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Casino and Gambling Industry

Casino and Gambling Industry
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Top Casino and Gambling Industry Articles

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  • Play starts at Maryland's first table games

    Play starts at Maryland's first table games
    Many were off work because of a snowstorm that never came, so they went to Hollywood Casino, tucked off Interstate 95, in search of games they thought they'd never see here: blackjack, roulette, craps and poker. For the first time Wednesday and about...
  • Five questions for ... Richard Golden

    Five questions for ... Richard Golden
    Richard Golden became a savior of the Maryland thoroughbred horse breeding industry in 1988 when he teamed with Allaire du Pont and later Tom Bowman to open Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, eventually revitalizing farmland that had been home...
  • Hollywood Casino Perryville to get table games in March

    Hollywood Casino Perryville to get table games in March
    Hollywood Casino Perryville's owner is hoping table games will help the casino's fortunes. The casino posted Monday on its Facebook page that it expects to bring in table games sometime in March. The facility will be getting eight poker tables and...
  • Casino backer funds no-same-sex marriage effort

    The developer of National Harbor may have given supporters of same-sex marriage and in-state tuition for illegal immigrants an incentive to vote against expanded gambling by financing a Republican group's sample ballot opposing their causes. State...
  • Casino question spending spree tops $87 million

    Casino question spending spree tops $87 million
    The spending spree surrounding the battle over expanded gambling in Maryland continued to escalate in the final days before Tuesday's election -- with the two sides reporting spending more than $87 million in their efforts to sway voters. With Election...
  • Casinos bring in $26.5 million for state in October

    Casinos bring in $26.5 million for state in October
    Maryland Live at Arundel Mills mall brought in the overwhelming bulk of the $26.5 million that Maryland's three casinos pushed into the state's treasury during October, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Wednesday. The Anne...
  • Penn National not giving up, looks to courts

    Penn National Gaming, dealt a blow by Maryland voters' approval of a Prince George's County casino Tuesday, signaled that it would not give up its fight and would turn to the courts. Kevin McLaughlin, spokesman for the ballot committee set up by Penn...
  • Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan

    Gambling referendum results spur hiring plan
    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. David...
  • Gambling is still morally bankrupt

    Gambling is still morally bankrupt
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's special session on casino gambling should have been called a rubberstamp session. Because there really was no legislative session, let alone public debate or analysis regarding the negative economic and social impact that will...
  • Gambling was the death of Detroit: Will Baltimore be next?

    In his recent commentary, Paul Davies laid out the ludicrousness of Maryland politicians' accelerated push to expand gambling in the state ("Gambling: still morally bankrupt," Aug. 23). They don't even have revenue coming in from all the currently...
  • Ad Watch: New National Harbor ads stress jobs and increases to tax revenue

    MGM Resorts International, a group that wants to build a casino at National Harbor, has poured about $2.3 million into a TV and radio advertising campaign touting jobs and tax revenue as benefits from expanding gambling. The TV spot reasserts a series...
  • Penn National to oppose gambling expansion referendum

    Penn National Gaming will put its considerable resources behind a campaign to defeat gambling expansion, and is starting the effort Thursday with an "open letter" to Marylanders explaining their position. "We love it here and we're proud of our role...