| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Illinois gamblers could try their luck around the clock under a proposal regulators are weighing to allow the state's 10 casinos to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Illinois casinos are allowed to stay open for a maximum of 22 hours a day, but...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Maryland Live officials often tout the Hanover facility's standing as the highest-grossing casino in the Mid-Atlantic when only slots revenue is taken into account.
In fact, the casino has been generating 25 percent more slots revenue than the second-...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — With a satisfied grin, farmer Bob Combs watches the big truck slowly dump its greasy load, a Niagara Falls of yesterday's kitchen leftovers that sends off a sickening spray as it splashes into a metal bin.
| May 1, 2013
| 1:37 AM
When someone says, "Hit me" at Martorano's restaurant, it can mean another drink, another meatball or another card.
The over-the-top eatery is now serving up blackjack along with its signature pasta dishes. Martorano's, just a short stroll from the...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Table games at Maryland Live Casino generated $8.4 million in revenue in their first month at the Anne Arundel County facility, on top of $38.2 million from its slot machines, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported Monday.
| May 7, 2013
| 7:53 AM
In November, voters approved a major expansion of Maryland's gambling program on the promise that allowing table games and eventually building a sixth casino would ensure that the gambling dollars state residents spend would go toward funding education...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Sales are no longer the only path to gold and platinum in the music business. The Recording Industry Assn. of America, the music business trade association that certifies and issues the storied gold and platinum awards, will now hand out precious metal...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Two more bidders emerged Friday — one a surprise — to compete against MGM Resorts International for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County, which stands with the state to reap millions of dollars from the project.
| May 10, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Moving to Maryland has been a learning experience for Chad Barnhill, general manager of the Horseshoe Baltimore Casino that will fill the sweeping vacant lot currently greeting drivers coming into the city on Russell Street.
At home within the walls...
| May 18, 2013
Although Maryland has handed out five casino operating licenses, the state is entering uncharted territory with the allocation of its sixth.
For the first time, there's real competition. Three serious operators submitted bids to run a casino in Prince...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Last November, after months of campaigning — and millions spent on advertising for and against gambling expansion — Maryland voters decided the allure of live table games at local casinos was too enticing to ignore and Question 7 was...