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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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  • Battered by competition, Atlantic City casinos offer lesson for Maryland

    Battered by competition, Atlantic City casinos offer lesson for Maryland
    Open gambling tables and slot machines were easy to find this week at the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, now that the standing-room crowds once common to the high tourist season at the world's most famous boardwalk have found spots closer to home to...
  • Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling

    Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling
    Maryland's largest and most lucrative casino threw an Independence Day party this month for one of its biggest neighbors: Fort Meade, the massive Army base just five miles down the road. In many ways, it was the archetypal Fourth of July civic event...
  • Canadian snowboarder seeks to cash in on Olympic marijuana controversy

    Marijuana got Canadian snowboarder Ross Rebagliati into trouble at the 1988 Nagano Olympics. Now the 42-year-old wants to turn the cannabis plant into a different sort of gold. Rebagliati has started a business called "Ross' Gold," which hopes to be...
  • Tap casinos to fund state public education

    I could not agree more with the letter to the editor by Robert Grimes about excessive school taxes. As an East Penn School District resident, my school taxes keep rising, with no end in sight. After driving by Emmaus High School and seeing the state-of-...
  • Slot Revenues Down In June At Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun

    Connecticut's casinos reported a decline in slot revenue for June compared with the same month a year ago, illustrating less profitability as consumers have more gambling options in the Northeast. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket reported slot...
  • Pink slips to 1,000 casino workers at Atlantic City's Trump Plaza

    ATLANTIC CITY N.J. — Notices of job losses went out on Monday for roughly 1,000 employees of Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in anticipation of a Sept. 16 closure, the company said in a statement. The pink slips came as the company...
  • The grim warning for the gambling industry in Atlantic City's implosion

    The grim warning for the gambling industry in Atlantic City's implosion
    The news from the casino industry in Atlantic City, N.J., has been implacably, relentlessly horrific. Over the weekend the owners of Trump Plaza, formerly a signature property on the boardwalk, said they expected it to close in September; the resort's...
  • As Atlantic City's fortunes fade, casino workers fear bleak future

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer. The Showboat...
  • Businesses howl over new rules on game machines

    Businesses howl over new rules on game machines
    Jerry Greenspan has been running the Fun City arcade in Ocean City for 40 years, long enough to see children who played games there grow up and bring their children to continue the summer boardwalk tradition. Now he wonders how long it can go on. "We...
  • Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June

    Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June
    Maryland's four casinos brought in $72 million in revenue in June, an 8 percent jump over the month a year earlier, lottery officials said Monday. Maryland Live Casino, the top earner of all casinos on the East Coast that offer both slots and table...
  • Hialeah announces $60M expansion

    Hialeah announces $60M expansion
    ¬†Hialeah Park Racing and Casino officials announced an “immediate and ongoing expansion” this week that will cost $60 million and be completed by the end of 2015. President John J. Brunetti said plans include expansion and enhancement of the...