| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:29 AM
An obscure panel of lawmakers unexpectedly shot down video gambling reforms Tuesday, leaving regulators grasping to close loopholes in the lucrative business.
Aaron Jaffe, chairman of the Illinois Gaming Board, which proposed the reforms, said he was...
| 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...
| Oct 8, 2013
A wave of video gambling establishments catering to women is starting to sweep across Illinois — cozy, well-lit spots with names like Stella's Place, Emma's Eatery, Dotty's and Betty's Bistro.
They're a far cry from the stereotypical male-...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:42 AM
This has not been a good year for gold investors.
Prices of the precious metal were at a three-week low Tuesday morning on speculation that a strengthening U.S. economy will spur the Federal Reserve to slow stimulus. Silver fell to its lowest level in...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:53 AM
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...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:12 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:20 AM
A Boca Raton venture group that has been presenting startup companies to investors for some 30 years will hold its first startup Expo on Feb. 26, the group announced Wednesday.
The Expo, which will feature startup companies from around the state, is...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:25 PM
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....
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:33 AM
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:36 PM
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...