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Casinos target younger gamblers with resort-style amenities - Atlantic County News - pressofAtlanticCity.com Mobile

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Casinos target younger gamblers with resort-style amenities

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Dale Gerhard

Jamaal Russell 23 and Michelle Kelly 22, both from Severn Maryland, are among the growing crowd of younger visitors that come to the casinos in Atlantic City, for more than just gambling.

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Waves of senior citizens arriving by the busload for a few hours of slot play once gave Atlantic City its reputation as a haven for gray-haired gamblers. But that image has become as outdated as coin-operated slot machines.

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Dale Gerhard

Jamaal Russell 23 and Michelle Kelly 22, both from Severn Maryland, are among the growing crowd of younger visitors that come to the casinos in Atlantic City, for more than just gambling.