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Casino and Gambling Industry

Casino and Gambling Industry
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Top Casino and Gambling Industry Articles

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  • Niles discusses overturning video gambling ban

    Niles discusses overturning video gambling ban
    A Niles task force of residents and village officials is expected to make its recommendation next month on whether to overturn the suburb's ban on video gambling. Created in October by Mayor Andrew Przybylo, the task force held two days of hearings...
  • Gaming Board calls influx of sweepstakes video games illegal

    Gaming Board calls influx of sweepstakes video games illegal
    Illinois lawmakers promised years ago to finally get rid of video poker machines that had long gone unregulated and untaxed in dark corners of bars across the state. In turn, they legalized video gambling machines that were taxed and tightly controlled....
  • Macau casinos outpace total U.S. market, rake in record take in 2013

    Las Vegas is no longer the gambling capitol of the world. Not by a long shot. The tiny Chinese city of Macau reported a whopping $45 billion of gambling revenue in 2013, a figure analysts expect will be about seven times as much as casinos on the iconic...
  • Sin Tax Shortfall Shows State Must Grow Economy

    Sin Tax Shortfall Shows State Must Grow Economy
    Connecticut knew, or should have known, 20 years ago that its regional monopoly on casino gambling — and hence its cut of slot machine revenues — would not last forever. Surrounding states were inevitably going to want a piece of the action....
  • L.A. city attorney sues firm that provides cyber-gambling systems

    L.A. city attorney sues firm that provides cyber-gambling systems
    Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer has filed a lawsuit against a national developer of gambling systems for its role in allegedly supplying L.A.-area cyber cafes. "Illegal gambling can cause significant public safety problems and preys on our most...
  • Maryland sees lowest casino revenue since spring

    Maryland sees lowest casino revenue since spring
    Maryland's four casinos brought in about $65 million in December, their lowest monthly revenue since the Rocky Gap Casino Resort opened in May. Still the total was well above revenues seen at the end of 2012, riding a nearly 50 percent year-over-year...
  • Five questions for Lorenzo Creighton

    Though MGM Resorts International won the state's Prince George's County casino license just last month, the company has had a point man in Maryland for more than a year. Lorenzo Creighton was tapped for the job of president and chief operating officer of...
  • Tinley Park to allow video gambling despite residents' objections

    Tinley Park to allow video gambling despite residents' objections
    Tinley Park officials have formally voted to allow video gambling machines in the village despite objections raised by some who said gambling isn't right for the town. Village trustees Greg Hannon, Brian Maher, Tom Staunton, Patricia Leoni and T.J....
  • Lawmakers reject video gambling reforms

    Lawmakers reject video gambling reforms
    An obscure panel of lawmakers unexpectedly shot down video gambling reforms Tuesday, leaving regulators grasping to close loopholes in the lucrative business. Aaron Jaffe, chairman of the Illinois Gaming Board, which proposed the reforms, said he was...
  • Gaming Board reacts after reforms rejected

    Gaming Board reacts after reforms rejected
    The state’s top gambling regulators said today that a “substantial gap” remains in their oversight of the barroom slot machine industry after a panel of lawmakers rejected reforms. Illinois Gaming Board officials also said they would...
  • 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...