| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The luster seems to be dimming for gold as an investment now that the price of the precious metal, prized by such financial wizards as King Tut and Glenn Beck, is down 17 percent this year to around $1,400 an ounce, and down 26 percent from its August...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
1. Solid gold is not always solid. The price of bullion peaked in September 2011 at nearly $1,900 an ounce. But gold recently hovered just below $1,400 an ounce, and many analysts predict that the price will fall to $1,200 to $1,300 by year-end. Among the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Maryland's four casinos generated $69.3 million in revenue in July, about $36.3 million of which was returned to the state.
Maryland Live, the Hanover facility owned by the Cordish Cos., made $52.5 million from 4,323 slot machines and 122 table games and...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 1:10 PM
As I sat at a poker table the other day, playing a free tournament for a chance to win a spot in the $10 million Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open later this month, I couldn't help but chuckle — and marvel — at how much the Florida gambling...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:15 AM
Roughly 60 Gold Cross Ambulance employees represented by Teamsters Local 542 began their strike at 12:01 a.m. Sunday and will be on strike 24 hours a day until they can come to an agreement with the company.
They are requesting safer working conditions,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Zynga Inc. is kicking the gambling habit.
The social gaming company had been trying to get into the online betting business as revenue from Facebook games weakens, but on Thursday Zynga said during its second-quarter earnings report that it would not...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:00 AM
RealNetworks Inc., the company that makes the RealPlayer streaming software, is betting it can revive its casual games business with the help of its casino games on Facebook.
The casino arm, which features games including video poker and blackjack, is...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Illinois gamblers could try their luck around the clock under a proposal regulators are weighing to allow the state's 10 casinos to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Illinois casinos are allowed to stay open for a maximum of 22 hours a day, but...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Maryland Live's August revenue spiked 64 percent compared with a year earlier, a nearly $21 million increase in a month that saw the debut of the casino's 52-table poker room, the state said Thursday.
The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:54 AM
At 12:01 a.m. this morning, employees of Gold Cross Ambulance Service represented by the Teamsters Local Union 542 went on strike. The move is the culmination of six months of failed negotiations, according to a Teamsters official.
“It is the hope...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:33 PM
New federally recognized Indian tribes in Connecticut — and the gambling casinos that can accompany them — may once again be on the horizon.
For descendants of the state's Native American tribal groups, the fight for coveted federal...