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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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  • Casinos bring in $26.5 million for state in October

    Casinos bring in $26.5 million for state in October
    Maryland Live at Arundel Mills mall brought in the overwhelming bulk of the $26.5 million that Maryland's three casinos pushed into the state's treasury during October, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Wednesday. The Anne...
  • Penn National not giving up, looks to courts

    Penn National Gaming, dealt a blow by Maryland voters' approval of a Prince George's County casino Tuesday, signaled that it would not give up its fight and would turn to the courts. Kevin McLaughlin, spokesman for the ballot committee set up by Penn...
  • Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan

    Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan
    A day after voters approved an expansion of gambling in Maryland, the state's largest casino said it would hire 1,200 new employees for table games – even as the ballot question's leading opponent suggested that it will turn to the courts. David...
  • Gambling is still morally bankrupt

    Gambling is still morally bankrupt
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's special session on casino gambling should have been called a rubberstamp session. Because there really was no legislative session, let alone public debate or analysis regarding the negative economic and social impact that will...
  • Gambling was the death of Detroit: Will Baltimore be next?

    In his recent commentary, Paul Davies laid out the ludicrousness of Maryland politicians' accelerated push to expand gambling in the state ("Gambling: still morally bankrupt," Aug. 23). They don't even have revenue coming in from all the currently...
  • Ad Watch: New National Harbor ads stress jobs and increases to tax revenue

    MGM Resorts International, a group that wants to build a casino at National Harbor, has poured about $2.3 million into a TV and radio advertising campaign touting jobs and tax revenue as benefits from expanding gambling. The TV spot reasserts a series...
  • Penn National to oppose gambling expansion referendum

    Penn National Gaming will put its considerable resources behind a campaign to defeat gambling expansion, and is starting the effort Thursday with an "open letter" to Marylanders explaining their position. "We love it here and we're proud of our role...
  • Penn National-backed group makes anti-casino pitch

    A group backed by Penn National Gaming, the owner of Hollywood Casino in Perryville and Charles Town Races and Slots in West Virginia, launched a new TV ad Thursday in its defeat to persuade voters to head off an expansion of gambling in Maryland. The...
  • Letter: Delegate calls it the 'Doomsday Casino'

    Editor: We are all dismayed by the recent closing of the Sparrows Point Steel Mill and the loss of jobs. Much of the blame can be laid at the feet of federal politicians who created policies that helped to destroy the steel industry in America. Now the...
  • 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,...
  • Penn National opens checkbook in ballot campaign

    Penn National opens checkbook in ballot campaign
    Gambling giant Penn National Gaming Inc. has spent $5.5 million to limit gambling in Maryland — the latest move in a casino-vs.-casino battle that could saturate the airwaves and overwhelm other ballot initiatives this fall. The Penn National...
  • 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...