| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:30 AM
About 10,000 gamblers, well-connected guests and curious local residents are expected to come to the city a week from tonight for the grand opening of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, launching what city officials hope will be a powerful economic engine....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Last week, the Maryland Democratic Party took a swipe at Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan for his decision to use public campaign financing during the primary and general elections, noting in a news release that Mr. Hogan, "who often...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Baltimore County received $1.5 million Wednesday to assist small businesses and those owned by minorities and women through the Maryland Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Loan Fund, according to a county-issued statement.
Baltimore County was...
| Jun 22, 2014
The Horseshoe Casino Baltimore won't open until August, but the woman warrior's face on Sky Rider already glows alluringly on the second floor, offering the chance at "Silver Treasures."
The slot machine stands among a sea of recent arrivals at the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The owner of Maryland Live casino — the state's largest and one of the top moneymaking casinos on the East Coast — and Penn National Gaming Inc. jointly applied Monday for a license to develop a $750 million hotel and casino in the Hudson...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Maryland's four casinos brought in $72 million in revenue in June, an 8 percent jump over the month a year earlier, lottery officials said Monday.
Maryland Live Casino, the top earner of all casinos on the East Coast that offer both slots and table...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Jerry Greenspan has been running the Fun City arcade in Ocean City for 40 years, long enough to see children who played games there grow up and bring their children to continue the summer boardwalk tradition. Now he wonders how long it can go on.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Open gambling tables and slot machines were easy to find this week at the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, now that the standing-room crowds once common to the high tourist season at the world's most famous boardwalk have found spots closer to home to...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Maryland's largest and most lucrative casino threw an Independence Day party this month for one of its biggest neighbors: Fort Meade, the massive Army base just five miles down the road.
In many ways, it was the archetypal Fourth of July civic event...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:57 AM
It's hard to overstate how bleak an outlook Maryland thoroughbred racing faced as recently as four years ago.
Magna Entertainment Corp., which owned Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park, had declared bankruptcy and squandered a chance to bring...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Maryland's four casinos raked in about 10 percent more revenue in May than they did a year ago that month, although two of the four locations recorded slumps, according to figures released Thursday by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency....
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...