Month: June 2018

(AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are facing some key decisions Monday as they race to legalize sports betting after winning a case in the U.S. Supreme Court. Members of the state Senate and Assembly are scheduled to take up several measures that would authorize sports betting. They’ll have to work out differences among the various…

Forget saltwater taffy and caramel corn: Several spots offer a side of memorable merchandise. Grotto Pizza Gift Shop One of Rehoboth’s most iconic restaurants, Grotto opened a 900-square-foot gift shop in First Street Station on May 25. There are neatly folded T-shirts and sweatshirts, as well as aprons, pizza pie-shaped dog toys, leashes imprinted with…

Delaware is well-poised to be the “First State of Cybersecurity.” While the state’s pioneering corporate laws continue to bring in millions in state revenue, a new focus on the future of cybersecurity has the potential to create jobs and bring renewed economic prosperity. If Delaware could take the lead in cybersecurity, that would be the…

The planned redevelopment of the former General Motors plant at 801 Boxwood Road outside Wilmington will produce more than $281 million in annual impact and create 2,100 permanent jobs, according to a report by Econsult Solutions. Newport-based developer Harvey Hanna & Associates, Inc., which commissioned the study, released the results on Thursday. “Since purchasing the former GM…

Gov. John Carney on Thursday announced that full-scale sports betting will launch at all three casinos in the state on Tuesday, June 5. Delaware Park, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino and Harrington Raceway & Casino will offer single-game and championship wagering on professional football, basketball, baseball, golf, soccer and auto racing. “Delaware has all necessary legal…

(AP) — A federal judge has scheduled a hearing on a motion to approve a proposed $210 million cash settlement in a shareholder lawsuit alleging that Wilmington Trust fraudulently concealed billions of dollars in bad loans. The judge will hold a July 2 hearing in Philadelphia regarding a request by plaintiffs’ attorneys for preliminary approval…