Waze App Directs Casino-Bound Drivers into Wilderness

Due to an error in Waze, drivers heading to an Atlantic City, New Jersey casino were instead directed to the Pine Barrens wilderness.

  • Published 21 January 2020

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — An ad in the Waze navigation app is misdirecting motorists headed to Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa into the wilderness of New Jersey’s Pine Barrens, police said. Jackson Township police posted on Facebook that officers in recent weeks have had to help motorists who followed the directions into the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area, where they became stuck on unpaved roads. “The wildlife area is comprised of more than… Read at AP News