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  • Maryland Live says MGM hired employees with high-roller lists

    Maryland Live says MGM hired employees with high-roller lists

    Maryland Live casino has accused MGM National Harbor — its soon-to-open rival on the Potomac — of hiring former Maryland Live hosts who allegedly improperly collected and retained names and contact information from their ex-employer's private database of "high rollers." The three hosts "misappropriated...

  • Racing commission approves Rosecroft sale

    Racing commission approves Rosecroft sale

    The Maryland Racing Commission on Tuesday approved the sale of Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George's County to the Stronach Group, which said it hopes to grow its brand and standardbred racing in the state. With the purchase from Penn National Gaming, Stronach will add to a collection of Maryland...

  • Maryland casinos continued revenue roll in June

    Maryland casinos continued revenue roll in June

    Combined revenue at Maryland's five casinos increased year-over-year for the seventh straight month in June, continuing a record roll. Revenues reached $93.3 million, an increase of 2.1 percent over June 2015, according to figures released Wednesday by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency....

  • As MGM National Harbor looms, what impact will it have on Maryland Live casino?

    As MGM National Harbor looms, what impact will it have on Maryland Live casino?

    With the MGM National Harbor Casino slated to be completed in the next few months, there are still looming questions as to whether it will negatively impact Anne Arundel County's own Maryland Live casino. When voters narrowly approved expanding the number of casinos in Maryland from five to six...

  • Maryland casinos are on a record roll

    Maryland casinos are on a record roll

    Atlantic City, rocked by the 2014 closure of four casinos, is teetering on the brink of a financial crisis. Nevada casino revenue has been flat for months. But Maryland's casino market, like a progressive jackpot, just keeps growing. The five casinos combined to generate record revenues for the...

  • Maryland casino revenue tops $100 million for first time in April

    Maryland casino revenue tops $100 million for first time in April

    Soaring monthly revenue at Maryland's casinos topped $100 million for the first time in April, the Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Thursday. The five casinos combined to reach $103.8 million, surpassing the previous monthly record of $98.9 million set in July 2015. It was the fifth straight...

  • Former trainees of Maryland Live Casino win appeal on unpaid wages

    Former trainees of Maryland Live Casino win appeal on unpaid wages

    Former trainees of Maryland Live Casino in Hanover have won an appeal in a case in which the trainees are seeking unpaid wages for their time attending a casino dealer school. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit on Monday reversed a decision by U.S. District Court in Maryland, which dismissed...

  • Bill to help fair's off-track betting parlor get year-round liquor license advances

    Bill to help fair's off-track betting parlor get year-round liquor license advances

    State lawmakers have agreed to legislation that would help the Maryland State Fair obtain a year-round liquor license for its new off-track betting parlor in Timonium. Baltimore County's senators and delegates on Friday signed off on a bill that will allow the state fair to buy such a license from...

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  • Sykesville named coolest small town

    Sykesville named coolest small town

    Carroll County is now officially home to the Coolest Small Town in America. On Monday, Sykesville secured the title of Budget Travel magazine's Coolest Small Town with a massive win in online polling. Sykesville, which received 44 percent of the votes, trounced second-place finisher Pipestone, Minnesota,...

  • Crooked Road leads the way to country music's roots

    Crooked Road leads the way to country music's roots

    At 9 o'clock on a Thursday morning, the Dairy Queen is jammin' with live bluegrass music. It doesn't seem to matter that most of the musicians are grizzled older men; they are twanging up a storm. And this isn't a flukey one-and-done thing; music like this happens here every week. The next night,...

  • BWI marks 9th straight record-setting month with 2 million passengers in March

    BWI marks 9th straight record-setting month with 2 million passengers in March

    Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport set its ninth consecutive monthly passenger record in March, with more than 2 million people flying in and out, according to airport officials. The figure represents a nearly 9 percent increase from the previous year. Those numbers were...

  • Superman ride goes virtual reality at Six Flags America

    Superman ride goes virtual reality at Six Flags America

    Six Flags America soon will open a Superman-themed, virtual reality roller coaster — a traditional coaster on which riders wear wireless headsets. The ride opens June 11 to the general public but opens on June 9 to guests purchasing a special T-shirt and on June 10 to season pass holders of the...

  • Largest cruise ship ever sets sail for maiden voyage

    Largest cruise ship ever sets sail for maiden voyage

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