| Aug 18, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Maryland enters uncharted political territory this fall as voters for the first time in decades face four major ballot questions. An onslaught of costly advertising is likely as competing interests from all over the country try to sway the state's...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Many were off work because of a snowstorm that never came, so they went to Hollywood Casino, tucked off Interstate 95, in search of games they thought they'd never see here: blackjack, roulette, craps and poker.
For the first time Wednesday and about...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Prominent developers have targeted the districts of two Baltimore County councilwomen with referendum drives to overturn recent zoning votes the developers didn't like.
At a community meeting this month, a Cordish Cos. representative distributed...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:16 PM
David Cordish refused to talk politics Wednesday at a celebration of the now-complete Maryland Live Casino.
The casino just added its final complement of slot machines — 1,304 — for a total of 4,750, making it the nation's third-largest...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:30 PM
A Washington-area labor organization poured $2.7 million into the fight for gambling expansion during the General Assembly's special session last month, according to its disclosure statement.
The total reported by the Washington Building & Construction...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Casino owners, labor and other interests spent more than $3.6 million to influence lawmakers during last month's special session to expand gambling in Maryland — a figure that comes to about $900,000 a day for the four-day session, according to...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:58 PM
For the casino giants trying to persuade Marylanders to vote for or against more gambling here, the long-term stakes could be in the billions.
Penn National Gaming's investment of $13 million for ads urging a "no" vote on Question 7 is pocket change...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Penn National has spent $13 million to defeat Question 7 and protect its gambling interests in Maryland.
Now it may be abruptly altering its strategy. The Pennsylvania-based company, which owns Hollywood Casino Perryville, is in discussions with the...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Baltimore's spending panel agreed Wednesday to sell the historic Senator Theatre at a $310,000 loss — over the objections of the city's comptroller.
"I just think it's too generous," said Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, citing the city's purchase of the...
| May 22, 2012
| 8:26 AM
A representative for The Cordish Companies last week announced the lineup of bands playing the Friday Night Summer Concert Series Alive After Five! at Hampton's Power Plant.
The list includes lots of familiar local acts as well as a few surprises....
| May 23, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Maryland's high court ruled Wednesday that the Cordish Cos.' Power Plant and Pier IV buildings on Baltimore's Inner Harbor are worth, for property tax purposes, more than $38.1 million — the amount established by city tax assessors.