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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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Top Casino and Gambling Industry Articles

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  • Sunrise police launch internal investigation into questions about drug stings

    Sunrise police launch internal investigation into questions about drug stings
    A Sun Sentinel investigation into the city's undercover drug stings has prompted Sunrise Police to examine whether anyone in the department broke the law. The newspaper in recent days has asked the department to explain why the addresses of two...
  • Maryland horse racing has found stability, but must take steps to thrive

    Maryland horse racing has found stability, but must take steps to thrive
    Dale Capuano winced at the sight of the 10 or so people watching the horse race at Laurel Park as he walked from the paddock into the 3,000-seat grandstand. Most were familiar faces. Out on the track, his filly, Calcutta Cat, reeled from a rough break...
  • States Going All In On Gambling

    States Going All In On Gambling
    Connecticut was finally swept into the Northeast's whirlwind of gambling expansion with the introduction of keno to its lottery portfolio to produce revenue for the next budget. It's tapping a market that has proved very profitable for Massachusetts but...
  • Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case

    Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case
    The owners of a Reisterstown store have been given probation after allegedly purchasing stolen jewelry taken in a rash of burglaries in Baltimore and Carroll counties last year. Baltimore County police last year cited the case of Crown Jewelry as an...
  • Rocky Gap II?

    Henceforth, let there by a rule that nothing can be compared to Maryland's failed investment at Rocky Gap, located just outside Cumberland in Western Maryland, except for Rocky Gap and perhaps any other $55 million white elephant loss that comes along. We...
  • Gambling: Pastime or illness?

    Gambling: Pastime or illness?
    As a teen, Scott Damiani got adults to place bets for him at a horse track. He wagered instead of studying, losing college scholarships when his grades plummeted. Over the years, he maxed out 14 credit cards, sold his house to pay debts and kept betting....
  • Maryland Live to open poker room in time for Labor Day weekend

    Maryland Live to open poker room in time for Labor Day weekend
    The casino-ization of Maryland continues. The state's Lottery and Gaming Control Commission approved Maryland Live's request to open a new two-story, 52-table poker room in time for Labor Day during its meeting Thursday. Members of the group also...
  • Shift to table games in Maryland also shifts gambling revenues

    Shift to table games in Maryland also shifts gambling revenues
    When plans called for a Harrah's to rise not far from M&T Bank Stadium, the Baltimore casino was slated to have 3,750 video lottery terminals delivering 67 percent of revenue to the state. Instead, a Horseshoe casino — a brand known for its ties...
  • Maryland's casinos took in $45.2 million last month

    Maryland's casinos took in $45.2 million last month
    Maryland's three casinos generated $45.2 million in revenue in December, with most of that from the state's largest and newest casino, Maryland Live — and at the expense of the state's oldest. Last month, Maryland Live took in $35.9 million, or a...
  • A Chicago casino is coming; make sure culture wins

    A Chicago casino is coming; make sure culture wins
    A casino is surely coming to Chicago. Sooner rather than later, the lure of so much new revenue flowing into needy city and state coffers, and the prospect of so many badly needed jobs, will overwhelm those who see any further expansion of Illinois...
  • Can Jai Alai Make a Comeback in Connecticut?

    Can Jai Alai Make a Comeback in Connecticut?
    It's been more than a decade since a cesta was swung with professional skill in this state. More than a decade since tens of thousands of cheering Connecticut fans last watched a pelota hurtle along at 180 mph and wagered millions of dollars on the game...