| May 28, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Zachary Roselle has never gambled in a casino, but by late July he hopes to snag one of the better-paying jobs on the floor of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore.
"I've been a card game player for a long time," said Roselle, a 22-year-old gas station...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Chris Moneymaker knows the type. The player whose eyes widen when the 2003 World Series of Poker champion brings his chips over to a table.
"There's always one guy that, right when I sit down, he perks up and says, "I'm going to bust his [rear end],"...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Rising at the center of the sprawling casino floor at Maryland Live at Arundel Mills — a prime piece of money-making real estate, if there ever was one — aren't shiny new slot machines or table games.
Instead, an Asian-themed eatery is...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The Hollywood Casino in Perryville, which caters to a clientele from the Philadelphia-Baltimore corridor, grossed more than $5.5 million in slots revenue in November, but slots revenue is down over the past two years.
Last month, Hollywood Casino, owned...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Maryland's four casinos brought in about $65 million in December, their lowest monthly revenue since the Rocky Gap Casino Resort opened in May.
Still the total was well above revenues seen at the end of 2012, riding a nearly 50 percent year-over-year...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Around the clock, teams watch surveillance footage from more than 1,000 cameras covering nearly every inch of the 2 million-square-foot Maryland Live casino, which includes restaurants, a music venue and a 5,000-space parking garage.
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Diplomats and businessmen from around the globe. Tourists from across the country. Day-trippers from neighboring states.
They flock to the nation's capital for commerce and pleasure and might also try their luck at a planned MGM casino near the National...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Impact fees totaling more than $21 million from the Maryland Live! casino in Hanover will pay for fire and police services, school renovations and a community health center, officials announced Wednesday.
Under state law, 5.5 percent of profits from slot...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 11:54 AM
The term "structural deficit" seems to have crept into fairly common usage among some people who work in bureaucracies.
In Maryland state government, it has been part of the parlance for going on a dozen or more years. It rose to prominence when the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Members of a state casino site selection commission reviewed final details Thursday of three competing proposals for a casino in Prince George's County — including one that sweetened its offer since the commission met last week.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:28 PM
The new poker room at Maryland Live, one of the East Coast's largest, is allowing more local poker pros to find high-stakes games close to home, contributing to the development of a strong poker scene in the state.
"Maryland players have been waiting to...