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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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  • Revenue at Maryland's casinos reaches $69.2 million in May

    Revenue at Maryland's casinos reaches $69.2 million in May
    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...
  • Small business loan program launched in Anne Arundel

    Small business loan program launched in Anne Arundel
    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,...
  • Caesars breaks ground on Russell Street casino, plans opening next year

    Caesars breaks ground on Russell Street casino, plans opening next year
    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,...
  • Maryland Live Casino keeps energy, foot traffic high

    Maryland Live Casino keeps energy, foot traffic high
    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...
  • Rocky Gap, state's fourth casino, opens in Western Maryland

    Rocky Gap, state's fourth casino, opens in Western Maryland
    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...
  • Horse industry reaches 10-year deal for Pimlico, Laurel Park

    Horse industry reaches 10-year deal for Pimlico, Laurel Park
    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,...
  • The siren song of a sixth casino

    The siren song of a sixth casino
    At considerable taxpayer expense, Gov. Martin O'Malley convened a special session of the General Assembly last month to expand gambling to a sixth site in Prince George's County. If his proposal is approved by the voters in November, this legislation will...
  • Maryland's casinos bring in $43.1 million in November

    Maryland's casinos bring in $43.1 million in November
    Maryland's three casinos generated $43.1 million in November, about half of which went to the state's education trust fund. Maryland Live in Anne Arundel, owned by Baltimore developer David Cordish, continues to generate a majority of that revenue, as...
  • Gambling interests spent $3.6 million on special session

    Casino owners, labor and other interests spent more than $3.6 million to influence lawmakers during last month's special session to expand gambling in Maryland — a figure that comes to about $900,000 a day for the four-day session, according to...
  • Many look to cash in on expanding Maryland casinos

    Many look to cash in on expanding Maryland casinos
    Dorsey Nicola was shaking the dice and staring down the green felt, where chips were stacked like miniature skyscrapers and multiplying. The craps table was hot last week as a half-dozen students lined the perimeter and Nicola kept throwing sixes. The...
  • Maryland's three casinos pull in $42.9 million in September

    Maryland's three casinos pull in $42.9 million in September
    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...
  • Maryland's tracks, horsemen near completion of 10-year deal on racing dates

    Maryland's tracks, horsemen near completion of 10-year deal on racing dates
    Maryland's thoroughbred horse racing tracks and the state's horsemen are close to agreement on a 10-year deal that would give the industry stability it has not seen in decades, those involved in the negotiations say. "We've had years of not knowing what...