| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Patrick McAvoy knew his job had some drawbacks. As a contract employee at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, he lacked benefits and long-term stability, but he stayed on as an events coordinator for three years, hoping to be hired full time and seeing...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:39 PM
It's been more than two years since David Scott Corrigan was caught by a police officer slicing a campaign sign from its frame outside the headquarters of a pro-slots campaign committee in Severna Park.
Corrigan's criminal case involving the theft of 70...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Lapp's Fresh Meats, one of several Amish-run stalls inside the Joppa Market Place at Joppatowne Plaza Shopping Center, must close within ten days, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
The meat vendor violates an agreement between Redner's, a Pennsylvania...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The Cordish Cos., the Baltimore-based real estate developer that owns and operates Maryland Live Casino, announced Thursday that it has been selected to develop portions of an airport-industrial complex in Alabama.
Cordish and its partner JMG Realty, of...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Last November, after months of campaigning — and millions spent on advertising for and against gambling expansion — Maryland voters decided the allure of live table games at local casinos was too enticing to ignore and Question 7 was...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Red anti-Walmart signs dot a stretch of Route 924 in Harford County, where people have packed public meetings and organized protests. Petitions are circulating through housing developments, and residents are writing to politicians.
But it's not corporate...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:49 PM
A day after voters approved an expansion of gambling in Maryland, the state's largest casino said it would hire 1,200 new employees for table games – even as the ballot question's leading opponent suggested that it will turn to the courts.
| May 28, 2012
| 2:51 PM
It's not hard, after visiting National Harbor, to see what the fuss is all about.
The sprawling, gleaming development along the Potomac River in Prince George's County boasts expensive stores, a half-dozen hotels, highway access and convention traffic ...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Penn National Gaming spent far more than any other company on lobbyists in Annapolis in the past six months, laying out $877,432 to make its case before lawmakers, according to a new report from the state ethics commission.
The company, which owns and...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Maryland's high court ruled Wednesday that the Cordish Cos.' Power Plant and Pier IV buildings on Baltimore's Inner Harbor are worth, for property tax purposes, more than $38.1 million — the amount established by city tax assessors.
| Jun 3, 2012
Eleven years have passed since the Cordish Cos. broke ground on their first casino venture, a project with the Seminole tribe of Florida.
Since then, the Baltimore-based developer, which builds and runs urban retail and entertainment venues, has been...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:41 PM
The General Assembly has an unfettered right to expand gambling in Maryland over the objections of existing license holders, according to the Attorney General's Office.
Dan Friedman, counsel to the General Assembly, told a Prince George's County lawmaker...