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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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  • Online gambling a haven for money launderers, report warns

    Online gambling a haven for money launderers, report warns
    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...
  • Keno Madness At The State Capitol

    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...
  • Horseshoe Baltimore Casino reveals its chefs

    Horseshoe Baltimore Casino reveals its chefs
    Technically, you could open a casino without a celebrity chef. But, why gamble? On Monday, the management of Horseshoe Baltimore announced the two chefs it hopes will be marquee culinary attractions at its casino, which is now under construction on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...