| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Two companies that unsuccessfully bid to win a casino license in Prince George's County have agreed not to challenge the decision, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Tuesday.
In exchange, the state will give back millions of dollars...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Less than a week before state officials are expected to award a casino license in Prince George's County, one of the three bidders is calling the state's research "flat-out wrong."
Greenwood Racing, which wants to build a Parx casino on Route 210 in Fort...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Now that MGM Resorts International won the state license to build a casino in Prince George's County, officials say they have no doubt it will become a world-class destination — and a revenue-generating powerhouse for the state.
"I believe this...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:06 AM
To get to Hollywood, you don't have to catch a flight to the West Coast. You just drive to Cecil County. Or Pennsylvania. Or West Virginia.
Penn National Gaming Inc., which operates gambling facilities nationwide, owns Hollywood-branded casinos in all...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 3:16 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:46 PM
The Maryland Racing Commission on July 6 is to consider a request to resume live harness racing at Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George's County after nearly three years.
Rosecroft's new owner, Penn National Gaming, submitted a license application in May...
| Jul 3, 2011
Greg Avioli is not new to thoroughbred racing.
But the former chief executive of the Breeders' Cup race still faces a difficult task in running The Stronach Group's racing business, which took full control of the financially ailing Maryland Jockey Club...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 12:27 PM
The state is expected to mediate negotiations on a new simulcasting agreement between Rosecroft Raceway and representatives of Maryland's thoroughbred racing.
A state law aimed at helping the ailing industry calls for state-led mediation if Rosecroft and...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Maryland labor secretary Alexander Sanchez will begin leading mediation next week on a new simulcasting agreement between Rosecroft Raceway and representatives of Maryland's thoroughbred racing industry.
The state-led mediation comes after Penn...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 7:45 PM
State racing regulators agreed Wednesday to grant a license for Rosecroft Raceway to resume live racing after a three-year hiatus, but placed financial conditions on the owner that some say will keep the facility's operations in limbo.
| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:33 AM
When Penn National Gaming bought the bankrupt Rosecroft Raceway this year, it promised to resume live harness racing there for the first time in nearly three years. To be sure, the giant national gambling conglomerate made clear its intent to also seek...