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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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  • Federal judge: Beware of contracts with Seminoles

     
    As the state???s gambling compact with the Seminoles continues to sputter and stall, another contract dispute should serve as a reminder about the perils of doing business with the sovereign tribe. It involves the Seminoles??? abrupt July 2008 lease...
  • Is "virtual blackjack" real blackjack?

     
    Virtual blackjack machines will soon be coming to South Florida racinos, a development reported earlier this week by colleague Nick Sortal. In his story, he quotes Mark Pilarski, a syndicated blackjack columnist, as saying it???s ???real blackjack.??? I...
  • Florida House speaker to feds: Shut down table games, slots at Seminole casinos

     
    Florida House speaker Larry Cretul sent a letter to federal regulators today declaring an ???impasse??? in the gambling compact talks with the Seminole Tribe ???that can only be remedied with your intervention.??? Cretul asked the National Indian Gaming...
  • Who knew Detroit was a food mecca?

     
    Here's part two of guest poster Robert of Cross Key's eating adventures on his recent road trip. His photo and descriptions are making me hungry. ELDetroit is not a food desert. To paraphrase Mark Twain, the demise of Detroit......
  • What's casino mogul's interest in Crist and Florida?

     
    After more unflattering news reports last week about his light schedule, Florida Governor Charlie Crist keeps phoning it in. Today???s schedule shows three phone calls. Yesterday???s showed two phone calls after a 9 a.m. appearance at Valencia Community...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: The bell tolls for thee

     
    Longtime Reality Check reader Bucky has graciously volunteered to guest blog about The Amazing Race, and I'm so glad because my typing muscles are more tired than the Poker Girls' hammer-swinging muscles. Take it away, Bucky ... Last Sunday’s leg...
  • 'Top Chef: Las Vegas': Casino tour

     
    Welcome back, readers. Justine and Liz are back and glad to see you survived last week's boring reunion snoozefest (we sat through it so you didn't have to). Our hopes are high for this week's episode since the previews......
  • 'The Amazing Race': And the winner is ....

     
    Here's Bucky on the finale of The Amazing Race:(Guest recapper’s note: My apology to Meghan Rickey—who I am pretty sure reads this blog every week—for misspelling her name in my recaps. “gh” is my least-favorite digraph in...
  • Three Marylanders among survivors in World Series of Golf

     
    Three Maryland golfers have made it to today's second round of the World Series of Golf being played in Las Vegas, including Rockville insurance agent Rhett Butler who finished second in the unusual tournament last year.The other two players who are......
  • Barkley: My bad on unpaid 400G gambling debt

     
    That Charles Barkley, he's such a card.After the Clark County, Nev., district attorney's office started talking criminal complaint because of Barkley's $400,000 in unpaid markers to the fancy-schmancy Wynn Las Vegas, the former NBA star and TV commentator...
  • Maryland golfers tumble at World Series of Golf

     
    Maryland golfers did a good job in getting through the first round of the World Series of Golf in Las Vegas on Tuesday but all three were eliminated yesterday. The tournament combines golf with the betting strategy of poker. Rockville's......