ATLANTIC CITY-Gov. Chris Christie unveiled the first specific details of how Atlantic City’s casino and tourism district may come under state control this morning. Standing at the New Meadowlands Stadium, on the 50-yard line, Christie held up the finished report by his advisory commission on gaming, sports and entertainment, which contains recommendations on making the three industries solvent. Later, in Atlantic City, Gov. Christie, flanked by report commission chairman Jon F. Hanson outside Boardwalk Hall, said it’s important for Atlantic City’s stakeholders to move forward–instead of “looking back or assigning blame.”

His historic announcement aims to strip away decades of regulation surrounding the casinos, hoping to copy the gambling rules in Nevada. Also, Christie hopes to prioritize using casino tax revenue to fund Atlantic City’s blighted areas.

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