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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 Jockey Club to curtail operations

    Maryland Jockey Club to curtail operations
    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...
  • Penn National supports curtailing racing operations

    Penn National supports curtailing racing operations
    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...
  • Racing industry agrees Preakness should stay, but no deal

    Racing industry agrees Preakness should stay, but no deal
    Although various players in the state's thoroughbred racing industry may disagree on how to sustain the sport, Gov. Martin O'Malley's office said Monday that everyone agreed on one thing: keeping the Preakness Stakes in Maryland. O'Malley's chief...
  • Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Latoya Sharie Epps, 26, who has addresses in the 500 block of Plaza Court and the 300 block of Mayberry Drive, was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday in a case in which she...
  • Terps a "bubble team?"

    Terps a "bubble team?"
    The Maryland men's basketball team ended its eight-game road losing streak in ACC play on Tuesday night with a hard-fought victory over Clemson -- a win the ESPNU broadcast team cast as having NCAA Tournament implications. It was a good win and another...
  • Perryville casino generates another half-million for town, county

    Hollywood Casino Perryville generated another $9,790,341.87 in gross gaming revenue in January, the Maryland Lottery, which regulates the casino, reported last week. Of the total, $538,468.80 will be divided by Perryville and Cecil County. The latest...
  • Marylanders line up as Powerball jackpot reaches $325 million

    Marylanders line up as Powerball jackpot reaches $325 million
    If Davon Johnson of West Baltimore hits Saturday's $325 million Powerball jackpot, he wouldn't be the sort of tycoon who blends into the crowd. He'd hire a pair of bodyguards (California-based Platinum Protection Group charges $35 an hour for one unarmed...
  • Maryland slots oversight inadequate, state auditors find

    Maryland slots oversight inadequate, state auditors find
    The Maryland State Lottery failed to collect tens of thousands of dollars from manufacturers who did not promptly fix inoperable slot machines, state auditors found in their first review of the agency since the start of the state's slots program in 2010....
  • Powerball winner is $336.4 million richer

    Someone in New England is — knowingly or not — $336.4 million richer. A person who purchased a ticket in Rhode Island for the multistate Powerball lottery won the jackpot Saturday but has not yet come forward to claim it, the Associated Press...
  • Bank on jade plants if you like the color of money

    In 1978, a woman claimed to have won millions in a lottery by merely talking nicely to her money trees, plants more commonly called jade plants. For superstitious-minded folks like me, this was fantastic news. Plus it somewhat validated the controversial...
  • Lottery approves operations license for Arundel casino

    The Maryland Lottery approved the operations license for the Maryland Live casino late Monday, allowing the slots facility to open its first phase at 10 p.m. Wednesday as scheduled. Stephen Martino, lottery director, signed the license for the casino,...
  • Accused drug courier in heroin ring is sentenced

    An Elkton woman indicted last year alongside a reputed drug kingpin on charges they ran a vast heroin ring was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison Monday, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office announced. Tahirah Carter, 35, was charged with drug...