| Oct 31, 2011
| 9:35 AM
The man who came to town nearly a decade ago promising to be the horse racing industry's salvation has lately become its frustrating nemesis. Franck Stronach, a Canadian billionaire and racing enthusiast who has exerted an erratic will since buying the...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 2:30 PM
In 2007, when the Maryland General Assembly was considering five locations for slot machines, the Rev. Jonathan L. Weaver sought to keep casinos out of Prince George's County.
Weaver — who leads the Greater Mt. Nebo African Methodist Episcopal...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 10:27 AM
If we've learned anything so far in the effort to bring slot machine gambling to Maryland — and especially to downtown Baltimore — it's not to get too excited by early promises and glitzy artist's renderings. The gap between promise and...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Maryland’s casinos will be allowed to open 24 hours a day under new regulations approved Thursday by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission that also relaxed limits on ATMs and lending to gamblers in the facilities.
With the advent of...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Maryland's casinos will be allowed to open 24 hours a day under new regulations approved Thursday by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission that also relaxed limits on ATMs and lending to gamblers in the facilities.
With the advent of full-...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:06 PM
House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Wednesday that within a couple of days Gov. Martin O'Malley is likely to call a special session to deal with the issue of expanded gambling — even though there is no guarantee the votes will be there to pass a...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:35 PM
The Maryland Senate prepared to take up the governor's gambling bill Friday as Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Millerexpressed cautious optimism that the General Assembly will approve the measure by early next week.
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Penn National Gaming Inc.and the Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association have agreed to a two-year contract extension that would keep live harness racing at Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George's County only if the General Assembly denies a casino...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:50 AM
If Maryland legislators are looking for a sign to tell them whether to support Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to expand the state's gambling program to include a sixth casino, they got it this week when Penn National Gaming asked if it could give back a...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Just as the elected members of the Maryland General Assembly were poised to make the drive to Annapolis for a special session to take on the issue of gambling, it was announced that the take at the Hollywood Casino in Perryville (the casino Harford County...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
I have been a Maryland horseman for more than 30 years, but it is only recently that I have become better acquainted with the issues that face the equine industry on our state. I started going to the Maryland Racing Commission meetings. Our group...