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  • Baltimore poker professional and other players sue tour

    Baltimore poker professional and other players sue tour

    A Baltimore poker professional has filed suit in Montgomery County, contending that the managers of a poker tour didn't pay him promised prize money for finishing atop a tournament in Aruba last November. Stephen Deutsch and three other players, including one from Montgomery County, say they were...

  • With opening of MGM National Harbor, state casinos shatter revenue record

    With opening of MGM National Harbor, state casinos shatter revenue record

    With the opening of the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort to capacity crowds, Maryland casinos generated a record $133.5 million in revenue during December, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Thursday. The previous state casino monthly record was set in May...

  • Trey Songz rails against MGM National Harbor after being kicked out

    Trey Songz rails against MGM National Harbor after being kicked out

    Sounds like Trey Songz and the casino at MGM National Harbor are not on the best of terms, after the Virginia-born singer-songwriter says he was kicked out of the not-quite-month-old Prince George’s County complex two days before Christmas and had a few expletives-deleted for all concerned. A rant...

  • MGM National Harbor attracted about 170,000 in first week

    MGM National Harbor attracted about 170,000 in first week

    The new MGM National Harbor resort and casino attracted about 170,000 people in its first week and has been at capacity "almost nonstop," says an MGM official. "Since Dec. 8, we have had — as of this morning when I left — over 170,000 through the doors," Mike Pappas, the resort's general counsel,...

  • Talking retail with Sarah Jessica Parker

    Talking retail with Sarah Jessica Parker

    Fans and followers of fashion know that actress Sarah Jessica Parker has accomplished feats above and beyond playing her memorable character on "Sex and the City." She has released hundreds of shoes as part of her SJP collection, which sell at Bloomingdale's and Nordstrom, among other stores. In...

  • MGM National Harbor casino schedules Bruno Mars for opening month

    MGM National Harbor casino schedules Bruno Mars for opening month

    Casinos like to open with flourishes, and the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor said it has scheduled singer Bruno Mars and other well-known acts for its first month in December. The casino, Maryland's sixth, is scheduled to open Dec. 8. General manager Doug Boasberg told the Maryland Lottery and...

  • Maryland casino revenue inches upward

    Maryland casino revenue inches upward

    Revenue at Maryland's casinos inched upward in October, marking the 11th straight month of year-over-year gains, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Friday. The increases were less pronounced than in previous months. The combined revenue of the state's five casinos was $95.4...

  • Cordish subsidiary produces documentary about Seminole leader

    Cordish subsidiary produces documentary about Seminole leader

    A subsidiary of Baltimore-based Cordish Cos. has produced a documentary about the longtime, but recently ousted chairman of Florida's Seminole Tribe. The film, called "Wrestling Alligators," is about James Billie, the former tribal chairman who championed tribal gaming and was known for wrestling...

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  • Holiday travel expected to increase to record level for Marylanders

    Holiday travel expected to increase to record level for Marylanders

    A record 2.2 million Marylanders are expected to travel over the holiday season, according to projections by AAA Mid-Atlantic. Low gas prices, rising wages and higher consumer optimism and spending will fuel a 1.4 percent increase in Marylanders heading out of town from Dec. 23 to Jan. 2, AAA said....

  • Baltimore named one of top 25 cities to see holiday lights

    Baltimore named one of top 25 cities to see holiday lights

    Las Vegas and New York City's Times Square  might be known for their display of city lights year-round, but around the holidays — when communities around the country bust out their fake snow, LED Christmas lights and inflatable Santas — they might have some competition. Real estate company Redfin has...

  • Baltimore vs. Boston

    Baltimore vs. Boston

    Between their respective football and baseball teams, Baltimore and Boston have developed a little rivalry of sorts over the years. Here's our just-for-fun comparison of the cities.

  • MGM National Harbor calls opening 'successful'

    MGM National Harbor calls opening 'successful'

    The $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor, Maryland's sixth and most expensive casino, opened Thursday with Las Vegas-style flair and the company chairman's prediction that residents of Baltimore — about 45 miles away — "are going to come and check us out." The resort did not offer crowd estimates early...

  • Best places to travel in December

    Best places to travel in December

    The holidays are here, which makes it the perfect time to travel. Whether you're looking for some snowy days or some sunny skies, here are the best places to travel in December, according to Travel + Leisure.

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