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Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Casino Control Act

 
 
Casino Control Act Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, circa December 2007
1. Casino Control Act Marker
Inscription. On Thursday, June 2, 1977, New Jersey Governor Brendan T. Byrne signed into law the Casino Control Act, enabling New Jersey to become the second state in the United States to allow casino gaming. This landmark Atlantic City event took place on this site, in front of historic Boardwalk Hall.
 
Location. 39° 21.245′ N, 74° 26.276′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker can be reached from Atlantic City Boardwalk 0.1 miles south of S. Mississippi Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is on the front of the Atlantic City Convention Center. Marker is in this post office area: Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Atlantic City Workers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Boardwalk (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spanish War Marker (about 400 feet away); Home of the Miss America Pageant (about 400 feet away); How Chicken Bone Beach Got Its Name (about 600 feet away); Jeremiah Leeds (approx. 0.4 miles away); New Jersey Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); George William Nelson Sr. (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
 
Additional keywords.
The marker as seen from the Boardwalk. image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
2. The marker as seen from the Boardwalk.
Gambling
 
Categories. 20th CenturyPolitics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,284 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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