| Feb 24, 2014
REVERE, Mass. — Voters in this working-class city on Boston's North Shore — with its long history of gambling on greyhounds and horse racing — will decide Tuesday whether to allow Mohegan Sun to build a $1.3 billion casino at the Suffolk...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:23 PM
REVERE, Mass. — Mohegan Sun's plans for a $1.3 billion casino at Suffolk Downs racetrack passed by a wide margin Tuesday, capturing 63 percent of a citywide vote.
With all 21 precincts reporting, the unofficial tally was 7,169 in favor, 4,172...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Woodridge trustees decided not to repeal a ban on video gambling in the suburb.
At a village board meeting on April 24, Woodridge Mayor Gina Cunningham broke a 3-3 tie vote in favor of preserving the ban. Trustees have been mulling over a proposal to...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Operators of nine McDonald's in the Baltimore area and on the Eastern Shore agreed to pay more than $250,000 in back wages and damages to 138 workers for violations of minimum wage, overtime and child labor provisions, the U.S. Department of Labor...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:30 PM
After failed attempts in prior years, the Lake Zurich board of trustees overturned a video gambling ban Monday night. Trustee Jonathan Sprawka was the only board member to vote against the video gambling ordinance.
"I have absolutely no qualms about...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:44 AM
HARTFORD — Gold Street forms a gentle, S-shaped ribbon of no more than a tenth of a mile between Main Street and Bushnell Park, past Carl Andre's Stone Field Sculpture and the gate to the final resting place of the city's founders.
| 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...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper.
Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:43 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Federal corruption charges against state Sen. Leland Yee, accused of soliciting campaign donations from undercover agents who sought political favors in return, put new light on donations he received while voting on legislation affecting his...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:06 PM
SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International received the full blessing of Massachusetts gambling regulators Friday to build and operate an $800 million casino in the city's downtown.
An opening is planned for 2017 after about 30 months of construction....