ATLANTIC CITY — Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has been billed as a game changer in 2018. 

In addition to the casino, Hard Rock International and its investors are also planning to open a gas station at the corner of Pacific and Virginia avenues. 

Rockstop Gas & Wash would include a convenience store, gas pumps and a car wash. In June, Hard Rock opened its first gas station in Northfield, Ohio, as part of its Hard Rock Rocksino.

Staff writers Nicholas Huba and Erin Serpico discuss plans for to build a gas station near the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, new LED lights in the city and the Greater Atlantic City Chamber's recent event on the casino industry.

During the second portion of the show, we talk to Mark Giannantonio, president and CEO of Resorts Casino Hotel, and Joe Kelly, president of the chamber, about what the future holds for the city.

Atlantic City Story: Gas and Go

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Started working in newsrooms when I was 17 years old. Spent 15 years working for Gannett New Jersey before coming to The Press of Atlantic City in April 2015.

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