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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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  • 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...
  • Bidders for Prince George's casino license enter home stretch

    Bidders for Prince George's casino license enter home stretch
    The three players bidding to build a new casino in Prince George's County have shown their hands, and the state will pick a winner by the end of December. The stakes are high as the state prepares to hold a series of meetings beginning this week and...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown attends L.A.-area casino event for major donor

    Gov. Jerry Brown attends L.A.-area casino event for major donor
    Governor Jerry Brown made a rare visit to southeast Los Angeles County on Monday for an unveiling of plans for a new casino building in Hawaiian Gardens, a 1-square-mile city bordering Orange County. It was the second time in little more than a month...
  • The banana republic of Maryland [Commentary]

    The banana republic of Maryland [Commentary]
    One-party rule breeds cronyism. While Maryland's one-party Democratic rulers, like Gov. Martin O'Malley, fancy themselves progressive angels above such things, the fact is, Maryland has devolved into an oligarchy. Exhibit A: KO Public Affairs, the...
  • Consultants say National Harbor would be most lucrative site for Prince George's casino

    Consultants say National Harbor would be most lucrative site for Prince George's casino
    A casino at National Harbor would bring in more revenue and tax dollars than two other sites vying for the state's sole casino in Prince George's County, according to consultants who presented data to state gambling officials in Annapolis on Friday. A...
  • BB&T Center makes pitch for a casino

    BB&T Center makes pitch for a casino
    In Michael Yormark's vision for his corner of Broward County, a night on the town would include a big-name concert and a bite to eat or a nightcap with a little gambling. A hotel would be handy for tourists. Not unlike what's available at the Seminole...
  • Mixed feelings about Baltimore's coming casino [Letter]

    Mixed feelings about Baltimore's coming casino [Letter]
    As the owner of a small business that produces events in Baltimore, I have been pleased to see the continued growth of entertainment and cultural options in Baltimore City. However, I have mixed emotions about the large casino taking shape on Russell...