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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)
A collection of news and information related to Casino and Gambling Industry published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo KIRK MCKOY / LA TIMES) « Show less

Top Casino and Gambling Industry Articles

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  • State Sliding Down Slope To Video Slots

    Heard about the three new slots casinos being proposed for Connecticut? Probably not, any more than you heard of plans to legalize keno (essentially electronic bingo) before legislative leaders slipped it into the budget in the waning hours of the...
  • Maryland reports $66 million in January casino revenue

    Maryland reports $66 million in January casino revenue
    January's cold likely chilled the take at Maryland's four casinos, which got a somewhat lackluster start to 2014. The casinos brought in about $66.2 million in revenue in January, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Wednesday. That's the...
  • Fragrance allergy legislation to protect vulnerable students brings rare optimism

    The dynamics of House Bill 1955 are all wrong for Harrisburg. The measure could cut into the profits of a commercial enterprise potentially capable of making "political campaign contributions" (it's wrong to say "bribes"), and it would benefit people...
  • Maryland's largest casino bets heavily on Asian community

    Rising at the center of the sprawling casino floor at Maryland Live at Arundel Mills — a prime piece of money-making real estate, if there ever was one — aren't shiny new slot machines or table games. Instead, an Asian-themed eatery is...
  • No Casinos lists 'statesmen'; AIF supports expansion

    No Casinos lists 'statesmen'; AIF supports expansion
    OK, this gambling stuff is heating up. NoCasinos.org sent out a press release announcing its "statesmen's council" of supporters. Best for Florida, sponsored by Associated Industries of Florida, spelled out its thoughts supporting gambling expansion in...
  • Revere, Mass., Approves Mohegan Sun's Plan For $1.3 Billion Casino

     Revere, Mass., Approves Mohegan Sun's Plan For $1.3 Billion Casino
    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...
  • Mohegan's $1.3 Billion Casino Plan Goes To Vote In Revere, Mass.

    Mohegan's $1.3 Billion Casino Plan Goes To Vote In Revere, Mass.
    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...
  • Casino, church team up to promote jobs to city residents

    Casino, church team up to promote jobs to city residents
    Dozens of Baltimore residents walked into Upton's Union Baptist Church Sunday. They were dressed fastidiously in dark suits and dark dresses. Their eyes turned toward the stage where they saw an odd sight for a house of worship: A gambling advertisement...
  • Palm Beach slots added to gambling bill

    Palm Beach slots added to gambling bill
    Palm Beach County inched closer toward becoming slot-friendly on Monday. Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, told fellow members of the Senate Committee on Gaming that she is amending a sweeping bill that would add two casino resorts to South Florida. She...
  • Gambling on getting employer to settle losses

    There's an old joke meant to disparage the reputation of a particular profession that goes something like this: A client decides to pay for the services he receives in cash. After he settles his bill and leaves the cash with the professional who provided...
  • 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,...