| May 29, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Despite pending legal challenges, the developers of Baltimore’s casino formally began construction Wednesday on the planned $400 million gambling complex near the two stadiums.
Chad Barnhill, general manager of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore,...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Last November, after months of campaigning — and millions spent on advertising for and against gambling expansion — Maryland voters decided the allure of live table games at local casinos was too enticing to ignore and Question 7 was...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Gambling started Wednesday afternoon at the Rocky Gap Casino Resort right after the state approved the opening of its fourth casino, one that Western Maryland leaders hope will lure not only gamblers but also their families to a region eager for more...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Henceforth, let there by a rule that nothing can be compared to Maryland's failed investment at Rocky Gap, located just outside Cumberland in Western Maryland, except for Rocky Gap and perhaps any other $55 million white elephant loss that comes along. We...
| May 18, 2013
Although Maryland has handed out five casino operating licenses, the state is entering uncharted territory with the allocation of its sixth.
For the first time, there's real competition. Three serious operators submitted bids to run a casino in Prince...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Revenue at Maryland's three casinos reached nearly $42.9 million in September, down from $44.6 million the month before, according to figures released Friday by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.
The results showed the continuing strength of...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Internet gambling, which could bring casinos to every home, office or smartphone, has moved from the periphery of Maryland's debate over expanded gambling to center stage.
Speaker Michael E. Busch informed Democratic members of the House of Delegates...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:28 PM
A new round of spending by Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts International has pushed the ad war in the referendum over expanded gambling into record territory, eclipsing the $34 million raised for the 2006 governor's race.
In a filing posted...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Four years ago, Maryland voters went to the polls and overwhelmingly agreed to legalize video lottery terminal facilities in Maryland — including one at a vacant swath of land in South Baltimore.
After many years of delay, that decision is...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Second of three articles about state ballot questions
Ambrose "Bo" Vogt, a union construction worker from Pasadena, believes the effort to expand gambling in Maryland would create jobs in a field in which work has been scarce.
But Tamara Davis Brown, an...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The latest argument from the proponents of a ballot question that would allow a sixth casino and table games in Maryland is a familiar one: Failing to legalize more gambling in the state will mean hundreds of millions of dollars flowing out of Maryland...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:45 AM
The recent Question 7 commentary by Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was very misleading ("Question 7 keeps the money in Md." Oct. 11). I believe a new casino in Baltimore will not fix the city's struggling schools or result in any discernible gains. The only net...