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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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  • Internet gambling takes its place at the table

    Internet gambling takes its place at the table
    Internet gambling, which could bring casinos to every home, office or smartphone, has moved from the periphery of Maryland's debate over expanded gambling to center stage. Speaker Michael E. Busch informed Democratic members of the House of Delegates...
  • Senate president is force behind special session on gambling

    Senate president is force behind special session on gambling
    The special session on gambling that begins in Annapolis Thursday is a demonstration of the power of one man: Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller. While the governor formally summoned lawmakers to the capital, it was Miller who put the issue of...
  • O'Malley casino bill could get Senate vote Friday

    O'Malley casino bill could get Senate vote Friday
    The Maryland Senate prepared to take up the governor's gambling bill Friday as Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Millerexpressed cautious optimism that the General Assembly will approve the measure by early next week. The legislation will be on the Senate...
  • Perryville casino seeks to cut slot machines by a third

    Perryville casino seeks to cut slot machines by a third
    Even as the General Assembly prepares to return to Annapolis this week to discuss the expansion of gambling, one of Maryland's three casinos has asked its oversight agency to take back about a third of the slot machines because of declining revenue. Penn...
  • Perryville casino revenue down one-third, asks to return up to 500 machines

    Perryville casino revenue down one-third, asks to return up to 500 machines
    Revenue for the Hollywood Casino in Perryville has decreased more than 32 percent from July 2011 to July 2012 and as a result, the casino made a request last week to the Maryland Lottery to return 400 to 500 machines in an effort to reduce costs. The...
  • Tables games, yes; new casino, no

    Maryland, my Maryland, what are we doing? Why does Virginia have a $130 million dollar surplus without one slots parlor ("Busch: Gambling priority is revenue," Aug. 2)? I guess it can really be said we are in the "dog days of summer." Our state...
  • O'Malley unveils gambling expansion legislation

    O'Malley unveils gambling expansion legislation
    Gov. Martin O'Malley unveiled legislation Tuesday night that would expand gambling in Maryland, limit the influence of gambling interests in state politics and extend tax breaks to casino operators who would face increased competition if the plan is...
  • Some in GOP may back gambling bill

    As House Democratic leaders try to muster the votes to pass a gambling bill in Annapolis, they may have some unusual allies: Republicans. Though the 43-member House GOP caucus opposed having a special session on gambling, now that one has been called,...
  • Franchot urges disclosure of gambling money

    Further cementing his reputation as an outsider in Democratic politics, Comptroller Peter Franchot urged Gov.Martin O'Malley, legislative leaders and rank-and-file lawmakers Wednesday to voluntarily disclose any political donations they've received from...
  • Howard delegates have mixed views on gambling expansion

    When Gov. Martin O'Malley announced July 27 that he would call a special session on gambling expansion, he did not have the necessary votes lined up in the House of Delegates, where gambling bills have hit the most obstacles in recent years. And so, in...
  • Warning signs for Maryland's slots program

    Warning signs for Maryland's slots program
    If Maryland legislators are looking for a sign to tell them whether to support Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to expand the state's gambling program to include a sixth casino, they got it this week when Penn National Gaming asked if it could give back a...
  • Gambling law's donation curbs may not limit much

    Gambling law's donation curbs may not limit much
    When the legislature went to work on Gov. Martin O'Malley's gambling bill, one of the first provisions to be rolled back was a sweeping ban on political contributions from casino interests. As introduced, the bill would have prevented everyone from a...