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  • Laurel Clergy Association joins slots opposition in Prince George's County

    Four years after leading the way in a previous fight against slots legislation by the Maryland General Assembly, Kevin McGhee and the Laurel Clergy Association are taking casino gambling on again. With a pair of bills in the General Assembly—SB...
  • Arundel Mills slots parlor installs first set of machines

    Arundel Mills slots parlor installs first set of machines
    Four trucks laden with 100 slot machines arrived early Wednesday morning at the nearly completed casino at Arundel Mills mall. For the next two hours, workers wheeled banks of the gleaming new machines, one by one, inside on hand trucks. Installation...
  • Annapolis lobbyists see big win from gambling

    Annapolis lobbyists see big win from gambling
    A high-stakes bill to expand gambling in Maryland is still unsettled in Annapolis, but one thing is clear: Right now, the payout is going to lobbyists. Various casino interests have hired the state capital's best-known lobbyists — including the...
  • Rosecroft to open for simulcast Aug. 25

    Rosecroft Raceway, which had been shuttered since last year, will re-open for simulcast races on Thursday. Under a new ownership, the Prince George's County harness track will open seven days a week to accept bets on harness and quarterhorse races from...
  • Perryville slots casino has prosperous, sometimes controversial first year

    Perryville slots casino has prosperous, sometimes controversial first year
    Forget the presents and cake — the Hollywood Casino Perryville, which will mark its first anniversary this Tuesday, plans to celebrate with a huge giveaway. But the casino's first year hasn't been all sweet, even though its slot machines...
  • Hollywood Casino Perryville's first year by the numbers

    When Hollywood Casino Perryville, the state's first slots casino, marks its first anniversary this Tuesday, Sept. 28, the casino will have generated some $70 million in revenue for the state of Maryland and Cecil County and the state's troubled horse...
  • In one year, Perryville casino has been a win-win

    In the year since the Hollywood Casino opened in Perryville, the action has been hot: a gross take by Penn National Gaming of $101 million. Other big winners have been the likes of the treasuries of Cecil County and the State of Maryland, which are...
  • Prince George's bill would ban slots

    A Prince George's County Council member, hoping to keep slots out of the county, introduced a bill Tuesday that would ban the gambling devices. The proposal comes just weeks after Rosecroft Raceway was reopened by its new owner, Penn National Gaming,...
  • Perryville to consider 175-foot sign for casino

    When Maryland's first slots casino opened a year ago, it faced some tough odds. Even with a strategic location just off Interstate 95, motorists who didn't know it was there were unlikely to discover it. Hollywood Casino Perryville, located in the...
  • By 3-2 vote, Perryville town commissioners approve Hollywood Casino sign

    By 3-2 vote, Perryville town commissioners approve Hollywood Casino sign
    In a split 3-2 vote, Perryville's town commissioners approved Hollywood Casino's 175-foot pylon sign Tuesday night. More than 30 people came out to hear the vote on the sign, which has been a hot topic of discussion in previous town meetings. Sarah...
  • Penn National reports the obvious: Slots make money

    Penn National reports the obvious: Slots make money
    It's difficult to know whether to be more insulted or admiring of Penn National Gaming's latest effort to milk the residents of Maryland (and perhaps some surrounding states) for all they are worth. For sheer chutzpah, it's hard to beat a company that...
  • Md. horsemen again at odds over schedule

    It's deja vu for Maryland's thoroughbred racing industry. Less than three months before the 2012 season, the Maryland Jockey Club and the horsemen are at odds again and have yet to agree on the number of live racing days for next year. "We're staring at...