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4/21/2014

article Prince George's speeds up application process as work starts at MGM National Harbor
(Maryland) -- Heavy construction equipment is on the way to a 23-acre parcel near National Harbor as work will begin shortly on the $925 million luxury gambling resort,...

4/20/2014

article Work begins at MGM National Harbor site as Pr. George’s fast-tracks application process
(Maryland) -- A fence is going up around the 23-acre parcel overlooking the Potomac River at National Harbor. In the next few weeks, heavy construction equipment will...

4/17/2014

article Horseshoe Baltimore to hold hiring event, offer free dealer courses
(Maryland) -- Horseshoe Baltimore Casino will host a hiring event at M&T Bank Stadium on Monday and Tuesday for local residents interested in becoming table games...
article Prince George’s council approves MGM casino zoning
(Maryland) -- Despite pleas from residents who voiced concern that the planned $925 million MGM casino at National Harbor would negatively impact their community, the...

4/13/2014

article AACC’s casino dealer campaign wins award
(Maryland) -- Anne Arundel Community College’s Casino Dealer School online marketing campaign took second place at the National Council of Marketing and Public...

4/12/2014

article The Maryland General Assembly Passes Bill to Fine Underage Casino Gamblers
(Maryland) -- The Baltimore Sun reports that Maryland state legislators passed a bill on April 4 which would fine gamblers under 21 caught playing in a land-based casino.

4/10/2014

article Another Va. couple charged with passing fake chips at Maryland Live Casino
(Maryland) -- A Northern Virginia couple who bet that they could get away with using doctored chips at Maryland Live has been charged, just weeks after another pair were...

4/9/2014

article Maryland Gambling Growing, NY Doing Great: Ballance
(New York) -- Borgota Hotels’ Tom Ballance and US Digital Gaming’s Skip Bronson discusses the shifting U.S. gambling landscape on Bloomberg Television's...

4/8/2014

article Maryland Set For Lottery Study As Casino Profits Rise [sub req'd]
(Maryland) -- As Maryland casino revenues continue to rise, the state’s legislature has placed restrictions on online lottery ticket sales until a new task force...

4/7/2014

article Maryland Live leads state casinos to record $78 million in March revenue
(Maryland) -- Gamblers have been dropping some serious cash at Hanover's Maryland Live casino, generating the bulk of a record-breaking $77.9 million haul of...
article Md.’s casinos score new revenue records
(Maryland) -- March was massive for Maryland’s burgeoning casino business, which shattered the statewide record with nearly $78 million in gross gambling revenue,...
article Horseshoe Baltimore has already filled 500 jobs ahead of late summer opening
(Maryland) -- Horseshoe Casino Baltimore has already filled about 500 of the 1,700 jobs it is bringing to the city. Horseshoe has hired about 500 table game dealers to...

4/3/2014

article Underage casino gamblers could face fines
(Maryland) -- People younger than 21 who gamble at Maryland casinos would face fines under legislation passed Thursday by the General Assembly.

3/30/2014

article Pr. George’s County and MGM National Harbor at odds over proposal for local contracting
(Maryland) -- Before building permits are issued for construction of the $925 million casino resort proposed for National Harbor, Prince George’s County lawmakers...

3/15/2014

article Area clubs feel pinch from Rocky Gap casino
(Maryland) -- Local clubs are now feeling the pinch as a result of the opening of the Rocky Gap Casino Resort, according to the Club Coalition.

3/14/2014

article Which huge contractor will build MGM National Harbor? (Video)
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor has retained a handful of local companies to perform various tasks related to the future $925 million resort-casino, including an...
article CCHP to power US casino
(Maryland) -- A new casino in Baltimore, Maryland, US is to run on combined cooling, heating and power. The continuous electricity and climate control demands of the US$...
article Local casino nights proposal runs into trouble
(Maryland) -- Luck does not seem to be with Frederick County lawmakers who hoped to bring casino night fundraisers to local fire halls and veterans organizations this...

3/12/2014

article Maryland House approves fines on underage casino gamblers
(Maryland) -- A bill that will create penalties for underage gamblers who are caught inside any of Maryland’s casinos is close to becoming law.

3/10/2014

article A warning for Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment investors
(Delaware) -- The relentless financial pressure from Maryland's casinos - Maryland Live! near Baltimore, in particular - put its stamp on the latest annual report...

3/6/2014

article Maryland Casinos Generate $66m In February
(Maryland) -- In February, Maryland’s four casinos generated $66 million in revenues, an improvement on the $47.8 million taken in February 2013.

3/5/2014

article Maryland Live! generates $52.3M in Feburary
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live! topped $50 million in revenue in again February, although the results were slightly off from the previous month, figures released Wednesday...
article Maryland Live’s gambling revenues strong, despite calendar, Old Man Winter
(Maryland) -- Not even snow and a shortage of days could snap Maryland Live Casino’s hot streak. The airplane-terminal-sized gambling hall at Arundel Mills hauled...

3/3/2014

article Macau gambling revenue surges 40% to record in February
(Macau) -- The casino hub of Macau raked in a record 38 billion patacas (S$6.1 billion) in gambling revenue last month, with strong spending from wealthy punters over...

