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  • Baker backs casino in Prince George's

    Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III is dropping the county's long-standing opposition to a casino within its borders and endorsing construction of a $1 billion, Las Vegas-style gambling palace at the riverside development known as...
  • National Harbor casino proposal draws fire

    National Harbor casino proposal draws fire
    A proposal by the Prince George's County executive to single out National Harbor as the only acceptable site for a casino in that county ran into fierce opposition on multiple fronts Wednesday in Annapolis. At a hearing before a state Senate committee,...
  • Uncertain times for Rosecroft — again

    Uncertain times for Rosecroft — again
    Horse breeder and trainer Jackie Dale MacLeod was thrilled when Rosecroft Raceway reopened last year after a two-year hiatus. That's because, during that time, MacLeod survived by racing and breeding horses out of state, even though his farm is based in...
  • Bill would extend slot subsidies for harness tracks

    Like many horse racing tracks across the country, the Ocean Downs harness track on the Eastern Shore is hemorrhaging money. It lost an average of $2 million annually for the past five years. Ocean Downs' owner, William Rickman, wants the state's help. He...
  • Arundel Mills slots parlor installs first set of machines

    Arundel Mills slots parlor installs first set of machines
    Four trucks laden with 100 slot machines arrived early Wednesday morning at the nearly completed casino at Arundel Mills mall. For the next two hours, workers wheeled banks of the gleaming new machines, one by one, inside on hand trucks. Installation...
  • Annapolis lobbyists see big win from gambling

    Annapolis lobbyists see big win from gambling
    A high-stakes bill to expand gambling in Maryland is still unsettled in Annapolis, but one thing is clear: Right now, the payout is going to lobbyists. Various casino interests have hired the state capital's best-known lobbyists — including the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Md. horsemen again at odds over schedule

    It's deja vu for Maryland's thoroughbred racing industry. Less than three months before the 2012 season, the Maryland Jockey Club and the horsemen are at odds again and have yet to agree on the number of live racing days for next year. "We're staring at...