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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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  • Play starts at Maryland's first table games

    Play starts at Maryland's first table games
    Many were off work because of a snowstorm that never came, so they went to Hollywood Casino, tucked off Interstate 95, in search of games they thought they'd never see here: blackjack, roulette, craps and poker. For the first time Wednesday and about...
  • MGM Resorts and National Harbor announce casino deal

    MGM Resorts and National Harbor announce casino deal
    The developers of National Harbor announced Friday they have reached an agreement with Las Vegas giant MGM Resorts International to develop a luxury casino at the proposed gambling site on the Potomac River. Under the agreement between the Peterson Cos....
  • Analysts say there's room in Maryland market for another casino

    Maryland could gain as much as $161 million in revenue by authorizing a casino in Prince George's County and adding table games statewide, the staff of the General Assembly and its consultants told a work group on gambling expansion Tuesday. The combined...
  • Appeals court rejects casino developer's Baltimore bid

    A Canadian developer whose bid to build a slots casino in Baltimore was dismissed last year has been rebuffed again by a state appeals court. Maryland Court of Special Appeals Judge Robert A. Zarnoch wrote Monday that developer Michael Moldenhauer's...
  • Baker: Prince George's casino would benefit the entire state

    Baker: Prince George's casino would benefit the entire state
    As a work group of state officials considers the wisdom of authorizing a new casino location in Prince George's County and expanding gaming facilities' offerings to include table games, we need to focus on maximizing the overall return for taxpayers. We...
  • Feds in Md. indict founder of major online gambling site

    Feds in Md. indict founder of major online gambling site
    An audacious Internet gambling mogul long sought by authorities has been indicted in Baltimore, capping an investigation that spanned nearly a decade and several countries and comes amid a recent crackdown on the popular poker and gambling sites....
  • Flay possible for Maryland Live!

     
    The Cordish Company just announced that Maryland Live, its Arundel Mills "gaming and entertainment facility," will include a Bobby Flay restaurant, if the plan is approved by voters. Flay is shown here at Bobby Flay Steak, his first steakhouse, which........
  • Penn National supports curtailing racing operations

    Penn National supports curtailing racing operations
    The future of Laurel Park was further clouded Tuesday, after the racetrack's minority owner said it still supports plans to eliminate live horse racing there. Penn National Gaming, which owns 49 percent of the Maryland Jockey Club, the umbrella group for...
  • Slots revenue declines for first time in 2011

    State slot machine revenue declined in May for the first time this year, officials reported Monday, as another month of gains at the Casino at Ocean Downs was weighed down by a $446,000 drop at the larger Hollywood Casino Perryville. Officials at the...
  • Penn National sells stake in Maryland Jockey Club

    Penn National sells stake in Maryland Jockey Club
    The co-owners of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course have ended their tumultuous one-year partnership, leaving Maryland's thoroughbred racetrack operator with a single owner. Penn National Gaming said Thursday it had agreed to sell its minority stake...
  • State should spend casino funds on lowering unemployment and increasing education of problem gamblers.

    A big issue in the state of Maryland is whether or not gambling should be allowed in the state. Specifically, whether the current legislation allowing slot machines at race tracks is enough or whether it should be expanded to include table games. A recent...
  • Md. Racing Commission rejects Jockey Club plan

    Md. Racing Commission rejects Jockey Club plan
    Maryland's two major thoroughbred tracks may not host live racing next year — potentially jeopardizing the Preakness Stakes — after the state's racing commission on Monday rejected a plan to drastically curtail the racing schedule at Laurel...