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Casino and Gambling Industry

Casino and Gambling Industry
A collection of news and information related to Casino and Gambling Industry published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo KIRK MCKOY / LA TIMES)
A collection of news and information related to Casino and Gambling Industry published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo KIRK MCKOY / LA TIMES) « Show less

Top Casino and Gambling Industry Articles

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  • Robinson sues Seminole Tribe after casino stage fall

    Renowned baseball hall-of-famer Brooks Robinson plunged six feet from an unsecured stage during a charity event at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Fla., two years ago and is now suing the Seminole Tribe for nearly $10 million for his permanent...
  • Plan To Reshape Gold Street Riles Church, Condo Owners

    Plan To Reshape Gold Street Riles Church, Condo Owners
    HARTFORD — Gold Street forms a gentle, S-shaped ribbon of no more than a tenth of a mile between Main Street and Bushnell Park, past Carl Andre's Stone Field Sculpture and the gate to the final resting place of the city's founders. Now, Hartford...
  • A Springtime Truism: Campaign cash floods the Florida Capitol

    A Springtime Truism: Campaign cash floods the Florida Capitol
    TALLAHASSEE — Orlando City Soccer struck out in the Florida Legislature last year when the team wanted a $30 million tax break to subsidize the construction of a new soccer stadium in downtown Orlando. The soccer club planning to soon join Major...
  • Lake Zurich overturns video gambling ban

    Lake Zurich overturns video gambling ban
    After failed attempts in prior years, the Lake Zurich board of trustees overturned a video gambling ban Monday night. Trustee Jonathan Sprawka was the only board member to vote against the video gambling ordinance. "I have absolutely no qualms about...
  • Popular value fund manager Iben bets on Russia, gold

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - With large bets on Russia and North American gold miners, one of the best performing stock pickers in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis is back with a new fund that reflects his deep aversion to following the crowd. In the...
  • Gold rush threatens West Africa's cocoa future

    YOHO, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - A month ago, Bouafu Kouassi dug a neat circular hole in the middle of his one-hectare cocoa plantation in western Ivory Coast, and, sifting through the gravel on his shovel, found the unmistakable traces of gold dust. With...
  • Gundlach: global economy 'deflationary scare' could happen again

    (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive and chief investment officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the global economy could potentially see a "deflationary scare" again and added that he likes gold as a diversifier. Speaking at an...
  • Illinois Lottery app stirs up controversy

    Illinois Lottery app stirs up controversy
    — When Illinois launched its first-in-the-nation lottery app in January, Matthew Ruder quickly signed up so he could jockey for jackpots with just a tap of the finger on his smartphone. "It's really easy to buy lottery tickets on the big draw...
  • Sands Bethlehem casino to be sold to Tropicana?

    A year after the owners of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem acknowledged it was for sale to the right buyer, Tropicana Entertainment Inc. has emerged as a suitor, according to sources familiar with talks between the two gambling companies. Principals...
  • High-tech U.S. farm machines harvest Big Data, reap privacy worries

    MOLINE, Illinois (Reuters) - Steps away from a replica of the revolutionary 1837 steel plow at tractor company John Deere's headquarters sits a combine as big as a tank and packed with computer wizardry that harvests huge volumes of valuable data as it...
  • Annapolis-based McDonald's franchisee agrees to back wages for 138 workers

    Annapolis-based McDonald's franchisee agrees to back wages for 138 workers
    Operators of nine McDonald's in the Baltimore area and on the Eastern Shore agreed to pay more than $250,000 in back wages and damages to 138 workers for violations of minimum wage, overtime and child labor provisions, the U.S. Department of Labor...