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A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Maryland introduces lottery rewards program

    Maryland introduces lottery rewards program
    Maryland became the sixth state to offer a lottery rewards program Monday, allowing those who did not cash in to collect points instead. Players holding losing scratch-off tickets can now register online at mdlottery.com/rewards and enter ticket numbers...
  • O'Malley names members of new gambling panel

    Gov. Martin O'Malley has named the members of a powerful new body that will oversee most legal gambling in Maryland, retaining five members of the current Lottery Commission and adding two prominent Baltimore-area business leaders. Among the new...
  • Annual black bear hunt has its backers and detractors

    Annual black bear hunt has its backers and detractors
    Kaitlin Zembower had gone deer hunting with her father Jerry countless times over the years near their Frostburg home, but the experience they shared during last year's annual Maryland black bear hunt was much different. Though Jerry Zembower had seen...
  • Powerball jackpot reaches $600 million

    Powerball jackpot reaches $600 million
    Strong Powerball ticket sales since a Wednesday night drawing with no big winner have further padded an already large jackpot, lottery officials said Thursday afternoon. It now stands at $600 million, with the cash option moving up to $376.9 million,...
  • 'Great Day': New life for old music of black churches

    'Great Day': New life for old music of black churches
    As afternoon light tried to filter through the thick, stained-glass windows of Sharp Street United Methodist Church last weekend, Marco K. Merrick pounded out the bass line of a spiritual on a raw-sounding piano, singing along in a raspy voice: "Great...
  • Three operators submit bids for license for Prince George's casino

    Three operators submit bids for license for Prince George's casino
    Two more bidders emerged Friday to compete against MGM National Harbor for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County. Penn National Gaming submitted a proposal to the state's gaming control agency for a $700-million Hollywood Casino Resort at...
  • 3 bids entered for Prince George's casino site

    3 bids entered for Prince George's casino site
    Two more bidders emerged Friday — one a surprise — to compete against MGM Resorts International for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County, which stands with the state to reap millions of dollars from the project. Penn...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore food trucks lend support to Washington vendors

    Baltimore food trucks lend support to Washington vendors
    A group representing Baltimore-area food trucks have signed a letter of support for the Food Truck Association of Metropolitan Washington, which is fighting a set of new regulations it fears will hamper and even cripple its business. Addressed to the...
  • Two $1 million Powerball tickets drawn; prizes yet to be claimed

    Two $1 million Powerball tickets drawn; prizes yet to be claimed
    Two winning Powerball tickets — one from Baltimore City, one from Calvert County, and each with a second-tier prize of $1 million — were pulled from Wednesday night's drawing, said the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency on Thursday....
  • Family of four, mother of two hit the lottery at Housing Fair

    Family of four, mother of two hit the lottery at Housing Fair
    The round of applause made 10-month-old Tafsir Islam cry in the arms of his aunt, Sanjida Islam, but they could have been tears of joy. Just seconds before, his parents had won the opportunity to purchase a new three-bedroom townhouse at a below market...
  • Fowler says conflict of interest forced resignation from gaming commission

    Fowler says conflict of interest forced resignation from gaming commission
    J. Kirby Fowler resigned from the state's gaming commission Thursday, saying that his role as a regulator for Baltimore's downtown casino represented a conflict of interest. Kirby is the president of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, an advocacy...