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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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  • Already king of slots, Maryland Live looks to take share of table game market

    Already king of slots, Maryland Live looks to take share of table game market
    Cards started turning and dice began rolling early Thursday morning at Maryland Live, already the largest slots casino in the Mid-Atlantic. Opened just 10 months ago, the casino next to an Anne Arundel County outlet mall rakes in more money from slot...
  • Some gambling opponents focus fight on Prince George's

    Some gambling opponents are hoping to block a sixth casino from being built in Maryland by focusing their energy in one place: Prince George's County. The county is a key battleground because of a provision in the new gambling law that says the state can...
  • Maryland Live dominates on slots, but has little competition

    Maryland Live dominates on slots, but has little competition
    Maryland Live officials often tout the Hanover facility's standing as the highest-grossing casino in the Mid-Atlantic when only slots revenue is taken into account. In fact, the casino has been generating 25 percent more slots revenue than the second-...
  • For casino companies, referendum's stakes are huge

    For the casino giants trying to persuade Marylanders to vote for or against more gambling here, the long-term stakes could be in the billions. Penn National Gaming's investment of $13 million for ads urging a "no" vote on Question 7 is pocket change...
  • Legislature eases rules for casino hiring

    In a victory for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the General Assembly gave final passage Tuesday to a bill easing restrictions on hiring of people with criminal records for jobs at Maryland casinos. The Senate voted XX-XX to approve the House-passed...
  • Maryland's three casinos generated $58 million in revenue in March

    Maryland's three casinos generated $58 million in revenue in March
    Revenue at Maryland's three casinos in March reached $58 million, with two that have been opened for at least a year seeing a decrease from a year earlier, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Friday. Hollywood Casino Perryville in...
  • Many look to cash in on expanding Maryland casinos

    Many look to cash in on expanding Maryland casinos
    Dorsey Nicola was shaking the dice and staring down the green felt, where chips were stacked like miniature skyscrapers and multiplying. The craps table was hot last week as a half-dozen students lined the perimeter and Nicola kept throwing sixes. The...
  • Maryland's tracks, horsemen near completion of 10-year deal on racing dates

    Maryland's tracks, horsemen near completion of 10-year deal on racing dates
    Maryland's thoroughbred horse racing tracks and the state's horsemen are close to agreement on a 10-year deal that would give the industry stability it has not seen in decades, those involved in the negotiations say. "We've had years of not knowing what...
  • 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...
  • Penn National, up to its old tricks

    Penn National, up to its old tricks
    There was a strong case to be made against Question 7, Maryland's referendum on expanded gambling, and we made it. Although it may make sense for Maryland to adopt table games, and eventually even to allow a sixth casino in Prince George's County, the...
  • 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...