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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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  • World Series of Poker begins in Vegas

     
    Pseudo or legit as a 'sports' event, the 39th World Series of Poker gets started tomorrow at the Rio casino in Las Vegas. (To avoid the debate, we'll try to just call it a game).Actually, the WSOP calendar begins today but......
  • Where does Florida Lottery money go? A breakdown

     
    Where does Florida lottery education money go? That's the question I've heard most often in nine years as a news columnist ??? other than "do you miss sports?" Variations include: "How come schools are always crying about their budgets......
  • There's some gambling going on re: the Belmont Stakes

     
    Usually I feel a little guilty when I post betting odds from our off-shore gambling friends at Bodog. But when it comes to the Belmont Stakes . . . First of all, given my editors' obsession with the topic, I......
  • At poker World Series, which prevails? Skill or luck?

     
    The stock question regarding poker is: Luck or skill, which is it? Well, given a reasonable field, skill seems to still come in handy.The first event of the 39th World Series of Poker over the weekend was a $10,000 buy-in......
  • Big Brown No. 1 for the Belmont

     
    Big Brown will make his run for immortality at the Belmont Stakes out of the No. 1 starting position as a result of today's draw for Saturday's third jewel of the Triple Crown. His chief rival, Casino Drive, is the......
  • Reputed Clemens' flame McCready on poker team

     
    The thing about the World Series of Poker is that you just never know who's going to show up.The WSOP Ladies Championship begins Sunday and the event now draws more than 1,000 competitors, including a good number of celebrities. Among this year's well-...
  • Belmont challenger hurts hoof, still in race

     
    Now it's Belmont challenger Casino Drive who has a minor foot injury.Casino Drive, who is considered the main threat to Big Brown's Triple Crown bid, has a bruised foot possibly sustained by stepping on a stone. But Casino Drive will......
  • Yale grad, philanthropist, pros win at poker World Series

     
    The World Series of Poker going on in Las Vegas right now always produces its share of intriguing human interest stories.In the last few days, winners of tournaments included a few famous TV poker personalities and a couple of less......
  • Mediate comparing U.S. Open and World Series of Poker -- three years ago

     
    If you haven't been following the U.S. Open that's currently in a playoff round between Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate (Tiger leads by one stroke after six holes at the moment), you may not be aware that Mediate is an......
  • With Woods out, fans will have to follow Rocco

     
    It has been a long time since a golf match created as much day-after buzz as yesterday???s epic battle between Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate in the U.S. Open playoff round. And as much as fans were understandably pulling for......
  • NYC OTB deal means bigger revenue take on LI

     
    Top officials of Nassau and Suffolk OTB say a provision in the state bailout of New York City???s betting operation will yield about $3.9 million a year in extra revenue for Long Island???s two off-track betting operations. But Dino......