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The Associated PressThings are noticeably quieter on the Las Vegas Strip these days, and casinos usually known to boast excess are dropping prices to cope with a bad economy that has hit Sin City particularly hard. It might seem weird, since people generally think one thing...
As they prepare to open bids for slots licenses today, Maryland officials are casting a wary eye on Kansas, hoping that recent history will not be repeated. In Kansas, two gambling development companies won the rights to build "destination casinos"...
In the Middle Ages moats were deep water-filled trenches that encircled castles to protect kings. The wider, the better. In 2007 moats are the competitive advantages that protect dominant companies and their shareholders. The wider, the better. The...
The Associated PressHarrah's Entertainment says it has finished integrating the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino into its Total Rewards loyalty program. That means Harrah's customers will be able to earn and use customer loyalty credits at the Las Vegas Strip resort in...
LAS VEGAS (AP) - It's like the world's biggest beach party, hosted by the world's richest beach bum. The 15,000 fans packing the sold-out MGM Grand arena were enjoying the final concert of the season by Jimmy Buffett, the singer whose popularity and...
Sun StaffA former Anne Arundel County executive has teamed up with a Prince George's County businessman in an attempt to buy a harness-racing track that could become a profit dynamo if slot machines are legalized in Maryland. Robert A. Pascal confirmed...
Times Staff WriterYou've probably heard by now that the Wynn Las Vegas is something of a rarity: a new hotel and casino on the Strip that doesn't have an architectural theme, the way the Venetian, the Paris, the Luxor and countless others do. But it turns out the Wynn does...
Sun StaffA national political committee headed by Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller raised $175,000 from gambling interests in the final six months of last year, according to records released yesterday. The contributions amount to about $1 of...
Sun StaffAs the battle over casino-style gambling heats up in Maryland, an unlikely group is waging its own behind-the-scenes scramble for a piece of the action. Counseling services and other organizations that work with problem gamblers - groups that might be...
Tribune staff reporterExpectations for financial salvation were sky-high back in 1992 when Louisiana, still smarting from the oil bust, cleared the way for construction of a land-based casino in downtown New Orleans. Today the winnings on that bet seem paltry compared with...
Zap2It.comTo date, Bravo has given more than $2 million to various charities through its series "Celebrity Poker Showdown." The show will add another million to its pot this year -- with all the money going to organizations helping victims of Hurricane Katrina....
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