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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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  • Mass. High Court: Casino Repeal Will Go To A Vote

    Mass. High Court: Casino Repeal Will Go To A Vote
    The high court in Massachusetts ruled Tuesday that a petition to effectively ban casinos will go to a vote in November, potentially erasing plans for destination resorts in Springfield and Greater Boston. At the least, the decision delays the start of...
  • Online gambling revenues fall short

    WASHINGTON State lawmakers who dream of dollar signs from legalized online gambling might want to pause for a moment to consider Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey. Last year, the three states became the first in the country to legalize Internet gaming. But...
  • Deborah Brown: A safe bet: Banning smoking in casinos a healthy policy

    Casino company executives and industry experts recently met to discuss issues such as rapid expansion and competition in the regional gaming market at the 18th annual East Coast Gaming Congress in Atlantic City, N.J. It's unfortunate that a public health...
  • Horseshoe Casino setting up the slots

    Horseshoe Casino setting up the slots
    The Horseshoe Casino Baltimore won't open until August, but the woman warrior's face on Sky Rider already glows alluringly on the second floor, offering the chance at "Silver Treasures." The slot machine stands among a sea of recent arrivals at the...
  • Foxwoods Withdrawing From Catskills Casino Plan

    Foxwoods Withdrawing From Catskills Casino Plan
    New York's Catskills region won't get a Foxwoods casino. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is withdrawing plans to redevelop Grossinger's, an iconic Borscht Belt venue. Foxwoods Resort Casino and its local partner, Muss Development, said it could not...
  • Sands gives Pennsylvania table games a boost

    A big May by Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem helped Pennsylvania end its brief losing streak at the tables, where the state's 12 casinos pulled in $64.2 million in May. The increase of $1.4 million in revenue statewide — or 2.3 percent — over...
  • With gambling's rise, the story of downfall

    PHILADELPHIA James Bryan was a gambling omnivore. Blackjack or slots at Harrah's Philadelphia, sports betting, scratch-off lottery tickets he played them all. To pay for his gambling binges, Bryan, 45, traded copper for cash. He did not peddle the...
  • Condo proposal at Gulfstream Park

    Condo proposal at Gulfstream Park
     So the Hallandale Beach City Commission votes Wednesday on whether to approve a condo project at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino. I don't really see any reason why it won't be approved.  It's interesting on the gambling front because Gulfstream is...
  • Final Vote Gives Casino License To MGM In Springfield

    Final Vote Gives Casino License To MGM In Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International received the full blessing of Massachusetts gambling regulators Friday to build and operate an $800 million casino in the city's downtown. An opening is planned for 2017 after about 30 months of construction....
  • Wordview Entertainment CEO Christopher Woodrow Departs Abruptly

    In a suprise move, Worldview Entertainment CEO Christopher Woodrow has left the company abruptly. Chief operating officer Molly Conners is running the company in the wake of Woodrow's departure. The company had no comment on reports that Woodrow was...
  • Casino mogul funding campaign against medical marijuana

    Casino mogul funding campaign against medical marijuana
    Well this is rich. A man who is trying to bring one seedy industry to Florida just gave $2.5 million to keep another out. Sheldon Adelson, chairman of the Las Vegas Sands Corp., is the largest contributor (by far) to a group called Drug Free Florida,...