| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The Hollywood Casino in Perryville, which caters to a clientele from the Philadelphia-Baltimore corridor, grossed more than $5.5 million in slots revenue in November, but slots revenue is down over the past two years.
Last month, Hollywood Casino, owned...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:38 PM
A Baltimore woman accused of leaving her 4-year-old daughter alone in a vehicle for 8 1/2 while she was inside Maryland Live casino has posted bail, according to court records.
Alicia D. Brown, 24, was arrested at the casino on New Year's Eve and charged...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:21 AM
A Powerball lottery ticket sold at a Rockville gas station won a $1 million prize in Saturday night's drawing, Maryland Lottery officials said Sunday.
The ticket was sold at North Potomac Sunoco at 10010 Darnestown Road, officials said.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
If you played the Mega Millions lottery at the Magothy Inn recently, double-check your ticket.
The Pasadena pub, located at 546 Center Street, sold a second-tier winning $1 million ticket.
Paul Paesch, owner of Magothy Inn, said Wednesday he had "no...
| Jan 10, 2014
Anne Arundel County public schools officials say 2,229 students submitted applications for the 1,530 available seats in magnet programs for the 2014-15 school year.
The number represents an 11 percent increase over the current school year...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Around the clock, teams watch surveillance footage from more than 1,000 cameras covering nearly every inch of the 2 million-square-foot Maryland Live casino, which includes restaurants, a music venue and a 5,000-space parking garage.
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:58 AM
The drawing for the sixth-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history will be held Wednesday night, with $400 million on the line.
No winner has been picked in the Powerball lottery since a $71.5 million Christmas Day win in Missouri, state lottery...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:33 AM
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot swelled to $400 million after no one won Tuesday night's drawing, the second largest pot in its history.
The estimated jackpot is also the fifth largest in U.S. lottery history. No one has won the Mega Millions...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Members of a state casino site selection commission reviewed final details Thursday of three competing proposals for a casino in Prince George's County — including one that sweetened its offer since the commission met last week.
| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Those hoping for an instant fortune have another chance at lottery glory after Friday's massive Mega Millions drawing turned out no big winner.
Lottery players now stand to win $550 million, with a cash option of $229 million. Officials announced an...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Legalize a drug with virtually no beneficial effect which, when used as intended, causes feelings of extreme paranoia, hostility, anxiety and panic attacks? A "gateway" drug which will almost inevitably lead to an unquenchable craving in some for an...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:35 PM
From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years.
Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...