| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:15 PM
The Maryland Jockey Club, the financially strapped operator of the state's major thoroughbred racetracks, substantially cut its losses last year thanks to state slots subsidies but still falls short of becoming financially stable.
Laurel Park and Pimlico...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 6:04 PM
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...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:45 PM
In 1912, when Fenway Park opened as the home of the Boston Red Sox, fans went to a baseball game because they wanted to watch a baseball game.
One hundred years later, stadiums are much more complicated places, filled with fans hoping for a variety of...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:30 PM
Fifth District County Council member David Marks said this week that he believes plans for additional parking at the proposed Towson Circle III project will signal momentum for that long-awaited project — and start a series of economic boosts for...
| Jan 8, 2012
Melissa Schehlein, a Towson native, walked the streets and byways of the Baltimore County seat in search of what was while documenting with her camera what is.
The result of her search was the recently published book, "Towson: Then and Now," a 96-page...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold told the county's members of the House of Delegates Friday that anticipated slots revenue would likely stave off the need for public employee furloughs.
The county is expecting to receive about $15 million...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 10:31 PM
The Maryland General Assembly's regular 90-day session ended in disarray Monday at midnight as legislators failed to approve an income tax measure to which their leaders had agreed.
The lack of action meant that a so-called "doomsday" budget —...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:23 PM
The Hollywood Casino in Perryville may see table games added to its venue, but probably not any time soon.
The Maryland General Assembly had a slew of unfinished business by its deadline Monday, including a bill that would put a casino inPrince George'...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Toward the end of their concert in Philadelphia this month, First Aid Kit addressed the crowd: "We want to try an experiment."
For the past hour, Klara and Johanna Soderberg, the two Swedish sisters who make up the band, had been performing the kind of...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 5:22 PM
A proposal by the Prince George's County executive to single out National Harbor as the only acceptable site for a casino in that county ran into fierce opposition on multiple fronts Wednesday in Annapolis.
At a hearing before a state Senate committee,...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Baltimore-based real estate developer and casino operator The Cordish Cos. has arrived at a $3.5 million settlement agreement with the bankrupt owner of a racetrack and casino outside Indianapolis, according to court records.
On Monday, Indianapolis...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Developers celebrated the completion of major construction at the $500 million Maryland Live! Casino at Arundel Mills mall Wednesday morning, urging the public to save their money for gambling.
To mark the end of the construction phase of the 4,750-...