| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:59 AM
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission awarded Penn National the state's only slots license Friday, edging out a rival bid by Baltimore-based Cordish Cos.
Penn National -- which operates the Hollywood Casino in Perryville in Cecil County and Charles...
| Feb 25, 2014
Bryan Voltaggio's recent announcement that he'd be opening a restaurant in Baltimore arrived like a complimentary dessert — something you appreciate all the more because it isn't expected.
"OHMAGAWD" and "yeeeeeesss!!!" were a few of the...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Rising at the center of the sprawling casino floor at Maryland Live at Arundel Mills — a prime piece of money-making real estate, if there ever was one — aren't shiny new slot machines or table games.
Instead, an Asian-themed eatery is...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Maryland's Video Lottery Facility Location commission faced a much harder decision in awarding a license to a Prince George's County casino than it had for any of the licenses before. This was the first time that the commissioners had a choice between...
| May 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Richard Lee Floyd Sr. went to the Southeast Anchor Library on Eastern Avenue on Tuesday, walking on a cane and two prosthetic legs, in hopes of part-time work, something to supplement his Social Security disability check, and occupy his days.
"I want to...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:41 PM
The possibility that the Tribune Co. will sell its newspapers after an imminent exit from bankruptcy has set off a new round of speculation about The Baltimore Sun's future ownership — along with expressions of interest from potential buyers....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Lapp's Fresh Meats, one of several Amish-run stalls inside the Joppa Market Place at Joppatowne Plaza Shopping Center, must close within ten days, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
The meat vendor violates an agreement between Redner's, a Pennsylvania...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:39 PM
It's been more than two years since David Scott Corrigan was caught by a police officer slicing a campaign sign from its frame outside the headquarters of a pro-slots campaign committee in Severna Park.
Corrigan's criminal case involving the theft of 70...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Patrick McAvoy knew his job had some drawbacks. As a contract employee at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, he lacked benefits and long-term stability, but he stayed on as an events coordinator for three years, hoping to be hired full time and seeing...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:20 PM
An Anne Arundel County jury has ordered a Glen Burnie engineer to pay $6,331 in damages to a pro-slots committee for taking their signs during the ballot campaign of 2010 that brought slots to the Arundel Mills area.
The award in the civil case...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The casino-ization of Maryland continues.
The state's Lottery and Gaming Control Commission approved Maryland Live's request to open a new two-story, 52-table poker room in time for Labor Day during its meeting Thursday. Members of the group also...