| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Dozens of Baltimore residents walked into Upton's Union Baptist Church Sunday. They were dressed fastidiously in dark suits and dark dresses.
Their eyes turned toward the stage where they saw an odd sight for a house of worship: A gambling advertisement...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The gleaming new Horseshoe Casino Baltimore that greets visitors entering the city on Russell Street rises from gritty surroundings, flanked by a Holiday Inn Express and a concrete bunker-like block of storage units.
Those two neighboring properties...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Disturbing though it has been that the windfall of tax revenue from the legalization of casino gambling in Maryland has failed to prevent increases in the sales tax rate and the tax on gasoline, some consolation can be found in Maryland's thoroughbred...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Gambling on horses isn't only confined to the mutuel windows at the race track or to a TwinSpires or TVG online account.
Before any thoroughbred even stands in its birthing stall, considerable study and financial investment will have gone into the...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Rising at the center of the sprawling casino floor at Maryland Live at Arundel Mills — a prime piece of money-making real estate, if there ever was one — aren't shiny new slot machines or table games.
Instead, an Asian-themed eatery is...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:19 PM
January's cold likely chilled the take at Maryland's four casinos, which got a somewhat lackluster start to 2014.
The casinos brought in about $66.2 million in revenue in January, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Wednesday. That's the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Though MGM Resorts International won the state's Prince George's County casino license just last month, the company has had a point man in Maryland for more than a year.
Lorenzo Creighton was tapped for the job of president and chief operating officer of...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Carroll County Delegates approved 10 pieces of local legislation Friday, including bills that would allow charitable organizations to host casino night fundraisers, increase the salaries of the sheriff and orphans' court judges, and increase alcohol...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Maryland's four casinos brought in about $65 million in December, their lowest monthly revenue since the Rocky Gap Casino Resort opened in May.
Still the total was well above revenues seen at the end of 2012, riding a nearly 50 percent year-over-year...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The Hollywood Casino in Perryville, which caters to a clientele from the Philadelphia-Baltimore corridor, grossed more than $5.5 million in slots revenue in November, but slots revenue is down over the past two years.
Last month, Hollywood Casino, owned...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Diplomats and businessmen from around the globe. Tourists from across the country. Day-trippers from neighboring states.
They flock to the nation's capital for commerce and pleasure and might also try their luck at a planned MGM casino near the National...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Maryland's Video Lottery Facility Location commission faced a much harder decision in awarding a license to a Prince George's County casino than it had for any of the licenses before. This was the first time that the commissioners had a choice between...