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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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  • Howard delegates have mixed views on gambling expansion

    When Gov. Martin O'Malley announced July 27 that he would call a special session on gambling expansion, he did not have the necessary votes lined up in the House of Delegates, where gambling bills have hit the most obstacles in recent years. And so, in...
  • Warning signs for Maryland's slots program

    Warning signs for Maryland's slots program
    If Maryland legislators are looking for a sign to tell them whether to support Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to expand the state's gambling program to include a sixth casino, they got it this week when Penn National Gaming asked if it could give back a...
  • Maryland casinos bring in $44.6 million in August

    Maryland casinos bring in $44.6 million in August
    Maryland's three casinos made more than $44.6 million in August, down from $48 million in July, the Maryland Lottery reported Wednesday. Maryland Live in Anne Arundel County accounted for 73 percent of all casino profits last month. It has generated...
  • The misleading pitch for Question 7

    The misleading pitch for Question 7
    Give the new television ad asking voters to approve Maryland's Question 7 credit for one thing: It is spot on in accusing the opposition of being bankrolled by an out-of-state gambling company worried about losing revenue at its marquee location in West...
  • Gambling law's donation curbs may not limit much

    Gambling law's donation curbs may not limit much
    When the legislature went to work on Gov. Martin O'Malley's gambling bill, one of the first provisions to be rolled back was a sweeping ban on political contributions from casino interests. As introduced, the bill would have prevented everyone from a...
  • Cordish Cos. make case before Arundel delegation

    A spokesman for the developer of the Maryland Live Casino received a warm reception from a hometown crowd Thursday morning when he appeared before the Anne Arundel County legislative delegation to warn of grave damage to the Arundel Mills facility if Gov....
  • Cordish, National Harbor backers square off

    The owner of the soon-to-open Maryland Live casino at Arundel Mills and proponents of a new casino in Prince George's County squared off Friday as a work group set up by the governor and legislative leaders began looking at the issue of expanding gambling...
  • Harford executive seeks a casino

    Harford County Executive David Craig says he wants the county to be considered as a future casino gambling site. Craig sent a letter Monday to the chairman of the governor's recently appointed work group to consider gaming expansion that was created in...
  • Craig asks panel to consider Harford for casino site

    Harford County Executive David R. Craig has asked a state work group studying gambling expansion to consider Harford as a casino site despite the proximity of an existing slots parlor in neighboring Cecil County. Craig, a Republican considered likely...
  • Maryland's two casinos brought in $14.6 million in May

    Maryland's two casinos took in about $14.6 million in May, with both facilities' revenues increasing compared with a year ago, according to state regulators. Hollywood Casino Perryville, in Cecil County, brought in slightly less than $10.1 million during...
  • Gambling expansion work group begins study of sixth casino

    When the state legislature legalized slot machine gambling in 2007 and proposed locations for five casinos, it operated under the assumption that most patrons would come from areas within a 50-mile radius of each facility. Under that assumption, Laurel...
  • Maryland Live Casino opens its doors to the public

    Maryland Live Casino opens its doors to the public
    On Wednesday night, after 18 months of construction and three years of planning, the $500 million Maryland Live Casino in Hanover was ready for prime time. Just after 10 p.m., Roxine Noone of Jessup burst through the doors of the just-opened casino at...