| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Heard about the three new slots casinos being proposed for Connecticut?
Probably not, any more than you heard of plans to legalize keno (essentially electronic bingo) before legislative leaders slipped it into the budget in the waning hours of the...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Unfortunately, keno lives.
Stop flirting with it, lawmakers, and repeal this unwanted, addictive game.
Keno has traveled a circuitous route. Near the end of last year's legislative session, negotiators inserted — without public hearing or much...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Now that MGM Resorts International won the state license to build a casino in Prince George's County, officials say they have no doubt it will become a world-class destination — and a revenue-generating powerhouse for the state.
"I believe this...
| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Maryland's four casinos raked in nearly $71.5 million in revenue in April, mostly on the strong performance of Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills, according to the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.
The Anne Arundel casino, among the largest...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:15 AM
When Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opens later this year, it will serve as more than just a proud new gateway to downtown Baltimore. The $442-million casino entertainment facility will create 1,700 new jobs downtown — infusing new tax revenue into...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:07 PM
As the elected village clerk of tiny Burnham for more than 30 years, Nancy Dobrowski was entrusted to collect cash on behalf of the south suburb’s 4,500 residents for everything from water and sewer service to business licenses and car towing fees....
| May 8, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Ten years ago, few South Floridians thought of driving down State Road 7 in Hollywood in search of drinks and live music. The only legal blackjack games were found on cruise ships. The name "Martorano" was uttered mostly in east Fort Lauderdale. And not a...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:09 PM
In the midst of its midnight sprint to hastily pass dozens of laws before the 2014 legislative deadline, the Connecticut General Assembly inexplicably turned away millions in potential tax revenue from the multibillion-dollar Internet sweepstakes cafe...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Just like it did to booksellers and travel agents, the Internet is rendering obsolete money launderers inside brick-and-mortar casinos.
According to a report released Thursday, the world’s criminals are increasingly laundering their ill-gotten...