| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Maryland Live's August revenue spiked 64 percent compared with a year earlier, a nearly $21 million increase in a month that saw the debut of the casino's 52-table poker room, the state said Thursday.
The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:21 PM
A tax on gasoline went into effect in Harford County and across Maryland on Monday, adding about 4 cents to the cost of a gallon. Next year, that will increase again, and the same thing will happen the following year, then in 2016, the final increase in...
| Jul 6, 2013
When Maryland was first contemplating legalizing slot machines, supporters pointed to Delaware and the success of its "racinos" — racetracks with slot machine gambling — and how they drew in thousands of Maryland residents each year. Turns out...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Maryland's four casinos took in about $66.5 million in revenue in June, capping a fiscal year in which they far exceeded expectations, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Friday.
Even with stiff competition from more established...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The casino-ization of Maryland continues.
The state's Lottery and Gaming Control Commission approved Maryland Live's request to open a new two-story, 52-table poker room in time for Labor Day during its meeting Thursday. Members of the group also...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:52 PM
When plans called for a Harrah's to rise not far from M&T Bank Stadium, the Baltimore casino was slated to have 3,750 video lottery terminals delivering 67 percent of revenue to the state.
Instead, a Horseshoe casino — a brand known for its ties...
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Maryland lawmakers are poised this week to transform the state's restrictive gambling law into one that allows six full-blown Vegas-style casinos, complete with roulette wheels and poker tables open 24 hours a day.
It's a long way from the legislation...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:13 PM
The owners of a Reisterstown store have been given probation after allegedly purchasing stolen jewelry taken in a rash of burglaries in Baltimore and Carroll counties last year.
Baltimore County police last year cited the case of Crown Jewelry as an...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Revenue at the state's casinos climbed to nearly $69.2 million in May, the first full month of table games at Maryland Live Casino as well as the initial days of the state's newest casino in Allegany County, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. on Wednesday will kick-off a small business loan fund that will lend $3.36 million in Maryland. As part of the launch, the development group will hold a press conference at the offices of the first loan recipient,...
| 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,...