| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:06 PM
SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International received the full blessing of Massachusetts gambling regulators Friday to build and operate an $800 million casino in the city's downtown.
An opening is planned for 2017 after about 30 months of construction....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:06 PM
New York's Catskills region won't get a Foxwoods casino.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is withdrawing plans to redevelop Grossinger's, an iconic Borscht Belt venue. Foxwoods Resort Casino and its local partner, Muss Development, said it could not...
| Jun 22, 2014
The Horseshoe Casino Baltimore won't open until August, but the woman warrior's face on Sky Rider already glows alluringly on the second floor, offering the chance at "Silver Treasures."
The slot machine stands among a sea of recent arrivals at the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:31 AM
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....
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:25 PM
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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:31 AM
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,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Democracy activists in China’s casino hot spot of Macao have challenged the house with an informal poll to size up support for political reforms. But police have intervened, arresting organizers of the nonbinding referendum.
The balloting, which...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:30 AM
About 10,000 gamblers, well-connected guests and curious local residents are expected to come to the city a week from tonight for the grand opening of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, launching what city officials hope will be a powerful economic engine....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:17 AM
The city of Batavia on Monday upheld its ban on video gambling despite a request to allow the activity in some businesses and fraternal organizations.
The state began allowing video gambling in 2012, but it's up to the local municipality to decide...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
An American Indian tribe that runs a Northern California casino and golf course has agreed to pay $9,000 in fines for campaign finance violations that include improperly providing more than a thousand dollars worth of free golf games at a fundraiser...