2/28/2014

article Maryland Senate approves fines on underage gamblers who sneak into casinos
(Maryland) -- Shortly before Christmas, security officers from Maryland Live Casino approached a young man — maybe too young — who had been playing slots...

2/25/2014

article Baltimore Pastor Defends Partnering With City to Promote 1,700 Jobs in New Casino
(Maryland) -- A Baltimore pastor is helping city leaders find qualified candidates within his congregation to fill 1,700 jobs available at a casino, despite the possible...
article Maryland Live! fake poker chip scheme leads to charges against couple
(Maryland) -- The Northern Virginia couple throwing down $100 tokens at Maryland Live! casino last month may have looked like aspiring high-rollers, but police say they...
article MGM: Grand in Maryland
(Maryland) -- When MGM Resorts International won Maryland’s sixth and final casino license late last year, Chairman and CEO Jim Murren predicted the company’...

2/23/2014

article Casino, church team up to promote jobs to city residents
(Maryland) -- Dozens of Baltimore residents walked into Upton's Union Baptist Church Sunday. They were dressed fastidiously in dark suits and dark dresses.
article New Casino Teams With Baltimore Churches To Find Employees
(Maryland) -- It may be considered an unlikely partnership but Maryland’s newest casino is turning to the faith-based community to fill employment vacancies at its...
article At Maryland Live Casino, relentless surveillance operation targets cheats, thieves
(Maryland) -- Behind an unmarked door, the secret surveillance bunker in the bowels of Maryland’s largest casino was humming with activity. A manager on the...
article Inside a casino’s surveillance operation
(Maryland) -- Every month hundreds of thousands of gamblers stream into Maryland Live Casino, leaving behind more than $50 million in revenue. Protecting that gold mine...
article Parking expansion approved at casino
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has approved expanded parking for Rocky Gap Casino Resort. The deal will not involve the use of any park land...

2/22/2014

article As Horseshoe casino rises, officials work behind the scenes for smooth launch
(Maryland) -- The thud of nail guns and screech of drills echoed inside the cavernous shell of exposed cement, silver ventilation shafts and metal framing of the...
article Carroll-Camden area hopes Horseshoe casino brings luck
(Maryland) -- The gleaming new Horseshoe Casino Baltimore that greets visitors entering the city on Russell Street rises from gritty surroundings, flanked by a Holiday...

2/21/2014

article April hearing likely on MGM National Harbor casino; project could break ground in summer
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International has submitted formal plans to Prince George’s County for construction of a $925 million casino complex at National Harbor.

2/20/2014

article April hearing likely on MGM National Harbor casino; project could break ground in summer
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International has submitted formal plans to Prince George’s County for construction of a $925 million casino complex at National Harbor.

2/18/2014

article Anne Arundel's $3.3M casino-loan program goes to 21 firms
(Maryland) -- The $3.3 million that made up Anne Arundel County’s casino-funded loan program has been used to help launch startups, pay for Legos and other...

2/11/2014

article Prince George’s casino bidders won’t sue over license decision
(Maryland) -- Two losing casino companies have cashed in their chips, opting to recoup their application fees now instead of suing the state in the Prince George’s...

2/10/2014

article P.G. County Residents to Weigh In on National Harbor Casino
(Maryland) -- Prince George's County residents hoping to give their input on plans to bring a casino to National Harbor near Oxon Hill will have a chance to weigh in...

2/8/2014

article Jackpot: Casino grants go to homeless, schools and a neighborhood entrance
(Maryland) -- Arundel House of Hope got $25,000 to get the word out to homeless men and woman on where to find food, shelter and help. Students at Meade High School will...

2/7/2014

article Maryland Casinos Record Third Lowest Tally In January
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency has released its casino results for January, showing the state’s four casinos generated $66.2 million...
article Maryland gambling on a roll
(Maryland) -- Maryland citizens and lawmakers agonized for years over the question of whether expanded gambling beyond the race track would benefit the Free State.
article Maryland's largest casino bets heavily on Asian community
(Maryland) -- 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...

2/6/2014

article January revenue up at Rocky Gap casino
(Maryland) -- Allegany County Commissioner Bill Valentine said he wasn’t concerned with a drop in casino revenues during the month of December, because it was the...
article Maryland Casinos Generate $66.2 Million in Revenue During January
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency today announced January 2014 revenue numbers for the state’s four casinos — Hollywood Casino...
article Maryland Live! continues winning streak in January
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live! generated $53.7 million in January, the casino's ninth consecutive month with earnings above $50 million, state figures released...

2/5/2014

article Maryland reports $66 million in January casino revenue
(Maryland) -- January's cold likely chilled the take at Maryland's four casinos, which got a somewhat lackluster start to 2014. The casinos brought in about $66....
article Maryland Live Casino courts one of the region’s fastest growing groups: Asians
(Maryland) -- Casino chief Rob Norton held the stick high, dangling a ceremonial head of green lettuce and a red envelope over the lion dancers in the Maryland Live...
article Meet the new year, same as the old year at Maryland Live Casino
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live Casino continues to live above the $50 million-a-month line, hauling in $53.7 million in gross gambling revenue in January, according to data...

