| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:25 PM
The chief executive officer of MGM Resorts International, which wants to open a luxury casino at National Harbor, said Thursday that his company has dropped efforts to win tax breaks from the Maryland General Assembly to build a gambling palace at...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:45 PM
With his call for a special session on gambling next month, Gov. Martin O'Malley is placing a high-stakes political bet that he can prevail in a struggle over one of the most contentious issues facing Maryland.
A win could burnish his image at a time...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 3:35 PM
LAS VEGAS – Just admit it: How many times have you gazed up at a crew of window washers and had your blood turn to water and told yourself, "No way, no how, would I do that job”? You could fall, or have something else bad happen up there.
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:35 PM
The Maryland Senate prepared to take up the governor's gambling bill Friday as Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Millerexpressed cautious optimism that the General Assembly will approve the measure by early next week.
The legislation will be on the Senate...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley unveiled legislation Tuesday night that would expand gambling in Maryland, limit the influence of gambling interests in state politics and extend tax breaks to casino operators who would face increased competition if the plan is...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:15 AM
People who work for one of the nation's largest casino-and-resort owners will have their retirement money in a much less risky investment than the roulette wheel — a 401(k) plan overseen by Hartford-based Prudential Retirement.
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Caesars Entertainment, which just won the right to build a 3,750-slot machine casino in Baltimore, called the governor's gambling bill "well thought-out."
In a statement, Caesars CEO Gary Loveman commended House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Gov. Martin...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Wednesday asking voters to approve expanded gambling in Maryland as supporters and opponents prepared for what could be a bruising referendum campaign this fall.
The governor's action capped a whirlwind special...
| 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 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...