Workers tearful as 1,600 lose jobs with N.J. casino’s folding

Posted: January 14, 2014 at 2:42 a.m.

Dealers at the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel hug each other in the seconds after the casino shut down, early Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J. The casino was sold at a bankruptcy auction in December to two competitors who will divide its assets but have no desire to operate it. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — At a minute past midnight, Debra Wagner was unemployed.

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