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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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  • Maryland casinos rake in nearly $66.4 million in October

    Maryland casinos rake in nearly $66.4 million in October
    Revenue from Maryland's four casinos totaled nearly $66.4 million last month, up $1.04 million in September, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Tuesday. As usual, the bulk of the revenue was generated by Maryland Live Casino in Anne...
  • Gas tax, gambling, still broke [Editorial]

    Gas tax, gambling, still broke [Editorial]
    A tax on gasoline went into effect in Harford County and across Maryland on Monday, adding about 4 cents to the cost of a gallon. Next year, that will increase again, and the same thing will happen the following year, then in 2016, the final increase in...
  • Mid-Atlantic casino war

    Mid-Atlantic casino war
    When Maryland was first contemplating legalizing slot machines, supporters pointed to Delaware and the success of its "racinos" — racetracks with slot machine gambling — and how they drew in thousands of Maryland residents each year. Turns out...
  • Maryland casinos' June revenue reaches $66.5 million

    Maryland casinos' June revenue reaches $66.5 million
    Maryland's four casinos took in about $66.5 million in revenue in June, capping a fiscal year in which they far exceeded expectations, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Friday. Even with stiff competition from more established...
  • The siren song of a sixth casino

    The siren song of a sixth casino
    At considerable taxpayer expense, Gov. Martin O'Malley convened a special session of the General Assembly last month to expand gambling to a sixth site in Prince George's County. If his proposal is approved by the voters in November, this legislation will...
  • Gambling interests spent $3.6 million on special session

    Casino owners, labor and other interests spent more than $3.6 million to influence lawmakers during last month's special session to expand gambling in Maryland — a figure that comes to about $900,000 a day for the four-day session, according to...
  • Finally, Maryland figures out how to profit from gambling

    Finally, Maryland figures out how to profit from gambling
    With the Maryland unemployment rate hovering around 7 percent and the pace of job creation slowed in recent months, it's fair to say that the Free State could use an economic boost of consequence. How fortunate that one has arrived at seemingly no...
  • Money for Md. gambling campaign exceeds that spent in 2010 governor's race

    With seven weeks to go before the Nov. 6 election, special interests with a stake in the gambling referendum have raised more than the amount spent by candidates in Maryland's last governor's race. With the addition of $3 million by MGM Resorts...
  • Franchot urges disclosure of gambling money

    Further cementing his reputation as an outsider in Democratic politics, Comptroller Peter Franchot urged Gov.Martin O'Malley, legislative leaders and rank-and-file lawmakers Wednesday to voluntarily disclose any political donations they've received from...
  • Some gambling opponents focus fight on Prince George's

    Some gambling opponents are hoping to block a sixth casino from being built in Maryland by focusing their energy in one place: Prince George's County. The county is a key battleground because of a provision in the new gambling law that says the state can...
  • For casino companies, referendum's stakes are huge

    For the casino giants trying to persuade Marylanders to vote for or against more gambling here, the long-term stakes could be in the billions. Penn National Gaming's investment of $13 million for ads urging a "no" vote on Question 7 is pocket change...
  • Baltimore casino names general manager, avoids legal issue

    Baltimore's casino gained a leader and overcame an obstacle Tuesday. Chad Barnhill, an 18-year veteran of the gambling industry, was named general manager of Harrah's Baltimore at a news conference at the planned site of the casino on Russell Street near...