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Casino and Gambling Industry

Casino and Gambling Industry
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Top Casino and Gambling Industry Articles

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  • Latest casino expansion proposal aims for Quinn backing

    Latest casino expansion proposal aims for Quinn backing
    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...
  • Senate supports review of California gambling industry, related taxes

    Senate supports review of California gambling industry, related taxes
    SACRAMENTO -- California officials would review the growing gambling industry in the state, looking at whether regulations promote job creation and examine the possibility of imposing new taxes on the activity, under a bill approved Monday by the state...
  • 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...
  • Casino bidder calls Prince George's site selection process flawed

    Casino bidder calls Prince George's site selection process flawed
    Less than a week before state officials are expected to award a casino license in Prince George's County, one of the three bidders is calling the state's research "flat-out wrong." Greenwood Racing, which wants to build a Parx casino on Route 210 in Fort...
  • MGM was the right bet [Editorial]

    MGM was the right bet  [Editorial]
    Maryland's Video Lottery Facility Location commission faced a much harder decision in awarding a license to a Prince George's County casino than it had for any of the licenses before. This was the first time that the commissioners had a choice between...
  • Financial markets: Six highlights -- and absurdities -- of 2013

    Wall Street had plenty of reasons to think 2013 would go miserably for the stock market — what with a lackluster global economy, the U.S. government shutdown, Syria's civil war, the Obamacare fiasco and Miley Cyrus. Instead, we're on track for a...
  • Gaming Board calls influx of sweepstakes video games illegal

    Gaming Board calls influx of sweepstakes video games illegal
    Illinois lawmakers promised years ago to finally get rid of video poker machines that had long gone unregulated and untaxed in dark corners of bars across the state. In turn, they legalized video gambling machines that were taxed and tightly controlled....
  • Macau casinos outpace total U.S. market, rake in record take in 2013

    Las Vegas is no longer the gambling capitol of the world. Not by a long shot. The tiny Chinese city of Macau reported a whopping $45 billion of gambling revenue in 2013, a figure analysts expect will be about seven times as much as casinos on the iconic...
  • Sin Tax Shortfall Shows State Must Grow Economy

    Sin Tax Shortfall Shows State Must Grow Economy
    Connecticut knew, or should have known, 20 years ago that its regional monopoly on casino gambling — and hence its cut of slot machine revenues — would not last forever. Surrounding states were inevitably going to want a piece of the action....
  • L.A. city attorney sues firm that provides cyber-gambling systems

    L.A. city attorney sues firm that provides cyber-gambling systems
    Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer has filed a lawsuit against a national developer of gambling systems for its role in allegedly supplying L.A.-area cyber cafes. "Illegal gambling can cause significant public safety problems and preys on our most...
  • Maryland sees lowest casino revenue since spring

    Maryland sees lowest casino revenue since spring
    Maryland's four casinos brought in about $65 million in December, their lowest monthly revenue since the Rocky Gap Casino Resort opened in May. Still the total was well above revenues seen at the end of 2012, riding a nearly 50 percent year-over-year...