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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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  • Maria Sachs: Gambling regulation needed in Florida

    When gambling saloons were a fixture in the Wild West, just about anyone with enough money could set up shop and start gambling. There wasn't much regulation or oversight, and disputes were often settled by Smith & Wesson. While we aren't living in...
  • Police, security say crime is low at Maryland Live casino

    Police, security say crime is low at Maryland Live casino
    Around the clock, teams watch surveillance footage from more than 1,000 cameras covering nearly every inch of the 2 million-square-foot Maryland Live casino, which includes restaurants, a music venue and a 5,000-space parking garage. Two hundred...
  • David Hart: Gambling's odds aren't favorable for Florida's future

    Las Vegas-style casino gambling is often touted as a remedy for Florida's economy. If that were so, then Nevada or Atlantic City might be envied as good places to live, work and raise a family. Instead, Atlantic City is on a seven-year spiral of...
  • Casino bidder calls Prince George's site selection process flawed

    Casino bidder calls Prince George's site selection process flawed
    Less than a week before state officials are expected to award a casino license in Prince George's County, one of the three bidders is calling the state's research "flat-out wrong." Greenwood Racing, which wants to build a Parx casino on Route 210 in Fort...
  • Mixed feelings about Baltimore's coming casino [Letter]

    Mixed feelings about Baltimore's coming casino [Letter]
    As the owner of a small business that produces events in Baltimore, I have been pleased to see the continued growth of entertainment and cultural options in Baltimore City. However, I have mixed emotions about the large casino taking shape on Russell...
  • Gaming Board reacts after reforms rejected

    Gaming Board reacts after reforms rejected
    The state’s top gambling regulators said today that a “substantial gap” remains in their oversight of the barroom slot machine industry after a panel of lawmakers rejected reforms. Illinois Gaming Board officials also said they would...
  • The banana republic of Maryland [Commentary]

    The banana republic of Maryland [Commentary]
    One-party rule breeds cronyism. While Maryland's one-party Democratic rulers, like Gov. Martin O'Malley, fancy themselves progressive angels above such things, the fact is, Maryland has devolved into an oligarchy. Exhibit A: KO Public Affairs, the...
  • MGM chosen for Prince George's casino license

    MGM chosen for Prince George's casino license
    Now that MGM Resorts International won the state license to build a casino in Prince George's County, officials say they have no doubt it will become a world-class destination — and a revenue-generating powerhouse for the state. "I believe this...
  • MGM was the right bet [Editorial]

    MGM was the right bet  [Editorial]
    Maryland's Video Lottery Facility Location commission faced a much harder decision in awarding a license to a Prince George's County casino than it had for any of the licenses before. This was the first time that the commissioners had a choice between...
  • In saturated East Coast casino market, MGM deal in Maryland stands apart

    In saturated East Coast casino market, MGM deal in Maryland stands apart
    Diplomats and businessmen from around the globe. Tourists from across the country. Day-trippers from neighboring states. They flock to the nation's capital for commerce and pleasure and might also try their luck at a planned MGM casino near the National...
  • Financial markets: Six highlights -- and absurdities -- of 2013

    Wall Street had plenty of reasons to think 2013 would go miserably for the stock market — what with a lackluster global economy, the U.S. government shutdown, Syria's civil war, the Obamacare fiasco and Miley Cyrus. Instead, we're on track for a...