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  • Gambling industry targets presidential battleground states

    The casino industry, which for years preferred that the federal government stay out of its business, now wants to be part of the debate in choosing the next president of the United States. The American Gaming Association announced plans Thursday to...
  • No longer a candidate, Mitt Romney seeking ways to play kingmaker in GOP presidential contest

    A potential candidate no more, Mitt Romney is charting an aggressive course to help shape the Republican presidential field in 2016. The GOP's 2012 presidential nominee will be a keynote speaker at the Republican Jewish Coalition's spring meeting in...
  • Some cry foul in Israel as U.S. donors give to political causes

    JERUSALEM In a Tel Aviv storefront, 84-year-old volunteer Zelda Harris is working the phones for the V15 group, which is trying to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. U.S. billionaire S. Daniel Abraham, founder of Slim-Fast Foods, is helping pay for...
  • Empty Macau gaming tables forecast slide in $44 billion industry

    In the heart of Macau stands a 56-story tower with soaring gold-trimmed arches. On the second floor of the L'Arc Macau, there's a sight that would have been unheard of a year ago: An abandoned room for high-end gamblers. There are no tables, no dealers...
  • Correction: Campaign Money-Ballot Measures story

    In a story Feb. 5 about contributions to ballot-measure campaigns in the 2014 midterms, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. contributed $9.3 million on a North Dakota proposal that would have allowed the retail giant to...
  • Global casino hub Macau in flux as China pushes for less reliance on high rollers

    The game has changed in Macau. The Asian gambling capital's winning streak is cooling after a decade of red hot growth that transformed the city from a neglected former Portuguese colonial outpost into the world's No. 1 casino market. A flood of money...
  • As Romney weighs '16 bid, some past donors in Chicago commit to Jeb Bush

    Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states like Illinois have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. The donors, in interviews with The...
  • Despite difficult quarter, Las Vegas Sands posts record profit for 2014

    Despite difficult quarter, Las Vegas Sands posts record profit for 2014
    The gravy train that is Las Vegas Sands Corp. hit the brakes in the fourth quarter of 2014, as its net revenues for the quarter fell 6.6 percent to $3.42 billion, compared to $3.66 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013. The down quarter did not stop the...
  • Boehner, Netanyahu outsmarted themselves

    Boehner, Netanyahu outsmarted themselves
    When I was growing up, I remember a saying that was used to describe the behavior of people who were so cocky that they did really dumb things — "He's so smart, he's stupid." I thought of this expression when I heard House Speaker John Boehner...
  • On world stage, Valley's recovery still lags

    On world stage, Valley's recovery still lags
    WATCH THIS: Get your income tax refund from your nearest Wal-Mart. FirstEnergy Corp. names Edward L. Shuttleworth new regional president of its Metropolitan Edison Co. subsidiary. One report pegs the Lehigh Valley economy as a bit slouchy on a global...
  • Adelson will take over as Sands China CEO

    Adelson will take over as Sands China CEO
    The corporate owner of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem has named a new leader for its operations in China. It's Sheldon Adelson, the outspoken, 81-year-old billionaire and Las Vegas Sands Corp. chairman and chief executive, who will add the CEO title to...