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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 Live Casino keeps energy, foot traffic high

    Maryland Live Casino keeps energy, foot traffic high
    Last November, after months of campaigning — and millions spent on advertising for and against gambling expansion — Maryland voters decided the allure of live table games at local casinos was too enticing to ignore and Question 7 was...
  • Rocky Gap, state's fourth casino, opens in Western Maryland

    Rocky Gap, state's fourth casino, opens in Western Maryland
    Gambling started Wednesday afternoon at the Rocky Gap Casino Resort right after the state approved the opening of its fourth casino, one that Western Maryland leaders hope will lure not only gamblers but also their families to a region eager for more...
  • Disclose, disclose, disclose

    Disclose, disclose, disclose
    Gov.Martin O'Malleyand Comptroller Peter Franchot don't agree on a lot of things, particularly when it comes to gambling. But they do appear to agree on one thing: Contributions from the gambling industry have the potential to unduly influence legislative...
  • Campaign finance loophole may be plugged

    Under Maryland law, there's a limit to how much money a citizen can donate to state political campaigns — $4,000 to a single candidate, $10,000 in total donations during a four-year election cycle. But some Marylanders are less limited than others....
  • Maryland gambling debate: What happened to horse racing?

    Maryland gambling debate: What happened to horse racing?
    I have been a Maryland horseman for more than 30 years, but it is only recently that I have become better acquainted with the issues that face the equine industry on our state. I started going to the Maryland Racing Commission meetings. Our group...
  • Maryland horse racing has found stability, but must take steps to thrive

    Maryland horse racing has found stability, but must take steps to thrive
    Dale Capuano winced at the sight of the 10 or so people watching the horse race at Laurel Park as he walked from the paddock into the 3,000-seat grandstand. Most were familiar faces. Out on the track, his filly, Calcutta Cat, reeled from a rough break...
  • Maryland's casinos took in $45.2 million last month

    Maryland's casinos took in $45.2 million last month
    Maryland's three casinos generated $45.2 million in revenue in December, with most of that from the state's largest and newest casino, Maryland Live — and at the expense of the state's oldest. Last month, Maryland Live took in $35.9 million, or a...
  • Senate passes bill for Prince George's casino, tables games

    The Maryland Senate Friday evening voted 28-14 to pass a bill that would add table games and a sixth casino in  Prince George's County to the state's gambling program. While the Senate deliberated Friday, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing...
  • Baltimore to vote on deal to boost local hiring at Caesars casino

    Baltimore to vote on deal to boost local hiring at Caesars casino
    City officials are expected to sign off Wednesday on a deal that promises to help residents seeking the 1,700 jobs planned for Horseshoe Casino Baltimore — addressing one of the main arguments made by gambling supporters in the debate over expanding...
  • Casino's first early morning draws small, dedicated crowd

    Casino's first early morning draws small, dedicated crowd
    When 2 a.m. came Friday, the sound of coins hitting metal — electronically replicated, of course, since the slot machines pay out with a printed ticket — continued at Maryland Live casino. About 1,000 people stayed where they were, plugging...
  • Horse industry reaches 10-year deal for Pimlico, Laurel Park

    Horse industry reaches 10-year deal for Pimlico, Laurel Park
    A 10-year deal signed Friday promises to stabilize Maryland's storied horse racing industry by encouraging capital improvements at Pimlico and Laurel Park and guaranteeing at least 100 live racing days each year, according to the state's track operators,...
  • House panel puts off action until Monday

    The House of Delegates subcommittee that handles gambling postponed action on the governor's casino expansion bill until Monday amid signs that Speaker Michael E. Busch was getting his troops in line to pass the measure. Members of the Ways and Means...