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  • Viable Rosecroft is standardbred industry's best hope

    We are disappointed to read the latest editorial attack against Penn National Gaming by The Sun ("Penn National's bluff," July 8). How can The Sun advocate that Penn be expected to write a blank check to cover years of potential future operating losses at...
  • Rosecroft to resume racing in three weeks

    Rosecroft Raceway will resume horse racing in three weeks after state regulators came to an agreement Friday with the facility's owner over operating losses. The Maryland Racing Commission voted unanimously to accept a proposal by Penn National Gaming to...
  • Stronach in charge of Pimlico, Laurel Park

    The latest owner of Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course says the Preakness is the key to turning around the state's horse racing industry. Greg Avioli, who heads The Stronach Group's racing business, told state regulators Friday that the second leg of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Perryville casino generates another half-million for town, county

    Hollywood Casino Perryville generated another $9,790,341.87 in gross gaming revenue in January, the Maryland Lottery, which regulates the casino, reported last week. Of the total, $538,468.80 will be divided by Perryville and Cecil County. The latest...
  • 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...
  • 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...