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  • Labor secretary ready to lead mediation on simulcast talks

    Maryland labor secretary Alexander Sanchez will begin leading mediation next week on a new simulcasting agreement between Rosecroft Raceway and representatives of Maryland's thoroughbred racing industry. The state-led mediation comes after Penn...
  • Commission approves racing at Rosecroft, with conditions

    State racing regulators agreed Wednesday to grant a license for Rosecroft Raceway to resume live racing after a three-year hiatus, but placed financial conditions on the owner that some say will keep the facility's operations in limbo. Expressing...
  • Calling Penn National's bluff at Rosecroft

    Calling Penn National's bluff at Rosecroft
    When Penn National Gaming bought the bankrupt Rosecroft Raceway this year, it promised to resume live harness racing there for the first time in nearly three years. To be sure, the giant national gambling conglomerate made clear its intent to also seek...
  • Hollywood Casino Perryville reports September revenue

    Hollywood Casino Perryville reports September revenue
    Hollywood Casino Perryville, Maryland's first slots parlor in decades, generated more than $2 million in revenue during its first four days of operation in September, the Maryland State Lottery reported Wednesday. Hollywood Casino, which opened Sept....
  • Poll shows tight battle for Arundel Mills slots

    Poll shows tight battle for Arundel Mills slots
    Voters in Anne Arundel County are nearly evenly split on a ballot referendum that will decide the fate of a planned billion-dollar slots casino and entertainment complex at Arundel Mills mall, according to a new Baltimore Sun poll. Forty-seven percent of...
  • Penn National supports curtailing racing operations

    Penn National supports curtailing racing operations
    The future of Laurel Park was further clouded Tuesday, after the racetrack's minority owner said it still supports plans to eliminate live horse racing there. Penn National Gaming, which owns 49 percent of the Maryland Jockey Club, the umbrella group for...
  • Frank Stronach becomes CEO of Jockey Club parent

    Frank Stronach becomes CEO of Jockey Club parent
    Frank Stronach, the founder and chairman of the Maryland Jockey Club's majority owner MI Developments, has also taken on the role of chief executive officer. The management change, announced late Thursday, comes amid uncertainty at the Jockey Club, which...
  • Md. Racing Commission rejects Jockey Club plan

    Md. Racing Commission rejects Jockey Club plan
    Maryland's two major thoroughbred tracks may not host live racing next year — potentially jeopardizing the Preakness Stakes — after the state's racing commission on Monday rejected a plan to drastically curtail the racing schedule at Laurel...
  • Efforts under way to try to salvage live horse racing in Md.

    Efforts under way to try to salvage live horse racing in Md.
    State officials and the horse-racing industry vowed on Tuesday to try to salvage live thoroughbred racing in Maryland next year, though it remains unclear if the various stakeholders can come together to forge a viable plan. With just five weeks before...
  • Stronach again fails Maryland horse racing

    Stronach again fails Maryland horse racing
    The best spin you can give Frank Stronach is that he has good intentions but makes bad deals with inappropriate partners — people who seem more interested in slot-machine riches than in the thoroughbred racing he loves. To get Joseph De Francis and...
  • Maryland's racing future uncertain

    Maryland's racing future uncertain
    Maryland's thoroughbred owners, trainers and breeders have long worried that their industry is on the brink of collapse, issuing dire warnings about the potential loss of the Preakness Stakes, the state's biggest annual entertainment and sporting event....
  • Racing industry agrees Preakness should stay, but no deal

    Racing industry agrees Preakness should stay, but no deal
    Although various players in the state's thoroughbred racing industry may disagree on how to sustain the sport, Gov. Martin O'Malley's office said Monday that everyone agreed on one thing: keeping the Preakness Stakes in Maryland. O'Malley's chief...