| Sep 8, 2012
| 12:43 PM
On June 24, 2011, a middle-aged Harford County woman drove to the Hollywood Casino in Perryville to give authorities permission to arrest her for trespassing if she ever set foot again in one of Maryland's casinos.
Before she signed the paperwork she...
| Aug 5, 2012
It's unwise that the General Assembly will be considering the expansion of Maryland's gambling program to a sixth casino before its five existing slots parlors is up and running. But the idea of legalizing Internet gambling at the same time — with...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Even as the General Assembly prepares to return to Annapolis this week to discuss the expansion of gambling, one of Maryland's three casinos has asked its oversight agency to take back about a third of the slot machines because of declining revenue.
| Aug 11, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Maryland lawmakers are poised this week to transform the state's restrictive gambling law into one that allows six full-blown Vegas-style casinos, complete with roulette wheels and poker tables open 24 hours a day.
It's a long way from the legislation...
| 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.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:53 AM
Cecil County's Board of County Commissioners gave its tentative approval Tuesday to distribute $500,000 in Hollywood Casino revenue to the 16 non-profit groups and municipal agencies recommended by the grant committee.
Vicky Rinkerman, the county's...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 2:30 PM
In 2007, when the Maryland General Assembly was considering five locations for slot machines, the Rev. Jonathan L. Weaver sought to keep casinos out of Prince George's County.
Weaver — who leads the Greater Mt. Nebo African Methodist Episcopal...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 3:36 PM
As the number of casinos in Maryland grows, so does the need to be on the alert for any increase in problem gambling.
For the majority of Maryland players, gambling is enjoyable, but for a few it can spell trouble. Some 3.4 percent are pathological or...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 6:46 AM
Sixteen local organizations could soon benefit from $500,000 in revenue from Hollywood Casino Perryville, and Port Deposit and two fire companies serving the casino appear to be the big winners.
Cecil County and the Town of Perryville are both set to get...
| Nov 5, 2008
| 8:20 PM
Marylanders voted overwhelmingly yesterday to legalize slot-machine gambling in the state after a rancorous campaign, dealing Gov. Martin O'Malley a ballot-box success and settling a debate over which politicians had deadlocked for years.
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Palm Beach County may join other South Florida counties angling to change state law to allow Las Vegas-style casino resorts.
Florida lawmakers this year are expected to reconsider the debate over allowing casino resorts to spread to South Florida....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 7:35 PM
By Jonathan Kaminsky
OLYMPIA, Wash., Dec 3 (Reuters) - The former head of a
Democratic Party fundraising committee in Washington state has
been sentenced to over a year in prison for embezzling in excess
of $300,000 in campaign contributions to feed an...