourism District Master Plan

• On February 1, 2011, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie joined members of the legislature, Atlantic City stakeholders, labor leaders, and small business owners from around the state to sign historic gaming reform legislation. The legislative package, a bi-partisan initiative passed by the state Senate and Assembly, included the creation of a tourism district within the City of Atlantic City, and measures to reform outdated casino regulations

• S-11: This bill directed the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) to establish a tourism district within the City of Atlantic City to further develop and market the city as a tourist destination. The tourism district is an area in which CRDA has developed a master plan, and may impose land use regulations, undertake redevelopment projects, and institute public safety infrastructure improvements. The tourism district encompasses attractions such as the entire boardwalk, Marina District, The Walk AC Outlets, Gardener's Basin, and Bader Field

• S-12: In 1976, the Casino Control Act was established to regulate the licensing of casinos and casino gaming in New Jersey. This bill transfers various regulatory matters from the Casino Control Commission to the NJ Division of Gaming Enforcement, and eliminates certain outdated regulations

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