2/4/2014

article Greenwood, Penn National will not sue Maryland over MGM win in Prince George's (Video)
(Maryland) -- Penn National Gaming Inc. and Greenwood Racing Inc. have agreed not to pursue litigation against Maryland regarding its decision to award the Prince George...
article Losing bidders won’t sue over Prince George’s casino decision
(Maryland) -- The two gambling operators whose Prince George’s County casino-license applications were rejected by Maryland’s site-selection commission have...
article Horseshoe Casino To Hold Job Tour For Local Candidates In 14 Baltimore Districts
(Maryland) -- Horseshoe Casino Baltimore’s recruitment team will tour 14 Baltimore neighborhoods to identify qualified local candidates to fill 1,700 jobs.

1/31/2014

article Maryland Live Casino courts one of the region’s fastest growing groups: Asians
(Maryland) -- Casino chief Rob Norton held the stick high, dangling a ceremonial head of green lettuce and a red envelope over the lion dancers in the Maryland Live...

1/30/2014

article Casino's local hiring efforts unprecedented, mayor says
(Maryland) -- Horseshoe Baltimore's local hiring efforts go far beyond what other major companies have done in the city, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said this...

1/28/2014

article Casino To Bring Almost 2,000 Jobs To Baltimore
(Maryland) -- Nearly 2,000 jobs are coming to Baltimore in 2014, courtesy of the Horseshoe Casino. Monique Griego got the inside details of how you can get an upper hand...
article Horseshoe Casino launches jobs program in Baltimore
(Maryland) -- Driving south on Russell Street, you can't miss the concrete and girders that are growing by the day into Baltimore's first casino.

1/27/2014

article Coming to Maryland Live Casino in March: The $1 Million Live! Poker Classic
(Maryland) -- The poker room at Maryland Live Casino has been doing booming business since its late-August opening, with a decent array of tournaments and an impressive...

1/25/2014

article Closed school in Pr. George’s turned over to MGM Resorts for casino project
(Maryland) -- The Prince George’s County Board of Education has approved a county government request to transfer the deed of a vacant school near National Harbor...

1/17/2014

article First job fair for new Baltimore casino to be held Feb. 5
(Maryland) -- The first job fair for the new Horseshoe Casino Baltimore will be held Feb. 5 at a Baltimore community center, a City Council member announced Friday.
article Casino’s Direct Impact Fund Allocations Detailed
(Maryland) -- Despite increased competition the Casino at Ocean Downs is still seeing “moderate growth,” according to General Manager Joe Cavilla. If that...
article MGM Has Promising Plan For Casino In PG County
(Maryland) -- It shouldn't have come as a surprise that Maryland's sixth casino was awarded to MGM Resorts International, which plans a luxury casino-hotel at...

1/11/2014

article Horseshoe Casino lawsuit dismissed
(Maryland) -- A federal lawsuit alleging the Baltimore harbor is being polluted by the city-backed construction of the Horseshoe Casino has been dismissed.

1/10/2014

article Revenues on the Up for Maryland Casinos
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live casino enjoyed a fantastic 2013 with over $586 million in gross gambling revenue collected last year. The massive pre-tax takings include...
article Pollution suit against Horseshoe Baltimore dismissed
(Maryland) -- A federal lawsuit claiming construction of Horseshoe Baltimore casino would pollute the Patapsco River has reportedly been dismissed.

1/9/2014

article Maryland Casinos Generate $750m In Revenue For 2013
(Maryland) -- Maryland Casinos Generate $750m In Revenue For 2013The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency has released its casino figures for December, revealing a...
article Maryland Casinos Had a ‘Green’ December, Excellent 2013
(Maryland) -- While many parts of the nation saw a traditional “white” Christmas thanks to a very wintry December, in Maryland it was all green.

1/8/2014

article Maryland casinos generated $65 million in December
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported that the state's four casinos generated $65 million in revenue in December.
article Maryland Unions Hit Jobs Jackpot with New Casinos
(Maryland) -- Labor unions in the Washington, D.C. area got an early Christmas present December 20, when Maryland state officials announced their approval of a plan to...

1/7/2014

article Booming MD casino lures AC talent with job fair
(Atlantic City) -- As if Atlantic City casinos didn’t have enough interstate competition. Now out-of-state gaming halls are not only poaching customers, they...
article Rivals court soon-to-close NJ casino customers
(Atlantic City) -- Competitors already are picking at the soon-to-close Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, trying to lure customers and employees to their own casinos. The...
article Maryland casino revenue rises 44% in December
(Maryland) -- Maryland casino revenue rose 44 percent in December, with the bulk continuing to come from Maryland Live.
article Maryland Live Casino had a very big 2013
(Maryland) -- Thirteen was a lucky number for Maryland Live. The state’s largest casino collected $586 million in gross gambling revenue in 2013, according to data...
article Maryland sees lowest casino revenue since spring
(Macau) -- Maryland's four casinos brought in about $65 million in December, their lowest monthly revenue since the Rocky Gap Casino Resort opened in May.
article National Harbor casino expected to outdo competitors
(Maryland) -- MGM would likely bring in more gaming revenue than the other two companies competing to build Maryland’s sixth casino in Prince George’s County...

