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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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  • General Assembly approves Prince George's casino, table games, referendum

    The Maryland General Assembly — with not a single vote to spare in the House but a heavy cushion in the Senate — gave final approval early Wednesday to a bill that would add table games and a sixth casino inPrince George's County to the state'...
  • Maryland's embarrassing slots giveaway

    Maryland's embarrassing slots giveaway
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and Maryland's legislators should be embarrassed at the gambling bill they are sending to voters this November. In their rush to move ahead with an expansion of Maryland's gambling program before the current one is fully up and...
  • Md. gambling trumps green energy

    Let me see if I understand this. The Maryland General Assembly might be called into special session to pass a bill allowing casino gambling at the National Harbor development in Prince George's County ("Special session on gambling predicted," July 26)....
  • O'Malley signs gambling expansion bill

    O'Malley signs gambling expansion bill
    Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Wednesday asking voters to approve expanded gambling in Maryland as supporters and opponents prepared for what could be a bruising referendum campaign this fall. The governor's action capped a whirlwind special...
  • Caesars-led group gets OK to run Baltimore casino

    Maryland's casino program gathered momentum Tuesday as officials gave the go-ahead for a two-story casino near the Camden Yards stadium complex in Baltimore, even as the developers of a Western Maryland casino were allowed to scale back plans for Rocky...
  • Special session, special interests

    Special session, special interests
    Let the special interest deal making begin. A week before the General Assembly is set to return to Annapolis to consider an (as yet undefined) plan to expand gambling, David Cordish, the developer of the state's largest casino, has issued his list of...
  • Maryland casino expansion debate sparks TV ad campaigns

    Maryland casino expansion debate sparks TV ad campaigns
    On a recent night, sandwiched between television coverage of Olympic dressage and synchronized diving, a commercial touted the benefits of a new casino at National Harbor in Prince George's County. "Good-paying jobs. Better schools," said a man's voice....
  • Harford legislators call second special session 'unnecessary' and possibly unconstitutional

    Legislators will be returning to Annapolis Thursday for the second special session this year, a move many Harford politicians are against. "Our constitution states that the governor can convene a special session of the legislature in the case of an...
  • Busch sets out four principles for gambling bill

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch sent out an email Wednesday evening to his 97 fellow Democrats laying out his a framework for gambling expansion legislation and setting a schedule for the next few days. First and foremost: The speaker says that adding...
  • Mayor makes casino pitch to city delegation

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake took her case for cutting a deal that will bring table games to a planned downtown casino to the city's House delegation last night, telling lawmakers the legislation expected to be considered in a special session next...
  • Busch says priority in gambling bill is revenue for state

    Busch says priority in gambling bill is revenue for state
    Speaker Michael E. Busch told fellow Democrats in the House of Delegates on Wednesday night that his top priority in legislation to expand gambling is to "generate significant new revenue for the state." In an email to his Democratic caucus, Busch said...
  • Open season for Md. casino interests

    Open season for Md. casino interests
    Gov. Martin O'Malleyexplained his headlong push for expanded gambling in Maryland as an attempt to end debate on the issue once and for all — at least for as long as he is governor. But the legislature may have sabotaged that hope through an...