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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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  • Island Breeze casino cruise ship gets flowing

    Island Breeze casino cruise ship gets flowing
    Island Breeze executives hope the gambling winds blow favorably. Owners of the refurbished ship, which sails out of the Port of Palm Beach, launched a soft opening March 15 but are now ready to go full-sail. No other Palm Beach County venue offers...
  • Gov. Rick Scott doesn't have opinion on latest gambling expansion proposal

    Gov. Rick Scott doesn't have opinion on latest gambling expansion proposal
    The latest proposal to expand gambling in South Florida involves a complicated move to locate a slot machine-only operation in downtown Miami. It stems from a deal, announced Monday, between Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino and international gambling...
  • Sunrise police launch internal investigation into questions about drug stings

    Sunrise police launch internal investigation into questions about drug stings
    A Sun Sentinel investigation into the city's undercover drug stings has prompted Sunrise Police to examine whether anyone in the department broke the law. The newspaper in recent days has asked the department to explain why the addresses of two...
  • Maryland racing industry embraces new optimism as Preakness approaches

    Maryland racing industry embraces new optimism as Preakness approaches
    It's hard to overstate how bleak an outlook Maryland thoroughbred racing faced as recently as four years ago. Magna Entertainment Corp., which owned Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park, had declared bankruptcy and squandered a chance to bring...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maria Sachs: Gambling regulation needed in Florida

    When gambling saloons were a fixture in the Wild West, just about anyone with enough money could set up shop and start gambling. There wasn't much regulation or oversight, and disputes were often settled by Smith & Wesson. While we aren't living in...
  • 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,...
  • Phil Combest: Decoupling will hurt the horse industry and the state economy.

    Horse racing in Florida is a billion-dollar industry. Its huge economic impact is much larger, for example, than another, much-coveted leisure industry--spring training baseball. Horse racing employs many thousands of Floridians year 'round all over the...
  • Penn National clears a hurdle needed to bid for Prince George's casino

    Penn National clears a hurdle needed to bid for Prince George's casino
    Penn National Gaming Inc. took another step Thursday toward being able to bid for a casino license in Prince George's County after Maryland gaming officials approved a corporate restructuring for the owner of Hollywood Casino Perryville. The state...
  • Expanded bonus program boosts Maryland's horse industry

    Expanded bonus program boosts Maryland's horse industry
    When jockey Chelsey Keiser rode Greentree Road, a 6-year-old gelding from Frederick, across the finish line to place second in the fourth race at Laurel Park on Thursday, she earned his owner 20 percent of the $15,000 purse, or $3,000. It was far from...