1/6/2014

article Maryland casino holds job fair for Atlantic Club workers laid off in sale
(Atlantic City) -- About 50 people clutching fliers of information walked out of the ballroom at Atlantic Club on Monday, most still reeling from news they will lose...
article Maryland Live heads to troubled Atlantic City to recruit
(Atlantic City) -- The house doesn’t always win. One of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos — the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel — is closing on Jan. 13,...

1/4/2014

article MGM Resorts Receives Prince George County Casino Licence
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International has been granted the license to build a casino in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The project is expected to generate...

1/1/2014

article Local Bars Face Competition As Another MD
(Maryland) -- Baltimore's new casino near M&T Bank Stadium will be opening this year and will join three out of four existing casinos in serving liquor 24-hours...

12/31/2013

article Bars serve around the clock at most Md. casinos
(Maryland) -- For players at some Maryland casinos, there's never a last call for alcohol, as long as the games keep playing.

12/30/2013

article MGM submits final Mass. casino application
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International, which hopes to build an $800 million gambling and entertainment complex in Springfield, became the first company in...
article In saturated East Coast casino market, MGM deal in Maryland stands apart
(Maryland) -- Diplomats and businessmen from around the globe. Tourists from across the country. Day-trippers from neighboring states.
article Maryland casinos serving booze around the clock raises hackles of bar owners
(Maryland) -- Every night is like New Year’s Eve at Maryland’s casinos, if you’re into that late-night-partying thing.

12/27/2013

article In saturated East Coast casino market, MGM deal in Maryland stands apart
(Maryland) -- Diplomats and businessmen from around the globe. Tourists from across the country. Day-trippers from neighboring states. They flock to the nation's...
article MGM Resorts International gets casino license for Prince George's County
(Maryland) -- A gamble by Penn National Gaming Inc. on Rosecroft Raceway, a struggling Maryland harness track, appears to have suffered a fatal blow with the state...
article Radio One to Invest $40M in National Harbor Casino
(Maryland) -- A planned casino in National Harbor recently approved by a state gaming commission now has a multimillion-dollar investment deal with a Maryland-based...
article Maryland Horse Industry Is Winning Thanks To Slots Revenue
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Horse Breeders Association says its staying competitive on and off the track. Christie Ileto explains why slot machine gambling is a big boost...
article Column: Watching the transformation around Baltimore in 2013
(Maryland) -- I used Russell Street to get to BWI this fall for a vacation. I made a mental note of the progress of the new Horseshoe Casino when I left.

12/26/2013

article 2013: MGM wins the coveted casino project in Prince George’s County
(Maryland) -- After more than a year of mystery and intrigue, MGM Resorts International emerged as the winning bidder Dec. 20 in a heated contest for the right to build...

12/24/2013

article Belligerent gamblers, stolen tip jars and other true tales from Maryland’s casinos
(Maryland) -- What happens in Maryland’s casinos doesn’t necessarily stay in Maryland’s casinos. Each month, the Lottery and Gaming Control Agency...
article What's next for spurned Prince George's casino bidders?
(Maryland) -- The two spurned bidders for a casino in Prince George's County say they've made no decisions on a path forward following Maryland's decision to...

12/22/2013

article MGM gets the nod to build Maryland’s sixth casino at National Harbor in Prince George’s
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor? You bet. A state commission awarded Maryland’s sixth and final casino license Friday to MGM Resorts International, which plans...
article Editorial: Las Vegas comes to the shores of the Potomac River
(Maryland) -- Practically from the moment in 2007 that officials in Annapolis discovered that Marylanders playing slot machines in Delaware and West Virginia were...

12/21/2013

article County big winner with casino says Pr. George's Baker
(Maryland) -- It's slated to be the sixth casino in Maryland and it's coming to the National Harbor. Slots, high-end retail stores, celebrity chefs, and a luxury...
article MGM chosen for Prince George's casino license
(Maryland) -- 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...
article National Harbor Site Picked For Casino
(Maryland) -- A state commission has voted 5-2 to build the sixth casino in Maryland at the National Harbor resort in Prince George's County.
article Opinion: Prince George’s bets on MGM
(Maryland) -- PRACTICALLY FROM the moment in 2007 that officials in Annapolis discovered that Marylanders playing slot machines in Delaware and West Virginia were...
article State gives green light to MGM
(Maryland) -- A state commission voted 5 to 2 Friday to award Maryland’s sixth and final casino license to MGM Resorts International, which wants to develop a $925...
article State picks MGM for new casino near nation’s capital
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International on Friday won a license for a large casino and resort in Maryland near the nation’s capital. A state commission voted 5-2...

