Figures released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement last week show that nongambling attractions in Atlantic City generated revenue of $1.26 billion in 2012. "It's validating what we have been saying all along -- that the nongambling amenities are continuing to grow. I think it's showing that the overall tourism market in Atlantic City is on the upswing. I think we're seeing a turn," said Larry Sieg, the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority's vice president of marketing.

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