| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:39 AM
There were tears, accusations and balled-up fists pounding the podium as longtime residents and business owners pleaded with the Highwood City Council on Tuesday not to allow video gambling.
Aldermen Brad Slavin and Mike Fiore introduced ordinances that...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:24 PM
PALMER, Mass. — Voters narrowly defeated Mohegan Sun's $1 billion casino proposal on Tuesday, at least for the moment leaving the MGM Resorts International plan for downtown Springfield as the sole survivor in a contest to operate a casino in...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Revenue from Maryland's four casinos totaled nearly $66.4 million last month, up $1.04 million in September, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Tuesday.
As usual, the bulk of the revenue was generated by Maryland Live Casino in Anne...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Around the clock, teams watch surveillance footage from more than 1,000 cameras covering nearly every inch of the 2 million-square-foot Maryland Live casino, which includes restaurants, a music venue and a 5,000-space parking garage.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:11 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Gold just completed its worst quarter since the start of modern gold trading in the '70s. The yellow metal tumbled 23 percent on the quarter to $1,223 an ounce and closed out the first half of the year down 30 percent. I wouldn't normally write about...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Penn National Gaming Inc. took another step Thursday toward being able to bid for a casino license in Prince George's County after Maryland gaming officials approved a corporate restructuring for the owner of Hollywood Casino Perryville.
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:24 PM
When jockey Chelsey Keiser rode Greentree Road, a 6-year-old gelding from Frederick, across the finish line to place second in the fourth race at Laurel Park on Thursday, she earned his owner 20 percent of the $15,000 purse, or $3,000.
It was far from...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Mohegan Sun's slot revenues in August were up by the slightest of measures — 0.03 percent — compared with the same month a year ago, but that was enough to end a year-over-year decline that dates to December 2011.
The casino, in Uncasville,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Playing the last hand of the week in a round of bidding for the rights to build a casino in Prince George's County, MGM Resorts said Friday that the merits of its $925 million resort next to the Capital Beltway trump the others.
Its ace in the hole is...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:38 PM
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...