| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:11 PM
The Baltimore Sun's owner said Wednesday that it plans to spin off its newspapers as a separate company, the latest move in the Tribune Co.'s effort to focus on the more profitable broadcasting industry.
Chicago-based Tribune said its publishing assets,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Maryland Live Casino officials pounded through a wall near the facility's high-stakes slots and table games rooms Thursday, revealing the construction going on inside a 14,800-square-foot addition that will open next month with 52 poker tables.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:16 PM
A developer's plan to rebuild a large chunk of downtown Towson, adding office and retail space plus new residences and a hotel, won't swamp that suburban market with unneeded square footage, real estate insiders say.
Optimism abounds for Caves Valley...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:30 PM
A Washington-area labor organization poured $2.7 million into the fight for gambling expansion during the General Assembly's special session last month, according to its disclosure statement.
The total reported by the Washington Building & Construction...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Casino owners, labor and other interests spent more than $3.6 million to influence lawmakers during last month's special session to expand gambling in Maryland — a figure that comes to about $900,000 a day for the four-day session, according to...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:58 PM
For the casino giants trying to persuade Marylanders to vote for or against more gambling here, the long-term stakes could be in the billions.
Penn National Gaming's investment of $13 million for ads urging a "no" vote on Question 7 is pocket change...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Penn National has spent $13 million to defeat Question 7 and protect its gambling interests in Maryland.
Now it may be abruptly altering its strategy. The Pennsylvania-based company, which owns Hollywood Casino Perryville, is in discussions with the...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to sell the historic Senator Theatre at a $310,000 loss — over the objections of the city's comptroller.
"I just think it's too generous," said Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, citing the city's purchase of the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:40 PM
The Maryland Senate Friday evening voted 28-14 to pass a bill that would add table games and a sixth casino in Prince George's County to the state's gambling program.
While the Senate deliberated Friday, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing...
| Aug 26, 2012
Naomi Stoltzfus, a young Amish woman, pushed a cart full of soda she'd just bought at Redner's Warehouse Market across the parking lot of Joppatowne Plaza to another section of the shopping center, where she planned to resell the beverages at the food...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Wednesday asking voters to approve expanded gambling in Maryland as supporters and opponents prepared for what could be a bruising referendum campaign this fall.
The governor's action capped a whirlwind special...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Let the special interest deal making begin.
A week before the General Assembly is set to return to Annapolis to consider an (as yet undefined) plan to expand gambling, David Cordish, the developer of the state's largest casino, has issued his list of...