| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Cards started turning and dice began rolling early Thursday morning at Maryland Live, already the largest slots casino in the Mid-Atlantic.
Opened just 10 months ago, the casino next to an Anne Arundel County outlet mall rakes in more money from slot...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 1:34 PM
With the Maryland unemployment rate hovering around 7 percent and the pace of job creation slowed in recent months, it's fair to say that the Free State could use an economic boost of consequence. How fortunate that one has arrived at seemingly no...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Maryland Live officials often tout the Hanover facility's standing as the highest-grossing casino in the Mid-Atlantic when only slots revenue is taken into account.
In fact, the casino has been generating 25 percent more slots revenue than the second-...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:40 PM
With seven weeks to go before the Nov. 6 election, special interests with a stake in the gambling referendum have raised more than the amount spent by candidates in Maryland's last governor's race.
With the addition of $3 million by MGM Resorts...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:34 AM
In a victory for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the General Assembly gave final passage Tuesday to a bill easing restrictions on hiring of people with criminal records for jobs at Maryland casinos.
The Senate voted XX-XX to approve the House-passed...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Revenue at Maryland's three casinos in March reached $58 million, with two that have been opened for at least a year seeing a decrease from a year earlier, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Friday.
Hollywood Casino Perryville in...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:57 PM
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.
| Nov 26, 2012
| 5:28 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:22 PM
Caesars Entertainment, which plans to bring a casino to Baltimore, announced Thursday that it would spend $25 million more and hire 500 more people than originally planned to take advantage of opportunities presented by the passage of Question 7.
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
There was a strong case to be made against Question 7, Maryland's referendum on expanded gambling, and we made it. Although it may make sense for Maryland to adopt table games, and eventually even to allow a sixth casino in Prince George's County, the...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:13 PM
The state's largest casino plans to hire hundreds of dealers and install 150 table games, with some taking wagers of up to $10,000, Maryland Live officials said Wednesday in the first detailed announcement since voters legalized such games last week....
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Two women left a Reisterstown jewelry shop with hundreds of dollars after hawking a shoebox full of gold and silver, much of it allegedly linked to a string of nearly 30 area burglaries. They might never have been arrested, police said, because the...