| Jul 13, 2011
| 6:00 AM
While it is nice to see President Barack Obama talk to the American people more ("Obama calls GOP bluff," July 12), I don't think he has the mix right and speaks condescendingly toward us about the deficit. I am a Republican who is constantly...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 10:29 AM
Faith E. Wachter doesn't normally spend as much as $17 on shampoo in a single shopping trip. But by stocking up on haircare products recently, the Ellicott City resident saved more than $4 on gasoline for her car — and just in time for a drive to...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 1:12 PM
In the early morning hours of July 1, a man wearing a red bandana over his face and the words "Police Explorer" printed on the back of his shirt, robbed a Columbia gas station at gunpoint and stole not only cash, but lottery tickets, too..
Not one or...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:39 PM
A lucky person holds the winning ticket for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing — the first jackpot winner sold in Maryland, according to state lottery officials.
The ticket was sold at Wine World, in the 400 block of Constant Friendship Blvd. in...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 11:45 AM
The Capitals have had trouble cashing in this season, but playing five Washington forwards paid off for Jimmy Smith, a Capitals fan from Alexandria, Va.
Smith won the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 game last month with the lucky combination of 8-19-21-22-28,...
| 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...
| 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...