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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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  • Five questions for Lorenzo Creighton

    Though MGM Resorts International won the state's Prince George's County casino license just last month, the company has had a point man in Maryland for more than a year. Lorenzo Creighton was tapped for the job of president and chief operating officer of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Endemol Backs Social Casino Gaming Company Plumbee

    LONDON -- "Big Brother" producer Endemol is to invest $13 million in social casino gaming company Plumbee. The digital start-up's existing investor, Idinvest Partners, has also pumped in new coin. The deal values the business at $40 million. Plumbee is a...
  • BB&T Center makes pitch for a casino

    BB&T Center makes pitch for a casino
    In Michael Yormark's vision for his corner of Broward County, a night on the town would include a big-name concert and a bite to eat or a nightcap with a little gambling. A hotel would be handy for tourists. Not unlike what's available at the Seminole...
  • 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...
  • Consultants say National Harbor would be most lucrative site for Prince George's casino

    Consultants say National Harbor would be most lucrative site for Prince George's casino
    A casino at National Harbor would bring in more revenue and tax dollars than two other sites vying for the state's sole casino in Prince George's County, according to consultants who presented data to state gambling officials in Annapolis on Friday. A...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown attends L.A.-area casino event for major donor

    Gov. Jerry Brown attends L.A.-area casino event for major donor
    Governor Jerry Brown made a rare visit to southeast Los Angeles County on Monday for an unveiling of plans for a new casino building in Hawaiian Gardens, a 1-square-mile city bordering Orange County. It was the second time in little more than a month...