12/20/2013

article Md. picks MGM for new casino near nation’s capital
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International won a license for a new casino near the nation's capital in Maryland on Friday. A state commission voted 5-2 in favor of Las...
article MGM chosen for Prince George's casino license
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International has been selected by a state commission to build an $925 million casino resort in Prince George's County. The seven-member...
article MGM gets the nod to build Maryland’s sixth casino at National Harbor in Prince George’s
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor? You bet. A state commission voted 5 to 2 Friday to award Maryland’s sixth and final casino license to MGM Resorts International...
article MGM Resorts Beats Penn National in Maryland Casino Fight
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International (MGM), the largest owner of casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, was picked by Maryland regulators to build a $925 million resort...
article Rushern Baker celebrates MGM casino decision
(Maryland) -- A front page headline from the Feb. 24, 2012 edition of the Washington Business Journal stated quite boldly: "Baker goes all in; Casino bid caps year...

12/19/2013

article One P.G. County Casino Bidder Proposes to Pay Higher Tax Rate
(Maryland) -- One of the three applicants bidding for Maryland’s sixth casino in Prince George’s County has said it would give more money in slot machine tax...
article Push For P.G. County Casino Nears End
(Maryland) -- The day before a Maryland commission will announce the winning bidder of a casino to be built in Prince George's County, the three developers vying for...

12/18/2013

article Commissioners meet with House delegation, discuss gaming bill
(Maryland) -- Carroll County nonprofits that want to raise money by sponsoring card games and casino nights are hoping that their sixth attempt to get a gaming bill...

12/17/2013

article Greenwood Racing seeks Prince George’s casino decision delay
(Maryland) -- Greenwood Racing, one of three companies looking to operate Prince George’s County’s first casino, has requested that the Maryland Video...

12/16/2013

article Casino bidder calls Prince George's site selection process flawed
(Maryland) -- Less than a week before state officials are expected to award a casino license in Prince George's County, one of the three bidders is calling the state...
article Parx asks casino-location commission to delay Prince George’s decision
(Maryland) -- An attorney for the group that wants to open the Parx Casino in Maryland has asked the state’s casino-location commission to extend its proposal...

12/15/2013

article Sizing Up the Slots-Casino Competition
(Maryland) -- Companies vying for the state's only slots casino license have spent months building good will in their host communities and trying to make their...

12/12/2013

article Consultants Stand By Md. Casino Study Favoring MGM Plan
(Maryland) -- A consortium of consultants argued to the Maryland gambling authorities Thursday that the ultimate conclusions of a study analyzing three gaming license...
article State’s consultants reaffirm Prince George’s County casino report
(Maryland) -- The consultants hired to study the three proposals for a Prince George’s County casino responded Thursday to complaints and concerns from one of the...

12/11/2013

article Greenwood Sweetens Bid To $961M In Md. Casino Proposal
(Maryland) -- In an effort to sway Maryland authorities awarding the state's latest gambling license, a Greenwood Racing Inc. unit has officially offered to bear the...
article National Harbor Casino Would Bring More Gaming Revenue Than Competing Bids, Analysts Say
(Maryland) -- MGM would likely bring in more gaming revenue than the other two companies competing to build Maryland’s sixth casino in Prince George’s County, economic...

12/10/2013

article Parx ups ante on casino bid with MGM seen as frontrunner
(Maryland) -- Greenwood Racing Inc. is upping the ante in the Prince George’s County casino war. The owner of Parx Casino outside Philadelphia has revised its bid...

12/8/2013

article Consultants: MGM would bring more revenue for sixth casino
(Maryland) -- MGM would likely bring in more gaming revenue than the other two companies competing to build Maryland’s sixth casino in Prince George’s County...
article Prince George's casino studies 'fatally flawed,' says Parx chief
(Maryland) -- Greenwood Racing Inc. executives castigated a series of consultant reports that found MGM National Harbor would be a more lucrative, better fit for...

12/6/2013

article Proposed MGM casino at National Harbor favored by two gaming-revenue consultants
(Maryland) -- Two gambling-revenue consultants analyzing the Prince George’s County casino proposals have reached the same conclusion: MGM National Harbor is money.
article Casino studies 'fatally flawed,' says Parx chief
(Maryland) -- Greenwood Racing Inc. executives castigated a series of consultant reports that found MGM National Harbor would be a more lucrative, better fit for...
article Consultants say National Harbor would be most lucrative site for Prince George's casino
(Maryland) -- A casino at National Harbor would bring in more revenue and tax dollars than two other sites vying for the state's sole casino in Prince George's...
article MD Still Deciding Who Gets Casino License
(Maryland) -- The state commission that will decide who gets a casino license in Prince George's County heard from consultants Friday that favor a bid from MGM.
article Parx and Penn National trail MGM in Maryland revenue estimates
(Maryland) -- The Parx Casino proposed by Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc. in Prince George’s County, Md., would generate $650 million in annual gambling...

