N.J. fines casinos $200K for numerous violations

    New Jersey casino regulators have fined two Atlantic City casinos nearly $200,000 for violations including using unshuffled cards, and not having enough security on hand.

    The state Division of Gaming Enforcement announced the fines Monday.
    Bally’s Atlantic City was fined $105,000 for allowing people on the self-exclusion list to gamble, letting an underage patron gamble, and not fully staffing required security positions.

    The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort was fined more than $91,000 for using unshuffled cards for 3 ½ hours in games of mini-baccarat.

    The state also confiscated more than $4,000 won by self-excluded gamblers at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.

    The casinos admitted the violations and have taken corrective actions, including suspending or firing several employees.

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