| May 20, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Suddenly, the curtain of privacy dropped away, and there was billionaire Sheldon Adelson, one of the planet's most reclusive business magnates, taking a decidedly public stand on an issue he calls close to his heart: Internet gaming.
He calls it...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:06 AM
As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort.
They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
| May 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Richard Lee Floyd Sr. went to the Southeast Anchor Library on Eastern Avenue on Tuesday, walking on a cane and two prosthetic legs, in hopes of part-time work, something to supplement his Social Security disability check, and occupy his days.
"I want to...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Maryland's four casinos raked in nearly $71.5 million in revenue in April, mostly on the strong performance of Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills, according to the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.
The Anne Arundel casino, among the largest...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:15 AM
When Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opens later this year, it will serve as more than just a proud new gateway to downtown Baltimore. The $442-million casino entertainment facility will create 1,700 new jobs downtown — infusing new tax revenue into...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:07 PM
As the elected village clerk of tiny Burnham for more than 30 years, Nancy Dobrowski was entrusted to collect cash on behalf of the south suburb’s 4,500 residents for everything from water and sewer service to business licenses and car towing fees....
| May 8, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Ten years ago, few South Floridians thought of driving down State Road 7 in Hollywood in search of drinks and live music. The only legal blackjack games were found on cruise ships. The name "Martorano" was uttered mostly in east Fort Lauderdale. And not a...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:09 PM
In the midst of its midnight sprint to hastily pass dozens of laws before the 2014 legislative deadline, the Connecticut General Assembly inexplicably turned away millions in potential tax revenue from the multibillion-dollar Internet sweepstakes cafe...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Just like it did to booksellers and travel agents, the Internet is rendering obsolete money launderers inside brick-and-mortar casinos.
According to a report released Thursday, the world’s criminals are increasingly laundering their ill-gotten...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Unfortunately, keno lives.
Stop flirting with it, lawmakers, and repeal this unwanted, addictive game.
Keno has traveled a circuitous route. Near the end of last year's legislative session, negotiators inserted — without public hearing or much...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:18 PM
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.