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Casino and Gambling Industry

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  • Brown proposes making public pre-K available to all

    Brown proposes making public pre-K available to all
    Offering his take on an emerging issue of the 2014 election for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown rolled out a plan Tuesday to make pre-kindergarten education available to all Maryland public school children. Brown outlined his program, billed as...
  • Florida gambling can have you talking to yourself

    Florida gambling can have you talking to yourself
    Gambling research company Spectrum Gaming Group released a 464-page report describing the state of gambling in Florida and what 12 various scenarios would result in. When gamblers talk about covering all their bets, they can now point to this report. It...
  • Fitch Ratings likes Seminoles

    Fitch Ratings likes Seminoles
     Here is the press release from Fitch Ratings, documenting their upgrade of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.  Fitch Ratings assigns a 'BBB' rating to Seminole Tribe of Florida's (STOF) proposed $395 million incremental term loan B. Fitch also upgrades...
  • Gansler expands pre-K proposal

    Gansler expands pre-K proposal
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler suggested Thursday capping the amount of casino cash given to the horse racing industry and spending the rest on early childhood education, an investment Gansler said would be among his most important priorities if he...
  • More Gambling A Bad Bet For Connecticut

    Sixteen years ago, Congress was so concerned about the spread of casino gambling that it set up a commission to study the issue. In 1999, the commission recommended a moratorium on new casinos until the government could get a better handle on their...
  • Hialeah poker room has huge September

    Hialeah poker room has huge September
    The Hialeah Park poker room was flush with customers in its first full month, with pretty much a full house. The new poker room outearned its south Broward and Miami-Dade competitors, with $692,417 in September revenue. That’s well ahead of nearby...
  • In candidates' proposals for expanded pre-K, details will matter [Editorial]

    Marylanders should be paying attention to what is emerging as a key issue in the governor's race — possible statewide expansion of pre-kindergarten public education. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Attorney General Douglas Gansler, the front-running...
  • Caesars acknowledges federal probe, says won't affect Baltimore plans

    Caesars acknowledges federal probe, says won't affect Baltimore plans
    The parent company of Baltimore's casino said Monday that one of its businesses is the subject of a federal investigation into money laundering and that it was pulling out of a $1 billion casino venture in Boston. But officials at Caesars Entertainment...
  • State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations

    State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations
    Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp. Caesars said Monday that one of its Las Vegas businesses is the subject...
  • Updated: Decoupling, destination casinos and addictions at Senate workshop

    Updated: Decoupling, destination casinos and addictions at Senate workshop
      One only had to sit through a public hearing on gambling to get a taste of how diverse the state's interests are -- and the Florida Senate Gaming Committee did just that Wednesday.  Committee chair Garrett Richter, R-Naples, had proposed four...
  • Greenwood antes up for P.G. County casino

    Greenwood antes up for P.G. County casino
    Greenwood Racing Inc. showed its hand Wednesday in its bid to build a casino in Prince George's County. The owner of Pennsylvania's largest casino said it would plow $100 million into local road improvements and generate $30 million a year in tax revenue...