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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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  • Indian casino gambling revenue growth is slowing, report says

    Indian casino gambling revenue growth is slowing, report says
    The economy may have dug itself out of the worst recession in a generation, but gamblers apparently are still reluctant to put their money at risk in U.S. Indian casinos. Gambling revenue at tribal casinos slowed in 2012, growing at a slower pace than...
  • Bill Lupfer: Casinos a bad bet for state's family-friendly reputation

    Florida is envied around the world. Don't just take my word for it. Recent headlines have quantified our state's stellar reputation. In 2013, Florida's population surged to 19.5 million, set to overtake New York as the nation's third most-populous...
  • Jackie Gaughan dies at 93; pioneer of Vegas casino industry

    Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a "fun book," as the vouchers are sometimes called, and introduced...
  • Gold fund investors dig for deals in the mining sector

    LONG BEACH, California (Reuters) - Gold has been a highly coveted asset for millennia, but its appeal lately has been intermittent at best. The price of gold has climbed about 11 percent in 2014 through March 19, but is still 29 percent below the all-time...
  • UK raises tax on gambling machines, bookmakers suffer

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain raised taxes on high-stakes gambling machines on Wednesday, hitting the shares of bookmakers that rely on them for a growing share of their betting shop income. The duty will rise to 25 percent from 20 percent, Finance Minister...
  • Foxwoods' Slot Revenues Up In February; Mohegan Sun Was Down

    Foxwoods Resort Casino reported stronger slot revenue in February compared with a year earlier while Mohegan Sun reported a decline. Foxwoods in Mashantucket made $39.34 million from slot machines in February, up 2 percent from February 2013 — the...
  • Lake Zurich may reconsider video gambling

    Lake Zurich may reconsider video gambling
    Video gambling might have a shot in Lake Zurich, despite disapproval from past elected officials. The Lake Zurich board of trustees plans to discuss soon the possibility of allowing video gambling machines at establishments in the village, though...
  • Phil Combest: Decoupling will hurt the horse industry and the state economy.

    Horse racing in Florida is a billion-dollar industry. Its huge economic impact is much larger, for example, than another, much-coveted leisure industry--spring training baseball. Horse racing employs many thousands of Floridians year 'round all over the...
  • Maria Sachs: Gambling regulation needed in Florida

    When gambling saloons were a fixture in the Wild West, just about anyone with enough money could set up shop and start gambling. There wasn't much regulation or oversight, and disputes were often settled by Smith & Wesson. While we aren't living in...
  • Palm Beach slots added to gambling bill

    Palm Beach slots added to gambling bill
    Palm Beach County inched closer toward becoming slot-friendly on Monday. Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, told fellow members of the Senate Committee on Gaming that she is amending a sweeping bill that would add two casino resorts to South Florida. She...
  • Casino, church team up to promote jobs to city residents

    Casino, church team up to promote jobs to city residents
    Dozens of Baltimore residents walked into Upton's Union Baptist Church Sunday. They were dressed fastidiously in dark suits and dark dresses. Their eyes turned toward the stage where they saw an odd sight for a house of worship: A gambling advertisement...