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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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  • O'Malley's slots gamble

    O'Malley's slots gamble
    Our biggest concerns about the push to expand gambling at the end of this spring's regular session of the General Assembly were that there had been insufficient public debate about all of the changes slots boosters wanted to institute and that there was...
  • Against Question 7: Gambling expansion is a bad deal for Maryland taxpayers

    Against Question 7: Gambling expansion is a bad deal for Maryland taxpayers
    We support Maryland's slot machine gambling program, and we think it would be wise to eventually expand it to include table games, which would attract additional economic development and create more jobs. It might even be a good idea one day to allow a...
  • With new casino opening, a look back at Cordish's gambling record

    With new casino opening, a look back at Cordish's gambling record
    Eleven years have passed since the Cordish Cos. broke ground on their first casino venture, a project with the Seminole tribe of Florida. Since then, the Baltimore-based developer, which builds and runs urban retail and entertainment venues, has been...
  • Rawlings-Blake, Ogden star in pro-casino ad

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake brings on the muscle in a just-released ad warning voters that casino owners in West Virginia are behind the opposition to the proposed gambling expansion plan on the Nov. 6 ballot. In the ad, the former Ravens star...
  • With Republicans like these, who needs Democrats?

    With Republicans like these, who needs Democrats?
    Republicans in Maryland often wonder why they lose. The letter sent last week by Michael Steele and Audrey Scott to Maryland Republicans urging them to vote for expanded gambling is a perfect example of how the party solidifies its minority status. In...
  • Connecticut's lesson for Maryland on casino gambling

    Maryland voters should understand what they are getting with casinos Having recently relocated to Baltimore from Connecticut where I lived for 20 years within a 15-mile radius of the country's two largest casinos, I hope to give some insight into what...
  • Money, politics, passion surround local coverage of same sex marriage referendum

    Money, politics, passion surround local coverage of same sex marriage referendum
    The money, politics and passions surrounding Question 6, the ballot referendum on Maryland's same-sex marriage law, are big, hardcore and hot. Just the kind of story that can go beyond the promotional slogans and be used to measure a local TV station's...
  • Md. voters evenly split on same-sex marriage

    Md. voters evenly split on same-sex marriage
    As the Nov. 6 election nears, likely Maryland voters are evenly divided on whether to make same-sex marriage legal in the state after opposition has grown in recent weeks, according to a new opinion poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun. Meanwhile, most...
  • Md. yet to distribute $3.6M in slots funds for small businesses

    Nearly two years after Maryland's first casino opened, the state has yet to dole out any of the $3.6 million in slots revenue that has accumulated for small, minority- and women-owned businesses, frustrating advocates and lawmakers. State officials are...
  • Cordish, National Harbor backers square off

    The owner of the soon-to-open Maryland Live casino at Arundel Mills and proponents of a new casino in Prince George's County squared off Friday as a work group set up by the governor and legislative leaders began looking at the issue of expanding gambling...
  • Gambling expansion wins narrow victory

    Gambling expansion wins narrow victory
    After the most expensive political campaign in Maryland's history, proponents of a plan to expand the reach and variety of casino gambling in Maryland won a narrow victory. The measure would allow Maryland casinos to offer table games such as blackjack...
  • Harford executive seeks a casino

    Harford County Executive David Craig says he wants the county to be considered as a future casino gambling site. Craig sent a letter Monday to the chairman of the governor's recently appointed work group to consider gaming expansion that was created in...