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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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  • 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,...
  • Dividing up the casino winnings

    Dividing up the casino winnings
    Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
  • Maryland casino earnings jump 10 percent in May

    Maryland casino earnings jump 10 percent in May
    Maryland's four casinos raked in about 10 percent more revenue in May than they did a year ago that month, although two of the four locations recorded slumps, according to figures released Thursday by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency....
  • 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...
  • Mohegans Welcome End Of Management Agreement Costing Millions

    It's only June, but already the Mohegans are looking forward to New Year's Day. That's because the dawn of 2015 will mark the end of the tribe's so-called "relinquishment agreement" with its original partners, Trading Cove Associates, the people...
  • Mohegan Tribe Buys Wood Pellet Factories To Diversify Revenues

    The Mohegan Tribe announced Wednesday it bought a wood-pellet production company in Ohio as part of an effort to diversify revenue in the face of growing competition within the gaming industry. The tribe said it bought a production plant that was owned...
  • Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt

    Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt
    As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort. They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
  • Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson leads charge against online gambling

    Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson leads charge against online gambling
    Suddenly, the curtain of privacy dropped away, and there was billionaire Sheldon Adelson, one of the planet's most reclusive business magnates, taking a decidedly public stand on an issue he calls close to his heart: Internet gaming. He calls it...
  • Lake Zurich hikes video gambling license fee

    Lake Zurich hikes video gambling license fee
    Lake Zurich officials have upped the ante for video gaming liquor license fees. Before the betting starts, bars and restaurants will have to shell out a lot more money to the village than originally expected. Officials said each license fee will be...
  • Tinley Park amending gambling license fee

    Tinley Park amending gambling license fee
    Tinley Park officials are in the process of amending the village's video gambling license to prorate the $1,000 fee for latecomers despite a trustee's opposition. Mayor Ed Zabrocki presented the proposal during a May 13 meeting of the Joint Finance...
  • Legislators Folded On Sweepstakes Revenue

    In the midst of its midnight sprint to hastily pass dozens of laws before the 2014 legislative deadline, the Connecticut General Assembly inexplicably turned away millions in potential tax revenue from the multibillion-dollar Internet sweepstakes cafe...