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  • Jockey Club owners and horsemen at odds over live racing season

    Jockey Club owners and horsemen at odds over live racing season
    On the eve of the Maryland Racing Commission's last scheduled meeting of the year, the owners of the state's two major thoroughbred tracks and horse-racing industry representatives were trying to hammer out a last-minute deal to ensure live meets can be...
  • Maryland Racing Commission rejects horse-racing proposal

    Maryland Racing Commission rejects horse-racing proposal
    The future of live thoroughbred racing in Maryland — along with the Preakness Stakes —is in jeopardy once again after a state commission on Tuesday rejected a proposed racing schedule contingent on several conditions that horse owners and...
  • Maryland Jockey Club to seek 77 racing days

    The owners of Maryland's two major thoroughbred tracks proposed Friday to run 77 days of live racing next year at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course that would conclude after the Preakness Stakes in May. Meanwhile, the tracks' minority owner, Penn...
  • Rosecroft to open for simulcast Aug. 25

    Rosecroft Raceway, which had been shuttered since last year, will re-open for simulcast races on Thursday. Under a new ownership, the Prince George's County harness track will open seven days a week to accept bets on harness and quarterhorse races from...
  • Cellini's path to power and wealth

    Cellini and politicians William Cellini was a boy wonder of sorts who was elected Springfield's commissioner of streets and public improvements at age 28. He was appointed to Gov. Richard Ogilvie's cabinet by showing a strong ability to be flexible in...
  • Prince George's bill would ban slots

    A Prince George's County Council member, hoping to keep slots out of the county, introduced a bill Tuesday that would ban the gambling devices. The proposal comes just weeks after Rosecroft Raceway was reopened by its new owner, Penn National Gaming,...
  • Perryville to consider 175-foot sign for casino

    When Maryland's first slots casino opened a year ago, it faced some tough odds. Even with a strategic location just off Interstate 95, motorists who didn't know it was there were unlikely to discover it. Hollywood Casino Perryville, located in the...
  • Penn National reports the obvious: Slots make money

    Penn National reports the obvious: Slots make money
    It's difficult to know whether to be more insulted or admiring of Penn National Gaming's latest effort to milk the residents of Maryland (and perhaps some surrounding states) for all they are worth. For sheer chutzpah, it's hard to beat a company that...
  • O'Malley brokers last-minute deal to guarantee live racing

    O'Malley brokers last-minute deal to guarantee live racing
    With the Maryland thoroughbred industry as close as ever to demise, Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday brokered a last-minute deal that guarantees live racing next year at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course and ensures the storied Preakness Stakes will...
  • Penn National sells stake in Maryland Jockey Club

    Penn National sells stake in Maryland Jockey Club
    The co-owners of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course have ended their tumultuous one-year partnership, leaving Maryland's thoroughbred racetrack operator with a single owner. Penn National Gaming said Thursday it had agreed to sell its minority stake...
  • Harvey Casino License Denied

    Harvey Casino License Denied
    The state Gaming Control Board has denied a riverboat casino license to the city of Harvey. Instead, Penn National Gaming will build the Hollywood Casino in Lake Charles. The project is expected to cost $300 million, and create hundreds of construction,...