12/5/2013

article Another month, another $50 million-plus for Maryland Live Casino
(Maryland) -- This is not a broken record: Maryland Live Casino raked in more than $50 million in gross gambling revenue last month. Yes, again.
article Casino Revenues Increase 47%
(Maryland) -- State officials say casinos in Maryland has made a lot more money over the last year. State lottery officials say the state's four casinos generated...
article Maryland casino revenue continues to soar in November
(Maryland) -- Maryland casino revenue rose 55 percent in November, with Maryland Live posting another huge increase. The state’s four casinos last month posted...
article Md. Live Casino sees big increase in Nov. revenue
(Maryland) -- Revenue surged at Maryland's casinos in November as they collectively pulled in $66.8 million, largely on the strength of a more than 50 percent...

12/2/2013

article Bidders for Prince George's casino license enter home stretch
(Maryland) -- The three players bidding to build a new casino in Prince George's County have shown their hands, and the state will pick a winner by the end of...

11/30/2013

article Anne Arundel Community College offers grants to cover casino dealer training
(Maryland) -- Anne Arundel Community College is offering selected students free training to become casino dealers as part of a partnership between the college and Anne...

11/29/2013

article Bidders for Prince George's casino license enter homestretch
(Maryland) -- The three players bidding to build a new casino in in Prince George's County have shown their hands and the state will pick a winner by the end of...

11/23/2013

article New Baltimore casino could squeeze revenues at Maryland Live!
(Washington D.C.) -- Since its opening in 2012, Maryland Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County has been Maryland's most successful casino. In October, the casino,...

11/22/2013

article As Maryland’s casino market expands, a gambling foe wants the focus on addiction
(Maryland) -- “While you and Midas Maryland are counting the gambling gross,” began an e-mail from Marc “Kap” Kapastin, “let’s not...

11/21/2013

article Impact studies find Baltimore casino could take 23 percent of Maryland Live's revenue
(Maryland) -- The new Horseshoe Baltimore casino, slated to open next year, could begin to swipe more than one-fifth of Maryland Live's revenues as early as the 2016...
article Maryland’s billion-dollar casino boom: Big revenue boost projected from Horseshoe
(Maryland) -- The Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore isn’t scheduled to open until the second half of next year — but that hasn’t stopped the state from...

11/20/2013

article Maryland Live revenue expected to drop 23% as a result of Baltimore casino
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live Casino could see a 23 percent drop in revenue in fiscal 2016 as a result of competition from the opening of a new casino in Baltimore.

11/16/2013

article Projected P.G. Casino Revenue Would Be Record, Experts Say
(Maryland) -- Representatives of the proposed Parx Casino in Prince George’s County say they expect the casino to bring in between $800 million to $1 billion in...

11/13/2013

article Cordish: New hotel at Maryland Live Casino 'will happen'
(Maryland) -- The Cordish Cos. could start construction next year on a large hotel next to the Maryland Live Casino in Hanover. David Cordish, president of the Cordish...

11/11/2013

article Maryland Live! Casino Poker Room Still Packed Two Months After Opening
(Maryland) -- Two months after opening their doors, the Maryland Live! Casino poker room in Hanover is still going strong, according to Poker Room Director Mike Smith.

11/9/2013

article At Maryland Live!, find your favorite slot near favorite stores
(Maryland) -- Philadelphia and South Jersey are no strangers to casinos. We have Atlantic City, next to Las Vegas the biggest aggregation of gaming halls in the nation.

11/7/2013

article Maryland casinos rake in nearly $66.4 million in October
(Maryland) -- Revenue from Maryland's four casinos totaled nearly $66.4 million last month, up $1.04 million in September, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control...

11/6/2013

article No Gamble Here: Maryland Casinos Bring Big Bucks
(Maryland) -- There’s big money on the table. Maryland casinos continue bringing in millions in state revenue. Linh Bui explains how much and where that money is...

10/30/2013

article How the three Prince George's County casino proposals compare
(Maryland) -- Last week, the three companies vying for the Prince George’s County casino license made their pitch to the state’s slots-siting commission....
article Police, security say crime is low at Maryland Live casino
(Maryland) -- Around the clock, teams watch surveillance footage from more than 1,000 cameras covering nearly every inch of the 2 million-square-foot Maryland Live...

10/28/2013

article How the three Prince George's County casino proposals compare
(Maryland) -- Last week, the three companies vying for the Prince George’s County casino license made their pitch to the state’s slots-siting commission....
article MGM unveils plan for $925M casino in Prince George’s
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International laid out its plans to build a $925 million facility — the most expensive of three bids to build the first casino in Prince...

10/26/2013

article ANALYSIS: Comparing Prince George’s casino proposal
(Maryland) -- Hollywood Casino Resort at Rosecroft Raceway: Cost: $700 million. Non-construction jobs: 1,600*. Casino: 308,000 square feet. Slots: 3,000 machines. Slots-...
article National Harbor casino site gets most support from Prince George’s residents at hearings
(Maryland) -- When it was time last week for the public to weigh in on the three proposals under consideration for a casino license in Prince George’s County, one...
article Rivals for Prince George’s casino license make their cases to Md. commission
(Maryland) -- The three gambling operators trying to win a coveted casino license in Prince George’s County made their formal, chest-thumping pitches last week....
article Greenwood Racing casino proposal receives mixed response
(Maryland) -- Greenwood Racing received mixed support for its proposed casino Wednesday as some lauded the company for its potential to bring economic growth to Prince...

