| 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...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Gov.Martin O'Malleyand Comptroller Peter Franchot don't agree on a lot of things, particularly when it comes to gambling. But they do appear to agree on one thing: Contributions from the gambling industry have the potential to unduly influence legislative...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Under Maryland law, there's a limit to how much money a citizen can donate to state political campaigns — $4,000 to a single candidate, $10,000 in total donations during a four-year election cycle.
But some Marylanders are less limited than others....
| Aug 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
I have been a Maryland horseman for more than 30 years, but it is only recently that I have become better acquainted with the issues that face the equine industry on our state. I started going to the Maryland Racing Commission meetings. Our group...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Dale Capuano winced at the sight of the 10 or so people watching the horse race at Laurel Park as he walked from the paddock into the 3,000-seat grandstand. Most were familiar faces.
Out on the track, his filly, Calcutta Cat, reeled from a rough break...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Maryland's three casinos generated $45.2 million in revenue in December, with most of that from the state's largest and newest casino, Maryland Live — and at the expense of the state's oldest.
Last month, Maryland Live took in $35.9 million, or a...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:40 PM
The Maryland Senate Friday evening voted 28-14 to pass a bill that would add table games and a sixth casino in Prince George's County to the state's gambling program.
While the Senate deliberated Friday, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:15 PM
City officials are expected to sign off Wednesday on a deal that promises to help residents seeking the 1,700 jobs planned for Horseshoe Casino Baltimore — addressing one of the main arguments made by gambling supporters in the debate over expanding...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:30 PM
When 2 a.m. came Friday, the sound of coins hitting metal — electronically replicated, of course, since the slot machines pay out with a printed ticket — continued at Maryland Live casino. About 1,000 people stayed where they were, plugging...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:24 PM
A 10-year deal signed Friday promises to stabilize Maryland's storied horse racing industry by encouraging capital improvements at Pimlico and Laurel Park and guaranteeing at least 100 live racing days each year, according to the state's track operators,...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:05 PM
The House of Delegates subcommittee that handles gambling postponed action on the governor's casino expansion bill until Monday amid signs that Speaker Michael E. Busch was getting his troops in line to pass the measure.
Members of the Ways and Means...