| May 5, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Maryland's four casinos raked in nearly $71.5 million in revenue in April, mostly on the strong performance of Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills, according to the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.
The Anne Arundel casino, among the largest...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 3:41 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:15 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:02 PM
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...
| May 17, 2014
| 7:32 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:57 AM
The economy may have dug itself out of the worst recession in a generation, but gamblers apparently are still reluctant to put their money at risk in U.S. Indian casinos.
Gambling revenue at tribal casinos slowed in 2012, growing at a slower pace than...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:07 PM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:06 AM
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...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:09 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:07 PM
As the elected village clerk of tiny Burnham for more than 30 years, Nancy Dobrowski was entrusted to collect cash on behalf of the south suburb’s 4,500 residents for everything from water and sewer service to business licenses and car towing fees....
| May 8, 2014
| 2:36 PM
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...