10/25/2013

article MGM proposes $925 million casino for P.G. County
(Maryland) -- Playing the last hand of the week in a round of bidding for the rights to build a casino in Prince George's County, MGM Resorts said Friday that the...
article Public thinks Penn National can save Rosecroft Raceway with casino
(Maryland) -- To the auditorium-filled crowd at Friendly High School in Fort Washington Monday, the debate is over and done with: Penn National Gaming Inc. should win...

10/24/2013

article Layoffs at Charles Town casino linked to competition from Maryland
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia Lottery Director John Musgrave said Thursday the layoffs at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in Jefferson County are directly...

10/23/2013

article Unions Back MGM Plan For Casino
(Maryland) -- The unions that represent construction and labor workers in Prince George's County are throwing their support behind a plan by MGM to build a casino at...
article Sheriff foresees ‘resolution very soon’ in casino inquiry
(Maryland) -- A police inquiry into gaming in northern St. Mary’s will reach its “resolution very soon,” Sheriff Tim Cameron (R) said last week at a...

10/22/2013

article Casino Applicant Announces Plan to Share Profits With Prince George's County
(Maryland) -- One of the companies in the running to build a casino pledged to give its profits back to Prince George's County if it's granted a gaming license.
article Horse-racing focus takes the reins at first Prince George’s casino hearing
(Maryland) -- Rosecroft Raceway received overwhelming support Monday as the site for a proposed casino, with Prince George’s County residents stressing the...
article Public thinks Penn National can save Rosecroft Raceway with casino (Video)
(Maryland) -- To the auditorium-filled crowd at Friendly High School in Fort Washington Monday, the debate is over and done with: Penn National Gaming Inc. should win...

10/21/2013

article Casino bidder offers hundreds of millions in profits to Prince George’s hospital, teachers
(Maryland) -- Penn National Gaming is betting it has an offer Maryland can’t refuse: The gambling operator — one of three companies vying for the state...

10/19/2013

article Casino could block mountain bike access to Vietnam
(Massachusetts) -- "These trails are not for beginners," reads a sign in a kiosk less than a quarter-mile up a granite-strewn slope.

10/18/2013

article Casino Expansion Includes 10 Table Games
(Maryland) -- More details emerged this week in the planned expansion of the Casino at Ocean Downs to accommodate the addition of table games and other amenities.

10/17/2013

article Casino funds increase, state funds decrease to Harford schools
(Maryland) -- More money has been rolling into casinos in Maryland, but changes would have to be made at the legislative level for a larger cut to go to schools.
article Fort Washington Residents Aim High with Proposed Casino
(Maryland) -- Thomas Taylor and Ronnie Elam aren’t your average casino developers. For starters, they are hoping to build a casino in their backyards as minority...

10/15/2013

article South Prince George’s residents try luck swaying casino site selection
(Maryland) -- Southern Prince George’s residents are ramping up opposition to a proposed casino at National Harbor as the selection process for developers begins...

10/14/2013

article State Regulators Approve Licenses for P.G. Casino Candidates
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission on Thursday gave gambling licenses to the three companies competing to build the state’s sixth casino in...
article Md., Anne Arundel look to curb underage gambling
(Maryland) -- A lottery ticket in a Christmas stocking. A fantasy football league. Online poker. You don’t have to be over 21 and sitting at a poker table or slot...

10/13/2013

article Md., Anne Arundel look to curb underage gambling
(Maryland) -- A lottery ticket in a Christmas stocking. A fantasy football league. Online poker. You don't have to be over 21 and sitting at a poker table or slot...

10/12/2013

article Casino construction to have major impact on city traffic
(Maryland) -- Local commuters and Ravens fans should get ready for major gridlock near the city's gridiron. Transportation officials are warning of heavy traffic...
article Maryland OKs MGM casino bid after reviewing connections in Macau
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International got some good news out of Maryland Thursday, learning it has passed a state background check and will be permitted to bid on a...
article Three companies vying for casino license in Prince George’s clear regulatory hurdle
(Maryland) -- The three gambling companies hoping to win Maryland’s sixth and final casino license in Prince George’s County cleared a critical regulatory...
article Parx parent gets conditional OK to seek Md. casino license
(Maryland) -- With one condition, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission on Thursday gave the parent company of Parx Casino in Bensalem a green light to...

10/11/2013

article State Regulators Approve Licenses for Prince George's Casino Candidates
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission on Thursday gave gambling licenses to the three companies competing to build the state’s sixth casino in...

10/10/2013

article STUTZ: MGM Resorts, Penn National win suitability ruling from Maryland regulators
(Maryland) -- Maryland gaming regulators ruled Thursday that three casino companies, including MGM Resorts International and Penn National Gaming, were suitable...

