| Sep 25, 2011
Three years after the voters authorized an expansion of state-sponsored gambling, Maryland finally got what the system was designed to produce: a competition between developers over who would provide the best deal for taxpayers in exchange for a...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Laurel's District 23 Sen. Douglas J.J. Peters' bill to authorize Maryland to have a sixth gambling site inPrince George's County is being revised in the House of Delegates.
With the General Assembly session slated to end on Monday, if the revised bill...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Pushing legislative brinkmanship to its limits, the General Assembly will go into the last scheduled day of its 90-day session Monday without an agreement on the one thing it must get done under Maryland's Constitution: pass a balanced budget.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Laurel's state lawmakers saw the 2012 General Assembly session come to a close with most of their initiatives having fallen short of passage.
While Laurel's delegates and senators saw the majority of their local bills — including a casino bill, a...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 5:32 AM
— One group that wants to open a casino at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Resort envisions amenities including five restaurants, a spa, a golf and tennis academy and an automobile museum. The other promises to invest $62 million to build a 50,000-square-...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
On Monday, Gov.Martin O'Malleybegins a series of make-or-break meetings with local officials and legislative leaders to decide whether he can muster the support necessary to call a special legislative session this month to consider expanding Maryland's...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Just as the elected members of the Maryland General Assembly were poised to make the drive to Annapolis for a special session to take on the issue of gambling, it was announced that the take at the Hollywood Casino in Perryville (the casino Harford County...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:06 PM
With time growing short to call a special General Assembly session on gambling legislation, House Speaker Michael E. Busch plans to huddle with his leadership team Wednesday as top Democrats assess whether there are enough votes to justify calling...
| 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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Maryland's newest slots casino is expanding Thursday evening, opening more floor space with over 500 additional gambling machines and another bar.
At 6 p.m., the two-month-old Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills mall will open the Rams Head Bar and...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:45 PM
With his call for a special session on gambling next month, Gov. Martin O'Malley is placing a high-stakes political bet that he can prevail in a struggle over one of the most contentious issues facing Maryland.
A win could burnish his image at a time...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:53 PM
After months of planning, a group led by gambling giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. is expected to get the green light Tuesday to build a 3,750 slot-machine casino ringed with restaurants a few blocks from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.