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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)
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Top Casino and Gambling Industry Articles

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  • Maryland lottery, casinos combine to pay $929.74 million to state

    Maryland lottery, casinos combine to pay $929.74 million to state
    Maryland's lottery and casino industries generated $929.74 million for the state during the last fiscal year, the regulatory body that monitors both announced Wednesday. Traditional lottery sales decreased 2.2 percent, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming...
  • Owner of alleged Lawndale mini-market-turned-casino charged

    Owner of alleged Lawndale mini-market-turned-casino charged
    Some gamblers don't know when to stop. Apparently, a Lawndale slot machine operator didn't either. The L.A. County district attorney's office in Torrance charged a mini-market store owner last Thursday with the illegal possession of slot machines...
  • Slots Decline Shows Connecticut's Casinos Losing Their Edge

    Connecticut, for the first time in 15 years, is collecting more money from the state lottery than from slot machines at the two Indian casinos. Note to Massachusetts as it plans its first casinos in western Massachusetts and Greater Boston: Adjust...
  • Maryland Live casino's revenue up 64% in August

    Maryland Live casino's revenue up 64% in August
    Maryland Live's August revenue spiked 64 percent compared with a year earlier, a nearly $21 million increase in a month that saw the debut of the casino's 52-table poker room, the state said Thursday. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency...
  • Luck around the clock: Illinois casinos want to be open 24/7

    Luck around the clock: Illinois casinos want to be open 24/7
    Illinois gamblers could try their luck around the clock under a proposal regulators are weighing to allow the state's 10 casinos to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Illinois casinos are allowed to stay open for a maximum of 22 hours a day, but...
  • Penn National clears a hurdle needed to bid for Prince George's casino

    Penn National clears a hurdle needed to bid for Prince George's casino
    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. The state...
  • Expanded bonus program boosts Maryland's horse industry

    Expanded bonus program boosts Maryland's horse industry
    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...
  • Video poker protections questioned

     Video poker protections questioned
    Illinois regulators considered Nicky Nichols' associations too questionable for the state's latest foray into gambling, so they rejected his companies' bids to run slot machines in bars. And Vince Dublino testified in a mob trial to running illegal...
  • Florida Council marks 25 years with conference

    Florida Council marks 25 years with conference
    The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling will hold its 25th Anniversary Conference, Problem Gambling in Florida:  Past, Present and Future, Thursday and Friday at the DoubleTree Hilton Orlando, Florida at SeaWorld.   The conference will feature former...
  • Legislature eases rules for casino hiring

    In a victory for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the General Assembly gave final passage Tuesday to a bill easing restrictions on hiring of people with criminal records for jobs at Maryland casinos. The Senate voted XX-XX to approve the House-passed...
  • Maryland's three casinos generated $58 million in revenue in March

    Maryland's three casinos generated $58 million in revenue in March
    Revenue at Maryland's three casinos in March reached $58 million, with two that have been opened for at least a year seeing a decrease from a year earlier, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Friday. Hollywood Casino Perryville in...