10/8/2013

article Maryland Casino Revenue Up 45% In September
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency has announced its casino results for September, showing the state’s four casinos generated $65 million...
article Maryland Live! Is Top Moneymaking Casino In Maryland
(Maryland) -- Maryland casinos bring in the dough. Gamblers generated $65 million in September, $19 million more than September a year ago.
article Poker Room At Maryland Live Casino Collects $2.3 Million In September
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live’s poker room opened on August 28, and during the month of September collected $2.3 million in revenue (rake), according to a state...
article Building rising at casino site despite early flooding concerns
(Maryland) -- A $400 million gambling complex that will house a "world-class" casino is rising along Baltimore's Russell Street — land that until...

10/7/2013

article Maryland casino revenue jumps 45 percent
(Maryland) -- Revenue at the three Maryland casinos open at least a year jumped by 45 percent in September, the state said Monday. The $19.3 million increase announced...
article Maryland casinos generate $65.3 million in revenue during September 2013
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live Maryland casinos generate $65.3 million in revenue during September 2013The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced on Monday...
article Maryland casinos generated more than $65 million in September
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s four casinos generated $65.3 million of revenue in September, according to figures released by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control...
article Maryland Live Casino’s winning streak continues with another $50 million month
(Maryland) -- Maryland Live Casino is still coming up aces. The ­airport-terminal-size casino at Arundel Mills brought in $50.4 million in gross gambling revenue in...
article September revenue for Maryland casinos reaches $65.3 million
(Maryland) -- Maryland's four casinos pulled in $65.3 million in revenue for September, a drop from $71 million the month before, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming...
article Maryland Live Casino: Its poker room attracts more and more players
(Maryland) -- The State of Maryland is one of the main actors in the poker industry in the United States alongside Nevada, New Jersey or Delaware.
article BGE to relocate utilities in preparation for Baltimore casino
(Maryland) -- Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. will be relocating underground utilities on and in the vicinity of Russell Street/ I-295 in order to accommodate the...

10/6/2013

article Small-time Maryland poker leagues don't fold in the face of big casinos
(Maryland) -- It's poker night at the Second Chance Saloon and 21 players at three tables are playing Texas Hold ‘Em. "I'm all in," exclaims...

10/5/2013

article Commission pushes back slots surrounding community deadline
(Massachusetts) -- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission decided Thursday to give more time for towns near slots parlor applicants to file as "surrounding communities...

10/4/2013

article Rocky Gap Casino bets on poker
(Massachusetts) -- Shuffle up and deal, Western Maryland: Rocky Gap Casino Resort has added Texas hold’em to its gambling lineup.

10/2/2013

article Test run for poker tables at Rocky Gap Casino
(Maryland) -- The Rocky Gap Casino near Cumberland is demonstrating its poker tables for Maryland gambling regulators. General Manager Scott Just says the controlled...

10/1/2013

article State Fines Maryland Casinos For Underage Gambling
(Maryland) -- Officials say more than two dozen instances of underage gambling at Maryland casinos will cost casino operators tens of thousands of dollars in fines.

9/30/2013

article Md. Imposes Fines on Casinos for Underage Gambling
(Maryland) -- More than two dozen instances of underage gambling at Maryland casinos will cost casino operators tens of thousands of dollars in fines.

9/29/2013

article Maryland casinos fined for underage gamblers, who aren’t punished for sneaking in
(Maryland) -- The two security guards posted at Maryland Live Casino’s north entrance never asked the 20-year-old woman for identification. So just after midnight...

9/28/2013

article Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino Taking Shape on Russell Street
(Maryland) -- Since Memorial Day weekend, when giant earth-moving equipment prepared the huge space behind the M&T Bank Stadium, a structure has been taking shape.
article Casino Gambling in Maryland May Hit Saturation Point
(Maryland) -- Maryland gambling revenue has hit a record high, but gaming economists fear that growth will level off if the state’s four casinos fail to...

9/27/2013

article Baltimore Casino Construction Going Well: Report
(Maryland) -- Construction recently began on what will be a brand new $440 million casino-resort in Baltimore, and so far so good on the massive development, according...
article Parx Casino plans Prince George's vendor and career fair
(Maryland) -- Greenwood Racing Inc., one of three companies vying for a new casino license in Prince George's County, will give potential vendors and employees a...

9/26/2013

article MGM unveils design of proposed Prince George's casino
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International presented an early look Wednesday at the design for its proposed $800 million casino and resort at National Harbor in Prince...
article Sneak peek of proposed MGM casino at National Harbor
(Washington D.C.) -- More details have been released about the proposed MGM National Harbor, which, if approved, could change the face of Prince George's County,...
article This is What a New MGM Casino at National Harbor Could Look Like
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts, the owners of what seems like the entire Las Vegas Strip, have unveiled their plans to open and operate a casino at the National Harbor.
article Construction Right On Schedule For Baltimore City’s First Casino
(Maryland) -- Casino construction is underway. Drive down Russell Street now and you can see the beginning of what’s soon to be Baltimore City’s first casino.

9/25/2013

article MGM To Provide First Look At Proposed Casino At National Harbor
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International is unveiling the design of a proposed casino near the nation’s capital. The company is scheduled to provide an update on...
article MGM unveils plans for casino at National Harbor
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International unveiled architectural renderings Wednesday for a towering $800 million casino and resort overlooking the Potomac River at...

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