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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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  • Lawmakers reject video gambling reforms

    Lawmakers reject video gambling reforms
    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...
  • 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...
  • Gold at three-week low on Fed stimulus outlook

    Gold at three-week low on Fed stimulus outlook
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...