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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Three operators submit bids for license for Prince George's casino

    Three operators submit bids for license for Prince George's casino
    Two more bidders emerged Friday to compete against MGM National Harbor for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County. Penn National Gaming submitted a proposal to the state's gaming control agency for a $700-million Hollywood Casino Resort at...
  • States Going All In On Gambling

    States Going All In On Gambling
    Connecticut was finally swept into the Northeast's whirlwind of gambling expansion with the introduction of keno to its lottery portfolio to produce revenue for the next budget. It's tapping a market that has proved very profitable for Massachusetts but...
  • Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case

    Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case
    The owners of a Reisterstown store have been given probation after allegedly purchasing stolen jewelry taken in a rash of burglaries in Baltimore and Carroll counties last year. Baltimore County police last year cited the case of Crown Jewelry as an...