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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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  • Where will South Florida gambling scene be in five years?

     
    It's been five years since Broward voters approved slots at local pari-mutuels. Have things turned out like everyone expected? And where will things be five years from now? It's the subject for my column in Sunday's paper, especially timely given......
  • Seminole compact and Florida gambling resolution -- still waiting

     
    Every year, we think there's going to be resolution to the Seminole compact and the muddled gambling mess in Florida. In the next few weeks, it might finally happen. A few weeks ago, I heard that March 26 was going......
  • Seminole gambling compact: Will third time be the charm?

     
    Gov. Charlie Crist and Seminole tribal leaders are holding a news conference in the Capitol at this hour announcing the latest version of a gambling compact. Will the third time be the charm? Unlike the previous two versions, this time......
  • New compact: It's not about the kids anymore

     
    I just took a quick read through the latest Seminole Gambling compact and the accompanying House bill. There are some interesting new wrinkles, including a 3 percent cut from each tribal casino's revenue sharing payments going to local governments.......
  • Where does Florida Lottery education money go?

     
    The question I've heard most often from readers in eight years as a news columnist -- other than "Do you miss sports?" -- is "Where does all the lottery money go?" Variations include: "How come schools are always crying poverty......
  • Waverly market report

     
    Local cherries already? Wow, this spring is just whipping by! Alan Morstein of Regi's reports their appearance at Waverly this morning. Here's Alan. LVIt was like hitting the three cherry slot machine jackpot at Waverly this morning. Cherries sweet and......
  • `Lottery' winners in Gloucester get dibs on affordable homes

     
    Technically, it was still a lottery. Even though only two people were eligible to buy two "affordable" homes with a $160,000 pricetag, last week the county held a lottery to determine who gets which house. The county initially envisioned the......
  • Red light-camera locations in South Florida: Save, print and e-mail to your friends

     
    After writing about red-light cameras a few times, figured it's time for some raw data: The locations of current and planned red-light intersections across South Florida. The list is comprehensive for Broward and Palm Beach counties, but only partially...
  • 'True Beauty' winner revealed

     
    Here's Janell with *sniffle* the True Beauty finale recap. Thanks for the laughs, Janell!:It’s the season finale, Beauty-ites! I hope you’ve all performed your appropriate finale rituals and prepared refreshments. I brushed my teeth and...
  • Miami Dolphins scratch-off tickets best-selling; plus game ticket discounts

     
    The Miami Dolphins scratch-off tickets have sold the most among the state???s three NFL teams since they were unveiled late last month, Florida Lottery officials said. Through last weekend, $5 million worth of Dolphins scratch-off tickets had been sold,...
  • Do Rothstein investors deserve to be paid back?

     
    If you invest in something that sounds too good to be true and it turns out to be a Ponzi scheme, do you deserve restitution? U.S. District Judge James Cohn is sorting out restitution claims in the Scott Rothstein case......