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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • American Indian tribe fined for violations involving Sen. Calderon

    An American Indian tribe that runs a Northern California casino and golf course has agreed to pay $9,000 in fines for campaign finance violations that include improperly providing more than a thousand dollars worth of free golf games at a fundraiser...
  • Online gambling and state lotteries should be left up to the states � not Congress

    WASHINGTON From public education to increasing economic development to promoting health and public wellness to funding programs for veterans and senior citizens, state lotteries across the country have contributed billions of dollars to make our states...
  • Donald Trump sues to strip his name from Atlantic City casinos

    Donald Trump sues to strip his name from Atlantic City casinos
    Donald Trump wants his name taken off two Atlantic City, New Jersey, casinos he founded but no longer controls, saying in a lawsuit that they have become so dilapidated that they damage his brand image. Trump says Trump Entertainment Properties, which...
  • 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...
  • Inversion loophole puts U.S. tax policy in a jackpot

    A merger between America's top slot-machine manufacturer and Europe's biggest gaming operator will create a gambling giant that manages lotteries and slots networks worldwide — and adds to the urgency for a political crackdown on U.S. companies...
  • 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...
  • Batavia stays firm on video gambling ban

    Batavia stays firm on video gambling ban
    A Batavia committee recommended that the city uphold its ban on video gambling Tuesday after a handful of community members voiced opposition to a proposed ordinance that would allow some businesses and fraternal groups to set up terminals on their...
  • Casinos no longer golden for Atlantic City

    The fortune-tellers hawk their services along the boardwalk, offering to read palms, study tarot cards and gaze into crystal balls for $5. But for free, you can get most anyone along the seaside stretch to peer into the future, and it doesn't look...