| May 10, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Two more bidders emerged Friday to compete against MGM National Harbor for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County.
Penn National Gaming submitted a proposal to the state's gaming control agency for a $700-million Hollywood Casino Resort at...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Two more bidders emerged Friday — one a surprise — to compete against MGM Resorts International for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County, which stands with the state to reap millions of dollars from the project.
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A new general manager will take over at Hollywood Casino Joliet in early January, according to Penn National Gaming officials. Wayne Smith, who has spent …...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Hollywood Casino Joliet started 2011 with a new, overhauled look. This year, the casino started January by welcoming a new general manager. Wayne Smith, who …...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 3:44 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:36 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 3:38 PM
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.
| Apr 5, 2012
| 6:04 PM
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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 5:22 PM
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,...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Kansas' third state-owned casino opened Friday. The Hollywood Casino overlooks Turn 2 of the Kansas Speedway.
The $411 million facility has already created 1,000 new jobs and is expected to attract 4 million visitors each year. It follows the Boot Hill...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:41 PM
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...