| 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 3, 2012
Eleven years have passed since the Cordish Cos. broke ground on their first casino venture, a project with the Seminole tribe of Florida.
Since then, the Baltimore-based developer, which builds and runs urban retail and entertainment venues, has been...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 3:45 PM
The Washington Redskins football team endorsed a yes vote in the ultra-expensive gambling expansion referendum heading for the Maryland ballot this fall, contending the measure will bring thousands of jobs to Prince George's County.
The NFL team, which...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley unleashed a withering tirade against Penn National Gaming over its ads in the state's referendum over expanded gambling in Maryland, accusing the company of using "false and baseless" arguments to protect its West Virginia casino.
| Oct 6, 2012
Gov. Martin O'Malley says the television ads opposing his casino gambling expansion law are "a bunch of West Virginia casino hooey." In a very narrow sense, he has a point. But when it comes to the claims and counter-claims about Question 7 on Maryland'...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other.
The barrage of ads urging...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:11 AM
A new round of spending by Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts International has pushed the ad war in the referendum over expanded gambling into record territory -- eclipsing the $34 million raised for the 2006 governor's race with four weeks to go...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:28 PM
A new round of spending by Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts International has pushed the ad war in the referendum over expanded gambling into record territory, eclipsing the $34 million raised for the 2006 governor's race.
In a filing posted...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:25 PM
A new 30-second television spot against expanded gambling in Maryland — funded by West Virginia casino owner Penn National Gaming — makes its point by challenging an earlier ad by the other side.
What the ad says: The spot, called "Empty Lot,...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:52 AM
MGM Resorts International has kicked in another $3 million for its effort to win passage of Maryland's gambling expansion referendum as the money meter in this duel of the casinos shot past $40 million.
With MGM's newest contribution, posted at the State...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Second of three articles about state ballot questions
Ambrose "Bo" Vogt, a union construction worker from Pasadena, believes the effort to expand gambling in Maryland would create jobs in a field in which work has been scarce.
But Tamara Davis Brown, an...