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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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  • RealNetworks tries to grow casino games as Zynga drops gambling

    RealNetworks tries to grow casino games as Zynga drops gambling
    RealNetworks Inc., the company that makes the RealPlayer streaming software, is betting it can revive its casual games business with the help of its casino games on Facebook. The casino arm, which features games including video poker and blackjack, is...
  • Maryland's casinos generate nearly $70 million in July

    Maryland's casinos generate nearly $70 million in July
    Maryland's four casinos generated $69.3 million in revenue in July, about $36.3 million of which was returned to the state. Maryland Live, the Hanover facility owned by the Cordish Cos., made $52.5 million from 4,323 slot machines and 122 table games and...
  • Maryland lottery, casinos combine to pay $929.74 million to state

    Maryland lottery, casinos combine to pay $929.74 million to state
    Maryland's lottery and casino industries generated $929.74 million for the state during the last fiscal year, the regulatory body that monitors both announced Wednesday. Traditional lottery sales decreased 2.2 percent, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming...
  • Owner of alleged Lawndale mini-market-turned-casino charged

    Owner of alleged Lawndale mini-market-turned-casino charged
    Some gamblers don't know when to stop. Apparently, a Lawndale slot machine operator didn't either. The L.A. County district attorney's office in Torrance charged a mini-market store owner last Thursday with the illegal possession of slot machines...
  • Slots Decline Shows Connecticut's Casinos Losing Their Edge

    Connecticut, for the first time in 15 years, is collecting more money from the state lottery than from slot machines at the two Indian casinos. Note to Massachusetts as it plans its first casinos in western Massachusetts and Greater Boston: Adjust...
  • Maryland Live casino's revenue up 64% in August

    Maryland Live casino's revenue up 64% in August
    Maryland Live's August revenue spiked 64 percent compared with a year earlier, a nearly $21 million increase in a month that saw the debut of the casino's 52-table poker room, the state said Thursday. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency...
  • Luck around the clock: Illinois casinos want to be open 24/7

    Luck around the clock: Illinois casinos want to be open 24/7
    Illinois gamblers could try their luck around the clock under a proposal regulators are weighing to allow the state's 10 casinos to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Illinois casinos are allowed to stay open for a maximum of 22 hours a day, but...
  • Financial markets: Six highlights -- and absurdities -- of 2013

    Wall Street had plenty of reasons to think 2013 would go miserably for the stock market — what with a lackluster global economy, the U.S. government shutdown, Syria's civil war, the Obamacare fiasco and Miley Cyrus. Instead, we're on track for a...
  • Gaming Board calls influx of sweepstakes video games illegal

    Gaming Board calls influx of sweepstakes video games illegal
    Illinois lawmakers promised years ago to finally get rid of video poker machines that had long gone unregulated and untaxed in dark corners of bars across the state. In turn, they legalized video gambling machines that were taxed and tightly controlled....
  • Macau casinos outpace total U.S. market, rake in record take in 2013

    Las Vegas is no longer the gambling capitol of the world. Not by a long shot. The tiny Chinese city of Macau reported a whopping $45 billion of gambling revenue in 2013, a figure analysts expect will be about seven times as much as casinos on the iconic...
  • Sin Tax Shortfall Shows State Must Grow Economy

    Sin Tax Shortfall Shows State Must Grow Economy
    Connecticut knew, or should have known, 20 years ago that its regional monopoly on casino gambling — and hence its cut of slot machine revenues — would not last forever. Surrounding states were inevitably going to want a piece of the action....