RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

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)
A collection of news and information related to Casino and Gambling Industry published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo KIRK MCKOY / LA TIMES) « Show less

Top Casino and Gambling Industry Articles

Displaying items 97-108
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Curry to bring grassroots touch to pro-casino campaign

    Armed with a $500,000 war chest donated by the developer of National Harbor, former Prince George's County Executive Wayne K. Curry plans to conduct a grassroots campaign on behalf of the gambling expansion question on the Nov. 6 ballot. Curry's campaign...
  • Don't be duped: Vote no on Question 7

    There's a famous scene in Robert Penn Warren's political novel, "All the Kings Men," where Willie Stark delivers a fiery speech telling the people that they have been lied to and that the political establishment was counting on them being a bunch of...
  • O'Malley names members of new gambling panel

    Gov. Martin O'Malley has named the members of a powerful new body that will oversee most legal gambling in Maryland, retaining five members of the current Lottery Commission and adding two prominent Baltimore-area business leaders. Among the new...