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  • Penn National opens checkbook in ballot campaign

    Penn National opens checkbook in ballot campaign
    Gambling giant Penn National Gaming Inc. has spent $5.5 million to limit gambling in Maryland — the latest move in a casino-vs.-casino battle that could saturate the airwaves and overwhelm other ballot initiatives this fall. The Penn National...
  • The misleading pitch for Question 7

    The misleading pitch for Question 7
    Give the new television ad asking voters to approve Maryland's Question 7 credit for one thing: It is spot on in accusing the opposition of being bankrolled by an out-of-state gambling company worried about losing revenue at its marquee location in West...
  • Maryland Live sees slot revenue fall as table games start

    Maryland Live sees slot revenue fall as table games start
    Table games at Maryland Live Casino generated $8.4 million in revenue in their first month at the Anne Arundel County facility, on top of $38.2 million from its slot machines, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Monday. While...
  • North Laurel native to compete in World Series of Poker

    North Laurel native to compete in World Series of Poker
    Greg Merson has been known to dedicate 60 or 70 hours a week to his job. He's traveled all around the world for work and taken very little vacation time. And in just five years in his profession, he's become one of the best in the business. Merson, a 24-...
  • Many look to cash in on expanding Maryland casinos

    Many look to cash in on expanding Maryland casinos
    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. The...
  • Caesars plans to invest $25 million more in Baltimore casino

    Caesars plans to invest $25 million more in Baltimore casino
    Caesars Entertainment, which plans to bring a casino to Baltimore, announced Thursday that it would spend $25 million more and hire 500 more people than originally planned to take advantage of opportunities presented by the passage of Question 7. Caesars...
  • More voted than ever before in Harford Tuesday, but percentage lags behind '08

    More voted than ever before in Harford Tuesday, but percentage lags behind '08
    With more than 16,500 early voters and the highest number of registered voters in Harford County's history, polling locations had large turnouts Tuesday for the 2012 presidential election and tradition held with the county going for the Republican, Mitt...
  • Maryland Live casino to replace some slots with table games

    Maryland Live casino to replace some slots with table games
    The state's largest casino plans to hire hundreds of dealers and install 150 table games, with some taking wagers of up to $10,000, Maryland Live officials said Wednesday in the first detailed announcement since voters legalized such games last week....
  • Lorenzo Gaztanaga

    Lorenzo Gaztanaga
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as council president. I have been involved with independent party politics since 1992, fighting with my colleagues against the powers that be (in...
  • Bernard C. "Jack" Young

    Bernard C. "Jack" Young
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve as council president. During my 13 years as a Councilman and 1.5 years as Council President, I have championed legislation to increase funding for...
  • General Assembly: Please, please buy Rocky Gap

    General Assembly: Please, please buy Rocky Gap
    After failing twice to attract a developer to transform the debt-ridden Rocky Gap Lodge into a profit-generating slot machine palace, Maryland lawmakers are considering a new package of financial incentives that would erase millions of dollars in fees and...
  • Perryville slots casino has prosperous, sometimes controversial first year

    Perryville slots casino has prosperous, sometimes controversial first year
    Forget the presents and cake — the Hollywood Casino Perryville, which will mark its first anniversary this Tuesday, plans to celebrate with a huge giveaway. But the casino's first year hasn't been all sweet, even though its slot machines...