The outline of letters that once spelled out "Trump Plaza" on the facade of the former casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Trump Plaza was one of four Atlantic City casinos to close in 2014. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

(Bloomberg) — Atlantic City’s fiscal crisis may prompt New Jersey to depart from its historic practice of supporting local-government finances as the gambling hub heads down a path similar to Detroit’s.

An emergency-management team hired by Gov. Chris Christie that includes Kevyn Orr, who guided Detroit’s record bankruptcy, is considering deferring bond payments to help fix the seaside city’s finances, according to a March 23 report.

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