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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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  • 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...
  • Penn National clears a hurdle needed to bid for Prince George's casino

    Penn National clears a hurdle needed to bid for Prince George's casino
    Penn National Gaming Inc. took another step Thursday toward being able to bid for a casino license in Prince George's County after Maryland gaming officials approved a corporate restructuring for the owner of Hollywood Casino Perryville. The state...
  • Expanded bonus program boosts Maryland's horse industry

    Expanded bonus program boosts Maryland's horse industry
    When jockey Chelsey Keiser rode Greentree Road, a 6-year-old gelding from Frederick, across the finish line to place second in the fourth race at Laurel Park on Thursday, she earned his owner 20 percent of the $15,000 purse, or $3,000. It was far from...
  • Maryland lottery, casinos combine to pay $929.74 million to state

    Maryland lottery, casinos combine to pay $929.74 million to state
    Maryland's lottery and casino industries generated $929.74 million for the state during the last fiscal year, the regulatory body that monitors both announced Wednesday. Traditional lottery sales decreased 2.2 percent, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming...
  • Maryland Live casino's revenue up 64% in August

    Maryland Live casino's revenue up 64% in August
    Maryland Live's August revenue spiked 64 percent compared with a year earlier, a nearly $21 million increase in a month that saw the debut of the casino's 52-table poker room, the state said Thursday. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency...
  • Maryland's casinos generate nearly $70 million in July

    Maryland's casinos generate nearly $70 million in July
    Maryland's four casinos generated $69.3 million in revenue in July, about $36.3 million of which was returned to the state. Maryland Live, the Hanover facility owned by the Cordish Cos., made $52.5 million from 4,323 slot machines and 122 table games and...
  • Maryland Live to open poker room in time for Labor Day weekend

    Maryland Live to open poker room in time for Labor Day weekend
    The casino-ization of Maryland continues. The state's Lottery and Gaming Control Commission approved Maryland Live's request to open a new two-story, 52-table poker room in time for Labor Day during its meeting Thursday. Members of the group also...
  • Shift to table games in Maryland also shifts gambling revenues

    Shift to table games in Maryland also shifts gambling revenues
    When plans called for a Harrah's to rise not far from M&T Bank Stadium, the Baltimore casino was slated to have 3,750 video lottery terminals delivering 67 percent of revenue to the state. Instead, a Horseshoe casino — a brand known for its ties...
  • Rocky Gap II?

    Henceforth, let there by a rule that nothing can be compared to Maryland's failed investment at Rocky Gap, located just outside Cumberland in Western Maryland, except for Rocky Gap and perhaps any other $55 million white elephant loss that comes along. We...
  • Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case

    Reisterstown gold buyers get probation in stolen-goods case
    The owners of a Reisterstown store have been given probation after allegedly purchasing stolen jewelry taken in a rash of burglaries in Baltimore and Carroll counties last year. Baltimore County police last year cited the case of Crown Jewelry as an...