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Atlantic City Race Course Says It's Closing Next Week

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    Atlantic City Race Course Says It's Closing Next Week
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    Two women are silhouetted against a window featuring race horses at Belmont Park. 1,000,000: Dollars that will be divvied up among Belmont's top finisher Saturday. $600,000 will go to the champion, $200,000 to the runner up, $110,000 to the third place winner, $60,000

    Atlantic City Race Course says it's closing for good after next week.

    The horse track is one of four in New Jersey.

    Its owners, Greenwood ACRA, said Friday that it would remain open until Jan. 16 for simulcast racing. Customers can cash winning tickets at the track until then, and at the company's Favorite's at Vineland, an off-track betting site, after that. The company is based in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.

    New Jersey has been battling with sports leagues to allow sports betting at its casinos and race tracks, a move seen as a way to try to save the horse-racing industry in the state.