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SeaWorld Settles Lawsuit After Misleading Investors Following Blackfish Fiasco

SeaWorld has bounced back after a tough few years following the brutal Blackfish documentary. Putting this lawsuit to bed will help the company really move past the scandal.

SeaWorld Settles Lawsuit After Misleading Investors Following Blackfish Fiasco

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SeaWorld, Ex-CEO Agree to $5 Million Settlement in Blackfish Fraud

More than five years after the Blackfish documentary made a splash, SeaWorld is finally facing the music for lying to the public about the impact. In a way, though, the company has been paying a price for years: A $5 million settlement is a drop in the bucket compared to quarter after quarter of lost revenue.

SeaWorld, Ex-CEO Agree to $5 Million Settlement in Blackfish Fraud

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Free Beer Is Helping SeaWorld Recapture Some of Its Crowds

SeaWorld is rebounding, with higher attendance and revenue than a year ago. Will it last? And how much free beer will the continued recovery take?

Free Beer Is Helping SeaWorld Recapture Some of Its Crowds

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SeaWorld Expects SEC Sanction in Blackfish Disclosure Case

One investigatory shoe is dropping on SeaWorld. Now eyes turn to the U.S. Department of Justice.

SeaWorld Expects SEC Sanction in Blackfish Disclosure Case

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SeaWorld Executive Exodus Accelerates as Chief Creative Officer Leaves

SeaWorld brought in a lot of fresh new leaders when the company was looking for ways to recover from the Blackfish effect. After years of flailing, the operator is turning to the old guard for ideas — at least for now.

SeaWorld Executive Exodus Accelerates as Chief Creative Officer Leaves

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SeaWorld Is Under Federal Investigation for Post-Blackfish Commentary

SeaWorld has been trying hard to assure shareholders that it is moving beyond the controversy and financial woes that followed the Blackfish documentary. This investigation — whatever it entails and however it turns out — is a major setback.

SeaWorld Is Under Federal Investigation for Post-Blackfish Commentary

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SeaWorld’s Tilikum — the Orca Made Famous in a Documentary — has Died

Tilikum showed the power Hollywood has to make or break a business. Without the documentary, "Blackfish," it's possible SeaWorld never would have been forced to change its model.

SeaWorld’s Tilikum — the Orca Made Famous in a Documentary — has Died

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SeaWorld Is Building New Rides as Killer Whale Shows Take a Back Seat

We don't think these announcements will solve all of SeaWorld's woes, but new rides, attractions, and events should drive some visitors to the parks.

SeaWorld Is Building New Rides as Killer Whale Shows Take a Back Seat

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SeaWorld Attendance and Revenue Continue Decline

It's true that tougher competition is hurting SeaWorld, but so is having a product that guests don't find as acceptable as they once did.

SeaWorld Attendance and Revenue Continue Decline

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The CEO That Blackfish Beat: SeaWorld Changes Leader After Attendance Drops

SeaWorld is losing indeed this year -- so soon after its IPO. But let's remember that in markets where it competes against Disney and Universal it's still a little fish in a big pond.

The CEO That Blackfish Beat: SeaWorld Changes Leader After Attendance Drops