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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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  • Already king of slots, Maryland Live looks to take share of table game market

    Already king of slots, Maryland Live looks to take share of table game market
    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...
  • For casino companies, referendum's stakes are huge

    For the casino giants trying to persuade Marylanders to vote for or against more gambling here, the long-term stakes could be in the billions. Penn National Gaming's investment of $13 million for ads urging a "no" vote on Question 7 is pocket change...
  • Maryland Live dominates on slots, but has little competition

    Maryland Live dominates on slots, but has little competition
    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-...
  • Baltimore casino names general manager, avoids legal issue

    Baltimore's casino gained a leader and overcame an obstacle Tuesday. Chad Barnhill, an 18-year veteran of the gambling industry, was named general manager of Harrah's Baltimore at a news conference at the planned site of the casino on Russell Street near...
  • Legislature eases rules for casino hiring

    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...
  • Maryland's three casinos generated $58 million in revenue in March

    Maryland's three casinos generated $58 million in revenue in March
    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...
  • Against Question 7: Gambling expansion is a bad deal for Maryland taxpayers

    Against Question 7: Gambling expansion is a bad deal for Maryland taxpayers
    We support Maryland's slot machine gambling program, and we think it would be wise to eventually expand it to include table games, which would attract additional economic development and create more jobs. It might even be a good idea one day to allow a...
  • Rawlings-Blake, Ogden star in pro-casino ad

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake brings on the muscle in a just-released ad warning voters that casino owners in West Virginia are behind the opposition to the proposed gambling expansion plan on the Nov. 6 ballot. In the ad, the former Ravens star...
  • Connecticut's lesson for Maryland on casino gambling

    Maryland voters should understand what they are getting with casinos Having recently relocated to Baltimore from Connecticut where I lived for 20 years within a 15-mile radius of the country's two largest casinos, I hope to give some insight into what...
  • Money, politics, passion surround local coverage of same sex marriage referendum

    Money, politics, passion surround local coverage of same sex marriage referendum
    The money, politics and passions surrounding Question 6, the ballot referendum on Maryland's same-sex marriage law, are big, hardcore and hot. Just the kind of story that can go beyond the promotional slogans and be used to measure a local TV station's...
  • Md. voters evenly split on same-sex marriage

    Md. voters evenly split on same-sex marriage
    As the Nov. 6 election nears, likely Maryland voters are evenly divided on whether to make same-sex marriage legal in the state after opposition has grown in recent weeks, according to a new opinion poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun. Meanwhile, most...
  • Gambling expansion wins narrow victory

    Gambling expansion wins narrow victory
    After the most expensive political campaign in Maryland's history, proponents of a plan to expand the reach and variety of casino gambling in Maryland won a narrow victory. The measure would allow Maryland casinos to offer table games such as blackjack...