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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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  • Against Question 7: Gambling expansion is a bad deal for Maryland taxpayers

    Against Question 7: Gambling expansion is a bad deal for Maryland taxpayers
    We support Maryland's slot machine gambling program, and we think it would be wise to eventually expand it to include table games, which would attract additional economic development and create more jobs. It might even be a good idea one day to allow a...
  • Rawlings-Blake, Ogden star in pro-casino ad

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake brings on the muscle in a just-released ad warning voters that casino owners in West Virginia are behind the opposition to the proposed gambling expansion plan on the Nov. 6 ballot. In the ad, the former Ravens star...
  • Connecticut's lesson for Maryland on casino gambling

    Maryland voters should understand what they are getting with casinos Having recently relocated to Baltimore from Connecticut where I lived for 20 years within a 15-mile radius of the country's two largest casinos, I hope to give some insight into what...
  • Money, politics, passion surround local coverage of same sex marriage referendum

    Money, politics, passion surround local coverage of same sex marriage referendum
    The money, politics and passions surrounding Question 6, the ballot referendum on Maryland's same-sex marriage law, are big, hardcore and hot. Just the kind of story that can go beyond the promotional slogans and be used to measure a local TV station's...
  • Md. voters evenly split on same-sex marriage

    Md. voters evenly split on same-sex marriage
    As the Nov. 6 election nears, likely Maryland voters are evenly divided on whether to make same-sex marriage legal in the state after opposition has grown in recent weeks, according to a new opinion poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun. Meanwhile, most...
  • Gambling expansion wins narrow victory

    Gambling expansion wins narrow victory
    After the most expensive political campaign in Maryland's history, proponents of a plan to expand the reach and variety of casino gambling in Maryland won a narrow victory. The measure would allow Maryland casinos to offer table games such as blackjack...
  • Casino backers tout police, fire, NAACP support

    On a day when campaigning over gambling expansion was otherwise muted by storm cleanup, proponents of a new casino in Prince George's County flaunted the endorsements of police and fire unions and the state NAACP and pointed to their support in a...
  • Casino jobs are good jobs

    Casino jobs are good jobs
    Jobs and employment are always hot topics when election season rolls around, but never in all my years of politics has the issue been more critical than it is today. As voters in Maryland head to the polls to decide, among other things, a question related...
  • Against Question 7

    Against Question 7
    Four years ago, we endorsed the constitutional amendment that legalized slot machine gambling in Maryland, and we still support it. We think it would be wise for Maryland to eventually expand its gambling program to include table games like blackjack...
  • O'Malley signs gambling expansion bill

    O'Malley signs gambling expansion bill
    Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Wednesday asking voters to approve expanded gambling in Maryland as supporters and opponents prepared for what could be a bruising referendum campaign this fall. The governor's action capped a whirlwind special...
  • Shop owners, gambling experts react to National Harbor casino

    Shop owners, gambling experts react to National Harbor casino
    NATIONAL HARBOR - Potomac Gourmet Market sits just a block away from MGM Resorts International's new visitor center at National Harbor. It is one of dozens of local businesses that may be affected by the outcome of Question 7, the Maryland ballot item...
  • Open season for Md. casino interests

    Open season for Md. casino interests
    Gov. Martin O'Malleyexplained his headlong push for expanded gambling in Maryland as an attempt to end debate on the issue once and for all — at least for as long as he is governor. But the legislature may have sabotaged that hope through an...