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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)
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  • Macao: Informal poll in China's casino mecca faces Beijing's disfavor

    Democracy activists in China’s casino hot spot of Macao have challenged the house with an informal poll to size up support for political reforms. But police have intervened, arresting organizers of the nonbinding referendum. The balloting, which...
  • Batavia upholds ban on video gambling

    Batavia upholds ban on video gambling
    The city of Batavia on Monday upheld its ban on video gambling despite a request to allow the activity in some businesses and fraternal organizations. The state began allowing video gambling in 2012, but it's up to the local municipality to decide...
  • Transportation, tourism officials preparing for debut of Horseshoe casino

    Transportation, tourism officials preparing for debut of Horseshoe casino
    About 10,000 gamblers, well-connected guests and curious local residents are expected to come to the city a week from tonight for the grand opening of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, launching what city officials hope will be a powerful economic engine....
  • Chips are down for Atlantic City's hard-luck Revel Casino

    (Reuters) - When the $2.4 billion Revel Casino opened its doors in 2012, the curvy blue-glass tower was hailed as the wave of the future for Atlantic City, New Jersey. But only two years later, with the announcement that it will close next month while...
  • Regulators pushing banks to rid casinos of money-laundering

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Large global banks are facing increased pressure from U.S. regulators to clamp down on casino money-laundering as the government pushes the industry to police not only its own transactions but customers' as well.     Bankers,...
  • Atlantic City aims to counter bad publicity with ad campaign

    By Daniel Kelley Aug 13 (Reuters) - Atlantic City's supporters have launched an ad campaign to reverse what they see as an onslaught of bad publicity about the New Jersey seaside resort, where four of 12 casinos have recently announced plans to close....
  • Troubled Atlantic City casino closing

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. The embattled and forever-troubled Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City will close by Sept. 10, nearly 2 1/2 years after it opened, its ownership said Tuesday. Some 3,200 employees will be out of work as a result of the closing, adding...
  • American Indian tribe fined for violations involving Sen. Calderon

    An American Indian tribe that runs a Northern California casino and golf course has agreed to pay $9,000 in fines for campaign finance violations that include improperly providing more than a thousand dollars worth of free golf games at a fundraiser...
  • Online gambling and state lotteries should be left up to the states � not Congress

    WASHINGTON From public education to increasing economic development to promoting health and public wellness to funding programs for veterans and senior citizens, state lotteries across the country have contributed billions of dollars to make our states...
  • Pennsylvania casino revenue was supposed to help taxpayers

    It was just a decade ago that salvation for suffering Pennsylvania homeowners was on its way. Unfair property taxes must be reduced, politicians thundered in Harrisburg, and they were determined to get it done even if it meant engaging in one of the...
  • Donald Trump sues to strip his name from Atlantic City casinos

    Donald Trump sues to strip his name from Atlantic City casinos
    Donald Trump wants his name taken off two Atlantic City, New Jersey, casinos he founded but no longer controls, saying in a lawsuit that they have become so dilapidated that they damage his brand image. Trump says Trump Entertainment Properties, which...