| 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...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 1:10 PM
The developer of National Harbor may have given supporters of same-sex marriage and in-state tuition for illegal immigrants an incentive to vote against expanded gambling by financing a Republican group's sample ballot opposing their causes.
| 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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:23 AM
The spending spree surrounding the battle over expanded gambling in Maryland continued to escalate in the final days before Tuesday's election -- with the two sides reporting spending more than $87 million in their efforts to sway voters.
| 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,...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Maryland Live at Arundel Mills mall brought in the overwhelming bulk of the $26.5 million that Maryland's three casinos pushed into the state's treasury during October, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced Wednesday.