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  • 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...
  • Racing stumbles down the stretch

    Racing stumbles down the stretch
    The man who came to town nearly a decade ago promising to be the horse racing industry's salvation has lately become its frustrating nemesis. Franck Stronach, a Canadian billionaire and racing enthusiast who has exerted an erratic will since buying the...
  • Caesars, Peterson pour more cash into casino campaign

    Caesars, Peterson pour more cash into casino campaign
    The license holder for the planned Baltimore casino and the developer of National Harbor have stepped up their spending on their ad blitz in favor of expanded gambling, raising the stakes by about $3 million. The new infusion brings the total outlay on...
  • Redskins endorse yes on casino referendum

    The Washington Redskins football team endorsed a yes vote in the ultra-expensive gambling expansion referendum heading for the Maryland ballot this fall, contending the measure will bring thousands of jobs to Prince George's County. The NFL team, which...
  • O'Malley blasts Penn National for casino ads

    O'Malley blasts Penn National for casino ads
    Gov. Martin O'Malley unleashed a withering tirade against Penn National Gaming over its ads in the state's referendum over expanded gambling in Maryland, accusing the company of using "false and baseless" arguments to protect its West Virginia casino. O'...
  • 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...
  • Penn National puts up $5.5 million to defeat gambling expansion in Md

    Casino giant Penn National Gaming Inc. threw down $5.5 million last week to defeat a November referendum on expanding gambling, according to a report made public this morning by the Maryland State Board of Elections. The Pennsylvania-based firm has...
  • 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...