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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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  • Pennsylvania casino revenue was supposed to help taxpayers

    It was just a decade ago that salvation for suffering Pennsylvania homeowners was on its way. Unfair property taxes must be reduced, politicians thundered in Harrisburg, and they were determined to get it done even if it meant engaging in one of the...
  • As 6,500 workers from three A.C. casinos await word on layoffs, a wider area braces for economic disaster

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. The fallout over mass layoffs from three potential casino closings next month could have a severe impact on the New Jersey Shore economy, as those whose livelihoods depend on a thriving casino industry brace for the worst. Local...
  • Atlantic City aims to counter bad publicity with ad campaign

    By Daniel Kelley Aug 13 (Reuters) - Atlantic City's supporters have launched an ad campaign to reverse what they see as an onslaught of bad publicity about the New Jersey seaside resort, where four of 12 casinos have recently announced plans to close....
  • Troubled Atlantic City casino closing

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. The embattled and forever-troubled Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City will close by Sept. 10, nearly 2 1/2 years after it opened, its ownership said Tuesday. Some 3,200 employees will be out of work as a result of the closing, adding...
  • Illinois casinos complain video gambling hurting bottom line

    Illinois casinos complain video gambling hurting bottom line
    Illinois casino officials say they severely underestimated the impact video gambling would have on their bottom line and are asking state regulators to intervene as they continue to lose business to machines at neighborhood bars and truck stops. Tom...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...