| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Speaker Michael E. Busch told fellow Democrats in the House of Delegates on Wednesday night that his top priority in legislation to expand gambling is to "generate significant new revenue for the state."
In an email to his Democratic caucus, Busch said...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:04 AM
If ever there were a matter of public policy that exemplifies the hypocritical and disjointed state of Maryland's legislative processes, it is gambling, in general, and the legislative inaction on gambling legislation in the General Assembly in the...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:56 AM
The debate over a proposed casino in Prince George's County that encompassed much of the time and attention of state lawmakers during the waning hours of the General Assembly session April 9 was so hectic that Del. Frank Turner had to hide from...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 6:44 AM
The debate over a proposed casino inPrince George's Countythat encompassed much of the time and attention of state lawmakers during the waning hours of the General Assembly session April 9 was so hectic that Del. Frank Turner had to hide from reporters...