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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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  • 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...
  • Horseshoe Casino brings 1,700 jobs to Baltimore [Commentary]

    Horseshoe Casino brings 1,700 jobs to Baltimore [Commentary]
    When Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opens later this year, it will serve as more than just a proud new gateway to downtown Baltimore. The $442-million casino entertainment facility will create 1,700 new jobs downtown — infusing new tax revenue into...
  • Latest casino expansion proposal aims for Quinn backing

    Latest casino expansion proposal aims for Quinn backing
    In what has practically become a harbinger of spring, state lawmakers who favor gambling expansion began their annual push Wednesday by debating the latest plan to bring a massive casino to Chicago. But neither Gov. Pat Quinn nor Mayor Rahm Emanuel...
  • Hard Rock celebrates its first 10 years

    Hard Rock celebrates its first 10 years
    Ten years ago, few South Floridians thought of driving down State Road 7 in Hollywood in search of drinks and live music. The only legal blackjack games were found on cruise ships. The name "Martorano" was uttered mostly in east Fort Lauderdale. And not a...
  • 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...
  • Online gambling a haven for money launderers, report warns

    Online gambling a haven for money launderers, report warns
    Just like it did to booksellers and travel agents, the Internet is rendering obsolete¬† money launderers inside brick-and-mortar casinos. According to a report released Thursday, the world’s criminals are increasingly laundering their ill-gotten...
  • Keno Madness At The State Capitol

    Unfortunately, keno lives. Stop flirting with it, lawmakers, and repeal this unwanted, addictive game. Keno has traveled a circuitous route. Near the end of last year's legislative session, negotiators inserted — without public hearing or much...