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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)
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Top Casino and Gambling Industry Articles

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  • 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...
  • Homer Glen to choose architect for new village hall

    Homer Glen to choose architect for new village hall
    Homer Glen plans to seek out architectural services and select a firm by sometime this spring for renovations at the Woodbine Golf Course property where it plans to relocate village hall. "I think this is very pragmatic," Trustee Tedd Kagianas said at a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Yee's votes and checks often coincide

    Yee's votes and checks often coincide
    SACRAMENTO -- Federal corruption charges against state Sen. Leland Yee, accused of soliciting campaign donations from undercover agents who sought political favors in return, put new light on donations he received while voting on legislation affecting his...
  • Jackie Gaughan dies at 93; pioneer of Vegas casino industry

    Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a "fun book," as the vouchers are sometimes called, and introduced...
  • Lake Zurich may reconsider video gambling

    Lake Zurich may reconsider video gambling
    Video gambling might have a shot in Lake Zurich, despite disapproval from past elected officials. The Lake Zurich board of trustees plans to discuss soon the possibility of allowing video gambling machines at establishments in the village, though...
  • Casino, church team up to promote jobs to city residents

    Casino, church team up to promote jobs to city residents
    Dozens of Baltimore residents walked into Upton's Union Baptist Church Sunday. They were dressed fastidiously in dark suits and dark dresses. Their eyes turned toward the stage where they saw an odd sight for a house of worship: A gambling advertisement...