| 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...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:23 AM
The possibility that Gov. Martin O'Malley and House Speaker Michael E. Busch will round up the votes needed to authorize a referendum to expand Maryland's casino program shows just how far attitudes have shifted in the last five years. Lawmakers and their...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:06 AM
When the state legislature legalized slot machine gambling in 2007 and proposed locations for five casinos, it operated under the assumption that most patrons would come from areas within a 50-mile radius of each facility.
Under that assumption, Laurel...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:22 AM
Last month, David Tewell gathered a group of friends and headed north to Atlantic City's new Golden Nugget casino and resort for two nights of eating well, club-hopping and, of course, gambling. For the 27-year-old Annapolis resident, hitting the poker...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:19 PM
A key House committee voted Monday night to guarantee deeper tax breaks for some Maryland casino operators, the most significant change so far to Gov.Martin O'Malley's gambling bill.
The gambling expansion measure, as amended by the Ways and Means...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:15 AM
We can't offer you gambling advice, but we can tell you how to make your way around Maryland Live Casino, the new $500 million Cordish Cos. gaming destination at Arundel Mills.
The good news is you don't have to drop a nickel to take in the excitement....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:43 PM
The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval to Gov. Martin O'Malley's gambling bill early Wednesday morning, agreeing to allow table games and a sixth casino in the state while also giving new tax breaks to casino owners.
Passage came after the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Maryland could gain as much as $161 million in revenue by authorizing a casino in Prince George's County and adding table games statewide, the staff of the General Assembly and its consultants told a work group on gambling expansion Tuesday.
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Backers of a new casino inPrince George's Countyhave been emboldened by a report from the Department of Legislative Services that estimates such a facility and the addition of table games statewide could add as much as $161 million a year to the state's...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 10:20 AM
The developers of National Harbor announced Friday they have reached an agreement with Las Vegas giant MGM Resorts International to develop a luxury casino at the proposed gambling site on the Potomac River.
Under the agreement between the Peterson Cos....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Members of the House of Delegates weren't called to the floor for a debate on the controversial gambling expansion bill until 4:30 Tuesday afternoon, although legislators had been asked to be back by 2 p.m.
Welcome to what for many Harford County...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:55 PM
After sinking millions of dollars into the dream of a world-class tourist destination in the mountains of Western Maryland, the state is poised to cut its losses and turn the Rocky Gap hotel and conference center over to a private company that plans to...