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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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  • Bottle tax no answer for school woes

    Letter writer Vikki Volk comments that "three extra cents per soda hardly seems like a lot to pay" for better school buildings ("Bottle tax is a small price to pay for better schools," June 20). All I can say to Ms. Volk is what about the state lottery,...
  • W. Va. official hopes Question 7 goes down

    Handing ammunition to proponents of gambling expansion, West Virginia Lottery Director John Musgrave has publicly expressed hope that Marylanders will vote down a proposed expansion in gambling that could mean more competition for casinos in his state....
  • Video lottery money yet to be directed to Md. small businesses

    An audit of Maryland's video lottery terminal program has found that the state has not yet implemented a way to direct proceeds to the state's small business community, as directed by a 2008 law. The Board of Public Works has accumulated the funds, which...
  • Baltimore casino not expected to open until mid-2014

    The slots casino that a group led by Caesars Entertainment Corp. wants to build near M&T Bank Stadium will not be complete until the middle of 2014 at the earliest, the company's head said Monday, meaning the proposed facility's timeline would be extended...
  • Letter: Question 7 offers certain advantages

    Maryland voters are faced with a controversial question about the expansion of gambling in the state on the Nov. 6 ballot. An astronomical amount of money has been poured into ads both for and against Question 7. Still, its likely impact remains murky....
  • History Matter: Clever Woman May Duplicate Expensive Shop Models

    100 Years Ago Clever knock-offs From a short story in the Times: "Hand Embroidered Parasols: Clever Woman May Duplicate Expensive Shop Models. That the parasol must match the gown is no sale dictum for this season, for the parasols do carry the...
  • Ravens release details on lottery for fans to watch practices at facility

    Ravens release details on lottery for fans to watch practices at facility
    The Ravens announced Thursday that they would hold three training camp practices open to fans around the Baltimore area this summer. On Friday morning, the team released details on how fans can win a chance to watch them practice at their facility. By...
  • Maryland Live Casino hits jackpot during first month

    Maryland Live Casino hits jackpot during first month
    As Maryland politicians wrangle over holding a special session to expand gambling, the state's newest casino surged out of the gate, reporting revenue of more than $1 million a day in its first month. Gambling operations at Maryland Live Casino brought...
  • Online gambling: What's the rush?

    Online gambling: What's the rush?
    It's unwise that the General Assembly will be considering the expansion of Maryland's gambling program to a sixth casino before its five existing slots parlors is up and running. But the idea of legalizing Internet gambling at the same time — with...
  • Perryville casino seeks to cut slot machines by a third

    Perryville casino seeks to cut slot machines by a third
    Even as the General Assembly prepares to return to Annapolis this week to discuss the expansion of gambling, one of Maryland's three casinos has asked its oversight agency to take back about a third of the slot machines because of declining revenue. Penn...
  • North Laurel native Greg Merson wins the 2012 World Series of Poker

    North Laurel native Greg Merson wins the 2012 World Series of Poker
    Even at the depths of a drug addiction that cost him a fortune and dulled his world-class poker skills, Greg Merson believed he could do something great. “He always had a lot of faith in himself,” said his father, Stan. “I never saw him...
  • North Laurel native Greg Merson wins World Series of Poker Main Event worth $8.5 million

    Even at the depths of a drug addiction that cost him a fortune and dulled his world-class poker skills, Greg Merson believed he could do something great. "He always had a lot of faith in himself," said his father, Stan. "I never saw him lose that."...