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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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  • Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses

    Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses
    Although Maryland has handed out five casino operating licenses, the state is entering uncharted territory with the allocation of its sixth. For the first time, there's real competition. Three serious operators submitted bids to run a casino in Prince...
  • Maryland Live Casino keeps energy, foot traffic high

    Maryland Live Casino keeps energy, foot traffic high
    Last November, after months of campaigning — and millions spent on advertising for and against gambling expansion — Maryland voters decided the allure of live table games at local casinos was too enticing to ignore and Question 7 was...
  • Rocky Gap, state's fourth casino, opens in Western Maryland

    Rocky Gap, state's fourth casino, opens in Western Maryland
    Gambling started Wednesday afternoon at the Rocky Gap Casino Resort right after the state approved the opening of its fourth casino, one that Western Maryland leaders hope will lure not only gamblers but also their families to a region eager for more...
  • September revenue for Maryland casinos reaches $65.3 million

    September revenue for Maryland casinos reaches $65.3 million
    Maryland's four casinos pulled in $65.3 million in revenue for September, a drop from $71 million the month before, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Monday. Two of Maryland casinos — Casino at Ocean Downs and Rocky Gap Casino...
  • Brown proposes making public pre-K available to all

    Brown proposes making public pre-K available to all
    Offering his take on an emerging issue of the 2014 election for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown rolled out a plan Tuesday to make pre-kindergarten education available to all Maryland public school children. Brown outlined his program, billed as...
  • Florida gambling can have you talking to yourself

    Florida gambling can have you talking to yourself
    Gambling research company Spectrum Gaming Group released a 464-page report describing the state of gambling in Florida and what 12 various scenarios would result in. When gamblers talk about covering all their bets, they can now point to this report. It...
  • Fitch Ratings likes Seminoles

    Fitch Ratings likes Seminoles
     Here is the press release from Fitch Ratings, documenting their upgrade of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.  Fitch Ratings assigns a 'BBB' rating to Seminole Tribe of Florida's (STOF) proposed $395 million incremental term loan B. Fitch also upgrades...
  • Gansler expands pre-K proposal

    Gansler expands pre-K proposal
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler suggested Thursday capping the amount of casino cash given to the horse racing industry and spending the rest on early childhood education, an investment Gansler said would be among his most important priorities if he...
  • More Gambling A Bad Bet For Connecticut

    Sixteen years ago, Congress was so concerned about the spread of casino gambling that it set up a commission to study the issue. In 1999, the commission recommended a moratorium on new casinos until the government could get a better handle on their...
  • Hialeah poker room has huge September

    Hialeah poker room has huge September
    The Hialeah Park poker room was flush with customers in its first full month, with pretty much a full house. The new poker room outearned its south Broward and Miami-Dade competitors, with $692,417 in September revenue. That’s well ahead of nearby...
  • In candidates' proposals for expanded pre-K, details will matter [Editorial]

    Marylanders should be paying attention to what is emerging as a key issue in the governor's race — possible statewide expansion of pre-kindergarten public education. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Attorney General Douglas Gansler, the front-running...