| 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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Technically, you could open a casino without a celebrity chef. But, why gamble?
On Monday, the management of Horseshoe Baltimore announced the two chefs it hopes will be marquee culinary attractions at its casino, which is now under construction on...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Operators of nine McDonald's in the Baltimore area and on the Eastern Shore agreed to pay more than $250,000 in back wages and damages to 138 workers for violations of minimum wage, overtime and child labor provisions, the U.S. Department of Labor...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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 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...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The three players bidding to build a new casino in Prince George's County have shown their hands, and the state will pick a winner by the end of December.
The stakes are high as the state prepares to hold a series of meetings beginning this week and...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:48 PM
A casino at National Harbor would bring in more revenue and tax dollars than two other sites vying for the state's sole casino in Prince George's County, according to consultants who presented data to state gambling officials in Annapolis on Friday.
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Less than a week before state officials are expected to award a casino license in Prince George's County, one of the three bidders is calling the state's research "flat-out wrong."
Greenwood Racing, which wants to build a Parx casino on Route 210 in Fort...