| Jan 20, 2011
| 4:22 AM
All right. Here we are. American Idol is entering its 10th season, but now minus not one, but two of its original judges, the personalities who helped make the show. So what's it going to be like without Simon and......
| Sep 8, 2011
| 11:01 AM
For the first time ever, not only was a winning Powerball jackpot ticket sold in Maryland, but the sale was made from an Abingdon liquor store.
Wednesday night's drawing, numbers 3, 5, 18, 27, 54 and Power Ball 13, showed a winner, or winners, out of...
| Jul 15, 2011
What would you do with $50,000?
That's a question Joseph Garcia, 29, of Bel Air, wasn't preoccupied with until he won the lottery.
Garcia, who lives in the Marywood development, stopped Sunday at the Fallston Shell station for gas and to cash in a few...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 11:29 AM
From the Maryland Lottery: "An excited Pennsylvania couple arrived at Lottery Headquarters today, accompanied by legal counsel, to claim their $128.8 million Powerball prize. The elated twosome, who chose to remain anonymous, had the only winning ticket...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 3:21 PM
Hollywood Casino Perryville, Maryland's first slots parlor in decades, generated more than $2 million in revenue during its first four days of operation in September, the Maryland State Lottery reported Wednesday.
Hollywood Casino, which opened Sept....
| Oct 21, 2010
| 9:26 AM
Dad makes a bet
On October 9th, 2000, my Dad and I were at PSINet Stadium watching The Ravens lose to the hated (and apparently much better) Pittsburgh Steelers. The defeat put the Ravens at 5-4, and the fact that they hadn't scored a touchdown in five...
| Oct 24, 2010
| 7:08 PM
Voters in Anne Arundel County are nearly evenly split on a ballot referendum that will decide the fate of a planned billion-dollar slots casino and entertainment complex at Arundel Mills mall, according to a new Baltimore Sun poll.
Forty-seven percent of...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Maryland faces tough challenges in job creation, the budget and taxes, education, the environment and transportation in the next four years. In making endorsements for the House of Delegates and state Senate this year, The Sun sought pragmatic...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 5:00 PM
Opponents of slots at Arundel Mills mall are asking Maryland's attorney general to investigate claims that the Cordish Cos. violated election law by offering ownership stakes and perks to local business owners in exchange for support of its planned...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 6:19 PM
Maryland's horse racing interests have warned for years that the industry's long tradition would come to an end without the legalization of slot machine gambling in the state.
They just never imagined the slots casino would rise in the parking lot of...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Several months ago, Josh Selby was talking on the phone to mentor Carmelo Anthony. It was just a friendly conversation between two men who know exactly what it feels like to be a basketball prodigy from inner city Baltimore.
Anthony, a four-time NBA all-...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 4:06 PM
The future of Laurel Park was further clouded Tuesday, after the racetrack's minority owner said it still supports plans to eliminate live horse racing there.
Penn National Gaming, which owns 49 percent of the Maryland Jockey Club, the umbrella group for...