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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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  • The Sun Sentinel's Take: Long odds for clear road map on gambling

    The Sun Sentinel's Take: Long odds for clear road map on gambling
    The odds on Florida better regulating gambling anytime soon just got a lot longer. State lawmakers have put the brakes on bills designed to create a gaming commission and allow more games of chance until Gov. Rick Scott completes a new table-games...
  • Lyman Allyn Exhibit Focuses On Demographic Shift After Casino Opening

    Lyman Allyn Exhibit Focuses On Demographic Shift After Casino Opening
    Mohegan Sun Casino opened in Montville in 1996, a few years after the opening of Foxwoods Resort Casino in nearby Ledyard. After the casinos came to town, southeastern Connecticut changed as predicted in terms of traffic and employment, but there were...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • David Hart: Gambling's odds aren't favorable for Florida's future

    Las Vegas-style casino gambling is often touted as a remedy for Florida's economy. If that were so, then Nevada or Atlantic City might be envied as good places to live, work and raise a family. Instead, Atlantic City is on a seven-year spiral of...
  • Danny Adkins and Wayne Pacell: Florida's sport of queens needs de-coupling

    It is no secret that interest in greyhound racing has been rapidly deteriorating. The sport of queens, once Florida's highest revenue-generating form of gambling, is on life support, and more than ever a danger to the health and safety of its subjects,...
  • Paul Davies: Gambling bill faces long odds on producing any reforms

    Sen. Garrett Richter's gambling plan for Florida is long on expansion and short on reform. Give the Naples Republican credit for understanding that Florida's current gambling policy is a hodgepodge of plans slapped together to fit the various desires of...