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  • Students learn art of dealing at Horseshoe Casino academy

    Students learn art of dealing at Horseshoe Casino academy
    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...
  • Dividing up the casino winnings

    Dividing up the casino winnings
    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...
  • Chris Moneymaker talks poker boom and current life before Hollywood Poker Open

    Chris Moneymaker talks poker boom and current life before Hollywood Poker Open
    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],"...
  • Maryland's largest casino bets heavily on Asian community

    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...
  • With more competition, Perryville casino holds own, manager says

    With more competition, Perryville casino holds own, manager says
    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...
  • Maryland sees lowest casino revenue since spring

    Maryland sees lowest casino revenue since spring
    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...
  • Police, security say crime is low at Maryland Live casino

    Police, security say crime is low at Maryland Live casino
    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. Two hundred...
  • In saturated East Coast casino market, MGM deal in Maryland stands apart

    In saturated East Coast casino market, MGM deal in Maryland stands apart
    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...
  • Casino impact grants to Anne Arundel total $21.4 million

    Casino impact grants to Anne Arundel total $21.4 million
    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...
  • Latest tuition hike at Harford CC is ill-timed [Editorial]

    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...
  • State officials review final details of Prince George's casino proposals

    State officials review final details of Prince George's casino proposals
    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. Greenwood Racing,...
  • Maryland poker pros enjoy high stakes poker room at Maryland Live

    Maryland poker pros enjoy high stakes poker room at Maryland Live
    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...