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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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  • Caesars plans to invest $25 million more in Baltimore casino

    Caesars plans to invest $25 million more in Baltimore casino
    Caesars Entertainment, which plans to bring a casino to Baltimore, announced Thursday that it would spend $25 million more and hire 500 more people than originally planned to take advantage of opportunities presented by the passage of Question 7. Caesars...
  • Maryland Live casino to replace some slots with table games

    Maryland Live casino to replace some slots with table games
    The state's largest casino plans to hire hundreds of dealers and install 150 table games, with some taking wagers of up to $10,000, Maryland Live officials said Wednesday in the first detailed announcement since voters legalized such games last week....
  • Police target cash-for-gold business after string of burglaries

    Police target cash-for-gold business after string of burglaries
    Two women left a Reisterstown jewelry shop with hundreds of dollars after hawking a shoebox full of gold and silver, much of it allegedly linked to a string of nearly 30 area burglaries. They might never have been arrested, police said, because the...
  • Redskins endorse yes on casino referendum

    The Washington Redskins football team endorsed a yes vote in the ultra-expensive gambling expansion referendum heading for the Maryland ballot this fall, contending the measure will bring thousands of jobs to Prince George's County. The NFL team, which...
  • Casino referendum breaks spending record

    Casino referendum breaks spending record
    A new round of spending by Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts International has pushed the ad war in the referendum over expanded gambling into record territory, eclipsing the $34 million raised for the 2006 governor's race. In a filing posted...
  • Question 7 will keep money for needed services in Maryland

    Question 7 will keep money for needed services in Maryland
    Four years ago, Maryland voters went to the polls and overwhelmingly agreed to legalize video lottery terminal facilities in Maryland — including one at a vacant swath of land in South Baltimore. After many years of delay, that decision is...
  • Expanded gambling: pathway to jobs or wrong-way street?

    Expanded gambling: pathway to jobs or wrong-way street?
    Second of three articles about state ballot questions Ambrose "Bo" Vogt, a union construction worker from Pasadena, believes the effort to expand gambling in Maryland would create jobs in a field in which work has been scarce. But Tamara Davis Brown, an...
  • The shaky case for Question 7

    The shaky case for Question 7
    The latest argument from the proponents of a ballot question that would allow a sixth casino and table games in Maryland is a familiar one: Failing to legalize more gambling in the state will mean hundreds of millions of dollars flowing out of Maryland...
  • City casino will take from the poor

    The recent Question 7 commentary by Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was very misleading ("Question 7 keeps the money in Md." Oct. 11). I believe a new casino in Baltimore will not fix the city's struggling schools or result in any discernible gains. The only net...
  • GOP's Steele, Scott support gambling expansion

    Two prominent Maryland Republican leaders from the recent past threw their support behind the gambling expansion plan crafted by Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly, contending that a new casino in Prince George's...
  • Gambling is not the solution to our problems

    Gambling is not the solution to our problems
    While I would gladly attend a bachelor party in Atlantic City, I would prefer not to raise my children there. However, as Maryland continues to morph into that Sin City of the East, I may not have a choice. In 2007, Maryland politicians pushed slots on...
  • O'Malley, county officials appear in new casino ads

    Proponents of expanded gambling have enlisted four leading political figures — including Gov. Martin O'Malley — to make television ads assuring voters that the additional tax revenue expected to flow into state coffers will go to education....