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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)
A collection of news and information related to Casino and Gambling Industry published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo KIRK MCKOY / LA TIMES) « Show less

Top Casino and Gambling Industry Articles

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  • Relying on casino gambling for revenue is a risky bet

    With all the screaming and scandal and nonsense over a possible casino at National Harbor, has no one asked how many casinos we need here in Maryland ("Baltimore casino names manager," Sept. 26)? Once upon a time this nation produced products that...
  • A bad bet for Maryland

    A bad bet for Maryland
    The Department of Legislative Services is out with its analysis of Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to expand and overhaul Maryland's gambling program, with the key element, politically anyway, the addition of a sixth casino in Prince George's County....
  • Six things you need to know about the gambling special session

    Six things you need to know about the gambling special session
    Everybody has a family member who, to put it politely, doesn't quite have both oars in the water and does the most inappropriate things while not knowing any better — like demanding a family photo at a funeral or calling a special session of the...
  • First day of second special session off to rocky start

    The first day of the second special legislative session this year involved a lot of reading, deciphering and senators making amendments for their districts. Those who hoped the session revolving around a gambling bill — already a hot topic in...
  • Editorial: Fool's bets

    Just as the elected members of the Maryland General Assembly were poised to make the drive to Annapolis for a special session to take on the issue of gambling, it was announced that the take at the Hollywood Casino in Perryville (the casino Harford County...
  • Casino law would mark major shift

    Casino law would mark major shift
    Maryland lawmakers are poised this week to transform the state's restrictive gambling law into one that allows six full-blown Vegas-style casinos, complete with roulette wheels and poker tables open 24 hours a day. It's a long way from the legislation...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • House panel approves gambling bill; debate could come today

    House panel approves gambling bill; debate could come today
    A key House committee voted Monday night to guarantee deeper tax breaks for some Maryland casino operators, the most significant change so far to Gov.Martin O'Malley's gambling bill. The gambling expansion measure, as amended by the Ways and Means...
  • House moving slowly through gambling bill, increases tax breaks for casino operators

    Members of the House of Delegates weren't called to the floor for a debate on the controversial gambling expansion bill until 4:30 Tuesday afternoon, although legislators had been asked to be back by 2 p.m. Welcome to what for many Harford County...